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Backstreet Boys

August 21, 2019

Backstreet Boys @ The PNC Arena Review by Sharon Chen Photos by Michael Macsuga I fell head over heels in love with the Backstreet Boys as a young kid in the mid-90s growing up in Charlotte, NC.  I’d always dreamed and fantasized about seeing them perform live in concert, but had never gotten the chance…. Read More ›

Heart and Joan Jett & the Blackhearts

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 ›

Florida Georgia Line

Florida Georgia Line At Wallnut Creek July, 26, 2019 I was asked to write a general review of the full lineup for the Florida Georgia Line concert.  However, I got stuck in the one mile back up on 40 trying to get to Walnut Creek and unfortunately missed the first two bands. I did get… Read More ›