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Category: Live Reviews

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LIVE: TECH N9NE – November 20, 2021

LIVE: TECH N9NE – November 20, 2021

| 24 November 2021 | Reply

Venue: Jannus Live City: St. Petersburg, FL Date: November 20, 2021 Review and Photographs by: Todd “Toddstar” Jolicoeur (www.toddstarphotography.com) Full disclosure – I requested access to review and photograph Tech N9ne’s current Strange New World tour knowing not much about his solo material, but familiar with who he is and the fact that he had […]

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LIVE: SILVERSUN PICKUPS – November 11, 2021

LIVE: SILVERSUN PICKUPS – November 11, 2021

| 16 November 2021 | Reply

Venue: The Vogue Theater City: Indianapolis, IN Date: November 11, 2021 Review and Photographs by: Jeffrey Everett (http://www.jeffrey-everett.com) Silversun Pickups have started their long-awaited tour in support of the 2019 release Widow’s Weeds. Like so many entertainers, the pandemic derailed live appearances. As they finally get to showcase their latest release, it will be on the heels […]

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LIVE: MELISSA ETHERIDGE – November 9, 2021

LIVE: MELISSA ETHERIDGE – November 9, 2021

| 12 November 2021 | Reply

Venue: Ruth Eckerd Hall City: Clearwater, FL Date: November 9, 2021 Review and Photographs by: Todd “Toddstar” Jolicoeur (www.toddstarphotography.com) Melissa Etheridge brought a packed setlist, a great attitude, and a ton of energy to Ruth Eckerd Hall on a Tuesday night as she inched closer to not only the end of the One Way Out […]

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LIVE: STARSET – November 4, 2021

LIVE: STARSET – November 4, 2021

| 9 November 2021 | Reply

Venue: The Mill & Mine City: Knoxville, TN Date: November 4, 2021 Review and Photographs by: Rachel Craig (rachelcraigmedia.com) Starset’s transmissions are back online. The space and technology-inspired hard rock band is currently touring again after the recent release of their album, HORIZONS. They brought The Word Alive and All Good Things with them to The Mill […]

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LIVE: GOJIRA – November 2, 2021

LIVE: GOJIRA – November 2, 2021

| 7 November 2021 | Reply

Venue: Knoxville Civic Center City: Knoxville, TN Date: November 2, 2021 Review and Photographs by: Rachel Craig (rachelcraigmedia.com) Gojira are back on stage again to support their newest album Fortitude – and they brought a unique lineup with them. The Knoxville Civic Auditorium hosted the French metal band on November 2, along with Knocked Loose and Alien Weaponry. […]

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LIVE: COLT FORD – October 29, 2021

LIVE: COLT FORD – October 29, 2021

| 5 November 2021 | Reply

Venue: Lexington Village Theatre City: Lexington, MI Date: October 29, 2021 Review and Photographs by: Todd “Toddstar” Jolicoeur (www.toddstarphotography.com) To steal the term from a friend, Colt Ford is a showman.  Surrounding himself with more than qualified musicians and wrapping his show in a killer setlist full of hits and fan favorites Ford knows how […]

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LIVE: JOE BONAMASSA – October 29, 2021

LIVE: JOE BONAMASSA – October 29, 2021

| 1 November 2021 | Reply

Venue: The Old National Theatre City: Indianapolis, IN Date: October 29, 2021 Review and Photographs by: Jeffrey Everett (http://www.jeffrey-everett.com) Joe Bonamassa rolled into Indy on the eve of his latest release Time Clocks. The 2-time Grammy nominated artist is a generational guitarist often credited for bringing blues rock into the mainstream. He has 24 Number 1 albums […]

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LIVE: BLACKTOP MOJO – October 28, 2021

LIVE: BLACKTOP MOJO – October 28, 2021

| 30 October 2021 | Reply

Venue: The Machine Shop City: Flint, MI Date: October 28, 2021 Review and Photographs by: Todd “Toddstar” Jolicoeur (www.toddstarphotography.com) After catching a set from rockers Blacktop Mojo earlier this year at Upheaval Festival, I was looking forward to seeing them handle a full set as teh headliner, which they did at The World Famous Machine […]

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LIVE: ST. VINCENT – October 20, 2021

LIVE: ST. VINCENT – October 20, 2021

| 22 October 2021 | Reply

Venue: The Fillmore City: Detroit, MI Date: October 20, 2021 Review and Photographs by: Todd “Toddstar” Jolicoeur (www.toddstarphotography.com) To paraphrase St. Vincent (Annie Clark) as she worked through the beginning part of the setlist, she saved the best for last as she closed out the 2021 leg of her Daddy’s Home tour at Detroit’s Fillmore.  The […]

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LIVE: REO SPEEDWAGON – October 16, 2021

LIVE: REO SPEEDWAGON – October 16, 2021

| 20 October 2021 | Reply

Venue: Soaring Eagle Casino City: Mount Pleasant, MI Date: October 16, 2021 Review and Photographs by: Todd “Toddstar” Jolicoeur (www.toddstarphotography.com) Making up for lost time, REO Speedwagon is back  on the road again (sorry about that) bringing a show full of hits, #1’s and some rare gems for their long time fans to enjoy along […]

