Photo Credit - Terrie Carr

TC here and the summer of 2022 was OFF THE CHAIN for concerts! We finally saw many of the shows we waited for (pre-pandemic) and bands brought forth a passion, fire and fury on stage that was exactly what we needed!

Here are a half dozen of our staff picks- In no particular order- that rocked our SUMMER!

  • The Black Crowes- Stone Pony Summerstage - June 30th

    Scotty B our Rockturnal Southern Fried Maniac named this show as one to remember- A SOLD OUT, great smelling show- Scotty took the night off from the airwaves to enjoy his favorite band and said “Tater- They Did Not Miss A Step”! “Chris is still the ultimate showman and the chemistry between the brothers was ON FIRE!”

    Setlist Courtesy Of SETLIST FM

    Twice as Hard
    Jealous Again
    Sister Luck
    Could I’ve Been So Blind
    Seeing Things
    Hard to Handle
    (Otis Redding cover)
    Thick N’ Thin
    She Talks to Angels
    Struttin’ Blues
    Stare It Cold
    No Speak No Slave
    Kickin’ My Heart Around
    Bad Luck Blue Eyes Goodbye
    Papa Was a Rollin’ Stone
    (The Undisputed Truth cover)
    Wiser Time
    Thorn in My Pride
    Remedy
    Rocks Off

  • The Stadium Tour- Motley, Def Leppard, Poison, Joan Jett, Classless Act- Citifield - June 24th

    A TC favorite- Classless Act impressed, Joan Jett JAMMED, Poison was on point, Def Leppard destroyed their catalog and Motley brought the goods. The Stadium Tour was a show we waited for – 2 plus years in the making and was worth every minute. The Stadium Your was JUST THAT! An epic 5 hours of songs that belong in stadiums! So many hits!

    Motley Crue
    Wild Side
    Shout
    Too Fast For Love
    Don’t Go Away Mad
    Saints Of LA
    Live Wire
    Looks That Kill
    The Dirt
    RNR Part 2, Smokin, White Punks on Dope, Helter Skelter, Anarchy
    Home Sweet Home
    T.N.T.
    Dr. Feelgood
    S.O.S.
    Girls
    Primal Screen
    Kickstart

     

  • Elton John- MetLife Stadium - July 24th

    My all time fave to see live is Elton John. The “Goodbye Yellow Brick Road Farewell Tour” was one of the greatest shows with an incredible setlist, stage show and many of Elton’s original band members in the backing band! It was a LONG tour due to being derailed by Covid and I was there in 2019 AND 2022. Absolutely Spectacular!

     

    1. Good Morning to the Night
    2. Bennie and the Jets
    3. Philadelphia Freedom
    4. I Guess That’s Why They Call It the Blues
    5. Border Song
    6. Tiny Dancer
    7. Have Mercy on the Criminal
    8. Rocket Man (I Think It’s Going to Be a Long, Long Time)
    9. Take Me to the Pilot
    10. Someone Saved My Life Tonight
    11. Levon
    12. Candle in the Wind
    13. Funeral for a Friend/Love Lies Bleeding
    14. Burn Down the Mission
    15. Sad Songs (Say So Much)
    16. Mona Lisas and Mad Hatters
    17. Don’t Let the Sun Go Down on Me
    18. The Bitch Is Back
    19. I’m Still Standing
    20. Crocodile Rock
    21. Saturday Night’s Alright for Fighting
    22. Cold Heart
    23. Your Song
    24. Goodbye Yellow Brick Road
    25. Don’t Go Breaking My Heart
  • Red Hot Chili Peppers- MetLife Stadium- August 17th

    Mike Anthony is a MASSIVE Chili Peppers fan and has been waiting all year to see the band hit MetLife Stadium.
    Thundercat and The Strokes warmed up the packed house and the Chilis took the stage with a massive jam and thunderous applause.
    John Frusciante’s return was MASSIVE as every time he stepped center stage the crowd went nuts.

    “Intro Jam”
    “Can’t Stop”
    “Dani California”
    “Scar Tissue”
    “Here Ever After”
    Charlie
    “Snow ((Hey Oh))”
    “These Are the Ways”
    “Soul to Squeeze”
    “Right on Time”
    “Parallel Universe”
    Otherside
    “The Heavy Wing”
    “Black Summer”
    Californication
    “Give It Away”
    “Under the Bridge”
    “By the Way”

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YB4o9sCQWec

  • WDHA's Rock The Park 2022- July 28th - PNC - Halestorm- The Pretty Reckless- The Warning- Lilith Czar

    The ladies BROUGHT it at WDHA’s Rock The Park 2022- Truly our favorite show because not only was the bill amazing, but so was the company! A PNC Bank Arts Center filled with ALL DHA listeners? Come On! Our favorite way to see a show…..

    Halestorm
    Back From the Dead
    Love Bites (So Do I)
    Wicked Ways
    Apocalyptic
    Psycho Crazy
    I Miss the Misery
    Break In
    Raise Your Horns
    Terrible Things
    Strange Girl
    Drum Solo
    Freak Like Me
    Bombshell
    I Get Off
    Here’s to Us
    I Am the Fire
    The Steeple

    The Pretty Reckless
    Loud Love
    Since You’re Gone
    Only Love Can Save Me Now
    Death by Rock and Roll
    Make Me Wanna Die
    Miss Nothing
    Witches Burn
    Harley Darling
    Going to Hell
    Heaven Knows
    Take Me Down

  • Rage Against The Machine -Madison Square Garden - August 8th, 9th, 11th , 12th and 14th

    After an almost 15 year absence Rage was Raging better than ever- Zack’s recent injury had him less jumpy than in 1994, but man the raw power, and Morello Magic made this one of the GREATEST shows of the summer-

    Bombtrack
    People of the Sun
    Bulls on Parade
    Bullet in the Head
    Revolver
    Testify
    Take the Power Back
    Wake Up
    Guerrilla Radio
    Down Rodeo
    Know Your Enemy
    Calm Like a Bomb
    Sleep Now in the Fire
    Born of a Broken Man
    War Within a Breath
    The Ghost of Tom Joad
    Freedom
    Township Rebellion
    Killing in the Name
    Don’t Worry, Be Happy

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