Archive for the ‘Music’ Category

Beast In Black Claws The Orpheum

It’s always interesting going to not only a new venue but also seeing a couple of bands that you have very limited knowledge of. Well on Saturday night in Tampa, both of those situations were in play as Beast in Black headlined the new Orpheum with Dance With the Dead as the opening act. I […]

Outsiders Revival Tour Comes to an End for Eric Church and Whiskey Myers

MidFL Credit Union Amp, Tampa, FL 30SEP2023 A 35-date tour in the dead of summer is hell for any band. For Southerners and country music mega stars Whiskey Myers and Eric Church though, it’s just another day at the office. Cutting their teeth in their respective Texan and North Carolina backgrounds though, these groups are all […]

Blue Ridge Raged On While The Weather Lurked In The Shadows on Day 2

All Photos By Kellye Robinson & Trevor Williams After day 1 was abruptly cut short, anticipation for day 2 was at an all time high. Fans eagerly lined up and quickly entered the venue so that they wouldn’t miss a moment of the music. On the Famous Monsters stage, San Antonio metalcore band Upon a […]

A Camera’s View Of Day One Of The 2023 Blue Ridge Rock Festival

All photos by Kellye Robinson & Trevor Williams Disclaimer: This review is written from the point of view of someone who was providing unpaid, volunteer media coverage for the festival. Given the circumstances of how things went down, I felt that this was the most appropriate way to cover what I witnessed first hand. My […]

Moving “Away From the Sun” With Candlebox and 3 Doors Down

With over 30 years of making music each, Candlebox and 3 Doors Down are the true definition of touring musicians in the US. Their brand of rock is incredibly catchy and is almost always incredibly successful in getting people off their seats. With the hot and humid Tampa night following downpours earlier in the day, […]

Lighting Up The Sky with Godsmack, Atreyu and Flat Black at the Amp

MidFL Credit Union Amp, Tampa, FL 2SEP2023 A summer without Godsmack on tour just doesn’t feel right these days. The perennial road artists are back out, and Tampa got one of the last shows with the legendary Atreyu on board. Opening the show was Flat Black and they will largely join them for the rest […]

Summertime and Sunshine Make A Final Appearance With Movement, Atmosphere, Sublime w/Rome, and Slightly Stoopid At the Amp

Summertime jam sessions are just something special. Much like Creedence sang about, they take on a life of their own, and they welcome everyone. While Tampa was the second to the last stop of the tour, they gave the photographers a rare treat. Getting the ability to shoot the rest of the show anywhere in […]

Time to Sing A Song with Lionel Richie and Earth, Wind & Fire All Night Long!!

Amalie Arena, Tampa, FL 26AUG2023 Arena tours stopping in Tampa, FL is nothing new. The city has welcomed some of the biggest and best tours for decades. With its gorgeous location in downtown Tampa and amazing access for bands coming from or going to Miami, it is a natural stop for some of the biggest […]

The World Is a Vampire Bite the Tampa Amp!!

Mid FL Credit Union Amp, Tampa, FL 20AUG2023 Setting back out on the road, the Smashing Pumpkins brought out some of the overlooked heavy artillery, with Rival Sons and Interpol joining them for this second half leg of the tour. Billy Corgan also brought out his wrestling promotion, the storied NWA. Unfortunately, as is par […]

Mr. Jones and Me Sweat Our Asses Off for Counting Crows and Dashboard Confessional

Long since a staple of “grocery store jams” the Counting Crows have always been humble and been a part of our lives. This kind of longevity should tell you all you need to know about them and Lead Singer Adam Duritz. But no, you also need to know that this man must have the best […]