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Heart and Joan Jett & the Blackhearts

August 11, 2019

Heart and Joan Jett & the Blackhearts @ Walnut Creek Amphitheater, August 10th Joan Jett was the second opening act before Heart. Even at 60 Joan is still what you remember from 20 years ago. Singing the songs you know from her days with The Runaways and with The Blackhearts. Still getting down playing that… Read More ›

Arrival From Sweden – Abba Tribute

Arrival From Sweden: The Music of ABBA @ DPAC August 9th ABBA is Sweden’s biggest music export with almost 400 million records sold. That is a lot sold for a band that only toured 10 weeks total in the 10 years they were together. That puts ABBA up there with Elvis and The Beatles. Their music… Read More ›

Papa Roach

Papa Roach @ The Red Hat Amphitheater Papa Roach is out on tour to support their tenth studio album, “Who Do You Trust”, that was released in January. About halfway through the show, Jacoby Shaddix is sucking down oxygen. Telling the fans it has been 25 years and how he gives his all like he… Read More ›

New Years Day

New Years Day at the Red Hat July 17, 2019 I never write a review for opening bands because there is a “First 3 songs with professional cameras, no flash” rule. We are escorted in to shoot and then escorted back out and can’t watch the full set. Then we are brought back in for… Read More ›


Godsmack Red Hat July 17, 2019 Godsmack has not been to Raleigh in 7 years to play. My being from Massachusetts and Connecticut I saw them as a bar band. I even saw Sully Erna as a drummer with Strip Mind back in the day. Anyway, after a couple years of being a bar band,… Read More ›