Kim Petras brings Clarity to The Fillmore

The next best thing in pop music is undoubtedly Kim Petras. The 27 year old German singer gave a stunning performance at Philadelphia’s Fillmore on Tuesday evening, showcasing the absolute best qualities that one can ask from an up-and-coming pop star. Petra’s left nothing behind Read More …

The Maine, Sells Out Philly on Their “You are OK” Tour Stop

    Arizona emo band The Maine has been through a number of different phases in their twelve years of existence. Through their true pop-punk, emo beginning with “Can’t Stop, Won’t Stop,” their dark and edgier “Forever Halloween” phase, and their soft and sincere release 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 …

Greta Van Fleet Hits High Voltage @ The Electric Factory

      Greta rocks through the Apocalypse! On a night of torrential rain, lighting and tornado warnings, the Electric Factory was still business as usual, or maybe not. The marquee above the front of the building read “SOLD OUT – GRETA VAN FLEET”. Almost Read More …

Halestorm Rocks Reading

        In what was basically a “hometown” show, Halestorm packed roughly 5500 fans into the Santander Arena in Reading, PA. Singer Lzzy Hale, her brother Arejay (drums), guitarist Joe Hottinger and bassist Josh Smith first started performing in 1997 as teenagers. Through 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 …