SHOW REVIEWS

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

– 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…

– Words by Taylor Slovak / Photos by Brian K. Ullrich – Gexa Energy Pavilion / Dallas, TX (Friday, May 13th, 2016) An orange glow from the Texas sunset fell over the stage as the crowd settled in for the kick-off of the aptly named co-headlining tour, “One Hell of a Night”. Excited concert-goers sported worn-in throwba…

 – Words by Taylor Slovak / Photos by James Villa – The Bomb Factory / Dallas, TX (Thursday, May 12th, 2016) A stellar display of lights and sound turned Deep Ellum’s Bomb Factory into an EDM-pop smash last Thursday. Brothers Guy and Howard Lawrence, better known as Disclosure, brought the house down serving up two hou…

– Words by Daniela Alfaro-Herrera / Photos by James Villa – The Bomb Factory – Dallas, TX – Wednesday, May 4th, 2016 If you were to ask someone these days if they would consider seeing Lauryn Hill in concert anytime soon, they would probably cringe and ask why would they ever consider that. Lauryn Hill has been known t…