Valencia / Hidden In Plain View – Theatre Of Living Arts – Philadelphia, PA – 6/28/19

On June 29th, the last East Coast Warped Tour date would hit Atlantic City, NJ and celebrating 25 years as a moving festival. Before that date, some bands would come together to play shows before the big festival date. Valencia and Hidden In Plain View would join together to play in Philadelphia at the TLA… Read More Valencia / Hidden In Plain View – Theatre Of Living Arts – Philadelphia, PA – 6/28/19

Slingshot Dakota – Musikfest – Bethlehem, PA – 8/3/18

Slingshot Dakota has become a staple band to see at Musikfest for fans and onlookers.  Comprised of husband, Tom Patterson, and wife, Carly Comando, the duo put on an electric performance each year.  Tom’s drumming is chaotic that you wonder if his drums will break at any minute.  Just watching him perform is like seeing… Read More Slingshot Dakota – Musikfest – Bethlehem, PA – 8/3/18

The Early November / Mercy Union / T. Gunn & The Semantics – Mountain Creek -Vernon, NJ – 2/29/20

Mountain Creek, which is a four season resort that has something for everyone anytime of the year, put on their free winter concert featuring three New Jersey bands, Early November, Mercy Union, and T. Gunn & The Semantics.  For a resort that doesn’t specialize in concerts, the lineup was one of the best and the… Read More The Early November / Mercy Union / T. Gunn & The Semantics – Mountain Creek -Vernon, NJ – 2/29/20

The Early November / Have Mercy / Owel – Theatre Of Living Arts – Philadelphia, PA – 10/19/19

A band like The Early November needs no introduction.  For almost 20 years they have consistently put out superior music, to the point where with each release the listener thinks, how will they out do this album?  Somehow they do, and it can’t be said that they don’t challenge themselves when it comes to it. … Read More The Early November / Have Mercy / Owel – Theatre Of Living Arts – Philadelphia, PA – 10/19/19

The Get Up Kids / Racquet Club / Ageist – Theatre Of Living Arts – Philadelphia, PA – 7/14/18

Seven years after their reunion album There Are Rules, the Get Up Kids finally released new material on a four track e.p. entitled Kicker on Polyvinyl Records.  The four songs were a return to form sort a speak where the energy of their earlier albums are clearly present, but it still had hints of moving forward like There… Read More The Get Up Kids / Racquet Club / Ageist – Theatre Of Living Arts – Philadelphia, PA – 7/14/18

Motion City Soundtrack / Mat Kerekes / Thin Lips – The Fillmore – Philadelphia, PA – 1/11/20

In 2016 Motion City Soundtrack announced that they were embarking on a farewell tour with no indication if or when they would return.  The band had grown tired of the touring cycle and wanted to branch out and see what else was out there besides Motion City Soundtrack.  It was clear that the future of… Read More Motion City Soundtrack / Mat Kerekes / Thin Lips – The Fillmore – Philadelphia, PA – 1/11/20

Vans Warped Tour 2018 – The Pavilion At Montage Mountain – Scranton, PA – 7/26/18

In 2018 it was announced that Kevin Lyman, founder and owner of Vans Warped Tour, would be ending the festivals after 24 years.  The “punk rock summer camp” would be no more.  Warped Tour was one of it’s kind, no other traveling festival lasted this long, let alone would there ever be another one like… Read More Vans Warped Tour 2018 – The Pavilion At Montage Mountain – Scranton, PA – 7/26/18

The Color Fred / Goddamnit – Kung Fu Necktie – Philadelphia, PA – 6/14/19

A few years back at a house show in Catasauqua, PA Fred Mascherino performed under the name The Color Fred, photos can be seen here.  That was in 2016, and a few years before that Fred did some shows as The Color Fred, but nothing major.  The few shows here and there made fans speculate that… Read More The Color Fred / Goddamnit – Kung Fu Necktie – Philadelphia, PA – 6/14/19

Digger / Don’t Sleep / Goddamnit / Nowhere Roads – The Gas House Dance Hall – Catasauqua, PA – 5/17/19

Besides the major cities in the Lehigh Valley, i.e. Bethlehem, Allentown, and Easton, sometimes the surrounding Lehigh Valley towns also throw on great shows.  That was the case for the tiny town of Catasauqua on May 17th.  The newest venue, The Gas House Dance Hall which also has dance lessons and a great coffee at… Read More Digger / Don’t Sleep / Goddamnit / Nowhere Roads – The Gas House Dance Hall – Catasauqua, PA – 5/17/19