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LIVE: JIMMY BARNES – Perth, 12 June 2024

LIVE: JIMMY BARNES – Perth, 12 June 2024

| 13 June 2024 | Reply

LIVE: JIMMY BARNES – Perth, 12 June 2024 Supported by Taylor Sheridan, The Regal Theatre, Subiaco Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar Photography by Luke Baker It’s the first show of Barnesy’s Hell Of A Time tour, and Taylor Sheridan is beside himself at scoring the support slot. So much so, in fact, that standing up there […]

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LIVE: UNLEASH THE ARCHERS – Perth, 10 June 2024

LIVE: UNLEASH THE ARCHERS – Perth, 10 June 2024

| 13 June 2024 | Reply

LIVE: UNLEASH THE ARCHERS – Perth, 10 June 2024 With SILENT KNIGHT & FIRESTORM, Amplifier Bar, Perth Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar Photography by Pete Gardner No matter how into music you are, there’ll always be the odd act that flies under your radar. Such was the case when the add-on Perth show for Canadian power […]

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LIVE: SHINEDOWN – June 7, 2024

LIVE: SHINEDOWN – June 7, 2024

| 11 June 2024 | Reply

Venue: Soaring Eagle Casino & Resort City: Mount Pleasant, MI Dates: June 7, 2024 Review and Photographs by: Todd “Toddstar” Jolicoeur (www.toddstarphotography.com) Venturing a couple hours across Michigan, I found myself at Soaring Eagle Casino & Resort in Mount Pleasant on a Friday night for what was to be another amazing show, but we will […]

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LIVE: PIXIES + MODEST MOUSE – June 2, 2024

LIVE: PIXIES + MODEST MOUSE – June 2, 2024

Venue: Ascend Amphitheater City: Nashville, TN Date: June 2, 2024 Review and Photographs by: Jacob Smith (https://www.jhs-photo.com) Playing to a nearly sold out and extremely enthused crowd at Ascend Amphitheater, Sunday June 2nd; Modest Mouse hit the stage to really get the mood set for the evening with a performance that had all the right vibes to […]

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LIVE: PLUSH – May 31, 2024

LIVE: PLUSH – May 31, 2024

Venue: The Machine Shop City: Flint, MI Dates: May 31, 2024 Review and Photographs by: Todd “Toddstar” Jolicoeur (www.toddstarphotography.com) Rock N Roll up-n-comers Plush are out on their first headlining tours and they brought their music, energy, and youthful approach to their craft to The Machine Shop in Flint, MI and I was lucky enough […]

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LIVE: SMASH INTO PIECES – May 22, 2024

LIVE: SMASH INTO PIECES – May 22, 2024

Venue: The Underground City: Charlotte, NC Dates: May 22, 2024 Review and Photographs by: Todd “Toddstar” Jolicoeur (www.toddstarphotography.com) Another night in Charlotte NC on business, so I jumped at another band stopping at The Underground.  Smash Into Pieces has a different sound, look, and overall vibe for a rock show, but the music is contagious.  […]

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LIVE: SOEN – May 20, 2024

LIVE: SOEN – May 20, 2024

Venue: The Underground City: Charlotte, NC Dates: May 20, 2024 Review and Photographs by: Todd “Toddstar” Jolicoeur (www.toddstarphotography.com) While traveling for business, I always check around to see who I might be able to catch live in a different city and venue.  The most recent trip brought me to Charlotte, NC and I was able to […]

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LIVE: FIVE FOR FIGHTING – May 23, 2024

LIVE: FIVE FOR FIGHTING – May 23, 2024

Venue: The Plaza City: Orlando, FL Date: May 23, 2024 Review and Photographs by: Stephanie Gray (https://stephgrayphoto.mypixieset.com/) The Plaza was buzzing with excitement on May 23, 2024 as audience members took their seats. Tonight’s show is Five for Fighting, with opener Jordan Foley from Jordan Foley & The Wheelhouse. Jordan took the stage with his guitar, playing […]

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LIVE: THE REVEREND HORTON HEAT – May 17, 2024

LIVE: THE REVEREND HORTON HEAT – May 17, 2024

Venue: Jannus Live City: St. Petersburg, FL Date: May 17, 2024 Review and Photographs by: James Zambon (https://jameszambon.com) I had high expectations for this show. I last caught The Reverend Horton Heat back in 2010 and somehow 14 years went by. In that time my friend Vicki managed to catch every single tour. Feeding off her excitement […]

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LIVE: FRANK CARTER & THE RATTLESNAKES – May 13, 2024

LIVE: FRANK CARTER & THE RATTLESNAKES – May 13, 2024

Venue: The End City: Nashville, TN Date: May 13, 2024 Review and Photographs by: Jacob Smith (https://www.jhs-photo.com) This intimate 250-person space was sold out and everyone was ready for the sonic warfare that Frank Carter and The Rattlesnakes would deliver. This small space helped make it one of the most active shows I’ve been to in […]

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LIVE: SKIDS – Perth, 11 May 2024

LIVE: SKIDS – Perth, 11 May 2024

| 13 May 2024 | Reply

LIVE: SKIDS – Perth, 11 May 2024 With The Grots – Rosemount Hotel, Perth Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar It took forty-five years for Scottish punk/new wave outfit Skids (no definitive article, thankyou) to make it to Australia, and frontman – main man, and only original man standing – Richard Jobson lapped up the opportunity, delivering […]

