Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Big Orange Music Festival Brings Blues and Funk to Southwest Florida

November 18, 2017

Laishley Park
Punta Gorda, Florida

by Michelle Wilson of Rock Legends Photographers

Southwest Florida's Laishley Park in Punta Gorda was rockin' by the water during the Second Annual Big Orange Music Festival featuring Evan Taylor Jones, Sean Chambers Band, Tinsley Ellis Blues Is Dead, North Mississippi Allstars, Karl Denson's Tiny Universe and headliners JJ Grey & Mofro, who also headlined last year's inaugural festival. 

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Elton John & Band - Wonderful Crazy Night Tour

Cross Insurance Arena, PORTLAND, ME, USA - - Nov. 17, 2017

Article and  Photographic images created by Conall O'Brien. 
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Elton John sings "Bitch is Back" live in Portland Maine in 2017
Sir Elton John - dressed in a flamingo-sequined tailcoat, opens with "The Bitch is Back".

 Elton John came to Portland and Bangor Maine for two dates as part of a 6-city concert tour that coincides with the anniversary of a songwriting collaboration with Bernie Taupin that started 50 years ago. The enthusiastic fans who managed to score tickets heard a extraordinary show that ran over  two nonstop hours and featured 22 iconic hits and classic album tracks from throughout his incredible five-decade career.

Current Band Members

Davey Johnstone - electric guitars (musical director and member since 1972)
Nigel Olsson - drums (drummer with Elton’s original three-piece band)

Ray Cooper - percussion
John Mahon - percussion
Kim Bullard - keyboards
Matt Bissonette - bass guitar
Elton on piano, vocals

More images and setlist after the jump...
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