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The 17 Best Photographs that Captured the Music of 2015

If a picture is worth a thousand words… then this article is well over my word count. As the new year kicks off, we look back at some of the best images from music in 2015. Marking some of the most memorable events from last twelve months; breakthroughs, comebacks and icons, in live and recorded music. Scroll down to see 2015 told through a selection of the most…
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Gary Hoey Brings 20th Anniversary ‘Ho Ho Hoey’ Tour to San Juan Capistrano 

An acclaimed electric guitarist since the early 1990s, Gary Hoey has been one of the few contemporary six-string virtuosos to score a Top 5 Billboard instrumental rock hit (his 1993 cover of the Focus hit “Hocus Pocus”) and create an expansive discography on his own terms. But of all Hoey’s achievements, most bright are his trio of ’90s holiday releases and his…
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Ron Sexsmith at The Coach House – San Juan Capistrano, CA

Few songwriters have earned the level of well-deserved praise afforded Ron Sexsmith even while continuing to work mostly under the radar. Though the multi-Juno Award winner has earned notice from the celebrated likes of Elvis Costello, Elton John and Paul McCartney since releasing his solo debut album in 1995, the Canadian tunesmith has continued to perform at relatively small…
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Hozier in Concert – Atlanta

Irish musician and singer / songwriter Hozier brought his unique musical style to the Chastain Park Amphitheatre in Atlanta, where he performed for a packed venue of fans. Hozier came to prominence with the release of his debut album, Take Me to Church, in 2013. In just two short years, he has garnered dedicated fans around the world and released…
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Tesla in Concert – Atlanta

Hair Metal rockers Tesla made a stop on their tour at The Tabernacle in downtown Atlanta, where they rocked the house with their hits including “Comin’ Atcha Live”, “Gettin’ Better”, “Modern Day Cowboy”, and “Love Song”. Comprised of Jeff Keith on lead vocals, Brian Wheat on bass, guitarists Frank Hannon and Dave Rude, and drummer Troy Luccketta, Tesla has…
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The Doobie Brothers, Don Felder and Pat Simmons Jr. in Concert – Alpharetta, Ga

It is a clear sign of continued success when, year after year, The Doobie Brothers pack venues with fans while performing a nearly identical show on tour to the one a year earlier. That’s exactly what happened Saturday night at the Verizon Wireless Encore Amphitheater in Alpharetta, Ga., when the legendary rockers, along with The Eagles founding …
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Coachella 2015

What do rock ‘n’ roll legends AC/DC and Steely Dan, modern-day favorites Florence + the Machine and Interpol, Americana champions Sturgill Simpson and Ryan Adams, underground heroes Sloan and Built to Spill and emerging greats Hozier and St. Paul & The Broken Bones have in common? All were among the outstanding performers I caught…
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The Bright Light Social Hour Perform at The EARL in Atlanta

When Austin’s The Bright Light Social Hour took the stage in Atlanta, anyone in attendance not already familiar with the band’s unique brand of rock and roll might not know what to expect. The appearance might remind some of the 1960’s hippie look, but the sound was far more reaching. Effectively blending psychedelic, blues, electronica, and…
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Jane Lynch and Her “See Jane Sing” Tour in Atlanta

Although I hate to acknowledge it publicly, I’m a “Gleek.” In case you don’t know what that means, I’m admitting to having watched Glee on television. One of my favorite characters on the show was Coach Sue Sylvester, portrayed by veteran actor, comedian and stage performer, Jane Lynch. So, I was excited to be attending her “See Jane Sing” tour as it made a stop…
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Die Antwoord In Concert at The Tabernacle in Atlanta

South African rap-rave group Die Antwoord performed in concert at The Tabernacle on Wednesday, March 25 in Atlanta. Comprised of Ninja and YoLandi Visser, along with DJ Hi-Tek backing them up, Die Antwoord have garnered a world-wide cult following with their unique counterculture movement and music style called zef. Die Antwoord have three…
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Pentatonix in Concert – Atlanta

