RSSAll Entries in the "Live Reviews" Category

LIVE: SIMPLE MINDS, THE B52s, THE MODELS – Perth, 2 Feb, 2017

LIVE: SIMPLE MINDS, THE B52s, THE MODELS – Perth, 2 Feb, 2017

LIVE: SIMPLE MINDS, THE B52s, THE MODELS – Perth, 2 Feb, 2017 A Day On The Green – Kings Park Botanic Park, Perth, Western Australia Thursday, 2 February, 2017 Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar Photography by Stuart McKay To quote The Models’ own Facebook page, A Day On The Green’s latest instalment played under “impossibly blue […]

LIVE: SANTANA – January 27, 2017 (Las Vegas, NV)

LIVE: SANTANA – January 27, 2017 (Las Vegas, NV)

Venue: House Of Blues City: Las Vegas, NV Date: January 27, 2017 Review and Photographs by: Todd “Toddstar” Jolicoeur (www.toddstarphotography.com) There are legends that come with tons of fanfare and others that simply keep playing, touring, recording, and even landing lucrative residencies at particulars – Carlos Santana falls into the latter category.  With a short […]

LIVE: ANGRY ANDERSON BAND – Perth, 15 January, 2017

LIVE: ANGRY ANDERSON BAND – Perth, 15 January, 2017

LIVE: ANGRY ANDERSON BAND – Perth, 15 January, 2017 The Market City Tavern, Canning Vale, Perth, Western Australia Sunday, 15 January, 2017 Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar Angry Anderson needs no introduction: Rose Tattoo frontman and mainstay, the pint-sized ball of energy assembled a great band for a short run of West Aussie dates. The rock […]

LIVE: NOUVELLE VAGUE, Perth, 22 January, 2017

LIVE: NOUVELLE VAGUE, Perth, 22 January, 2017

LIVE: NOUVELLE VAGUE, Perth, 22 January, 2017 The Rosemount Hotel, Perth Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar There’s as much cabaret in Nouvelle Vague’s re-jigging of new wave and punk classics into bossa nova lounge trip-outs – a ‘so Frenchy, so chic’ cabaret of irresistible coolness and more than a little cuteness. Hearing the likes of The […]

LIVE: ALTER BRIDGE - THE LAST HERO TOUR wsg Nonpoint – January 24, 2017 (Royal Oak, MI)

LIVE: ALTER BRIDGE – THE LAST HERO TOUR wsg Nonpoint – January 24, 2017 (Royal Oak, MI)

Venue: Royal Oak Music Theatre City: Royal Oak, MI Date: January 24, 2017 Review and Photographs by: Todd “Toddstar” Jolicoeur (www.toddstarphotography.com) Celebrating and promoting their latest release, Alter Bridge made a swing through Detroit on their The Last Hero Tour at The Royal Oak Music Theatre and everyone at the packed venue was ready for a […]

LIVE: P J HARVEY – Fremantle, 17 January, 2017

LIVE: P J HARVEY – Fremantle, 17 January, 2017

LIVE: P J HARVEY – Fremantle, 17 January, 2017 Fremantle Arts Centre Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar Photography by Stuart McKay You’ve got to have serious confidence in your latest album to play it – every song – to the detriment of many of your more well known tracks, but Polly Jean Harvey MBE is an […]

LIVE: THE MIND WARP PAVILION – A CELEBRATION OF THE LIFE AND TIMES OF DAVID BOWIE

LIVE: THE MIND WARP PAVILION – A CELEBRATION OF THE LIFE AND TIMES OF DAVID BOWIE

LIVE: THE MIND WARP PAVILION – A CELEBRATION OF THE LIFE AND TIMES OF DAVID BOWIE Gate One Theatre, Claremont Showgrounds, Perth, Western Australia Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar Photography by Richard Watson Paying tribute to the stellar career of David Bowie was never going to be a one dimensional task, so the Mind Warp Pavilion […]

LIVE: Southbound Festival 2016, Busselton, Western Australia

LIVE: Southbound Festival 2016, Busselton, Western Australia

LIVE: Southbound Festival 2016 Sir Stewart Bovell Park, Busselton Wednesday 28 & Thursday 29 December, 2016 Reviewed by Daryl Emmet Photography by Paul Dowd ” order_by=”pid” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]Day 2 – Wednesday 28 January Arriving at Sir Stewart Bovell Park early in the morning on the second day of Southbound 2016, we got a little […]

TODDSTAR'S TOP 50 RELEASES OF 2016 + LIVE RECAP

TODDSTAR’S TOP 50 RELEASES OF 2016 + LIVE RECAP

As the year closes out… it is literally less than 62 hours from now until the end of 2016… I am faced with ranking all of the great material that surfaced over the last 12 months.  With the turning tides and changing face of the music industry and its landscape, I dug into some classic […]

LIVE: THE MONKEES – Perth, 13 December, 2016

LIVE: THE MONKEES – Perth, 13 December, 2016

LIVE: THE MONKEES – Perth, 13 December, 2016 Perth Concert Hall Reviewed by Shane Pinnegar Photography by Paul Dowd 50 years after hundreds of aspiring stars answered an ad seeking “four insane folk & roll musicians and singers” for a TV project, The Monkees are still treading the boards around the world. Only Micky Dolenz […]

