SHOW REVIEWS

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

– 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…

– Words by Brian K. Ullrich / Photos by Ronnie Jackson – Gexa Energy Pavilion / Dallas, TX (Sunday, May 29th, 2016) Sometimes I wonder why we go to shows at Gexa Energy Pavilion at all anymore. This Sunday, the sweltering amphitheater played host to local radio station 97.1 The Eagle’s annual BFD music festival, featur…

– Words by Jordan Buford / Photos by Ronnie Jackson – Gexa Energy Pavilion / Dallas, TX (Friday, May 20th, 2016) Gexa Energy Pavilion hosted a night of iconic and classic rock music this evening and quite unsurprisingly, this Dallas stop of Journey’s San Francisco Fest 2016 Tour was sold out as well more than ten thous…

– Words by Taylor Slovak / Photos by James Villa – The Bomb Factory / Dallas, TX (Sunday, May 22nd, 2016) The Americana folksters revisited Dallas Sunday night, welcomed by 4,000+ eager fans. The band’s stripped down sound was met with a force of energy bigger than the room itself and made for a stellar night of music.…

– Words by Taylor Slovak / Photos by James Villa – American Airlines Center / Dallas, TX (Sunday, May 15th, 2016) 37 years of melancholy paved the way for Sunday’s coveted 3-hour performance, and would soon reveal itself to be a rare treat for Dallas Cure fans. Having waited 8 years to see Robert Smith in all his doom…

– Words by Brian Ullrich / Photos by James Villa – Gexa Energy Pavilion / Dallas, TX (Friday, May 13th, 2016) “All our songs are about real things. Things that really happened to us.” So said Daryl Hall, about mid-way through their 15-song, double-encore set at Gexa Energy Pavilion in Dallas on Friday night. Affectiona…