A capella quintet Pentatonix is riding a rocket. They’re not only riding it, the boosters are firing and they are shooting into the heavens (and up the charts) at some of the fastest speeds known to the music world. Five years ago, Scott Hoying, Mitch Grassi and Kristin Maldonado formed the group as a trio…
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Jason Alexander with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra – Atlanta

George Costanza can sing! I mean, really sing. You wouldn’t expect it from a bumbling, self-proclaimed “Lord of the Idiots”. But he’s good. Perhaps, it’s because the man behind the character, Jason Alexander, is a triple threat in the acting and musical world: television, film and Broadway. Alexander brought his one-man show…
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Charlie Wilson and KEM in Concert – Atlanta

Legendary R&B singer and former front man of The Gap Band, Charlie Wilson, made a stop on his Forever Charlie Tour at Philips Arena in downtown Atlanta, where he performed for a sold-out crowd of fans of all ages. Wilson performed his hits, including “There Goes My Baby”, for the Atlanta crowd and kept the energy flowing with a cadre of backup…
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Bob Seger and The J. Geils Band in Concert – Duluth, GA

When you talk about 1970’s and 80’s rock ‘n roll, there’s just no way to discuss the music of the era without the name Bob Seger figuring prominently into the conversation. With a career spanning five decades in the music industry, induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and millions of records sold, Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band have been a mainstay…
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Reverend Horton Heat in Concert in Nashville

Rockabilly legends Reverend Horton Heat made a stop on their tour to the packed house of Exit In in Nashville Tennessee. They had the crowds jumping with excitement as they played songs from their illustrious 30-year career. Singer-songrwriter Dale Watson from Austin, Texas joined the band on stage for a few songs. Their latest album REV was released in January…
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Star 94 Jingle Jam with The Script, Lindsey Stirling and Echosmith

Atlanta’s Star 94 FM brought their annual Jingle Jam to the Cobb Energy Centre in Marietta, GA, where headliner’s The Script, backed up by Lindsey Stirling and Echosmith, rocked the sold-out crowd. Opening the show, L.A.-based indie rockers Echosmith turned on the power and set the bar for the evening. Comprised of the Sierota siblings – brothers Jamie…
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Fleetwood Mac at Philips Arena in Atlanta

Legendary rock band Fleetwood Mac made a stop on their tour at Philips Arena in downtown Atlanta where they performed for a sold-out crowd of fans. Back together again are the five members of the band who made it famous in the 1970’s: Mick Fleetwood, John McVie, Christine McVie, Lindsey Buckingham and Stevie Nicks. With over 100 million albums…
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Michael W. Smith and Amy Grant Christmas Tour in Atlanta

With the word “Christ” in Christmas, it’s nice to know there are artists who don’t kow-tow to political correctness and call their Christmas tour a “holiday” show. Then again, when those artists are two of the biggest Christian performers in the world, it’s no wonder they are celebrating Christmas with their stop in Atlanta on Michael W. Smith’s 2014…
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Tyler The Creator and Taco Bennett in Concert in Atlanta

Rapper Tyler Gregory Okonma, better known by his stage name Tyler, The Creator, took the stage at The Tabernacle in downtown Atlanta where he performed for a packed house of rabid fans, many of whom found themselves suffering injuries from the crush of the crowd pressing forward against the barriers in front of the stage. The controversial founder…
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Trans-Siberian Orchestra at The Arena at Gwinnett Center in Duluth, GA

Christmas came early to Georgia when the Trans-Siberian Orchestra brought their Live Debut of The Christmas Attic tour to The Arena at Gwinnett Center in Duluth. The stunning show, replete with flashing lasers, bright videotrons, blazing pyrotechnics and billowing smoke machines dazzled the sold-out crowd as every member of the touring group…
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