Not often does a band’s name describe how you feel after their show, but after Fucked Up, I was definitely fucked up. Read more
Posts from the ‘shows’ Category
Sometimes the universe takes a dump on you, like when your crush cracks your back before class and you lose control of your bowels. But other times, the stars align and you’re able to score a ticket to witness Bon Iver, Fleet Foxes, and The Walkmen perform a one-night only indie rock Superbowl in Phoenix, AZ. Thankfully, I experienced the latter. Read more
Budding concert-goer Dave Garman and I recently had the opportunity to see Animal Collective perform at Merriweather Post Pavilion in Columbia, Maryland. We imagined it would be like seeing The Beatles at Abbey Road, Pink Floyd on the dark side of the moon, or Led Zeppelin amongst ancient ruins, surrounded by mysterious naked children.
Unless you are really into boots, Nelsonville, OH is usually just a pit stop between Columbus and Athens. This past weekend, though, Nelsonville became a destination for an eclectic group of musicians, merchants, fans, and families as the campus of Hocking College played host to the 7th annual Nelsonville Music Festival headlined by The Flaming Lips. Read more
Contrary to its modern day significance, Cinco de Mayo is not a celebration of cerveza, tacos, or Lee Trevino. In fact, Cinco de Mayo commemorates the vastly outnumbered Mexican militia’s victory over the French at the Battle of Puebla in 1862. Only appropriate on this day, then, to take in a show featuring bands whose names invoke images of a massacre. Read more
Let me begin by expressing a general disdain for the ownership of Outland. They routinely fail to achieve what even the most dysfunctional middle school drama clubs have accomplished–presenting a live performance. They’re so bad that a majority of the crowd missed the first opener, The Naked and Famous, because of Outland’s inability to simply let people in the door. Read more