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Imagine Dragons deliver at Allstate Arena

The Imagine Dragons needed no illusions to create magic on June 15 during their “Smoke + Mirrors” tour. They crammed the Allstate Arena in Rosemont, Ill., for a spectacular concert promoting the sophomore follow-up to […]

A multifaceted John Mellencamp rocks Madison

Celebrating roughly four decades as a touring musician, John Mellencamp played to a packed house at the Overture Center in Madison, Wis., on June 2. Touring in support of his latest album Plain Spoken, his […]

Legendary guitarist Jeff Beck entertains Milwaukee

Guitarist Jeff Beck returned to the Riverside Theater in Milwaukee on May 22 for an evening of blues-infused rock. Easily one of the greatest guitarists ever to play, Rolling Stone lists him as #5 on […]

Metal Gods unleash on Rosemont Theatre

Though they bid farewell on their 2011-12 Epitaph tour, Judas Priest have continued to create new music and tour on a limited basis. They closed a brief North American leg of their 2015 tour in […]

Muse headline 2015 KROQ Weenie Roast Y Fiesta

The annual KROQ Weenie Roast Y Fiesta returned to the Irvine Meadows Amphitheatre on Saturday, May 16. Easily the best single-day music event each year, and hands down the strongest radio event in the country, […]

Inaugural Northern Invasion comes close to perfection

The β€œWorld’s Loudest Month,” a series of hard rock festival dates produced by Danny Wimmer and AEG Live, continues to evolve. Northern Invasion, introduced this year, was a resounding success with a first year sell-out […]

Alan Jackson still ‘Keeping it Country’ in Green Bay

Celebrating his 25th year as a performer, country musician Alan Jackson played to a capacity crowd at the Resch Center in Green Bay, Wis., on May 8. Relative newcomers Jon Pardi and CMA New Artist […]

Stone Temple Pilots carry on with Chester Bennington

Stone Temple Pilots with Chester Bennington on vocals packed the House of Blues in Hollywood on Monday, April 13. They’re currently on a short tour in support of their latest release, High Rise. Brooklyn three-piece […]