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LIVE: STEVE MILLER BAND wsg SAMANTHA FISH – December 14, 2023

LIVE: STEVE MILLER BAND wsg SAMANTHA FISH – December 14, 2023

| 18 December 2023 | Reply

Venue: The Sound City: Clearwater, FL Dates: December 14, 2023 Review and Photographs by: Todd “Toddstar” Jolicoeur (www.toddstarphotography.com) I couldn’t wait for the Steve Miller Band tour stop in Clearwater this year for a couple reasons.  I love checking out a “new to me” venue and I have been curious about The Sound since they opened […]

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TISM are back with new video The “C” Word

TISM are back with new video The “C” Word

| 15 December 2023 | Reply

TISM are back with new video The “C” Word By Shane Pinnegar TISM’s new single, The “C” Word, is available on streaming services, CD and 12” vinyl, today. As invested in their big dictionaries as ever, The “C” Word features an amazing aural assault of alliteration and a smattering of interesting Italian, to complement what […]

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INTERVIEW: NINA DiGREGORIO from FEMMES OF ROCK – December 2023

INTERVIEW: NINA DiGREGORIO from FEMMES OF ROCK – December 2023

| 14 December 2023 | Reply

According to the groups bio: “They sing. They string. Featuring the music of Queen, Led Zeppelin, Pink Floyd, Van Halen, Jimi Hendrix, Metallica, The Who and more! FEMMES OF ROCK, led by rock violinist and arranger, Nina DiGregorio, has rocked audiences worldwide with their blistering solos, unique arrangements—not to mention their beauty and charm. The FEMMES OF […]

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LIVE: STEEL PANTHER – December 6, 2023

LIVE: STEEL PANTHER – December 6, 2023

| 10 December 2023 | Reply

Venue: The Machine Shop City: Flint, MI Dates: December 6, 2023 Review and Photographs by: Todd “Toddstar” Jolicoeur (www.toddstarphotography.com) Who doesn’t like the holidays?  There is something magical about this time of year, but the magic grew exponentially this year when Steel Panther announced a year end tour including two days at The Machine Shop in […]

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INTERVIEW: DORO PESCH – November 2023

INTERVIEW: DORO PESCH – November 2023

| 24 November 2023 | Reply

According to a recent press release: “Emerging from the explosion of heavy metal that began in the early ‘80s, Doro Pesch has been tireless in her devotion to the metal cause for four decades. In 2023, she celebrates 40 years of active service, with two special anniversary live shows and, most importantly, a brand-new studio album that […]

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LIVE: BUSH – November 15, 2023

LIVE: BUSH – November 15, 2023

| 19 November 2023 | Reply

Venue: Ruth Eckerd Hall City: Clearwater, FL Dates: November 15, 2023 Review and Photographs by: Todd “Toddstar” Jolicoeur (www.toddstarphotography.com) Upon my arrival to FL for the winter, I couldn’t wait to get behind the my lens at Ruth Eckerd Hall to witness Bush deliver hits and other cuts as they tour to support their latest album […]

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INTERVIEW: STIX ZADINIA from STEEL PANTHER – November 2023

INTERVIEW: STIX ZADINIA from STEEL PANTHER – November 2023

| 18 November 2023 | Reply

According to a recent press release: “California’s greatest export Steel Panther are doing their part to share the message that things aren’t always what they seem online with their new music video for “On Your Instagram.” The band felt it was important to issue this public service announcement that aligns with the lyrics from the […]

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LIVE: SHINEDOWN – October 13, 2023

LIVE: SHINEDOWN – October 13, 2023

| 15 October 2023 | Reply

Venue: MGM Grand Garden Arena City: Las Vegas, NV Dates: October 13, 2023 Review and Photographs by: Todd “Toddstar” Jolicoeur (www.toddstarphotography.com) As the Revolutions Live tour winds down, I found myself in Las Vegas on business.  I cannot think of a better way to mix business and pleasure than adding a Shinedown concert to the agenda.  On […]

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LIVE: MARGARET GLASPY – October 4, 2023

LIVE: MARGARET GLASPY – October 4, 2023

| 8 October 2023 | Reply

Venue: El Club City: Detroit, MI Dates: October 4, 2023 Review and Photographs by: Todd “Toddstar” Jolicoeur (www.toddstarphotography.com) It’s been a while since I found my way inside Detroit’s El Club, but when I heard Margaret Glaspy was in town, I had to check the show out for myself.  With a new album Echo The Diamond […]

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INTERVIEW: JESSE JAMES DUPREE – October 2023

INTERVIEW: JESSE JAMES DUPREE – October 2023

| 5 October 2023 | Reply

According to Jesse James Dupree’s bio: “Jesse James Dupree is the owner of the multi-faceted Mighty Loud Enterprises, the front man of multi-platinum selling rock band, JACKYL, owns his own brand of spirits and has developed a research platform that will revolutionize the media industry. On the music side of things, where it all began—JACKYL and Dupree are more […]

