Tesla at Stir Concert Cove in Council Bluffs, Iowa on July 1st, 2022.
Photos and Review by The Pit Magazine photographer, Bob DeHart Photography.
I can still remember being 16 years old watching MTV, and watching the debut video of a brand new band releasing their new video off of their soon to be released debut album, Mechanical Resonance by Tesla. 1986 was the year and I was blown away by the video and the song “Modern Day Cowboy”. I became a Tesla fan that day, been a fan ever since. Being a fan that long, it’s crazy that this is the first time that I’ve had the chance to see them live. It just never worked out…till now. I was not disappointed in the show I saw that night.
Jeff Keith sounded amazing! Truth be told I was a little worried about how he would sound. As a band that has been around that long, sometimes the vocals tend to decline and it becomes a struggle. Jeff, sounds like he has a few years left in him. Totally lived up to my expectation. The band sounded amazing, Frank Hannon on guitar sounded absolutely amazing.
In a nostalgic twist they opened the show with “Modern Day Cowboy”, the first Tesla song I ever heard, perfect start for me. Loved the songs, loved the band,
loved the show. Just hoping I don’t have to wait as long to get to see them again!
Jeff Keith- Vocals
Frank Hannon- Lead Guitar
Brian Wheat- Bass
Troy Lucceketta- Drums
Dave Rude- Guitar
- Modern Day Cowboy
- Hang Tough
- Cold Blue Steel
- Heaven’s Trail (No Way Out)
- Mama’s Fool
- The Way It Is
- Rock Me to the Top
- Call It What You Want
- What You Give
- Edison’s Medicine (Man Out of Time)
- Love Song
- Little Suzi.
- Time to Rock
Photos by The Pit Magazine photographer, Bob DeHart Photography in York, Nebraska. ©2022.
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