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Tom Petty Concert Photos – Nashville, TN – Bridgestone Arena (Photos)

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    Posted on 9/27/2014

    Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers In Concert - Nashville, TN 9/23/2014

    Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers In Concert - Nashville, TN 9/23/2014

    It was Tuesday September  23rd in Nashville, TN while thousands of Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers fans were very excited to see one of the best singer/songwriters in the Classic Rock Music genre… and one of the very few rockers from that era that still releases (and sells) new music today.  Concert Blast was invited to the Nashville party with photo credentials so our friend Samantha Shrader stepped up to help us out once again to take the concert photos of Tom Petty and his Heartbreakers, since Brian Hasbrook was out of town. Thank You Sam!  Enjoy her photos…

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      Journey Concert Review – Nashville, TN – Bridgestone Arena 9/12/2014

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        Posted 9/19/2014 

        Journey (Arnel Pineda) In Concert - Nashville, TN 9/12/2014

        Journey (Arnel Pineda) In Concert - Nashville, TN 9/12/2014

        Journey returned their rock show to Nashville, TN to thrill about 14,000 rock music fans at the Bridgestone Arena on September 12th, 2014 and Concert Blast was invited to cover the party. Nashville, TN seems to always be included on a Journey tour anytime they head to the eastern side of the country.  After seeing them perform here several times, I understand the reason … lots of Journey fans!  If that is not reason enough, then maybe because keyboardist/guitarist Jonathan Cain also lives in this Music City.  Enjoy the Journey concert review with very special guests Joan Jett and the Blackhearts written by Mike Arnold.

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          Journey Concert Photos – Nashville, TN – Bridgestone Arena (Photos)

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            Posted on 9/18/2014

            Journey (Neal Schon) In Concert - Nashville, TN 9/12/2014

            Journey (Neal Schon) In Concert - Nashville, TN 9/12/2014

            It was a magical Friday night in Nashville, TN as Journey returned to the Music City.  The city of Nashville is full of Journey fans and they came out to party and sing-along with Concert Blast and about 14,000 other lovers of 70′s/80′s rock music.  Mike Arnold was on hand for the review while Tom Thompson had a prior engagement and photographer Brian Hasbrook was out of town.  So who do we always go to first to get the best concert photos when Brian is not available?  Sam Shrader of course.  Enjoy the concert photos of Neal Schon, Ross Vallory, Nashvillian Jonathan Cain, Deen Castronova, and the highly energetic Arnel Pineda.

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              Billy Joel Concert Review – Bridgestone Arena – Nashville, TN

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                Posted on 4/12/2014

                Billy Joel In Concert - Nashville, TN

                Billy Joel In Concert - Nashville, TN

                It was a festive Friday night in Nashville, TN as Billy Joel returned to the Music City to perform another one of his arena-filled, hit-filled, concerts at the large Bridgestone Arena. Concert Blast was sent an email to cover this show on the morning of the concert. Billy Joel’s staff provided two excellent seats to the concert as well as a photo pass. Mike Arnold agreed to write the review while our photographer friend, Sam Shrader took the photos.  Enjoy the coverage!

                 

                 

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                  John Mayer Concert Review – Nashville, TN – Bridgestone Arena

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                    Posted on 12/11/2013

                    John Mayer In Concert - Nashville, TN

                    John Mayer In Concert - Nashville, TN (Photo by www.examiner.com)

                    John Mayer returned to Nashville, TN on Wednesday December 4th, 2013 for another performance with speical guests, Philip Phillips. Although Concert Blast wasn’t invited this time to review his concert, one of our guest bloggers attended the show and was kind enough to provide Concert Blast readers with her thoughts on these performances.  Enjoy the John Mayer / Phillip Phillips concert review by guest blogger Terri Gibson.

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                      Elton John Concert Photos – Nashville, TN – Bridgestone Arena

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                        Posted on 4/10/2013

                        Elton John In Concert - Nashville, TN - Bridgestone Arena - 4/5/2013

                        Elton John In Concert - Nashville, TN - Bridgestone Arena - 4/5/2013

                        Piano expert/singer/songwriter Elton John returned to Nashville, TN to excite his fans of young and old to a greatest hits concert on 4/5/2013.  Elton used to visit Nashville on every tour that reached the Southeast, but it has been a while since he’s visited the Music City.  Although Concert Blast wasn’t granted concert review passes for this show, Elton’s management did grant us a photo pass.  Our Concert Blast friend (and excellent photographer) Samantha Shrader took on the duties of helping us out for the night.  Check out her photos!

                         

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                          The Who Concert Review – Nashville, TN – Bridgestone Arena

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                            Posted on 12/27/2012

                            The Who Quadrophenia Tour
                            The Who returned to Nashville for the first time in many decades.  In fact the last time The Who performed in Middle Tennessee was when they had the original lineup including Keith Moon and John Entwistle.  That was “The Who By Numbers” tour in the mid 1970’s.  Today there are only two original members still living and they are still performing with the energy level and playing ability they’ve always had, even though Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend are now in their late 60s.  The Who is currently on tour celebrating the anniversary of the Quadrophenia album.  Brian Hasbrook and Mike Arnold were looking forward to seeing The Who again, but preferred a greatest hits show instead of a album concept show.  Enjoy Mike Arnold’s concert review of The Who in Nashville, TN.
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                              Aerosmith Concert Review – Nashville, TN – Bridgestone Arena

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                                Posted on 12/18/2012 

                                Aerosmith In Concert - Steven Tyler and Joe Perry

                                Aerosmith In Concert - Steven Tyler and Joe Perry - Photo From www.Aerosmith.com

                                Aerosmith returned to Nashville, TN to thrill classic rock audiences once again.  Aerosmith has been a tour regular to Nashville, but it has been a while since the “Bad Boys From Boston” had performed in the Music City.  While Mike Arnold and Brian Hasbrook were out of town, our guest blogger friend Josh Jackson, took it on himself to fill in for us (Thanks Josh!).  Enjoy Josh Jackson’s Aerosmith Concert Review from Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena on 12/13/2012.

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                                  Rod Stewart Concert Review – Nashville, TN – Bridgestone Arena

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                                    Posted On 8/8/2012

                                    Rod Stewart In Concert

                                    Rod Stewart In Concert

                                    On Tuesday, July 24, 2012, Rod Stewart stopped his Heart and Soul Tour in Nashville, TN for a performance at the Bridgestone Arena.  Rod mentioned this was his first visit to Nashville since 2004.  The packed house proved that Nashville loves Rod Stewart and was willing to pay a hefty price to see him perform in concert.  Mike Arnold was invited to cover this rare event and as a long time Rod Stewart fan, he was more than pleased to attend!  Enjoy his concert review as he steps through the evening’s set list.

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                                      Stevie Nicks Concert Review – Nashville, TN – Bridgestone Arena

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                                        Posted on 8/1/2012

                                        Stevie Nicks In Concert

                                        Stevie Nicks In Concert

                                        Stevie Nicks returned to the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, TN on Tuesday, July 24th to perform as a solo artist this time around. As the opening act on the Rod Stewart / Stevie Nicks Heart and Soul Tour, the Fleetwood Mac singer and solo artist took the classic rock audience through a journey of her career and the musical life of a classic rocker! Mike Arnold was on hand to cover this nostalgic evening. Enjoy reading his concert review!

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