SHOW REVIEWS

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

Words by Jordan Buford – Photos by James Villa Tuesday, August 16th, 2016 – The Bomb Factory As early as seven in the evening the extremely spacious venue was packed as Black Wizard kicked things off; and Killswitch Engage masqueraded as the band of the night, a few thousand people watching them intently as they delive…

– Words by Jordan Buford / Photos by Katarina Benzova – AT&T Stadium – Arlington, TX / Wednesday, August 3rd, 2016 It has been a crazy year for Guns N’ Roses fans. The prospect of ever seeing the band (or at least the core three members) reunited was a pipe dream at best. It was something to think on how and imagine ho…

– Words by Jordan Buford / Photos by James Villa – Music Hall at Fair Park – Dallas, TX – Monday, August 1st, 2016 The Music Hall at Fair Park isn’t the first North Texas venue that comes to mind when you think about going to see a country show. Then again, Steven Tyler is far from the first singer you think of when yo…

– Word by Jordan Buford / Photos by James Villa – Billy Bob’s Texas / Wednesday, July 27th, 2016 It came together rather last minute, but as soon as it was announced it was evident it would be a sell-out show, partly because of the acts, but mostly due to the cause. Almost three weeks after the deadly shooting in downt…

– Words and Photos by Steven Anthony – July 29th, 2016 / Hard Rock (The Joint) – Tulsa, OK Culture Club’s 2016 world tour stops at Tulsa, Oklahoma’s Hard Rock Casino for a sold out show. For the first time in Culture Club’s long and storied journey, Boy George and the rest of the band finally found themselves in Tulsa…

– Photos by James Villa – Gas Monkey Live – Dallas, TX / Thursday, July 21, 2016 Being a fan of the legendary Bob Marley as well as Ziggy Marley I thought I knew what to expect walking into Dallas’ Gas Monkey Live on this Thursday night. Little did I know that it would be something completely outside my realm of expect…

Chris Robinson Brotherhood deliver a memorable performance in Dallas – Words by Jordan Buford / Photos by James Villa – Gas Monkey Bar & Grill – Friday, June 10th Texas summer had come a little early, making this Friday a scorcher, with the humidity sticking around late into the night. Many wouldn’t have considered it…

– Words by Jordan Buford / Photos by James Villa – The Bomb Factory / Dallas, TX (Friday, June 3rd, 2016) It had very nearly been a full year since Whitesnake was last in town, which honestly was hard to believe. It didn’t seem like it had already been that long, though the rock icons were already hitting the road agai…