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Ringo Starr Concert Review – Nashville, TN – Ryman Auditorium

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    Posted on 8/5/2012
    Ringo Starr and his All Starr Band

    On Saturday July 7th, Ringo Starr turned 72 years of age.  He spent the evening of his birthday working in Nashville, TN at the historic Ryman Auditorium as he performed with his All Starr Band to a Sold-Out crowd.  On this tour, the band consisted of Todd Rundgren on guitar, Richard Page (Mister Mister) on bass, Steve Lukather (Toto) on lead guitar, Gregg Rolie (Santana, Journey) on Hammond B-3 Organ and Keyboards, Mark Rivera (Billy Joel) on saxophone, keyboards, and percussion, and touring drummer Greg Bissonette.  Enjoy Mike Arnold’s concert review blog as he steps through the night’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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          CMA Music Fest – Stadium Concert – Sunday 6/10/2012 (Podcast 237)

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            Posted on 7/27/2012

            CMA Music Festival 2012

            CMA Music Festival 2012

               
            Sunday night June 10th was the closing night of the CMA Music Festival 2012.  On this night the performers included; Martina McBride, Alan Jackson, Rascal Flatts, Dierks Benley, Scotty McCreery, and The Mavericks.  Enjoy listening to our podcast coverage and reading Mike Arnold’s blog review.

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              CMA Music Fest – Stadium Concert Photos – Sunday 6/10/2012 (Photos)

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                Posted on 7/23/2012

                Martina McBride / 2012

                Martina McBride In Concert - CMA 2012 Music Festival

                   
                 
                 
                Concert Blast covers night four of the CMA Music Festival held in Nashville, TN.  This is the photo coverage from the forth of four nights of the stadium concerts.  Concert Blast  took photos throughout the night and this is our work from the concerts that took place on Sunday, June 10th 2012.  Photos include Martina McBride, Alan Jackson, Rascal Flatts, Dierks Bentley, Scotty McCreery and The Mavericks.  Enjoy the photos!

                 
                 
                 
                 
                 

                 

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                  AEG-Live Presents THE WHO North American Tour 2012-2013

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                    Posted on 7/18/2012
                      
                    The Who North American Tour 2012-2013 
                    THE WHO, one of rock’s legendary and defining bands, have announced a major North American arena tour where they’ll perform their iconic 1973 double album QUADROPHENIA in its entirety, along with a selection of WHO classics. The critically acclaimed QUADROPHENIA marked the British band’s second rock opera (after Tommy), raised the bar for rock albums as an art form and hit #2 on the U.S. Billboard album chart.  Founding members ROGER DALTREY and PETE TOWNSHEND will be joined by Zak Starkey (drums), Pino Palladino (bass), Simon Townshend (guitar/backing vocals), Chris Stainton (keyboards), Loren Gold (keyboards/backing vocals) and Frank Simes (musical director, keyboards/backing vocals).

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                      Gretchen Wilson Concert Review – Nashville, TN – Bridgestone Arena 6/20/2012

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                        Posted on 7/14/2012

                        Gretchen Wilson In Concert - Nashville, TN - Photo by www.stageshottz.com

                        Gretchen Wilson In Concert - Nashville, TN - Photo by www.stageshottz.com

                         
                        The main opening act from the Gang of Outlaws Tour with ZZ TOP and 3 Doors Down was also the most energetic and best live performance of the night, Gretchen Wilson.  Concert Blast was invited to cover this night of excellent music, so Mike Arnold was on hand to bring you the concert review as he describes the details from the set list. Enjoy!

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                          3 Doors Down Concert Review – Nashville, TN – Bridgestone Arena 6/20/2012

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                            Posted on 6/7/2012

                            Brad Arnold of 3 Doors Down performs at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee on June 20 2012 during the Gang of Outlaws tour

                            Brad Arnold of 3 Doors Down In Concert - Nashville, Tennessee

                               
                             
                            3 Doors Down took the Nashville, TN stage on Wednesday June 20th at the Bridgestone Arena as the middle act on the Gang of Outlaws Tour (along with Gretchen Wilson and headliner ZZ Top).  Concert Blast was invited to cover this show, so Mike Arnold enjoyed the evening coving this event.  Enjoy Mike’s blog review of 3 Doors Down.  Special Thanks to Samantha Shrader for helping us with the photos!

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                              CMA Music Fest – Stadium Concert – Saturday 6/9/2012 (Podcast 236)

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                                Posted on 7/4/2012

                                Luke Bryan In Concert - CMA Music Festival 2012

                                Luke Bryan In Concert - CMA Music Festival 2012

                                 
                                 
                                Saturday Night June 9th 2012 was night three of the CMA Music Fest stadium concerts. Mike Arnold, Brian Hasbrook, and Tom Thompson were on hand for the coverage. On this night the performers included; Luke Bryan, Faith Hill, Eric Church, Little Big Town, and Hunter Hayes. Enjoy listening to our podcast coverage and reading Mike Arnold’s blog review.

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                                  CMA Music Fest – Stadium Concert Photos – Saturday 6/9/2012 (Photos)

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                                    Posted on 7/2/2012

                                    Luke Bryan In Concert - CMA Music Festival 2012

                                    Luke Bryan In Concert - CMA Music Festival 2012

                                       
                                    Concert Blast covers night three of the CMA Music Festival held in Nashville, TN.  This is the photo coverage from the third of four nights of the stadium concerts.  Concert Blast photographer Brian Hasbrook took photos throughout the night and this is his work from the concerts that took place on Saturday, June 9th 2012.  Photos include Scotty McCreery (Fan Club Party), Luke Bryan, Faith Hill, Eric Church, Little Big Town, Rodney Atkins (Surprise Guest) and Hunter Hayes.  Enjoy Brian’s photos!

                                     

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                                      AEG-LIVE Presents Ringo Starr and His All Starr Band – Tour Stops in Atlanta 7/6/2012

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                                        Posted On 6/28/2012

                                        Ringo Starr

                                        Ringo Starr

                                         
                                        Ringo Starr announced his 13th All Starr Band, which will launch June 14, 2012 from Fallsview Casino in Niagara Falls, Ontario and conclude July 21, 2012 at the Greek Theater in Los Angeles, California. The tour makes a stop at the Fox Theatre on Friday, July 6 at 8:00 pm.  Tickets On Sale NOW.

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