Concert Reviews

Phil Vassar Delivers Hit after Hit at Dusty Armadillo

Country music needs Phil Vassar. He comes from a rare breed of songwriters that truly understand the craft of writing good, catchy songs that make everyone sing along. While country music may have moved on from artists like Vassar, his fans remain strong, loyal and enthusiastic to the core.

If the...Read More »


Devin Dawson Kicks Off WQMX Ones to Watch Concert Series

The WQMX Class of 2018: Ones to Watch Concert Series is bringing five national acts to two venues for four great shows. The series got started on Wednesday night (5/2) with Devin Dawson and special guest Matt Goodrich at the iconic Tangier in Akron, Ohio.

A local favorite, Goodrich was selected...Read More »


Michael Ray Brings "Get to You Tour" to Dusty Armadillo

You can always count on Michael Ray to bring a great show. He did it again when he returned to the packed house at the Dusty Armadillo in Rootstown Ohio on the third leg of his “Get to You Tour,” last Friday night (April 20).

Ray was supported by a rockin’...Read More »


Eddie Montgomery Brings a High Energy Performance to Thirsty Cowboy

Eddie Montgomery has been through a lot over the past seven months, but it still won’t stop him from bringing one hell of a show whenever he steps onto the stage. The 54-year-old singer did just that when Montgomery Gentry stopped at Thirsty Cowboy in Medina on Friday (March 16)...Read More »


The Cadillac Three Fuel Excitement at WQMX Listener Appreciation Concert

Thank daddy for Hank, thank mama for Jesus, and thank WQMX for bringing The Cadillac Three to perform at Friday night’s Listener Appreciation Concert at the Dusty Armadillo in Rootstown, Ohio. What a party the evening turned out to be!

Austin Jenckes, a former contestant on NBC’s The Voice (season 5...Read More »


Craig Morgan Brings Stories and Songs to Thirsty Cowboy

Craig Morgan has said that he enjoys getting to know the people at his shows and wants them to get to know him a little better. His show at Thirsty Cowboy on Friday (March 9) was proof of that as he worked his way through a set of his hits,...Read More »


Miranda Lambert Ignites the Crowd at Wolstein Center

Before Miranda Lambert came to the stage on Saturday night at the Wolstein Center in Cleveland, a lone image of wings and guns was projected on the stage backdrop. The symbol, which the singer also has a tattoo of on her left forearm, was to commemorate her success as a...Read More »


Atkins Gets Crowd "Caught Up In The Country" at Thirsty Cowboy

Rodney Atkins literally strolled on to the stage on Saturday night at Thirsty Cowboy and then blew the roof off. The singer delivered a 75-minute set that was filled with his chart topping songs, and some new ones, that kept the eyes of the Sold Out crowd glued to his...Read More »


Granger Smith Delivers a High Energy Show at Dusty Armadillo

It was cold in Rootstown on Friday night, but Texas native singer/songwriter Granger Smith turned up the heat and blew the doors off the Dusty Armadillo during his sold out show. Smith and his band delighted the crowd with an amazing mix of both old and new music, coupled with...Read More »


Neal McCoy Entertained the Sold Out Crowd at Dusty Armadillo

Neal McCoy played to a sold out audience at the Dusty Armadillo on Saturday night (Jan. 27) and with his performance he proved why so many people still follow him and come out to see him in concert. This was my first time seeing McCoy live and I regret having...Read More »


William Michael Morgan Gave the Crowd "Somethin' To Drink About"

You know you have some loyal fans when people are waiting for hours out in the cold just to get into the venue and save a spot close to the stage. William Michael Morgan has those type of fans, many because he reminds them of country music of days gone...Read More »


Evans Brings Festive and Hit-Driven Show to Rocksino

Sara Evans has always been one of my favorite country singers. Her voice has a wide range that can cover everything from tender ballads to heavy, guitar-driven hits. Her vast array of songs cover hits from the late 90’s up to today and many have become radio and line dancing...Read More »


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