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LIVE: DESTROY BOYS – May 10, 2024

LIVE: DESTROY BOYS – May 10, 2024

Venue: Jannus Live City: St Petersburg, FL Dates: May 10, 2024 Review and Photographs by: Todd “Toddstar” Jolicoeur (www.toddstarphotography.com) As I prepared to leave Florida for cooler summer climates, one final show was on the docket.  I found myself at Jannus Live for an evening of shoegaze garage hardcore pop-punk.  Kicking off the show was Chokecherry, […]

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LIVE: TOTO – May 8, 2024

LIVE: TOTO – May 8, 2024

Venue: Ruth Eckerd Hall City: Clearwater, FL Dates: May 8, 2024 Review and Photographs by: Todd “Toddstar” Jolicoeur (www.toddstarphotography.com) Toto is one of those bands that I love to listen to.  Whether its hits, rarities, or deep tracks, their music never disappoints (me at least).  When I get the chance to see them live, I […]

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LIVE: THE OFFSPRING – May 7, 2024

LIVE: THE OFFSPRING – May 7, 2024

Venue: Avondale Brewing Company City: Birmingham, AL Date: May 7, 2024 Review and Photographs by: Dani Grassi (https://danibphotos.myportfolio.com/) The Offspring ignited an electrifying atmosphere at the Avondale Brewing Company on May 7, 2024, delivering a relentless barrage of punk rock energy that left the audience buzzing with excitement. From the moment they stepped on stage, the band […]

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LIVE: ME FIRST AND THE GIMME GIMMES – May 4, 2024

LIVE: ME FIRST AND THE GIMME GIMMES – May 4, 2024

Venue: House of Blues Orlando City: Orlando, FL Date: May 4, 2024 Review and Photographs by: James Zambon (https://jameszambon.com/portfolios/concerts/) Ultrabomb came onstage and immediately launched into their set with an explosive display of punk rock prowess getting the audience excited like only an old-school style punk rock band can. Not knowing much about them, but enjoying their […]

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LIVE: SAY ANYTHING – May 1, 2024

LIVE: SAY ANYTHING – May 1, 2024

Venue: Hard Rock Live City: Orlando, FL Date: May 1, 2024 Review and Photographs by: Stephanie Gray (https://stephgrayphoto.mypixieset.com/) Hard Rock Live Orlando was absolutely packed on Wednesday May 1, 2024 for the Say Anything: Is a Real Boy 20th Anniversary Tour, with openers AJJ, and Greet Death. The first set of the evening was Greet Death, a […]

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LIVE: BRIGHTSIDE MUSIC FESTIVAL – April 27, 2024

LIVE: BRIGHTSIDE MUSIC FESTIVAL – April 27, 2024

Venue: Central Florida Fairgrounds City: Orlando, FL Date: April 27, 2024 Review and Photographs by: Stephanie Gray (https://stephgrayphoto.mypixieset.com/) It was the perfect April Saturday afternoon for the Brightside Music Festival. The weather was beautiful, there was a slight breeze wafting from the lakeside views that kept concertgoers cool and refreshed. The Central Florida Fairgrounds was completely bursting […]

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LIVE: RISING APPALACHIA – April 25, 2024

LIVE: RISING APPALACHIA – April 25, 2024

| 30 April 2024 | Reply

Venue: Jannus Live City: St Petersburg, FL Dates: April 25, 2024 Review and Photographs by: Todd “Toddstar” Jolicoeur (www.toddstarphotography.com) Stepping outside my musical comfort zone, but still wanting to experience great music in a live situation, I found myself at Jannus Live in St Petersburg, FL anticipating a night of music that fuels the soul […]

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LIVE: LOOKOUT FESTIVAL – SAT 20TH APRIL, Perth With LIVE, INCUBUS, BIRDS OF TOKYO, ESKIMO JOE & SUPERJESUS

LIVE: LOOKOUT FESTIVAL – SAT 20TH APRIL, Perth With LIVE, INCUBUS, BIRDS OF TOKYO, ESKIMO JOE & SUPERJESUS

| 25 April 2024 | Reply

LIVE: LOOKOUT FESTIVAL – SAT 20TH APRIL, Perth With LIVE, INCUBUS, BIRDS OF TOKYO, ESKIMO JOE & SUPERJESUS Reviewed by Melanie Scrafton Photos by Luke Baker It’s over 30 degrees – there’s limited shade – no sea breeze – and thousands of over-excited people… Let’s do this! If you are a fan of Day On […]

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LIVE: 98ROCKFEST – April 19, 2024

LIVE: 98ROCKFEST – April 19, 2024

| 24 April 2024 | Reply

Venue: Amalie Arena City: Tampa, FL Date: April 19, 2024 Review and Photographs by: Mackenzie Knox (https://www.mknoxmedia.com/) On April 19th, Tampa Bay was rocked to its core as the annual 98Rockfest took over the Amalie Arena. From emerging talents to seasoned veterans, the festival showcased the diverse spectrum of rock music. Kicking off the evening was Ayron […]

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