Santana gets Moline grooving

Legendary guitar player Carlos Santa gave the fans 2 hours of hits and dancing in the aisles on good Friday in Moline Illinois at the Taxslayer Center.   Touring in support of his most recent album “Blessings and Miracles”  Santana played a 2+ hour set leading Read More …

Shinedown starts the Revolution in Peoria

Peoria loves Shinedown.   There’s no questioning that fact.  Regardless of how other rock bands fare in Peoria you can always count on a Shinedown show being one of the biggest draws of the year.   Saturday night they brought supporting acts Diamante and The Pretty Reckless Read More …

Slipknot – Knotfest Roadshow in Peoria Il

    Peoria’s Carver Arena was host to heavy metal icons Slipknot Thursday night and I think I speak for everyone in attendance when I say they did not disappoint. The show was nothing short of a metal spectacle complete with pyrotechnics, screens, lights, a Read More …

Alice Cooper – Still Mean After All These Years

Alice Cooper took the stage in Davenport Iowa on 30-30-2022 at the historic Adler Theatre. From the minute he hit the stage it was obvious the attitude and theatrics fans have enjoyed for decades was still as strong as ever.   Cooper is well into his Read More …

Struts Rock the New Norm !!

On a cool evening in Philadelphia, The Struts launched the first of many live music events while practicing the new norm during this pandemic.  It made sense to have The Struts open as the city of Philadelphia has adopted this band with this being their Read More …

Kiss stops in Peoria on the End of The Road Tour 2020

Kiss made a long anticipated stop in Peoria Il on Saturday night as part of their End Of The Road Tour.   I grew up listening to Kiss and really can appreciate their commitment to putting on a memorable show. having seen them twice I can Read More …

Radio 104.5 & Vampire Weekend Raise Over $25K!!!!!

Philadelphia’s #1 Rock Alternative station, Radio 104.5 held their sixth annual Movember Gala!  This fundraiser benefits The Movember Foundation, a global men’s health charity investing in programs to address prostate cancer, testicular cancer, poor mental health and physical inactivity.  The event took place at one Read More …

Slayer’s Final assault in Moline on their Final Campaign

        The Taxslayer Center in Moline Illinois earned it’s namesake (part of it anyway) when legendary metal giant Slayer performed along side a list of other heavy hitters on Thursday night Nov. 14th. Slayer is on their Final Campaign World Tour and after Read More …

Third Eye Blind – Leaves Them Screaming For More

As the smoke machines were kicked into overdrive, Alex Kopp started the looping vibe as the rest of Third Eye Blind walked out on stage.  Unlike previous stage productions with the band starting in silhouette, the band were out in front and ready to rock, Read More …

The Distillers – 3rd Time’s the Charm!!

After a couple of false starts, The Distillers finally played Philly this year, and they did not disappoint.  The Union Transfer was packed from the stage to the back wall, including the horseshoe balcony.  Kicking off their “Fall” tour, which features dates only for two Read More …