Survivor 4/19/13 Charlestown West Virginia
Posted by: kipster ()
Date: April 21, 2013 11:17PM

And now my thoughts on the show...I have to admit I was quite excited as a big melodic rock fan to see this current lineup of Survivor last night at Hollywood Casino in Charlestown WVA about 45 minutes from where I live. Bickler was in so was Jamison along with Sullivan. Obviously we all miss the legendary Jim Peterik's involvement in the band but this still was pretty exciting going into the show knowing both lead singers would be there. The interaction between the big three was about as good as could be expected and at times a little awkward but everybody seemed to be having a good time performing these classic songs throughout the show. I had a feeling it was going to lean heavy on the Bickler era and it was great to be able to hear some early Survivor classics like Feels Like Love, Take you on a Saturday and Rebel Girl. Jimi's songs sung stuck to mostly the better known tunes like I Can't Hold Back, High On You and The Search is Over. I have always been a huge fan of Jimi's work in Survivor and his latest solo album, Never Too Late may be some of the best material he's ever done. He sounded great throughout the night really focusing on energizing the crowd and pouring his heart into every note! Guitarist Frankie Sullivan was solid throughout the night, adding his own touches to these classic songs. All in All a very enjoyable show. I just wished it hadn't ended after 90 minutes...really think Burning Heart and Is it Love would have been some good song additions leading into the Eye Of The Tiger finale! To those seeing the band soon...go and enjoy...you never know how long this current lineup will last...check em out!

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Survivor 4/19/13 Charlestown West Virginia735 kipster 04/21/2013 11:17PM
Re: Survivor 4/19/13 Charlestown West Virginia 455 Scott 04/22/2013 12:17AM
Re: Survivor 4/19/13 Charlestown West Virginia 387 Pelata 04/22/2013 01:15AM
Re: Survivor 4/19/13 Charlestown West Virginia 363 Snake65 04/22/2013 01:33AM
Re: Survivor 4/19/13 Charlestown West Virginia 329 Scott 04/22/2013 01:35AM
Re: Survivor 4/19/13 Charlestown West Virginia 274 Terry K. 04/22/2013 03:15AM
Re: Survivor 4/19/13 Charlestown West Virginia 305 kipster 04/22/2013 02:50AM
Re: Survivor 4/19/13 Charlestown West Virginia 281 MIKE 04/22/2013 03:29AM
Re: Survivor 4/19/13 Charlestown West Virginia 283 Idiosyncrasy 04/22/2013 04:06AM
Re: Survivor 4/19/13 Charlestown West Virginia 247 SEAN1 04/22/2013 04:51AM
Re: Survivor 4/19/13 Charlestown West Virginia 249 juliocruz 04/22/2013 04:58AM
Re: Survivor 4/19/13 Charlestown West Virginia 255 mhenders 04/22/2013 08:34AM
Re: Survivor 4/19/13 Charlestown West Virginia 243 kipster 04/22/2013 08:48AM
Re: Survivor 4/19/13 Charlestown West Virginia 327 mhenders 04/22/2013 12:38PM
Singing?? 322 movingpictures 04/22/2013 06:10PM
Re: Singing?? 197 Carl1 04/23/2013 06:29AM
They sound beyond terrible 315 juliocruz 04/22/2013 09:04PM
Re: They sound beyond terrible 236 Terry K. 04/23/2013 05:11AM
Re: They sound beyond terrible 221 KingdomofMan 04/23/2013 05:38AM
Re: This sounds much better! 188 Probie Sheen 04/23/2013 09:38AM
Re: This sounds much better! 219 Andrew 04/23/2013 10:50AM
Re: This sounds much better! 197 kipster 04/23/2013 11:47AM
Re: This sounds much better! 155 Doug Wolfgang 04/23/2013 01:01PM
Re: This sounds much better! 195 Quicksand 04/23/2013 05:11PM
Re: This sounds much better! 142 Daredevil 04/23/2013 06:06PM
Re: This sounds much better! 150 Scott 04/24/2013 02:18AM


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