Tuesday, August 21, 2018

TOTO Fills Stubb's With 40 Years of Music


The Grammy Award-winning rock band TOTO took to the stage at Stubb's BBQ's Waller Creek Amphitheater on August 15, 2018, as part of their 40 Trips Around The Sun Tour.  This tour is to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the release of the band's debut album.


TOTO

Steve Lukather and Joseph Williams

Steve Lukather, Shem von Schroeck, and Joseph Williams



TOTO was formed in 1976 in Los Angeles. Their sound is a blend of pop, rock, soul, funk, R&B, blues and jazz. TOTO has released 17 studio albums and sold over 40 million records worldwide since their start. They have won 6 Grammy Awards and were inducted into the Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum.The group is widely known for their Top 3 hits "Hold The Line," "Rosanna," and "Africa."



TOTO

Steve Lukather and Joseph Williams

Joseph Williams

Steve Lukather and Shem von Schroeck

Shem von Schroeck



The members of TOTO include founding members: Steve Lukather - guitars, backing and lead vocals; David Paich - Keyboards, backing and lead vocals (Paich is not touring at this time for health reasons); Steve Porcaro - Keyboards, backing and lead vocals.  Joining the band in 1986: Joseph Williams - lead and backing vocals. Joining TOTO on stage were touring musicians Lenny Castro - percussion, congas; Warren Ham - saxophone, harmonica, flute, backing vocals; Shannon Forest - drums; Shem von Schroeck - bass, backing vocals; Dominique "Xavier"Taplin - keyboards, backing vocals (filling in for David Paich during North American Tour).



TOTO

Steve Porcaro

Steve Lukather

Joseph Williams

Lenny Castro

Warren Ham

Dominique Xavier Taplin

Shem von Schroeck

Steve Lukather and Joseph Williams

Steve Lukather 





Setlist:

Alone
Hold The Line
Lovers In The Night
Spanish Sea
I Will Remember
English Eyes
Jake To The Bone
Lea
Rosanna
Georgy Porgy
Human Nature (Michael Jackson cover)
Holyanna
No Love
Mushrooms
Stop Loving You
Girl Goodbye
Lion
Dune (Desert Theme)
While My Guitar Gently Weeps (The Beatles cover)
Make Believe
Africa

Encore:
Hash Pipe (Weezer cover cover)_




TOTO

Steve Lukather and Warren Ham

TOTO

Steve Lukather and Joseph Williams

Thursday, August 16, 2018

Endless Summer Tour Stops At Austin 360 Amphitheater

Rapper, record producer G-Eazy and some of his friends from the world of rap and hip hop stopped by the Austin 360 Amphitheater at the Circuit of the Americas on August 9, 2018, as part of the Endless Summer Tour.  This tour, while headlined by G-Eazy, also featured LilUzi Vert and Ty Dolla $ign and several rising stars.



P-Lo

Opening the concert was P-Lo,  a rapper from the Bay Area of California.  P-Lo Paolo Rodriguez was born in San Francisco and is of Filipino decent. He is also a longtime friend of G-Eazy.


P-Lo

P-Lo

P-Lo



YBN Nahmir

Next up was YBN Nahmir. Nicholas Simmons, known by the stage name YBN Nahmir,  is a rapper and songwriter from Birmingham, Alabama.


YBN Nahmir

YBN Nahmir

YBN Nahmir

YBN Nahmir



Murda Beatz

Shane Lee Lindstrom, known as Murda Beatz, is a Canadian hip hop record producer and songwriter.


Murda Beatz

Murda Beatz

Murda Beatz




Ty Dolla $ign

Singer, songwriter, rapper, and record producer, Tyrone William Griffin, Jr. (Ty Dolla $ign) is a hip-hop/R&B artist from Los Angeles. Ty won several awards in 2016 for his collaboration with Fifth Harmony on "Work From Home."



Ty Dolla $ign

Ty Dolla $ign

Ty Dolla $ign


Ty Dolla $ign

Ty Dolla $ign

Ty Dolla $ign




Lil Uzi Vert

Symere Woods, known by his stage name Lil Uzi Vert, is a rapper, singer, and songwriter based in Philadelphia. He was nominated in 2018 for Grammy Awards in both BEst New Artist and Best Rap Performance categories.


Lil Uzi Vert

Lil Uzi Vert

Lil Uzi Vert

Lil Uzi Vert

Lil Uzi Vert


Lil Uzi Vert




G-Eazy

Gerald Earl Gillum, better known by his stage name G-Eazy, is a rapper and record producer from Oakland, California. Gerald started out as a record producer while a student at Loyola University in New Orleans. G-Eazy has released 4 studio albums. His latest, "The Beautiful & Damned" reached number 1 on the Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop albums chart and was certified Gold in the U.S.



G-Eazy

G-Eazy

G-Eazy

G-Eazy

G-Eazy

G-Eazy

G-Eazy

G-Eazy

G-Eazy

G-Eazy

G-Eazy

G-Eazy

G-Eazy