Abandoned Farm House – Stewartsville, NJ – 4/23/17

Disclaimer:  I do not promote trespassing on grounds that is off limits to the public.  If you wish to visit an abandoned place, for your safety, please reach out to the property owners to gain access.  If you don’t, I am not held accountable for the fines or injuries that may occur. A few months… Read More Abandoned Farm House – Stewartsville, NJ – 4/23/17

Dropkick Murphys / Rancid – Festival Pier – Philadephia, PA – 8/3/17

Punk rock and summer, a combination that goes well together.  There is something  magical about driving around blasting those punk rock anthems with the windows down during this time of year.  There is also something magical about hearing punk rock blast through Philadelphia with the Benjamin Franklin bridge in the distance while the sun sets.… Read More Dropkick Murphys / Rancid – Festival Pier – Philadephia, PA – 8/3/17

Dashboard Confessional / All American Rejects / The Maine / The Social Animals – Sands Event Center – Bethlehem, PA – 7/30/17

The summer months are always filled with massive summer tours, and every year fans think this year is better than the last!  This is a discussion that could face many different answers, but 2017 does prove to have some good summer time concerts.  One tour with a stacked lineup, from opener to headliner, is the… Read More Dashboard Confessional / All American Rejects / The Maine / The Social Animals – Sands Event Center – Bethlehem, PA – 7/30/17

Jimmy Eat Wold / Beach Slang – Sherman Theater – Stroudsburg, PA – 5/13/17

Jimmy Eat World came back to Sherman Theater to celebrate their newest release Integrity Blues.  The previous visit was during their 10 year anniversary tour of Futures which can be seen here.  Tagging along was one of the best live bands out there today, Beach Slang.  Hailing from Philadelphia and featuring lead singer of now defunct band Weston,… Read More Jimmy Eat Wold / Beach Slang – Sherman Theater – Stroudsburg, PA – 5/13/17

The Movielife / The Flatliners / MakeWar – Amityville Music Hall – Amityville, NY – 5/7/17

The Movielife are back!  A month ago, The Movielife announced that there would be a new album out this Fall on Rise Records along with more shows and activity.  To celebrate the announcement a handful of shows at intimate venues were also announced including a hometown show in Long Island at Amityville Music Hall.  MakeWar… Read More The Movielife / The Flatliners / MakeWar – Amityville Music Hall – Amityville, NY – 5/7/17

Rehasher / We Are The Union / MakeWar – Mercury Lounge – New York, NY – 4/21/17

Once and awhile, when Less Than Jake take a short breather, Roger Lima explores his other band Rehasher.  For those that don’t know who Rehasher is, think the punk songs of Less Than Jake, i.e. no horns or upstroke guitars, blended with bands like Lagwagon and Descendents.  Quite honestly the best mix you can have.… Read More Rehasher / We Are The Union / MakeWar – Mercury Lounge – New York, NY – 4/21/17

Pepper / Less Than Jake / The Bunny Gang / The Attack – Playstation Theater – New York, NY – 2/17/17

The Pepper and Less Than Jake co-headliner tour sponsored by St. Pauli stopped at Playstation Theater in New York City on February 17.  Before the show, I was given the opportunity to follow Roger Lima, Chris DeMakes, and J.R. of Less Than Jake around the city as they did acoustic performances and Q&A at major… Read More Pepper / Less Than Jake / The Bunny Gang / The Attack – Playstation Theater – New York, NY – 2/17/17

Austin Plaine – Rockwood Music Hall – New York, NY – 1/30/17

After seeing Austin Plaine in 2015 at Starland Ballroom in Sayreville, NJ with Brian Fallon, click HERE for photos, I became a big fan of his work and his outlook on life.  Any time he came through either New Jersey or Pennsylvania I tried my hardest to go out to the show.  I am writing this as a… Read More Austin Plaine – Rockwood Music Hall – New York, NY – 1/30/17