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INTERVIEW: NICOLETTE VILAR from GO BETTY GO – October 2023

INTERVIEW: NICOLETTE VILAR from GO BETTY GO – October 2023

| 3 October 2023 | Reply

According to a recent press release: “For the past two decades, Go Betty Go have emphatically established themselves as one of punk rock’s most exciting forces. A gloriously rough-and-tumble sound with melodic aggression, they bring a rich and engaging energy, loaded with lush atmosphere and, at times, an underlying sense of foreboding. Formed in 2000, in the […]

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INTERVIEW: BRYAN BASSETT from FOGHAT – September 2023

INTERVIEW: BRYAN BASSETT from FOGHAT – September 2023

| 28 September 2023 | Reply

According to a recent press release: “Legendary and multi-Platinum rockers FOGHAT will be releasing their long-awaited 17th studio album—their first in seven years—later this year on the band’s label, Foghat Records, which is distributed by Select-O-Hits (part of the Sun Records family). The album’s first single, “Drivin’ On” (co-written by the late Kim Simmonds from Savoy Brown), […]

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LIVE: AVATAR – September 24, 2023

LIVE: AVATAR – September 24, 2023

| 27 September 2023 | Reply

Venue: Brooklyn Bowl City: Nashville, TN Date: September 24, 2023 Review and Photographs by: Rachel Craig (https://www.rachelcraigmedia.com/) Avatar is a Swedish band that is leaving a huge impact in the world of mainstream metal, and they are clearly a ringleader of unique performances with their Chimp Mosh Pit Tour. Their recent show in Nashville also included a […]

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INTERVIEW: BEN WELLS from BLACK STONE CHERRY – September 2023

INTERVIEW: BEN WELLS from BLACK STONE CHERRY – September 2023

| 18 September 2023 | Reply

According to a recent press release: “BLACK STONE CHERRY bring another taster of their eighth studio album, Screamin’ At The Sky with the release of the album’s title track and an accompanying lyric video. Screamin’ At The Sky is set for release on Friday September 29 via Mascot Records. Check out the lyric video here: https://youtu.be/bcV6zk-vgM8. The Kentucky-based band, featuring Chris […]

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LIVE: LAST IN LINE – September 14, 2023

LIVE: LAST IN LINE – September 14, 2023

| 17 September 2023 | Reply

Venue: The Machine Shop City: Flint, MI Dates: September 14, 2023 Review and Photographs by: Todd “Toddstar” Jolicoeur (www.toddstarphotography.com) Some bands are built for smaller intimate venues regardless of the band members collective touring and recording histories.  Last In Line is one such band, especially when that venue is Flint, MI’s Machine Shop.  As this super […]

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LIVE: BLACK FLAG – August 23, 2023

LIVE: BLACK FLAG – August 23, 2023

| 29 August 2023 | Reply

Venue: The Machine Shop City: Flint, MI Dates: August 23, 2023 Review and Photographs by: Todd “Toddstar” Jolicoeur (www.toddstarphotography.com) Out touring their seminal album My War, Black Flag landed at The World Famous Machine Shop in Flint, MI and brought their punk royalness to the stage in two sets… one being the My War album played […]

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LIVE: EXTREME – August 14, 2023

LIVE: EXTREME – August 14, 2023

| 19 August 2023 | Reply

Venue: The Fillmore City: Detroit, MI Dates: August 14, 2023 Review and Photographs by: Todd “Toddstar” Jolicoeur (www.toddstarphotography.com) Since their debut release, Extreme has been one of those bands I have loved more and more with each release.  Having seen them in clubs and arena through the year finally came full circle as my schedule aligned […]

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LIVE: UPHEAVAL FESTIVAL – July 14-15, 2023

LIVE: UPHEAVAL FESTIVAL – July 14-15, 2023

Venue: Belknap Park City: Grand Rapids, MI Dates: July 14-15, 2023 Review and Photographs by: Todd “Toddstar” Jolicoeur (www.toddstarphotography.com) Upheaval Festival pulled out all the stops for the third round of the now annual festival.  Festivals are always a ton of fun, a ton of work, and a chance to reconnect with friends and family in […]

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LIVE: JACKYL / BUCKCHERRY – July 7, 2023

LIVE: JACKYL / BUCKCHERRY – July 7, 2023

| 20 July 2023 | Reply

Venue: Uncle Sam Jam – Woodhaven Civic Center City: Woodhaven, MI Dates: July 7, 2023 Review and Photographs by: Todd “Toddstar” Jolicoeur (www.toddstarphotography.com) Summer festival and carnival season is upon us in Michigan and that was never more evident than it was on a warm July Friday night.  As the annual Uncle Sam Jam took over […]

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boygenius @ Re:SET – June 25 2023

boygenius @ Re:SET – June 25 2023

| 28 June 2023 | Reply

Photos by Jacob Smith — review coming soon…    

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