Month: August 2017

London’s The Big Moon brings smiles and guitar-heavy melodies to Massachusetts

Deep into Tuesday night at the Great Scott in Allston, The Big Moon, of London, England, assembled onstage with huge smiles. Even before the first chord was strummed, fans from a large age range were already lightly bouncing, a zealous energy filling the small venue from the front to the back. This was the second time The Big Moon had played Boston, and many familiar faces adorned the crowd. Continue Reading

SZA’s CTRL tour comes to Boston, with Smino from St. Louis and Ravyn Lenae from Chicago

Coming off the heels of her universally acclaimed album CTRL (pronounced control), New Jersey bred R&B songstress, and TDE signee SZA (real name Solana Imani Rowe), hit the Boston stop of her Fall headlining tour with a smooth, eclectic display of standout tracks. Also on the bill were supporting acts Smino from St. Louis and Ravyn Lenae from Chicago, both of whom enthralled the already eager crowd with a refreshing energy on cuts like “blkswn” and “Moon Shoes” respectively. Continue Reading

You should probably go see Kasabian in September during their string of U.S. shows

Kasabian, the beloved U.K. band that has headlined Glastonbury and Leeds and has twice won the Q Award for “Best Act in the World Today,” are playing a series of North American dates in September. The band released their sixth studio album For Crying Out Loud in the UK on May 5th, landing them their 5th UK #1 album, and they’ll be supporting the new music at relatively small venues in eight cities. Continue Reading

The Rocket Summer celebrate the 10 year anniversary of “Do You Feel” in Minneapolis

Texas based alternative artist The Rocket Summer celebrated the 10 year anniversary of their third album “Do You Feel” by embarking on a mid summer North American tour, playing the album in its entirety for the first time. The Do Your Feel 10 Year Anniversary Tour stopped in Minneapolis at The Cabooze this past weekend, brining together a crowd of people eager to hear the album in addition to favorites spanning across The Rocket Summer’s entire discography. Continue Reading

Spanish quartet MOURN returns to the U.S. in September, including a Brooklyn show with Sloppy Jane

The Spanish quartet MOURN are returning to the United States this summer, playing a string of shows that includes Brooklyn’s Knitting Factory and sets at Hopscotch Festival and Pop Montreal. Continue Reading

Charles Bradley, Ty Segall, Tank & The Bangas and more come together at the electric Pickathon Music Festival

Despite the unusual heatwave combined with a haze of smoke that traveled from British Columbia to Oregon, crowds nevertheless descended onto Pendavaris Farm in Happy Valley for the 19th-Annual Pickathon Music Festival. Pickathon is a different experience compared to most camping festivals. Continue Reading

Preview: The Head and the Heart and The Lone Bellow to bring their warm, rootsy music to Central Park Summerstage

Two of the best Americana and indie folk acts around are coming together for a show in New York City next month. On September 21, The Head and the Heart will be joined by The Lone Bellow for what’s sure to be a night of warm, big-hearted, rootsy music. Continue Reading

Baltimore’s Moonrise Festival sees strong sets from Run The Jewels, Dillstradamus, Lil Uzi Vert and Porter Robinson

Baltimore’s Moonrise Festival brought together some of the hottest EDM and hip hop acts for a two day bash. Our favorite sets and photos are below. Continue Reading

Lizzo, Flatbush Zombies, Sleigh Bells and more acts to catch at The Meadows in New York City this September

Let’s cut to the chase. The Meadows is the best festival in New York City this year, and while the lineup is especially stands out because of the stellar headliners, it’s not too shabby further down the bill too. Before you catch Jay Z, The Red Hot Chili Peppers and M.I.A., look out for these five artists that we’re especially excited to watch this September 15 to 17. Continue Reading

England and Arkansas merge as Royal Blood and Welles play LA’s Observatory

On Sunday, the UK rock duo Royal Blood played in front of a sold out crowd at the Observatory in Santa Anna. The duo started off the night by playing “Where Are You Now?,” which is off their new record “How Did We Get So Dark”.

The band was joined by Welles, a band from Arkansas. The band played songs from there new EP “Codeine”. The sold out crowd moshed and head banged to the heavy sounds of Royal Blood. With the release of their second record the band is continuing to rise up in the music world.

Royal Blood

Royal Blood

Royal Blood

Royal Blood

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