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LIVE: GHOST – October 15, 2019

LIVE: GHOST – October 15, 2019

| 19 October 2019 | Reply

Venue: Huntington Center City: Toledo, OH Date: October 15, 2019 Review and Photographs by: Todd “Toddstar” Jolicoeur (www.toddstarphotography.com) Ghost is a band that I have made every effort to see when they come through the area.  I totally dig their music, the show is a spectacle to see, and the banter from the various figureheads of […]

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LIVE: TOTO – October 5, 2019

LIVE: TOTO – October 5, 2019

| 12 October 2019 | Reply

Venue: Soaring Eagle Casino City: Mt Pleasant, MI Date: October 5, 2019 Review and Photographs by: Todd “Toddstar” Jolicoeur (www.toddstarphotography.com) There are few bands that have been out playing hits for their legions of fans as long as Toto has been doing this.  With more than 40 years under their belts and a pair of albums […]

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LIVE: BUCKCHERRY with HARDCORE SUPERSTAR & BAD MOON BORN – Perth, 8 Oct 2019

LIVE: BUCKCHERRY with HARDCORE SUPERSTAR & BAD MOON BORN – Perth, 8 Oct 2019

| 9 October 2019 | 1 Reply

LIVE: BUCKCHERRY with HARDCORE SUPERSTAR & BAD MOON BORN – Perth, 8 Oct 2019 The Rosemount Hotel, North Perth, Western Australia Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar Photography by Pete Gardner It was a trickle to start with, perhaps due to the early kickoff (and late doors opening) for this balls to the wall night of rock […]

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LIVE: SHINEDOWN – September 29, 2019

LIVE: SHINEDOWN – September 29, 2019

| 8 October 2019 | Reply

WSGS – PAPA ROACH, ASKING ALEXANDRIA, SAVAGE AFTER MIDNIGHT Venue: Huntington Center City: Toledo, OH Date: September 29, 2019 Review and Photographs by: Todd “Toddstar” Jolicoeur (www.toddstarphotography.com) Shinedown decided to tack on a date at Toledo’s Huntington Center and I couldn’t wait to check out the show.  Traveling with the band on this routing were openers […]

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LIVE: STARSET – September 22, 2019

LIVE: STARSET – September 22, 2019

| 1 October 2019 | Reply

Venue: Buckhead Theatre City: Atlanta, GA Date: September 22, 2019 Review and Photographs by: Rachel Craig (https://www.rachelcraigphotos.net/) Starset is a band constantly upping their visual game, mixing a beautiful, immersive stage presence with an important message about science, technology, and space. This new round of “demonstrations” comes just after the release of Divisions, the band’s latest […]

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LIVE: CRASH TEST DUMMIES – September 19, 2019

LIVE: CRASH TEST DUMMIES – September 19, 2019

| 26 September 2019 | Reply

Venue: The Vogue Theatre City: Indianapolis, IN Date: September 19, 2019 Review and Photographs by: Jeffrey Everett (http://www.jeffrey-everett.com/) The Canadian alt folk band, Crash test Dummies, are out on tour in celebration of the 25th anniversary of their album God Shuffled His Feet. The 1993 release saw them rise to international fame. The tour marks the […]

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LIVE: ESCAPE THE FATE – September 22, 2019

LIVE: ESCAPE THE FATE – September 22, 2019

| 26 September 2019 | Reply

Venue: El Club City: Detroit, MI Date: September 22, 2019 Review and Photographs by: Todd “Toddstar” Jolicoeur (www.toddstarphotography.com) Escape The Fate is touring behind the 10th Anniversary of their album This War Is Ours and the band stopped by El Club in Detroit, MI this past Sunday.  Without hesitation, the band tore into the music from that […]

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LIVE: KAMELOT wsg SONATA ARCTICA and BATTLE BEAST – September 19, 2019

LIVE: KAMELOT wsg SONATA ARCTICA and BATTLE BEAST – September 19, 2019

| 26 September 2019 | Reply

Venue: Harpos Concert Theatre City: Detroit, MI Date: September 19, 2019 Review and Photographs by: Todd “Toddstar” Jolicoeur (www.toddstarphotography.com) Kamelot scheduled a stop in Detroit, landing at Harpos Concert Theatre on a Thursday night.  This tour saw Battle Beast and Sonata Arctica opening the show.  As a fan of Battle Beast, I looked forward to their […]

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LIVE: GWAR – September 18, 2019

LIVE: GWAR – September 18, 2019

| 20 September 2019 | Reply

Venue: Majestic Theatre City: Detroit, MI Date: September 18, 2019 Review and Photographs by: Todd “Toddstar” Jolicoeur (www.toddstarphotography.com) GWAR is one of those bands that tours relentlessly, yet I always seem to miss them when they roll through Detroit – this run was going to be different. After a busy day in the office, I was […]

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LIVE: LEELA JAMES – September 15, 2019

LIVE: LEELA JAMES – September 15, 2019

| 18 September 2019 | Reply

Venue: Sound Board inside MotorCity Casino City: Detroit, MI Date: September 15, 2019 Review and Photographs by: Todd “Toddstar” Jolicoeur (www.toddstarphotography.com) Leela James rolled into Detroit on a Sunday night and a packed Sound Board located inside MotorCity Casino couldn’t wait for her to take the stage and entertain us all.  With a catalog of killer […]

