LIVE: Goo Goo Dolls @ SPAC, 6/15/14

July 8th, 2014, 2:00 pm by Greg
Goo Goo Dolls

Goo Goo Dolls

Photographs by Andrzej Pilarczyk

Natives of the Queen City of the Great Lakes (that would be Buffalo, of course), Johnny Rzeznik and Goo Goo Dolls made one of the fastest big-stage turn-arounds of the year, headlining at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center in Saratoga Springs just two months after packing The Egg for an acoustic show.

This time around, they also brought with them the hard-rockin’ Daughtry and Plain White T’s, who served up their own acoustic opening set.

No matter how you slice it, that’s a long way from the days when the more punk-oriented, garage-sloppy Goo Goo Dolls were bashing it out at 288 Lark…

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LIVE: Daughtry @ the Times Union Center, 3/28/10

March 30th, 2010, 4:20 pm by Greg

Surprisingly enough, Daughtry is a fully seasoned rock band. It’s also the vehicle with which former “American Idol” star Chris Daughtry accelerated and steered into becoming one of the top rock acts touring in the USA today. “American Idol” isn’t the place that you might go to launch a straight-up, no-frills rock band, but somehow Daughtry has pulled it off. With two platinum-selling, number one-charting rock albums under their collective belt, Daughtry is definitely doing something right.

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