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Taylor Hicks Tour: Bon Temps at Beau Rivage

Video and review of Taylor Hicks Band at Beau Rivage Theatre courtesy of Bonnie Cheung; original photos provided by Louise/4tay

The Taylor Hicks Band performed at Beau Rivage Theatre in Biloxi, Mississippi on February 26, 2011.  I watched and listened from the fourth row, and enjoyed subtle differences in the delivery of some favorite songs compared to prior shows. 

“Nineteen”, the story of a fallen soldier, was given an emotional delivery by the entire band; heard not only in the vocals, but in the haunting flute play at song’s end.

“Why Can’t We Live Together” was given a different feel and arrangement at Beau Rivage with a striking saxophone solo.

“Maybe You Should” is a signature song that at Beau Rivage was delivered with quiet passion.

Another original Taylor Hicks song “Hold on to Your Love” was given a new treatment with falsetto addition.

“Just to Feel that Way” was the first single released from the self titled 2006 debut album; I believe this was the first stateside performance of the song since the 2007 national tour!

Taylor and his band have a way of making the music fresh and new at each show.  That’s why I keep coming back for more.

17 Comments Post a comment
  1. Wowza!!!!!! Thanks Bonnie for sharing these killer videos. I can’t get enough of this show!!!!! Thanks THN for this little visual feast.

    March 13, 2011
  2. tishtx #

    This is what I was waiting for. I was in the row behind Bonnie and knew she was taking video. Thank you so, so, so much Bonnie for the videos from the concert. I will enjoy living that night over and over. 🙂

    March 13, 2011
  3. chill #

    So funny, when I hear that either Bonnie or Ragsqueen are going to a show, I don’t feel so bad when I can’t be there. 🙂 The SP is chock-full of great videographers and great photographers, and I am so appreciative that they share with the rest of us.

    Thank you, thank you, thank you!

    March 13, 2011
  4. susiefortay #

    Fantastic Bonnie!! I’ve been waiting to see video of Ninteen thanks so much for sharing.

    March 13, 2011
  5. NolaMar #

    Awesome! Bonnie Vids!! 🙂 Yard work awaits, but can’t wait to watch these later. Bonnie & Tish, how did ya’ll end up with seats on the floor?

    March 13, 2011
  6. hdey #

    Bonnie and Louise, thank you very much for the wonderful videos and photos. That may be my favorite rendition of “Nineteen” ever. Appreciate your efforts and willingness to share!

    March 13, 2011
    • Louise #

      You’re very welcome! These videos are remarkable. Beau Rivage was a landmark show and these videos prove why.
      Thanks to THN again and Bonnie for bringing them to us!

      March 13, 2011
    • Bonnie #

      You are very welcome! Thanks for posting these on your blog!

      March 13, 2011
  7. medolark #

    I’m so glad you posted these. When I tried to watch them on vimeo they jumped and rolled. When I came here I knew they’d be perfect. Thanks to all involved 4 getting these to us. Ü

    March 13, 2011
    • Thanks for stopping by, medolark! Bonnie is a wonderful videographer.

      March 13, 2011
  8. juliegr #

    I always enjoy watching the various videos from Ragsqueen, 4Tay, Missy, Bonnie and the other lucky concert attendees. Especially since the videos are all from different angles each of which provides a special and unique touch to the familiar songs.

    Thanks Bonnie.

    March 13, 2011
  9. tishtx #

    We weren’t on the floor, we were in the 1st tier on the right side of the theater.

    March 13, 2011
  10. hickifino #

    Good videos and good sound! Thank you thank you!

    March 13, 2011
  11. jonibug #

    Full screen….delicious!! Great job! It was a fantastic show!

    March 13, 2011
  12. Linda T #

    Say hold on to your love…ssssbaaaah baaaaahhhh!!!! 🙂

    Thanks for sharing the video and pictures!

    March 14, 2011
  13. Poke Salad Annie #

    Why oh why hasn’t he done “Maybe You Should” where the world can hear him?…like on a guest appearance at American Idol?? This should have been his single…What a great song, and he can sing it like no one else would ever be able to…..What a waste.

    March 15, 2011
  14. Gr8fulheart #

    These videos are Captivating! Much Thanx for sharing them here with us.

    April 5, 2011

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