Concert Reviews

Zac Brown Band | 09.12.14

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Written by Marsha Buehler Monday, 15 September 2014 16:44

live zac-brown_smIn his signature stocking cap, Brown owned every song he sang, tickling his guitar strings with finesse and expertise.

 

KISS/Def Leppard | 08.28.14

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Written by Jim Ousley Wednesday, 03 September 2014 22:56

live KISS_smWith classic songs like “Shout It Out Loud,” “Lick It Up,” and “Calling Dr. Love,” who needs deep cuts?

   

Islands | 08.31.14

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Written by Nik Cameron Wednesday, 03 September 2014 22:32

live Islands

The singer had a guitar around his neck that Jack White would proudly sling.

 

El Monstero | 08.23.14

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Written by Marc Farr Tuesday, 26 August 2014 17:56

live El-MonsteroThis was a fantastic show, truly worth sitting outside in the sweltering heat.

   

Bleachers | 08.21.14

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Written by Marc Farr Tuesday, 26 August 2014 17:51

live bleachers_smAs quickly as their star is rising, Bleachers, if they do tour again, will be playing bigger venues.

 

Gemini Syndrome | 08.20.14

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Written by Marc Farr Saturday, 23 August 2014 15:04

gemsyndrome sqThe days of being a well-kept secret are over for Gemini Syndrome; it is likely we will not see them in such an intimate setting again.

   

Strand of Oaks | 08.21.14

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Written by Mike Koehler Saturday, 23 August 2014 15:00

strandof sqThe band channeled their anger and bitterness of this incident into their performance; turning a very negative into a very strong positive.

 

David Gray | 08.20.14

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Written by Laura Hamlett Friday, 22 August 2014 00:00

IMG 4689 75He often waved his arms like a crazed preacher, and we all clapped and sang along like a faithful congregation.

   

REO Speedwagon/ Chicago | 8.8.14

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Written by Marc Farr Saturday, 16 August 2014 00:26

Chicago-REO 75It seemed more like a really good Chicago tribute band than the real thing.

 

Kings of Leon | 7.31.14

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Written by Bruce Matlock Friday, 08 August 2014 18:49

LeAnn-Rimes 75Caleb Followill quickly noted that if the birds did return they’d just have to “tough it out.”

   

LeAnn Rimes | 8.2.14

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Written by Jim Ryan Wednesday, 06 August 2014 09:13

LeAnn-Rimes 75She doesn't require flashy sets or outrageous costumes to entertain.

 

Panic! at the Disco | 07.26.14

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Written by Marc Farr Wednesday, 30 July 2014 19:56

live panic_smPanic! is well loved by its fans, and the packed house at Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre was proof of that.

   

Man or Astro-man? | 07.16.14

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Written by Marc Farr Wednesday, 23 July 2014 22:47

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This is the stuff good club gigs are made of.

 

Sick Puppies/Three Days Grace | 07.20.14

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Written by Megan Washausen Wednesday, 23 July 2014 01:00

TDG-and-Sick-Puppies 75Things got interesting real fast when opening act Adelitas Way began their portion of the show by insulting The Point, the alternative radio station sponsoring the event.

   

Journey/Steve Miller Band | 07.11.14

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Written by Marc Farr Monday, 14 July 2014 12:41

live journey_smAs the lights came up and the crowd streamed out the front gates, fans were still singing.

 

311 | 07.04.14

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Written by Greg Artime Monday, 14 July 2014 12:29

live 311-75311, The Urge, and the Wailers threw a great Independence Day party, complete with fireworks.

   

Sarah McLachlan | 07.06.14

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Written by Jennifer Manjarez Wednesday, 09 July 2014 22:32

profile-sarahAn unforgettably familiar ambiance conveyed familiarity and a whole new level of comfort to her show.

 

Cloud Cult | 06.26.14

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Written by Janet Rhoads Monday, 30 June 2014 13:43

live cloud-cult_smI sound like a member of a cult, but I happily drink that Kool-Aid.

   

Neon Trees | 06.26.14

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Written by Marc Farr Monday, 30 June 2014 13:28

live neon-trees-smNeon Trees is about to graduate to the big time, indeed.

