Florence and the Machine brings energy and joy to Seattle’s Key Arena (with Lizzo and St. Vincent)

Florence Welch of Florence and The Machine is an angel of effervescence. The North American leg of the High As Hope Tour kicked off in Seattle at Key Arena. A lineup of powerfully strong women filled the night. Lizzo kicked off the night. Her energy is consistently high. Lizzo is an empowerment of body positivity, and she touched on the subject several times during her performance. Continue Reading

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At Madison Square Garden, Childish Gambino’s “last tour” felt more like a new beginning

We talk about Donald Glover as an actor, a comedian, a director and a rapper, but I’d argue there’s more than that. Continue Reading

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Owl City takes the stage in Milwaukee to kick off The Cinematic Tour, his first in three years

Owl City’s Milwaukee show marked the beginning of the band’s first tour in three years. Perhaps this is what added to the crowd’s excitement, taking it from typical giddiness to a barely contained buzzing as a cheer erupted every time the lighting changed even slightly between sets. Continue Reading

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Sam Smith returns to the spotlight as smooth vocals fill Seattle’s Key Arena

Being serenaded by Sam Smith should be on everybody’s bucket list of things to experience. Seattle was given a wondrous night with Sam as he performed to a sold out Key Arena stadium. Unfortunately the opener, Beth Ditto, was unable to perform due to illness. Continue Reading

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Interview: Carlie Hanson on her upcoming tours, “Sierra Burgess is a Loser”, and moving to Seattle (maybe)

Carlie Hanson drips confidence. Her effortlessly cool demeanor naturally draws people’s attention. She’s incredibly herself for a young, budding pop sensation in the making. We were lucky enough to chat with Carlie before her set at Bumbershoot. She whispers “Hello, it’s Carlie.” as I slide the mic her way. Continue Reading

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Dodie and Tessa Violet perform quirky, bright sets to a packed house at Brooklyn Steel

Saturday night almost 2,000 fans of Dodie and Tessa Violet lined up outside of Brooklyn Steel in anticipation the sold out show. This was the second stop of the 14 date North American tour. Before the show started, I found myself amazed at the amount of dresses and faces covered in glitter and silver star stickers. Continue Reading

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Interview: Jade Bird talks about her roots as a musician and her favorite shows backstage at Bumbershoot

Jade Bird beams rays of sunshine as she greets us with a warn, cheerful, “Hello!” after her set at Bumbershoot. Energy abounds from the young British singer while the day winds down around her. Continue Reading

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Rise Against, AFI and Anti-Flag fill The Armory in Minneapolis with punk-rock energy

It’s been nearly a month since that last concert that I’ve photographed and the nerves were definitely flowing when I arrived to The Armory in downtown Minneapolis last week for Rise Against. The venue was slowly starting to fill in when I got there, and the sense of excitement for the night ahead was in the air. The lineup for the night consisted of Anti-Flag, AFI, and Rise Against, and this three band lineup was more than enough to get me excited for the night ahead. Continue Reading

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