SHOW REVIEWS

Show Reviews “National and Regional Acts” by ON TOUR MONTHLY

River City Rockfest 2017 Still The Best Rock Festival in Texas It can be said that the dedication of the Texas concert attendee is unmatched in vigor. Almost 30,000 people endured and survived the brutal 100+ degree heat, never wavering as they devoted themselves to their aesthetic, decked out in all black with mohawks…

VAMPS brings Underworld Tour to Dallas As a huge fan of Japanese music, it’s a wonder I haven’t already seen VAMPS. A project centered on Hyde and K.A.Z., two mainstays of Japanese rock, VAMPS has been traveling around the world for nearly a decade. .. Under a beautiful night sky, I finally saw the duo run through a fa…

– Words by Jordan Buford / Photos by Ronnie Jackson – Gas Monkey Live – Dallas, TX / Thursday, May 4th, 2017 Bush Has Mad Love for Their Dallas Fans at U.S. Tour Kickoff Show Bush was making their way to the U.S., the British rock outfit ready to tour the states in support of their seventh studio album, Black and White…

Pixies Pummel Dallas with an Impressive Set List of New Music and a Slew of Classics – Words by Jordan Buford / Photos by James Villa – The Bomb Factory – Dallas, TX / Saturday, April 29th, 2017 A little rain and sudden cooling temperature wasn’t about to keep anyone from The Bomb Factory this night, a throng of patron…

– Words by Jordan Buford / Photos by James Villa – The Bomb Factory – Dallas, TX / Thursday, April 27, 2017 PJ Harvey Draws a Line in the Sand at The Bomb Factory in Dallas Two weeks into her U.S. tour supporting last year’s The Hope Six Demolition Project and PJ Harvey came to Dallas, The Bomb Factory hosting the accl…

Words by Calvin Mimms – Photos by James Villa American Airlines Center – Dallas, TX / Saturday, April 23, 2017 Tom Petty and the Heart Breakers 40th anniversary tour kicked off the second show of the summer tour Saturday night at American Airlines Center. A show that is unquestionably two shows in one with legendary Jo…

The Majestic Theater – Dallas, TX / Saturday – April 15, 2016 Photos by James Villa – Words by James Villa On time and in classic Morrissey fashion, the band made their way to the front of the stage wearing “F**K “Trump” shirts and gesturing at the capacity crowd. Morrissey appeared humbled by the crowds response after…

– Words by Jordan Buford / Photos by James Villa – 97.1 The Eagles – Freakers’ Ball / Verizon Wireless Theater – Dallas, TX – Wednesday, October 19th, 2016 Another October, another Freakers’ Ball, the annual event put on by KEGL (97.1 The Eagle) always being one of the most anticipated events of the fall. There was no…