 

Peter Murphy | 06.24.14

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Written by Jim Dunn Thursday, 26 June 2014 19:59

live peter-murphy_smHe offered some examples of the acrobat of years past, but mostly restricted himself to pogoing, posing, and a few stretches of his long, limber body.

   

Lauryn Hill | 06.18.14

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Written by Alexy Irving Monday, 23 June 2014 13:20

Lauryn-Hill 75Once I heard the guitar riffs playing for "To Zion" I burst into tears.

 

Boston w/The Doobie Brothers | 06.20.14

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Written by Marc Farr Monday, 23 June 2014 10:43

live boston sm2Boston’s seven members were riding high Friday night, proficiency ever apparent.

   

Stryper | 06.17.14

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Written by Laura Hamlett Wednesday, 18 June 2014 21:53

live stryper_75Long known and loved for their use of harmony, both on guitar and vocally, their heavenly harmonies rang through the Wildey Theatre like voices from the angels themselves.

 

The Faint | 06.12.14

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Written by Laura Hamlett Saturday, 14 June 2014 12:28

The Faint soon found its groove by slipping into what the crowd wanted: songs from its Saddle Creek heyday.

   

Styx, Foreigner, & Don Felder | 06.08.14

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Written by Marc Farr Thursday, 12 June 2014 19:53

live styx_smForeigner slowed things down with the epic “I Want to Know What Love Is,” complete with a black-robed choir and the backing vocals of almost every audience member.

 

The Flaming Lips | 06.10.14

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Written by Mike Koehler Wednesday, 11 June 2014 20:48

live flaming-lips smThere was a fence in the background surrounding the band and what looked like alien entrails hanging from the rafters.

   

The Monkees | 06.05.14

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Written by Marc Farr Saturday, 07 June 2014 20:47

Monkees LogoYou could almost feel Davy Jones’ presence right there in the Fox Theatre, singing right along with us.

 

Cher | 06.04.14

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Written by Jim Ryan Thursday, 05 June 2014 21:30

cher sqTo this day, whenever I hear “Dark Lady,” no matter what I am doing or who I am with, I involuntary do the double clap at the proper moment.

   

Indigo Girls | 05.31.14

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Written by Marc Farr Wednesday, 04 June 2014 21:14

live indigo-girls 75With stunning vocal harmonies, Ray and Sailers were quite in tune with one another, and with beautiful results.

 

Danity Kane | 05.22.14

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Written by Alexy Irving Monday, 26 May 2014 22:42

Danity-Kane 75I could tell the crowd was excited by the intensity of the thuds I felt hit the floor as they all ran to the front of the stage.

   

Eagulls | 05.20.14

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Written by Mike Koehler Wednesday, 21 May 2014 23:09

live eagulls smGeorge Mitchell carved a very somber presence on stage, but not an entrancing one, like Ian Curtis had.

 

Slayer | 05.15.14

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Written by Jim Ousley Sunday, 18 May 2014 22:13

live slayer 75In a cloud of smoke and a hardy Hail Satan came the four members of Slayer to the opening strains of “Hell Awaits.”

   

Arcade Fire | 04.27.14

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Written by Christopher Renteria Monday, 05 May 2014 18:56

AF2014 sqArcade Fire keeps the surprises coming, adding a vibe that is more house party and less stadium rock show.

 

Gramatik | 04.18.14

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Written by Marc Farr Friday, 02 May 2014 10:39

live gramatik_75Playing tracks from his latest release, Gramatik kept the crowd going from the opening beat to the last cymbal crash.

   

Ben Kweller | 04.17.14

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Written by Michael Koehler Thursday, 01 May 2014 00:36

kwellerHaving made wonderfully catchy guitar pop songs for roughly half his life, it’s easy to forget that Kweller is actually a great guitarist.

 

Ghost | 04.20.14

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Written by Jim Ousley Saturday, 26 April 2014 12:23

ghost sqNo one walked out of The Pageant killing anyone, sacrificing goats, or selling their souls to any needy demons.

   

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