Month: September 2018

Kali Uchis sells out the Showbox SoDo in Seattle for an energetic, upbeat show

Mix sexy and spicy together and you’ll have the perfect description of a Kali Uchis show. She sold out the Showbox SoDo in Seattle, packing the place with over 1,000 fans. Continue Reading

2 years ago

Cherub bring infectious sounds and top-notch lighting to The Westcott in Syracuse

If you thought that there was nothing better than taking it easy on a Sunday night, you were terribly mistaken. On September 23rd at The Westcott Theater in Syracuse, NY, electro-indie duo Cherub were doing the opposite of taking it easy, and made it feel like the party of the year for everyone who said “screw you” to homework and catching up on sleep. Continue Reading

2 years ago

Slow Hollows, Crosslegged and Stevie Wolf bring soulful, rich sounds to Brooklyn’s Baby’s All Right

Drained after a long week, I sat on the bus thinking about the next four hours and what was to come. The facts: Slow Hollows was playing at Baby’s All Right in Brooklyn, NY. Doors, 8 pm. On the bus, the silence was peaceful yet deafening. Just me, a woman in her mid-thirties or early forties, and the bus driver. 7 pm on a Friday night. En route, a wave of nerves hit me. I had not been to a show in over two months. The silence persisted and continued to linger up until I arrived at the venue. I was home. Continue Reading

2 years ago

joan and Misterwives bring energetic, groovy pop-rock to Texas Live! in Arlington, Texas

I’ve been a fan of joan since around the time they first released music about a year ago. I remember hearing their song “Love Somebody Like You” and thought “Yep, I can definitely see myself becoming obsessed with this band’s music”. Continue Reading

2 years ago

Catch Grammy Award winner Miguel on his national tour in support of “War & Leisure”

Having just completed his sold-out Spring tour in early April, Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter Miguel announces that he will embark on a North American tour this Fall in support of his critically praised fourth studio album, War & Leisure.

The 26 date tour kicked off on August 23rd in Boston, Massachusetts and is concluding on September 28th in Seattle, Washington at the WaMu Theater. OVO’s dvsn will be opening for Miguel. Visit for more information and to purchase tickets.

You can stream Miguel’s album, War & Leisure, here.

Photo by Brian Benton, cover photo by Timothy Saccenti

2 years ago

Interview: The Regrettes talk recording in Nashville, favorite songs and comfortable Reeboks

The Regrettes are sitting together like the cool punk kids you see in all the movies. It’s natural for them to lead a crowd; they held the attention of their audience at Bumbershoot like seasoned pros. Fronted by Lydia Night, The Regrettes are taking the punk rock scene by storm. We got the chance to chat with them at Bumbershoot. Continue Reading

2 years ago

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

2 years ago

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

2 years ago

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

2 years ago

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

2 years ago
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