Left: Phil Collins in Las Vegas, Center: Eddie Van Halen rippin' away at the Electric Guitar, Right: Calamity Jane, reformed but still rockin' and rollin'

Left: Up all night with John Lennon in L.A. - Schivo sold his guitar to John for Julian, Right : Chicago's Peter Cetera

Left: Early Peter Frampton sells out Reno, Center: The Legendary Frank Zappa, Right: Nancy Wilson of Heart.

Left: Stevie Nicks and Tom Petty, Right: Michael Schivo with Armondo Litchenberger and Oscar Gonzalez from Latino pop stars La Mafia

Left: U-2's Bono in Vegas, Center: Kenny G, Right: Paula Abdul, great in concert!

Left: Jon Bon Jovi at the Alladin Theater in Las Vegas, Right: KISS; they started with make-up, took it off for years, and now they're touring with it.

Left/Center: Hanks Williams, Jr. and Willie Nelson raise the roof at the Thomas and Mack Center in Las Vegas, Right: Mystical percussion legend Airto

Left: The Scorpions put the sting on Las Vegas, Right: Harvey Mason of jazz giants Fourplay

Left: Jazz Vocalist Flora Purim, Center: Paul Rob of Information Society in Reno, Right: Japanese jazz artist Kieko Matsui

Left: Schivo and legendary French pop-star Michelle Polnereff, Right: Schivo Staff and Wynton Marsalis

Left: Nathan East, Center: Lee Ritenour, Right: Bob James; All of Fourplay

Left: Poncho Sanchez and Schivo compare hands; Schivo loses, Right: Jeff Kashiwa and Russ Freeman of the Rippingtons

Left: Zydeco never made a lasting impression in Vegas, we can't remember the artist's name, but its a good photo anyway, Center: Flora and Airto with Schivo, Right: Hugh Masakela with Schivo

Left: Michael Schivo with famed irish comedian Hal Roach, Right: Jazz great Diane Schuur and Schivo in Seattle, the dressing rooms at the old winery mansion are supposed to be haunted.

Left: Ronnie Laws at the Las Vegas City of Lights Jazz Festival, Center: Pied Piper of the violin, Doug Cameron at Jazz Under the Stars, Las Vegas, Right: Jazzer Boney James wows them in Las Vegas

Left: The late great jazz guitarist Joe Pass and promoter Schivo, Right: Fourplay with Joe Williams and Michael Schivo backstage.

Left: Ronnie Laws, Hugh Masakela, and Schivo, Center: Edgar Winter at the Metz Nightclub, Right: Right Said Fred at the Metz Nightclub

Left: Larry Carlton, a Las Vegas favorite, Right: Diane Shuur at Chateau Ste. Michelle Winery outside Seattle

Row 1 Left: Saxman David Sanborn in Las Vegas. Center: Schivo ‘s long time lucky rock act Pat Travers. Right: Peter Wolf of the J. Geils Band at Reno Coliseum.

Row2 Left: Vanilla Ice sells out Las Vegas. Right: Ray Davies of the legendary Kinks

Row3 Left: Eric Bloom - lead singer of Blue Oyster Cult. Center: Michael Bolton at Thomas & Mack Right: Jazz vocalist Michael Franks

Row4 Left: Jazz DJ Charlie G., Schivo and Jazz personality Rob Solomon. Right: Vibrant trumpeter Rick Braun at Las Vegas City of Lights Jazz Festival

Row 5 Left: Legendary Jazz violinist Jean-Luc Ponty. Center: The man with the monotone comedian Steven Wright. Right: Too cool comedian Bob Goldthwait.

Row 6 Left: Legendary Blues man James Cotton in Las Vegas. Right: A young Michael Schivo and even younger Tanya Tucker at the world famous Palomino Club in North Hollywood.

Row 7 Left: Joey Ramone of the Ramones introduces Reno to Punk circa 1978. Right: George Thoroughgood in Las Vegas on the 50/50 Tour, fifty cities in fifty states in fifty days.  Michael Schivo Presents was the only promoter to get two states on this legendary tour. 

Row 8 Left: Alex Lifeon and Getty Lee of Rush sell out Reno. Right: Schivo and electrifying Eddie Harris in Seattle.

Row 9 Left: Dale Bozzio of Missing Persons sell out the first alternative show in Las Vegas, circa 1981. Center: Schivo and the man who coined the word "Heavy Metal" John Kay of Steppenwolf. Right: Joe Elliot of Def Leppard rocks the Aladdin Theater in Vegas, a 45 minute sellout.

Row 10 Left: Schivo with Jazz Crusaders Wilton Felder and Wayne Henderson. Right: Legendary Blues vocalist Charles Brown at the winery in Seattle.

Row 11 Left: Electrifying Eddie Harris. Center: Steve Perry of Journey in Las Vegas. Right: Rick Springfield at the Aladdin Theater.

Row 12 Left: Jazz guitarist Pat Metheny in Las Vegas. Right: Chick Corea at a strip hotel in Las Vegas.

Row 13 Left: Robin Zander and Rick Neilsen of Cheap Trick. Center: Michael Hutchence of INXS at Thomas & Mack Center. Right: Bev Bevens of Electric Light Orchestra at Hill Park in Las Vegas.

Row 14 Left: Pat Benetar rocks Reno, circa 1979. Right: Daryll Hall and John Oates treat Las Vegas to a great show.

Row 15 Left: Brian Setzer of the Stray Cats at the Convention Center. Center: RUN DMC at Thomas & Mack Center. Right: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles break the family show attendance at Thomas & Mack Center.

Row 16 Left: Jay Beckenstein of Spyro Gyra. Right: Ottmar Liebert at Spring Mountain State Park.

Row 17 Left: Kevin Cronin of REO Speedwagon. Center: Ted Nugent in Reno. Right: Angus Young of AC/DC in Reno.

Row 18 Left: Legendary movie trick roper Monty Montana and his wonder horse Rex with young Michael Schivo of Trick Roper and Associates. Right: Schivo and country legend George Jones at the Palomino Club.

Row 19 Left: Schivo’s only concert with Jimmy Buffet. Right: Story teller, singer, song writer Jerry Jeff Walker.

Row 20 Left: Tower of Power in Reno. Right: John Tesh with violinist in Seattle.

Row 21 Left: Stevie Wonder at Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas. Center: Bob Weir of the Grateful Dead. Right: Jazz trumpeter Maynard Ferguson.

Row 22 Left: Grover Washington, Jr. and Schivo backstage. Right: Will Rose, Schivo and Calamity Jane.

Row 23 Left: Schivo with Jazzists Mike Stern and Dave Weckl. Right: Ballet Gran Folklorico de Mexico at Artemus Ham Concert Hall Las Vegas.