Monday, August 28, 2017

Foreigner, Cheap Trick and More at Austin 360 Amphitheater

Foreigner brought their 40th Anniversary Tour to the Austin 360 Amphitheater at Austin's Circuit Of The Americas on August 20, 2017.  With Foreigner on this tour are Cheap Trick and Jason Bonham's Led Zeppelin Experience.


Foreigner


Foreigner


Foreigner is a British-American rock band originally formed in 1976 in New York City by English musicians Mick Jones and Ian McDonald and American vocalist Loy Gramm.

Foreigner is one of the world's best-selling bands of all time, with worldwide sales of more than 80 million records. They have produced 10 multi-platinum albums and 16 Top 30 hits.



Kelly Hansen of Foreigner

Kelly Hansen of Foreigner

Foreigner



Foreigner is lead by founding member and guitarist Mick Jones.  The band has had several members over the years, but today's lineup is: lead vocalist Kelly Hansen, bassist Jeff Pilson, multi-instrumentalist Tom Gimbel, keyboardist Michael Bluestein, lead guitarist Bruce Watson, and drummer Chris Frazier.


Kelly Hansen and Mick Jones

Tom Gimbel

Kelly Hansen

Mick Jones

Jeff Pilson

Bruce Watson

Chris Frazier



Foreigner Setlist:

Double Vision
Head Games
Cold As Ice
Waiting For A Girl Like You
Blue Morning, Blue Day
Dirty White Boy
Feels Like The First Time
Urgent
Starrider
keyboard and drum solo
Juke Box Hero
I Want To Know What Love Is
Hot Blooded



Mick Jones

Kelly Hansen

Foreigner


Mick Jones

Tom Gimbel

Bruce Watson and Mick Jones

Kelly Hansen


Mick Jones

Mick Jones and Bruce Watson




Cheap Trick

****Because of photo policy restrictions, we will not be posting band shots for Cheap Trick here. Please check out of coverage of the show for Austin 360 A-list for Cheap Trick photos and others from the show.  Foreigner/ Cheap Trick/ Jason Bonham on Austin360.com





Cheap Trick is an American rock band from Rockford, Illinois. They released their debut album in 1977. Since then, they have released 18 albums including their latest "We're All Alright" which was released in June 2017.  Cheap Trick was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2016.


The members of Cheap Trick are lead vocalist and guitarist Robin Zander, lead guitarist and vocalist Rick Nielsen, bassist and vocalist Tom Petersson, and drummer Daxx Nielsen,



Cheap Trick Setlist:
Hello There
Elo Kiddies
California Man (The Move cover)
Ain't That  A Shame (Fats Domino cover)
Long Time Coming
Baby Loves To Rock
You Got It Going On
bass solo
Waiting For The Man (The Velvet Underground cover)
The Flame
I Want You To Want Me
Dream Police
Surrender
Goodnight




Jason Bonham's Led Zeppelin Experience



Jason Bonham's Led Zeppelin Experience


This band is much more than just a cover band performing Led Zeppelin tunes, Jason Bonham's Led Zeppelin Experience is led by Jason Bonham, the son of legendary Led Zeppelin drummer John Bonham.


Jason Bonham

Joining drummer Jason Bonham in the band are bassist Michael Devin, vocalist James Dylan, and guitarist Tony Cantania.


Jason Bonham

Jason Bonham and James Dylan

Michael Devin


Jason Bonham's Led Zeppelin Experience setlist:

Rock and Roll  (Led Zeppelin cover)
Black Dog  (Led Zeppelin cover)
Over The Hill and Far Away  (Led Zeppelin cover)
The Wanton Song  (Led Zeppelin cover)
What Is and What Should Never Be  (Led Zeppelin cover)
Ramble On  (Led Zeppelin cover)
When The Levee Breaks  (Memphis Minnie and Kansas Joe McCoy cover)
Immigrant Song  (Led Zeppelin cover)
Whole Lotta Love  (Led Zeppelin cover)




Jason Bonham's Led Zeppelin Experience

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

The Australian Pink Floyd Show

There are tribute bands and then there are TRIBUTE BANDS. The Australian Pink Floyd show falls into the later of these two groups. This was evident on August 18, 2017, as the Aussies took over ACL Live at the Moody Theater for an evening of music that even Roger Waters could be proud of.