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LIVE: KISS – October 15, 2021

LIVE: KISS – October 15, 2021

| 20 October 2021 | Reply

Venue: DTE Energy Music Theatre City: Clarkston, MI Date: October 15, 2021 Review and Photographs by: Todd “Toddstar” Jolicoeur (www.toddstarphotography.com) KISS finally satisfied all of their fans in the Detroit market when they hit the stage at Pine Knob… I mean DTE Energy Music Theatre after a couple times of having to reschedule the show, […]

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LIVE: SAVING ABEL – October 1, 2021

LIVE: SAVING ABEL – October 1, 2021

| 5 October 2021 | Reply

Venue: The Machine Shop City: Flint, MI Date: October 1, 2021 Review and Photographs by: Todd “Toddstar” Jolicoeur (www.toddstarphotography.com) Saving Abel is a band that hit my radar quickly years ago with their rock vibe wrapped in crunchy riffs and great vocals.  After some personnel changes, the band kept touring and playing for the fans, […]

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LIVE: DAVID SANBORN – September 30, 2021

LIVE: DAVID SANBORN – September 30, 2021

| 2 October 2021 | Reply

Venue: Sound Board Theater City: Detroit, MI Date: September 30, 2021 Review and Photographs by: Todd “Toddstar” Jolicoeur (www.toddstarphotography.com) So many great shows were cancelled and many more were postponed, some more than once.  Jazz saxophonist David Sanborn’s show in Detroit was one of the latter and he was finally able to satisfy the want […]

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LIVE: NEEDTOBREATHE – September 26, 2021

LIVE: NEEDTOBREATHE – September 26, 2021

| 28 September 2021 | Reply

Venue: TCU Amphitheater at White River State Park City: Indianapolis, IN Date: September 26, 2021 Review and Photographs by: Jeffrey Everett (http://www.jeffrey-everett.com) Needtobreathe (NTB) came to Indy in support of their new album Into the Mystery. The band comes out of the pandemic with new material and an excitement to get back to performing to a live […]

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LIVE: JIMMY BUFFETT – September 23, 2021

LIVE: JIMMY BUFFETT – September 23, 2021

| 26 September 2021 | Reply

Venue: DTE Energy Music Theatre City: Clarkston, MI Date: September 23, 2021 Review and Photographs by: Todd “Toddstar” Jolicoeur (www.toddstarphotography.com) There are concerts that are experiences and one of my favorites KISS falls into that category, but in the same category, but on the other end of a sonic spectrum is Jimmy Buffett and the […]

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LIVE: MYLES KENNEDY – September 20, 2021

LIVE: MYLES KENNEDY – September 20, 2021

| 24 September 2021 | Reply

Venue: The Machine Shop City: Flint, MI Date: September 20, 2021 Review and Photographs by: Todd “Toddstar” Jolicoeur (www.toddstarphotography.com) I still remember the first time I heard Myles Kennedy’s voice… jamming to a disc from The Mayfield Four, I was blown away at the power of the vocals and how well they delivered the messages […]

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LIVE: JUDAS PRIEST – September 19, 2021

LIVE: JUDAS PRIEST – September 19, 2021

| 22 September 2021 | Reply

Venue: Fox Theater City: Detroit, MI Date: September 19, 2021 Review and Photographs by: Todd “Toddstar” Jolicoeur (www.toddstarphotography.com) Heavy metal LEGENDS Judas Priest are out on the road celebrating 50 years of metal mayhem.  With a rescheduled date in Detroit and Swedish rockers Sabaton tow, Priest landed at Fox Theatre on a Sunday night, but that […]

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LIVE: LUKE BRYAN FARM TOUR 2021 – September 18, 2021

LIVE: LUKE BRYAN FARM TOUR 2021 – September 18, 2021

| 21 September 2021 | Reply

  Venue: Kubiak Family Farm City: Fowlerville, MI Date: September 18, 2021 Review and Photographs by: Todd “Toddstar” Jolicoeur (www.toddstarphotography.com) With a plethora of concerts hitting Michigan on a mid-September Saturday night, there were a lot of options available… but only one that jumped out at me as a must see show.  Luke Bryan’s Farm […]

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LIVE: UMPHREY’S McGEE – September 18, 2021

LIVE: UMPHREY’S McGEE – September 18, 2021

| 21 September 2021 | Reply

Venue: TCU Amphitheater at White River State Park City: Indianapolis, IN Date: September 18, 2021 Review and Photographs by: Jeffrey Everett (http://www.jeffrey-everett.com) Umphrey’s McGee made their 48th appearance in Indy, the first being 22 years ago. Having roots in Indiana, the band is a local favorite. It was another perfect summer night at the beautifully renovated TCU […]

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LIVE: ROB ZOMBIE – September 17, 2021

LIVE: ROB ZOMBIE – September 17, 2021

| 19 September 2021 | Reply

Venue: TCU Amphitheater at White River State Park City: Indianapolis, IN Date: September 17, 2021 Review and Photographs by: Jeffrey Everett (http://www.jeffrey-everett.com) Rob Zombie came to TCU Amphitheater at White River State Park in support of The Lunar Injection Kool Aid Eclipse Conspiracy, his 7th solo studio album since departing White Zombie in 1998. True to form, […]

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