Halestorm, In This Moment, New Years Day SoCal 2018

Images by Johnnie Crow

Words by Melissa Butterfly

Halestorm and In This Moment wrapped up their co-headlining tour in Funner, California, an appropriately named location, as they giddily rocked the Harrah’s Resort SoCal in Valley Center, California, on August 24, 2018 with New Years Day supporting.

New Years Day opened the concert with excitement as this show was not only the last show of this tour but SoCal is their home and they hadn’t played …

Concert Review: Ben Folds And Cake Give Us An Intimate Evening Of Cool Tunes To Beat The Summer Heat!

Photography credit: Brian Wild

(TRR) We recently had the opportunity to attend the Ben Folds and Cake show at the Mann Center for the Performing Arts in Philadelphia, PA for an intimate evening of great music, within this fabulous amphitheater, overlooking the Philly skyline. Overall, the entire evening consisted of a feel-good vibe and definitely brought back some early 90’s nostalgia, making us yearn for days gone by!

Ben Folds opened things up with his …

Soundwars Studios to Host Mental Health Awareness Gallery Show, “Why Is Music Important?”, in Conjunction with YOU ROCK FOUNDATION

Hoboken, NJ’s Soundwars Studios to Host Mental Health Awareness Gallery Show, “Why Is Music Important?”, in Conjunction with YOU ROCK FOUNDATION
 
Featuring the Portrait & Live Music Photography of YOU ROCK FOUNDATION Co-Founder Laura DeSantis-Olsson
 
FREE One Night Gallery Event Taking Place on August 31, 2018
Supporting National Suicide Prevention Week
 
It’s estimated that nearly twenty million people are affected by depression in the United States. Left untreated, depression can lead to feelings of hopelessness,

Foreigner Juke Box Heroes Tour in San Diego 2018

Images by Johnnie Crow

Words by Melissa Butterfly and Johnnie Crow

Foreigner’s Juke Box Hero Tour was an epic experience of hair-raising classics at the Mattress Firm Amphitheater in the San Diego town of Chula Vista, California on July 31, 2018. This show was opened by special guests Jason Bonham’s Led Zeppelin Evening and David Coverdale’s Whitesnake.

Jason Bonham, son of Led Zeppelin drummer John Bonham, is a legendary drummer in his own right, leading …

Nothing More Rocks San Diego

Images by Reuben Martinez

Bad Wolves images by Johnnie Crow

Words by Melissa Butterfly and Johnnie Crow

Nothing More rocked the Mattress Firm Amphitheater in Chula Vista, California on July 25, 2018 as direct support to co-headliners Five Finger Death Punch and Breaking Benjamin.

Bad Wolves opened the festivities with an exciting show, full of energy. They really got the crowd going early and invited everyone to the pit to help kick it off. Their …

91X BeerX 2018 Chills San Diego Waterfront

Words by Melissa Butterfly

Festival Images by Melissa Butterfly

Concert Images by Johnnie Crow

The fourth annual 91X Presents BeerX (Beer • Music • Grub) filled the San Diego Waterpark located at the historic San Diego County building on Saturday, June 23rd, with another sold-out event where 10,000 music and craft beer fans shared a fun-filled day. The BeerX experience included samplings of craft beer, great food, and live music — key ingredients for a …

Dio Disciples at Brick By Brick San Diego

Images by Johnnie Crow
Words by Thomas Hernandez

I would say greatness can be measured by longevity. 36 years later, the spirit of DIO is still going strong thanks to the Dio Disciples. There’s probably nothing harder in music then replacing an iconic lead singer like Ronnie James Dio, but Tim “Ripper” Owens has taken the reins brilliantly, and definitely has the Dio Disciples sounding like the real deal. Craig Goldy can still rip off …

Poison Still A Good Time On 2018 North American Tour

Poison [© Matt Bishop Photo]

(TRR) – It’s 2018, and Poison are still a damn good time live. Last night, the glam rock icons brought their Nothin’ But A Good Time Tour to a packed PPL Center in Allentown, PA. It is the band’s first full headlining run in over a decade, and it’s proving to be worth the wait for fans. While Poison have toned down their image a bit since their glory days, …

Vyces at Brick By Brick San Diego

Images and Words by Johnnie Crow

 

Hard rockers VYCES played the Brick By Brick in San Diego, California on MAy 16, 2018, providing direct support for Mushroomhead. The band’s high energy performance kept the crowd fully engaged. Despite rocking a broken leg, guitarist Shawn Patterson propped up his cast and shredded through the set. Drummer Russell Ray was intense and highly entertaining behind the kit. Bassist Andrew “Bones” Trujillo was hyper active, roaming every …

Fort Rock 2018 Day 2 Review and Photos

Images and Words by Johnnie Crow

The 6th annual Fort Rock festival kicked off on Saturday, April 28, 2018 at Markham Park in Sunrise, Florida. After spending its first 5 years in Fort Myers, the festival moved across Alligator Alley to Fort Lauderdale and set up camp on the sprawling Markham Park. The grass field was lined with vendors of food, drink and merchandise of every kind. There were two main stages, aligned side by …

Fort Rock Festival 2018 Day 1 Review and Photos

Images and Words by Johnnie Crow

The 6th annual Fort Rock festival kicked off on Saturday, April 28, 2018 at Markham Park in Sunrise, Florida. After spending its first 5 years in Fort Myers, the festival moved across Alligator Alley to Fort Lauderdale and set up camp on the sprawling Markham Park. The grass field was lined with vendors of food, drink and merchandise of every kind. There were two main stages, aligned side by …

Jonathan Davis at House of Blues San Diego

Images and Words by Johnnie Crow

Jonathan Davis brought his Black Labyrinth solo tour to the House of Blues in San Diego, California on April 16, 2018. Mr. Davis is best known as the kilt-wearing lead singer of the nu-metal band Korn, but this was no Korn show. Although Korn drummer Ray Luzier was part of the action, Davis was wearing pants, his band included a cellist and violinist, and the mood was decidedly subdued …