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 …

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 …

Alice In Chains Blows Up Peoria

  Alice In Chains absolutely blew the roof off of the Peoria Civic Center last night. The stop was part of their 2019 World Tour. Singer William DuVall, drummer Sean Kinney, guitarist Jerry Cantrell and bassist Mike Inez are touring in support of their new Read More …

The Revivalists Takes Good Care of Philly

On a snowy night in Philadelphia, Billboard’s Top New Rock Artist of 2017 – The Revivalists brought some much-needed musical chicken soup to the sold-out crowd at The Metropolitan Opera House.  The tour and new release of the same name Take Good Care which is Read More …

Sevendust brings “War” to the Q-Casino in Dubuque IA

It’s a rare treat for a national metal act to grace the banks of the Mississippi River in Dubuque, IA. Sevendust brought their show to the new Backwaters Stage outside the Q Casino on this last day of May, and I was lucky enough to Read More …

Rock 105.7 Spring Fling 2018 – Day Two

  Night two of Spring Fling on Peoria’s riverfront was an absolute success. The lines were long with fans waiting (not necessarily patiently, but they did pretty good) to see some of their favorite bands perform tonight.  The night started out with Burden of the Read More …

Rock 105.7 Spring Fling 2018 – Day One

      For an event that was just an idea in 2011, what took place May 17 & 18 on the Peoria Riverfront was pretty amazing. Rock 105.7 WIXO teamed up with the two biggest entities in Central Illinois music, Inked Entertainment, and the Read More …

In This Moment @ The Santander Arena Reading, PA

In This Moment made a stop in Reading, Pa at the Santander Arena. The band is co-headlining a tour with which features 3 other female fronted bands. Halestorm, New Years Day and Stitched Up Heart are also on the bill. Singer Maria Brink is amazing Read More …

The Struts One Night Only at The Castle Theatre in Bloomington , Il

Tuesday night, The Castle Theatre in Bloomington Illinois hosted a rock show that spanned 3 countries. Featured acts were Spirit Animal (Brooklyn, NY), The Glorious Sons (Kingston, Ontario), and The Struts (Derby, UK).   When the Struts finally took the stage, I knew my wait was Read More …

Lord Huron @ The Electric Factory Philly

        After a two year break from touring with their “Strange Tales” album Michigan based indie rock sensations Lord Huron made it back to Philadelphia Tuesday evening. In support of their latest offering “Vide Noir” the band took to the stage of Read More …