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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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LIVE: STYX – August 8, 2019

LIVE: STYX – August 8, 2019

| 12 August 2019 | Reply

Venue: SoundBoard at MotorCity Casino City: Detroit, MI Date: August 8, 2019 Review and Photographs by: Todd “Toddstar” Jolicoeur (www.toddstarphotography.com) Styx is a band that makes the annual trek through Michigan (I get to see them in different cities every year) and 2019 was no exception when their tour landed them in Detroit at SoundBoard inside […]

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LIVE: FLEETWOOD MAC – Perth, 9 August, 2019

LIVE: FLEETWOOD MAC – Perth, 9 August, 2019

| 10 August 2019 | Reply

LIVE: FLEETWOOD MAC – Perth, 9 August, 2019 RAC Arena, Perth, Western Australia Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar Photography by Damien Crocker How do you know when a band is ubiquitously iconic? When the opening notes of practically every song they play are instantly recognisable to fifteen thousand people whose ages and backgrounds range from teens […]

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LIVE: Circles with Illyria, Vespertine Vescada & Breed – Perth, 20 July 2019

LIVE: Circles with Illyria, Vespertine Vescada & Breed – Perth, 20 July 2019

| 9 August 2019 | Reply

LIVE: Circles with Illyria, Vespertine Vescada & Breed – Perth, 20 July 2019 Badlands Bar, Perth, Western Australia Review & Photography by Pete Gardner Another Saturday night, and I find myself back in the batcave at Badlands, still one of the best gig venues in perth, with a great ambiance and a great PA with […]

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LIVE: moe. / BLUES TRAVELER – July 31, 2019

LIVE: moe. / BLUES TRAVELER – July 31, 2019

| 6 August 2019 | Reply

Venue: Farm Bureau Insurance Lawn at White River State Park City: Indianapolis, IN Date: July 31, 2019 Review and Photographs by: Jeffrey Everett (http://www.jeffrey-everett.com/) Blues Traveler and moe. have teamed up for the All Roads Run Around Tour 2019. They dropped into Indy which had another spectacular late July night for the show. For a Wednesday […]

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LIVE: THE FLAMING LIPS – July 26, 2019

LIVE: THE FLAMING LIPS – July 26, 2019

| 5 August 2019 | Reply

Venue: Farm Bureau Insurance Lawn at White River State Park City: Indianapolis, IN Date: July 26, 2019 Review and Photographs by: Jeffrey Everett (http://www.jeffrey-everett.com/) The Flaming Lips returned to Indy on a gorgeous Friday night hot off the release of their 15th LP, Kings Mouth. They took the stage to the theme from 2001: A Space […]

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LIVE: REO SPEEDWAGON – July 23, 2019

LIVE: REO SPEEDWAGON – July 23, 2019

| 5 August 2019 | Reply

Venue: SoundBoard at MotorCity Casino City: Detroit, MI Date: July 23, 2019 Review and Photographs by: Todd “Toddstar” Jolicoeur (www.toddstarphotography.com) REO Speedwagon delivers song after song, show after show, and year after year.  Almost a year to the day, I was able to hit a local venue with camera in tow and check out the […]

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LIVE: ROSANNE CASH – July 15, 2019

LIVE: ROSANNE CASH – July 15, 2019

| 5 August 2019 | Reply

Venue: Royal Oak Music Theatre City: Royal Oak, MI Date: July 15, 2019 Review and Photographs by: Todd “Toddstar” Jolicoeur (www.toddstarphotography.com) There are legends in rock and roll that I have been fortunate enough to cover – a lot of them are my favorite artists.  There are musical legends that have so far evaded my […]

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LIVE: Nick Oliveri – Fremantle, 07 July, 2019

LIVE: Nick Oliveri – Fremantle, 07 July, 2019

| 4 August 2019 | Reply

LIVE: Nick Oliveri – Fremantle, 07 July, 2019 Mojo Bar, Fremantle, Western Australia Review & photography by Damien Crocker You couldn’t complain that you didn’t get your money’s worth if you saw Nick Oliveri, the one-time Kyuss and Queens of the Stoneage and current Mondo Generator and Dwarves member, at Mojos on Sunday night. A […]

