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Welcome to the official website of Chicago-based entertainment writer/photographer Andy Argyrakis. Here’s a look at what concert and Broadway tours Andy’s been reviewing and/or photographing thus far in 2016:

  • AC/DC’s “Rock Or Bust” Tour
  • The Who’s “Hits 50!” Tour
  • David Gilmour of Pink Floyd’s “Rattle That Lock” Tour
  • Rihanna’s “Anti” World Tour
  • The Jacksons’ “Grand Slam Charity Jam”
  • Chicago and Earth, Wind & Fire’s “Heart and Soul 2.0” Tour
  • Experience Hendrix starring Billy Cox, Buddy Guy, Zakk Wylde, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Jonny Lang and Dweezil Zappa
  • Ben Folds’ “So There” Tour
  • Boyz II Men’s “Collide” Tour
  • “One-Man Star Wars Trilogy” Broadway Tour
  • Joe Satriani’s “Surfing To Shockwave” Tour
  • “Star Trek: The Ultimate Voyage” 50th Anniversary Concert Tour
  • Jennifer Nettles of Sugarland’s “Next Women Of Country” Tour
  • “Cabaret” Broadway Tour
  • Fantasia’s “Side Effects Of You” Tour
  • Judy Collins & Ari Hest’s “Strangers Again” Tour
  • Guster’s “Evermotion” Tour
  • Kansas’ “Prelude To The Leftoverture 40th Anniversary” Tour
  • Aaron Lewis of Stand’s “Sinner” Tour
  • War’s “Evolutionary” Tour
  • “Riverdance: 20 Years” Broadway Tour
  • Peter Murphy of Bauhaus’ “Stripped” Tour
  • Tedeschi Trucks Band’s “Let Me Get By” Tour
  • Marc Cohn’s “Walking In Memphis 25th Anniversary” Tour
  • “Chicago: The Musical” Broadway Tour
  • Martin Barre of Jethro Tull’s “Back To Steel” Tour
  • Anthony Hamilton’s “What I'm Feelin’” Tour
  • The Church’s “Further/Deeper” Tour
  • “42nd Street” Broadway Tour
  • Kevin Griffin of Better than Ezra’s “The Songwriter” Tour
  • Rickie Lee Jones’ “The Other Side Of Desire” Tour
  • “Bullets Over Broadway” Broadway Tour
  • Dwele’s “The Real Dwele” Tour
  • Tim Reynolds of Dave Matthews Band and TR3’s “Solo Acoustic” Tour
  • “Tenderly: The Rosemary Clooney Musical”
  • Uli Jon Roth (Scorpions), Jennifer Batten (Michael Jackson, Jeff Beck) and Andy Timmons’ “Ultimate Guitar Experience” Tour
  • “If/Then” Broadway Tour
  • Hershey Felder’s “Hershey Felder As Irving Berlin” Tour
  • Twisted Sister’s “We Are Twisted F***ing Sister!” Documentary Premiere
  • Lance Lipinsky & The Lovers’ “Rock Baby Rock” Residency
  • Chicago Chapter’s 58th GRAMMY Telecast Viewing Party

Andy’s also been active on the interview front, including articles or publicity biographies on the following:

  • Eric Burdon (legendary leader of The Animals, War collaborator and British Invasion solo star)
  • Martin Barre (guitar hero from Jethro Tull)
  • The Mavericks (recently reunited ‘90s country/Tex Mex stars)
  • Stryper (ten million album selling ‘80s heavy metal favorites)
  • Thousand Foot Krutch (platinum-plus hard rock hitmakers)

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