The Amazons put on a magical show at El Rey Theatre on February 28

Have you ever been to a show that managed to change your outlook on live music? For me, The Amazons’ show at the El Rey Theatre in Los Angeles on February 28th did just that. It was a show that I’d been looking forward to for quite a while, but there was no way I could’ve anticipated exactly how amazing it would be. Continue Reading

BUKU Music + Arts Project returns to New Orleans March 20 and 21 with Illenium, Flume and Tyler, The Creator as headliners

Festival season is right around the corner and one of the first festivals up is BUKU Music + Arts Project in New Orleans. The festival is located at Mardi Gras World and sits on the Mississippi River – it’s a great squad photo opportunity especially during sunset. Continue Reading

Atlanta’s Shaky Knees Festival returns in May with The Stokes, Black Keys and Smashing Pumpkins headlining

When festival season hype starts to commence every year, music fans try their hand at guessing lineups and beginning to plan their adventures to chase the best festivals. It’s become a rarity for a festival to be able to hit the mark with an impressive lineup multiple years in a row, but Shaky Knees Music Festival in Atlanta, GA consistently delivers year after year. This year’s lineup is no exception.  Continue Reading

Veteran hip-hop duo Atmosphere visit Portland’s Roseland Theater in support of “Whenever”

As part of their “The Wherever Tour”, Atmosphere stopped by Portland’s Roseland Theater on February 21, 2020. This performance was in tandem with the recent release of their newest studio album “Whenever”. Certified veterans in the hip-hop game, this is their seventh album and certainly not their last. Continue Reading

Loose Buttons play a sold-out show at The Dance in celebration of their debut album

To celebrate the release of their debut album, Something Better, Loose Buttons played a sold-out show at The Dance in NYC with support from Been Stellar and Stolen Jars.

As a follower of the band since late 2017, it has been amazing to see how much they have grown. The first time I saw Loose Buttons perform was at Alphaville, a small bar in Brooklyn. Since then, they’ve performed at various venues in the NYC area including, Mercury Lounge, Elsewhere Zone One, and Baby’s All Right. As New York natives, the band has developed a strong sense of community with other local DIY artists, and their presence within the NYC music scene and neighboring communities strengthen with every show they play.

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Korn, Breaking Benjamin and Bones (UK) fill the Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul with anthemic rock

Winter in Minnesota usually means there’s a small break for me when it comes to show coverage. This break has typically ended in February, and this year was no different. I found myself making the trek into downtown Saint Paul to the Xcel Energy Center to cover Bones (UK), Breaking Benjamin, and Korn. Continue Reading

Motion City Soundtrack pack the House of Blues in Anaheim with an all-ages crowd (with Arms Akimbo)

Motion City Soundtrack played a packed House of Blues Anaheim on January 23rd with support from Arms Akimbo and Mom Jeans. Their show described by someone who’s never seen them (in one word)? Amazing. The large crowd was especially diverse in age, with seasoned fans mixing with those young enough to have just finished kindergarten at the time of Commit This To Memory’s 2005 release. Continue Reading

Nashville-based singer-songwriter Ron Pope visits the Aladdin Theater in Portland (with Caroline Spence)

On January 28th, Nashville-based pop and rock singer-songwriter, Ron Pope played Portland, OR’s Aladdin Theater. Continue Reading

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