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Stormrider Festival, Badlands Bar, Perth – 29th June 2019

Stormrider Festival, Badlands Bar, Perth – 29th June 2019

| 4 August 2019 | Reply

Stormrider Festival, Badlands Bar, Perth – 29th June 2019 Review & photography by Pete Gardner Diamond Sky Divine Ascension Orpheus Omega Truth Corroded LORD Silent Knight Each year the annual Stormrider Heavy metal festival is a showcase of the best of Australian Metal, and this year was an absolute ripper! Six bands all with new […]

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LIVE: OTHERWISE – June 25, 2019

LIVE: OTHERWISE – June 25, 2019

| 10 July 2019 | Reply

Venue: Open Chord City: Knoxville, TN Date: June 25, 2019 Review and Photographs by: Rachel Craig (https://www.rachelcraigphotos.net/) Otherwise made a stop at the Open Chord in Knoxville to deliver an intimate rock show to some of their biggest fans. The night kicked off with Hunter’s Creature, a Knoxville band that features Evan Stone on vocals and […]

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LIVE: RAVEN with Shadow Realm and Sky Hammer – Adelaide, 1 July, 2019

LIVE: RAVEN with Shadow Realm and Sky Hammer – Adelaide, 1 July, 2019

| 3 July 2019 | Reply

LIVE: RAVEN with Shadow Realm and Sky Hammer – Adelaide, 1 July, 2019 Enigma Bar, Adelaide Review & photos by Shane Pinnegar The down-side of living somewhere as beautiful and relatively tranquil as Perth is that our favourite bands rarely tour to such a remote location, especially the bands with a more selective, cult appeal. […]

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LIVE: GIRLSCHOOL with ELECTRIC SEX PANTS – Adelaide, 30 June, 2019

LIVE: GIRLSCHOOL with ELECTRIC SEX PANTS – Adelaide, 30 June, 2019

| 1 July 2019 | Reply

LIVE: GIRLSCHOOL with ELECTRIC SEX PANTS – Adelaide, 30 June, 2019 Enigma Bar, Adelaide, South Australia Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar It must have been 1982 when this reviewer first saw Girlschool on the Australian TV show Rock Arena. I was an instant fan, but it’s taken over 35 years to actually see them in the […]

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LIVE: THE ANGELS – NO EXIT 40 Years On Tour, Adelaide, 29 June, 2019

LIVE: THE ANGELS – NO EXIT 40 Years On Tour, Adelaide, 29 June, 2019

| 30 June 2019 | Reply

LIVE: THE ANGELS – NO EXIT 40 Years On Tour, Adelaide, 29 June, 2019 The Governor Hindmarsh, Adelaide, South Australia Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar It’s lashing down outside, but The Gov is as warm as a lover’s hug for the second of two sellout nights to kick off The Angels’ tour celebrating forty years of […]

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LIVE: BABY ANIMALS with KILLING HEIDI – Perth, 24 May, 2019

LIVE: BABY ANIMALS with KILLING HEIDI – Perth, 24 May, 2019

| 30 June 2019 | Reply

LIVE: BABY ANIMALS with KILLING HEIDI – Perth, 24 May, 2019 The Astor Theatre, Perth, Western Australia Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar Photography by Damien Crocker If you still (inexplicably) need convincing that equality is relevant and necessary in this day and age, then this was the gig to get you on the correct side of […]

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LIVE: BOB SEGER & THE SILVER BULLET BAND – June 21, 2019

LIVE: BOB SEGER & THE SILVER BULLET BAND – June 21, 2019

| 24 June 2019 | Reply

Venue: DTE Energy Music Theatre City: Clarkston, MI Date: June 21, 2019 Review and Photographs by: Todd “Toddstar” Jolicoeur (www.toddstarphotography.com) When it was announced the Bob Seger was launching his ‘Final Tour’ there was speculation regarding the Detroit market, as his summer schedule was open and he had yet to schedule any shows at DTE […]

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