The Australian Pink Floyd Show was formed in 1988 in Adelaide, South Australia.  The group has performed in 35 countries, entertaining the crowds with their spectacular show filled with everyone's favorite Pink Floyd music.


Australian Pink Floyd Show

Chris Barnes

Australian Pink Floyd Show




Members of the Australian Pink Floyd Show are Steve Mac - guitar, vocals, Colin Wilson - bass, vocals, David Domminney Fowler - guitar, vocals, Ricky Howard - bass - vocals, Jason Sawford - keys, Paul Bonney - drums, Chris Barnes - vocals, Mike Kidson - saxophone, and Emily Lynn, Lorelei McBroom, and Laura Smiles -vocals.


Steve Mac, Ricky Howard, and Chris Barnes

Lorelei McBroom, Emily Lynn and Laura along with keyboardist Jason Sawford

Chris Barnes

Australian Pink Floyd Show

Steve Mac

Mike Kidson and Jason Sawford



Setlist:

Speak To Me
Breathe
On The Run
Time
The Great Gig In The Sky
Money
Us And Them
Any Colour You Like
Brain Damage
Eclipse
Another Brick In he Wall Part 1
The Happiest Days Of Our Lives
Another Brick In The Wall Part 2
Shine On You Crazy Diamonds (Parts I -V)
Learning To Fly
Keep Talking
Sheep
Wish You Were Here
Pigs On The Wing 1
Run Like Hell

Encore:
Comfortably Numb





Chris Barnes

Emily Lynn

Mike Kidson

Australian Pink Floyd Show

Chris Barnes


Thursday, August 17, 2017

Blondie At ACL-Live

Girls ruled as Blondie, Garbage, and Deap Vally stopped by ACL Live at the Moody Theater for a show on August 11, 2017, as part of their Rage and Rapture Tour.


Blondie

Blondie

Blondie is an American rock band founded in 1974 by Debbie Harry and Chris Stein.  The band was a pioneer in early American new wave and punk music. Blondie was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2006. They have sold over 40 million records worldwide. Blondie released their 11th studio album "Pollinator" in May 2017.


Debbie Harry


Debbie Harry


Debbie Harry



Band members for Blondie include lead vocalist Debbie Harry, guitarist, bassist Chris Stein, drummer, backing vocalist Clem Burke, bassist Leigh Foxx, keyboardist Matt Katz-Bohen, and guitarist Tommy Kessler.


Debbie Harry with Matt Katz-Bohen on Keys

Tommy Kessler

Debbie Harry and Leigh Foxx

Clem Burke, Debbie Harry, and Chris Stein



Setlist For Blondie:

One Way Or Another
Hanging On The Telephone
      (The Nerves cover)
Fun
Call Me
Gravity
Rapture
Rainy Day Woman #12 & 35
      (Bob Dylan cover)
Fragments
      (an Unkindness cover)
Too Much
Long Time
Atomic
Heart Of Glass

Encore:
My Heart Will Go On
      (Celine Dion cover)
The Tide Is High
      (The Paragons)
Dreaming


Debbie Harry

Debbie Harry

Debbie Harry


Garbage

Garbage is an alternative rock band formed in 1993 in Madison, Wisconsin. They have been nominated for several Grammy and BRIT awards. They received BMI awards in 1997 and 1999 for Best Pop at the BMI awards for "Stupid Girl" and "Special."


Garbage


Members of Garbage include lead vocalist Shirley Manson, bassist Duke Erikson, lead guitarist Steve Marker and drummer Butch Vig.


Shirley Manson

Butch Vig

Shirley Manson with Steve Marker on guitar

Shirley Manson

Shirley Manson with Butch Vig on drums




Setlist for Garbage:

No Horses
Sex Is Not The Enemy
#1 Crush
Empty
I think I'm Paranoid
Cherry Lips (Go Baby Go)
Blackout
Special
Bleed Like Me
Even Though Our Love Is Doomed
The World Is Not Enough
Stupid Girl
Only Happy When It Rains
Push It
Vow


Shirley Manson

Shirley Manson


Shirley Manson

Shirley Manson

Shirley Manson

Garbage


Deap Vally

Opening the evening was the alternative rock band from LA, the girl duo Deap Vally.   Deap Vallyconsists of guitarist, vocalist Lindsey Troy and drummer, vocalist Julie Edwards.


Deap Vally


Deap Vally


Lindsey Troy


Julie Edwards


Lindsey Troy


Julie Edwards