LIVE: Journey @ SPAC, 6/14/14

June 23rd, 2014, 4:00 pm by Greg
Neal Schon and Arnel Pineda

Neal Schon and Arnel Pineda

Review by Atsuko Saito
Photographs by Andrzej Pilarczyk

Since its inception in 1973, Journey has had a history of heavy-hitter personal changes, including keyboardist Greg Rolie (ex-Santana) and drummer Aynsley Dunbar (ex-Jeff Beck Group), but the nucleus of the group’s hit-making era was guitarist Neal Schon, bassist Ross Valory, keyboardist Jonathan Cain and super-vocalist Steve Perry.

However, after three decades or touring, performing, writing and recording a string of world-wide hits including “Don’t Stop Believin’” and “Wheel in the Sky,” frontman Perry rejected repeated offers from Schon and Cain to regroup and tour again the mid-2000s. So the band had to find a new lead singer who could continue the band’s legacy and bring it into the future.

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LIVE: Tower of Power @ Alive at 5, 7/30/09

July 31st, 2009, 2:30 pm by Greg

Larry Braggs

Larry Braggs



Still going strong after more than four decades, Tower of Power blew into Albany’s Riverfront Park on Thursday, July 30, for the latest installment of the Alive @ 5 concert series.

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