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LIVE: LINGUA IGNOTA – September 10, 2019

LIVE: LINGUA IGNOTA – September 10, 2019

| 12 September 2019 | Reply

  Venue: Deluxx Fluxx City: Detroit, MI Date: September 10, 2019 Review and Photographs by: Todd “Toddstar” Jolicoeur (www.toddstarphotography.com) With her latest disc – Caligula – recently released, Lingua Ignota is hitting the road to support the effort.  A lucky crowd that packed into Deluxx Fluxx in Detroit on a Tuesday night was able to catch […]

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LIVE: MARK KNOPFLER – August 27, 2019

LIVE: MARK KNOPFLER – August 27, 2019

| 29 August 2019 | Reply

Venue: Murat Theatre City: Indianapolis, IN Date: August 27, 2019 Review and Photographs by: Jeffrey Everett (http://www.jeffrey-everett.com/) Setlist: Why Aye Man – Corned Beef City – Sailing to Philadelphia – Once Upon a Time in the West – Romeo and Juliet – My Bacon Roll – Matchstick Man – Done With Bonaparte – Heart Full of Holes – Your Latest Trick – Postcards From Paraguay – On Every […]

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LIVE: TED NUGENT – August 27, 2019

LIVE: TED NUGENT – August 27, 2019

| 29 August 2019 | Reply

Venue: Lexington Village Theatre City: Lexington, MI Date: August 27, 2019 Review and Photographs by: Todd “Toddstar” Jolicoeur (www.toddstarphotography.com) As his tour winds down, Ted Nugent decided to grace the quiet Lexington community with another show full of rock classics, riffs, and overall Motor City Mayhem.  Armed with guitars and his rhythm section of Greg Smith […]

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LIVE: UMPHREY’S McGEE – August 24, 2019

LIVE: UMPHREY’S McGEE – August 24, 2019

| 27 August 2019 | Reply

Venue: Farm Bureau Insurance Lawn at White River State Park City: Indianapolis, IN Date: August 24, 2019 Review and Photographs by: Jeffrey Everett (http://www.jeffrey-everett.com/) Umphrey’s McGee performed Saturday night to a capacity crowd at the Lawn in Indy. Though currently based in Chicago, the group formed in 1997 while at nearby Notre Dame.  They have a […]

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LIVE: MARTINA MCBRIDE – August 23, 2019

LIVE: MARTINA MCBRIDE – August 23, 2019

| 25 August 2019 | Reply

Venue: Promenade Park City: Toledo, OH Date: August 23, 2019 Review and Photographs by: Todd “Toddstar” Jolicoeur (www.toddstarphotography.com) The ProMedica Summer Series in Toledo OH featured country legend Martina McBride on a comfortable August Friday night – and the packed park couldn’t wait for the show.  After a couple good opening sets, the stage was changed […]

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LIVE: THE BACON BROTHERS – August 18, 2019

LIVE: THE BACON BROTHERS – August 18, 2019

| 20 August 2019 | Reply

Venue: Lexington Village Theatre City: Lexington, MI Date: August 18, 2019 Review and Photographs by: Todd “Toddstar” Jolicoeur (www.toddstarphotography.com) I love hanging out and shooting shows at more intimate venues, especially when lesser known artists roll through town.  I was able to catch The Bacon Brothers on their current Shakey Ground tour as it stopped for […]

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LIVE: THUNDERPUSSY – August 15, 2019

LIVE: THUNDERPUSSY – August 15, 2019

| 17 August 2019 | Reply

Venue: The Hi-Fi City: Indianapolis, IN Date: August 15, 2019 Review and Photographs by: Jeffrey Everett (http://www.jeffrey-everett.com/) THUNDERPUSSY LINKS: OFFICIAL SITE FACEBOOK TWITTER TOUR DATES

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LIVE: GLADYS KNIGHT – August 11, 2019

LIVE: GLADYS KNIGHT – August 11, 2019

| 17 August 2019 | Reply

  Venue: The Aretha City: Detroit, MI Date: August 11, 2019 Review and Photographs by: Todd “Toddstar” Jolicoeur (www.toddstarphotography.com) Seems to be a run on big shows moving through Detroit lately and another that hit my schedule as a big one (and a bucket list legend for me personally) was a recent appearance from Ms. Gladys […]

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LIVE: ANTHONY HAMILTON wsg LEDISI – August 10, 2019

LIVE: ANTHONY HAMILTON wsg LEDISI – August 10, 2019

| 15 August 2019 | Reply

Venue: The Aretha City: Detroit, MI Date: August 10, 2019 Review and Photographs by: Todd “Toddstar” Jolicoeur (www.toddstarphotography.com) There are cool shows that hit my radar that just scream for me to attend and check them out, photographically and sonically.  One such show is the recent stop for Anthony Hamilton and special guest Ledisi.  After a […]

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LIVE: BEN FOLDS / VIOLENT FEMMES – August 10, 2019

LIVE: BEN FOLDS / VIOLENT FEMMES – August 10, 2019

| 13 August 2019 | Reply

Venue: Farm Bureau Insurance Lawn at White River State Park City: Indianapolis, IN Date: August 10, 2019 Review and Photographs by: Jeffrey Everett (http://www.jeffrey-everett.com/) Punk rockers the Violent Femmes are out on tour in support of their 10th studio album Hotel Last Resort. Rising to meteoric fame in the 80’s with their first self titled album, […]

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