STRYPER and KIX – Arcada Theatre, IL (Alex Dale Photo Gallery)

STRYPER and KIX – Arcada Theatre, IL (Alex Dale Photo Gallery)

Stryper and Kix rocked the Arcada Theatre in IL to a sold out crowd! Kix played the whole album Blow My Fuse in order!  This was quite a treat for die hard fans. http://www.decibelgeek.com/wordpress/gmedia/g/zE6LG Stryper played all the hits, as well as a handful of new songs such as “Revelation”, “Sorry” and more! Howie Simon was filling in for Oz Fox in Stryper, who has been sidelined with a heath scare but should be back…

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BLACK STONE CHERRY – The Forge, IL (Photo Gallery)

BLACK STONE CHERRY – The Forge, IL (Photo Gallery)

Black Stone Cherry September 4th at The Forge in Joliet IL! These guys put on a great show to an impressive crowd on a Tuesday night! Black Stone Cherry cranked out the hits such as ‘In My Blood’, ‘White Trash Millionaire’, ‘Blame It On The Boom’ and more! Also playing songs off their new album such as ‘Family Tree’ the title track, ‘Southern Fried Friday Night’ and ‘Ain’t Nobody’! A great night of Hard Rock…

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THE DEAD DAISIES – Rocking The Forge in Joliet IL (Alex Dale Photo Gallery)

THE DEAD DAISIES – Rocking The Forge in Joliet IL (Alex Dale Photo Gallery)

The Dead Daisies are an Australian-American rock band formed in 2013 in Sydney, Australia by David Lowy. Musicians that have joined Lowy for the project have included Richard Fortus (Guns N’ Roses), Jon Stevens (INXS, Noiseworks), Darryl Jones (The Rolling Stones), Dizzy Reed (Guns N’ Roses), Marco Mendoza (Thin Lizzy), Charley Drayton (The Cult, Divinyls, Cold Chisel), John Tempesta (The Cult), Brian Tichy (ex Whitesnake, Sass Jordan), Frank Ferrer (Guns N’ Roses), Alex Carapetis (Nine…

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FOREIGNER, WHITESNAKE/DAVID COVERDALE and JASON BONHAM – Live Huntington Bank Pavilion, Chicago (Photo Gallery By Alex Dale)

FOREIGNER, WHITESNAKE/DAVID COVERDALE and JASON BONHAM – Live Huntington Bank Pavilion, Chicago (Photo Gallery By Alex Dale)

FOREIGNER, WHITESNAKE/COVERDALE and JASON BONHAM LIVE – HUNTINGTON PARK PAVILION, CHICAGO One of the best shows I’ve photographed. Not only do these guys still sound great, they also still have a ton of energy! Even though this year Foreigner are celebrating their 40th anniversary, they still sound great and put on a lengthy show with all the hits. I love getting to photograph Kelly Hansen and to capture him while he’s literally running all over…

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STYX, JOAN JETT & TESLA – Huntington Bank Pavillion (Photo Gallery/Concert Review)

STYX, JOAN JETT & TESLA – Huntington Bank Pavillion (Photo Gallery/Concert Review)

Styx, Joan Jett and the Blackhearts and Tesla! First off, yes the show was amazing! You really can’t go wrong with any of these bands, and putting them together is just genius! Since Styx is a Chicago band they always have an exceptionally great crowd when they play in Illinois, and last night was no exception! If you hadn’t heard, this tour is the first time Styx has performed “Mr. Roboto” in 35 years! It…

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MELISSA ETHERIDGE – New Lenox Triple Play Concert Series, Illinois (Photo Gallery)

MELISSA ETHERIDGE – New Lenox Triple Play Concert Series, Illinois (Photo Gallery)

MELISSA ETHERIDGE – Bio Melissa Etheridge rocked the New Lenox Triple Play Concert Series Saturday night in Illinois!  Alex Dale was there to photograph the concert and to give her assessment of Etheridge in a rocking environment. Melissa Etheridge is a singer-songwriter, guitarist, and social activist.  Her self-titled debut album Melissa Etheridge was released in 1988 and became an underground success. The album peaked at No. 22 on the Billboard #200, and its lead single,…

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FOREIGNER – Live at Coronado Theater in Rockford IL (Photo Gallery by Alex Dale)

FOREIGNER – Live at Coronado Theater in Rockford IL (Photo Gallery by Alex Dale)

FOREIGNER – 40th Anniversary Tour (Alex Dale) Alex Dale recently captured the energy of Foreigner, when they stopped by the Coronado Theater in Rockford Illinois. Alex gave the following summary: “Foreigner rocked the Coronado Theater in Rockford IL Friday to a sold out crowd! Although this is their 40th Anniversary Tour the crowd was full of diehards, who have been fans from the beginning to kids who heard of them through their parents! Foreigner also…

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