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Steven Tyler Helps Tulsa to Dream On

By • Sep 1st, 2017 • Category: Live Show Reviews

Article by Jennifer Reid Morris On August 29, 2017 Steven Tyler and his Loving Mary Band descended into Tulsa roaring to go. With a slight welcoming fog the set began with the Aerosmith hit “Sweet Emotion.” Entering the stage to a boisterous crowd, Tyler jumped directly into the opening harmony without skipping a beat. He [...]



Lindsey Buckingham and Christine McVie in Tulsa

By • Aug 27th, 2017 • Category: Live Show Reviews

On August 5, 2017 the legendary Lindsey Buckingham and Christine McVie visited Paradise Cover at River Spirit Casino in Tulsa, OK. Opening the set was 3 acoustic selections including “Wish You Were Here” and “Never Going Back.” The laid back tone continued throughout the hour and a half set with the duo revisiting their Fleetwood [...]



The Dead Daisies Annihilate Nashville

By • Aug 21st, 2017 • Category: Live Show Reviews

Article and photos by William Simpson One of the hottest supergroups in the world, The Dead Daisies, made an appearance in Nashville on Sunday night, August 20 and rocked the full house at the Basement East.  The Dead Daisies bring together some of the best talent in the music industry, founding member and rhythm guitarist [...]



Mr. Big was Defying Gravity in Nashville

By • Jun 14th, 2017 • Category: Live Show Reviews

Review by William Simpson On June 12 at the Basement East in Nashville, TN, Mr. Big brought back the late 80s/early 90s in a huge way.  Mr. Big was formed by vocalist Eric Martin, guitarist Paul Gilbert, bassist Billy Sheehan, and drummer Pat Torpey in 1988.  All members had made a name for themselves individually [...]



2017 CMA Festival Day 4

By • Jun 12th, 2017 • Category: Festivals, Live Show Reviews

Article by William Simpson The last day of the 2017 CMA Festival came to the feeling of bittersweet excitement.  It’s was a fun few days and with many more acts coming to the stages but also hated to see the festival come to an end. There seemed to be as many people inside the Music [...]



2017 CMA Festival Day 3

By • Jun 11th, 2017 • Category: Festivals, Live Show Reviews

Article by William Simpson With Saturday, the third day of the 2017 CMA Festival came another day of great music and wonderful weather.  These four days in June is the most anticipated time of year for downtown Nashville.  With tens of thousands of people on the downtown streets, in the bars, and going in and [...]



2017 CMA Festival Day Two

By • Jun 10th, 2017 • Category: Festivals, Live Show Reviews

Article by William Simpson The second day of the 2017 CMA Festival began as the previous day ended, with clear skies and beautiful weather.  Starting off the crowds were less than day one.  Must have been a good party the night before.  Another great lineup awaited the country music fans. The morning got kickoff quickly [...]



2017 CMA Festival Day One

By • Jun 8th, 2017 • Category: Festivals, Live Show Reviews

Article by William Simpson Middle Tennessee is expecting a boom of humanity this weekend in the form of half a million people coming in the area.  With the CMA Music Festival, Bonnaroo, and the Nashville Predators playing for hockey’s most coveted prize, Lord Stanley’s Cup, Nashville is expected to be a fun and busy place [...]



Tom Keifer Ain’t Nobody’s Fool

By • Jun 3rd, 2017 • Category: Live Show Reviews

Article by Jennifer Reid Morris The Cinderella front man with a legendary voice Tom Keifer made a stop in Tulsa. Selling out the IDL Ballroom, an anxious crowd awaited. Beginning the night was local Tulsa favorites Rocket Science. One element setting this band apart is the stellar playings of lead guitarist Janna Jordan Squires. She [...]



Rocklahoma Day 3

By • May 29th, 2017 • Category: Festivals, Live Show Reviews

Article by Jennifer Reid What a difference a day can make! Blue skies and magnificent sunshine poured over the Rocklahoma grounds to welcome day 3! Kicking off the main stage was festival favorite Black Stone Cherry. Always ready to start the party the Kentucky boys immediately got the crowd’s blood flowing with “Me and Mary [...]