LIVE: A DAY ON THE GREEN - Perth, 20 Nov, 2016

LIVE: A DAY ON THE GREEN – Perth, 20 Nov, 2016

LIVE: A DAY ON THE GREEN – Perth, 20 Nov, 2016 With You Am I, Spiderbait, Something For Kate and Jebediah Kings Park, Perth Photos by Paul Dowd You Am I headlined a killer ’90s all-Aussie line-up, which also featured Spiderbait, Something For Kate and local legends Jebediah. ” order_by=”pid” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]

LIVE: LITTLE RIVER BAND – December 9, 2016 (Lexington, MI)

LIVE: LITTLE RIVER BAND – December 9, 2016 (Lexington, MI)

Venue: Lexington Village Theatre City: Lexington, MI Date: December 9, 2016 Review and Photographs by: Todd “Toddstar” Jolicoeur (www.toddstarphotography.com) The Little River Band – yep… it might ring a bell.  Here in Lexington, MI the band name does more than that.  These guys sell out show after show in this little Michigan resort town on […]

LIVE: DROWNING POOL – December 6, 2016 (Flint, MI)

LIVE: DROWNING POOL – December 6, 2016 (Flint, MI)

Venue: The Machine Shop City: Flint, MI Date: December 6, 2016 Review and Photographs by: Todd “Toddstar” Jolicoeur (www.toddstarphotography.com) Drowning Pool will ALWAYS hold a special place in my Rock N Roll heart.  Not only did I dig their debut release from the minute I heard it, but I was able to witness the spectacle […]

LIVE: THE 1975 – November 30, 2016 (Knoxville, TN)

LIVE: THE 1975 – November 30, 2016 (Knoxville, TN)

Venue: Civic Coliseum City: Knoxville, TN Date: November 30, 2016 Review and Photographs by: Jeffrey Everett (http://www.jeffrey-everett.com/) The 1975 hail from England and have 2 studio albums. The current tour is in support of their latest, I Like It When You Sleep, for You Are So Beautiful Yet So Unaware of It, which was released earlier […]

LIVE: Bernard Fanning – Fremantle Arts Centre, 29 Oct, 2016

LIVE: Bernard Fanning – Fremantle Arts Centre, 29 Oct, 2016

LIVE: Bernard Fanning – Fremantle Arts Centre, 29 Oct, 2016 Review & photography by Maree King You would never have known it was spring in Perth, as the wintery weather paid a visit on Saturday 29th October 2016 for Bernard Fanning Civil Dusk Tour. The Freo Arts Centre put on an awesome show with the […]

LIVE: Deftones with Karnivool & Voyager – Perth, 8 Nov, 2016

LIVE: Deftones with Karnivool & Voyager – Perth, 8 Nov, 2016

LIVE: Deftones with Karnivool & Voyager – Perth, 8 Nov, 2016 Metro City Review & photography by Stuart McKay As the ever-bustling queue made its way down Roe Street it was apparent that tonight would be a huge night of music for Deftones’ first date on their Australian tour. It’s been a few years since […]

LIVE: BLUES AT BRIDGETOWN – 11-13 November, 2016

LIVE: BLUES AT BRIDGETOWN – 11-13 November, 2016

LIVE: BLUES AT BRIDGETOWN – 11-13 November, 2016 Bridgetown, Western Australia Review & photos by Shane Pinnegar Community spirit is the lifeblood of Blues At Bridgetown, while the Blues in all its myriad forms is its beating heart. The 24th Blues At Bridgetown featured an amazing array of famous and not-so-famous performers, locals and international […]

LIVE: STRYPER wsg Artificial Agent – November 16, 2016 (Detroit, MI)

LIVE: STRYPER wsg Artificial Agent – November 16, 2016 (Detroit, MI)

Venue: St. Andrews Hall City: Detroit, MI Date: November 16, 2016 Review and Photographs by: Todd “Toddstar” Jolicoeur (www.toddstarphotography.com) Stryper is celebrating the thirty year anniversary of their disc To Hell With The devil with a US tour, and the list of dates wouldn’t be complete without a visit to Detroit.  Playing the disc in […]

LIVE: JUSTIN MOORE wsg William Michael Morgan – November 11, 2016 (Toledo, OH)

LIVE: JUSTIN MOORE wsg William Michael Morgan – November 11, 2016 (Toledo, OH)

Venue: Huntington Center City: Toledo, OH Date: November 11, 2016 Review and Photographs by: Todd “Toddstar” Jolicoeur (www.toddstarphotography.com) Justin Moore is out supporting his latest effort, the recently released Kinda Don’t Care, and we were there when the tour landed at Toledo, OH’s Huntington Center with newcomer William Michael Morgan opened the show.  From the […]

LIVE: THE PRETTY RECKLESS – November 10, 2016 (Detroit, MI)

LIVE: THE PRETTY RECKLESS – November 10, 2016 (Detroit, MI)

Venue: Saint Andrews Hall City: Detroit, MI Date: November 10, 2016 Review and Photographs by: Todd “Toddstar” Jolicoeur (www.toddstarphotography.com) The sold out crowd that packed Detroit’s Saint Andrews Hall on a Thursday evening waited in long lines to get in, waded through a sardine-packed mainfloor to jockey for position, and two opening bands while waiting […]

.

Hit Counter provided by Acrylic Display