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2016 CMA Music Festival Day 1

By • Jun 10th, 2016 • Category: Festivals, Live Show Reviews

Article by William Simpson and Lori Simpson The 2016 CMA Music Festival kicked off yesterday, June 9th, in downtown Nashville to the excitement of 10’s of thousands of hard core country music fans.  The CMA Music Festival had a new look this year with the night time shows in the newly renamed Nissan Stadium.  There [...]



Day 3 of 2016 Rocklahoma

By • May 30th, 2016 • Category: Festivals, Live Show Reviews

Article by Jennifer Reid With the sun beating down and just a touch of grey in the sky, day 3 of Rocklahoma was ready to kick off! Opening the second stage was Michigan’s own Citizen Zero. Ready to get the crowd going, vocalist Josh Mayle welcomed everyone to the grounds. Touring with festivals from coast [...]



Day 2 of 2016 Rocklahoma

By • May 29th, 2016 • Category: Festivals, Live Show Reviews

Article by Jennifer Reid With open arms, a gorgeous sunny day welcomed the fans of Rocklahoma to day 2. Wild Throne inaugurated the day on the second stage. Making their debut performance at the festival, they captured the attention of the crowd making their way through the gates with an energetic 30 minute set. Returning [...]



Day 1 of 2016 Rocklahoma was a shredding success!

By • May 28th, 2016 • Category: Festivals, Live Show Reviews

Article by William Simpson It’s that time of year again and to fans of rock and metal Memorial Day weekend means only one thing, ROCKLAHOMA!  This is even more special as it is the 10th anniversary of one of the best rock and metal festivals in the country, boasting such major artists as Disturbed, Rob [...]



First Annual Louder Than Life Festival in Louisville. KY

By • Oct 8th, 2014 • Category: Festivals, Live Show Reviews

Article by William Simpson   Louisville, Kentucky is known for its horse races and baseball bats but the weekend of October 4th and 5th, it transformed to the hub of rock and metal by hosting the first annual Louder Than Life Festival.  Along with great rock music the Louder Than Life festival celebrated local whiskey, [...]



Day Four of the 2014 CMA Music Festival

By • Jun 9th, 2014 • Category: Festivals, Live Show Reviews

Article and Photos by William Simpson We knew it was inevitable but the last day of the 2014 CMA Music Festival arrived.  The rains from the night before had left the area and in its wake was a nice cooler day for fan to enjoy their favorite artists. The festivities for the day began at [...]



Day Three of the 2014 CMA Music Festival

By • Jun 8th, 2014 • Category: Festivals, Live Show Reviews

Article by Lori SimpsonWilliam Simpson Photos by William Simpson With the weekend officially here and nice weather, the crowd looked even larger than the last two days.  Country music lovers were being entertained from one end of Broadway to the other with outstanding musicians. Day three of the CMA Music Festival began with Billy Ray [...]



Day Two of the CMA Music Festival in Downtown Nashville

By • Jun 7th, 2014 • Category: Festivals, Live Show Reviews

Article by Pam Short and William Simpson Photos by William Simpson Well, day two of the 2014 CMA Music Festival is in the books and at the half way point there seems to be a record crowd from all over the world that has descended on downtown Nashville.  Everyone seems to be soaking in everything [...]



Day One of the 2014 CMA Music Festival was a Great Success

By • Jun 6th, 2014 • Category: Festivals, Live Show Reviews

Article by Pam Short and William Simpson Photos by William Simpson The 2014 CMA Music Festival kicked off in style in downtown Nashville on June 5.  The fans get to see a good mixture of older country music stars, newer country music acts, starts of the future, and the current biggest names in country music, [...]



Rocklahoma 2014 Day 3

By • May 26th, 2014 • Category: Festivals, Live Show Reviews

Review by Jennifer Reid Photos by William Simpson Another cloudy day wouldn’t keep Rocklahoma fans from day 3. What did the final day have in store? The day kicked off with Australia’s own Twelve Foot Ninja on the Hard Rock stage. Covering tunes from their debut album “Silent Machine” the band from down under set [...]