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

The Get Up Kids / Kevin Devine / Shannen Moser – Trocadero Theatre – Philadelphia, PA – 12/31/17

Philadelphia rang in the New Year with The Get Up Kids at the Trocadero Theatre. Opening the show was local musician Shannen Moser and long time friend of the Get Up Kids Kevin Devine.  Shannen Moser opened the show with cello player Julia Peters and played a set of soft and blissful songs to a… Read More The Get Up Kids / Kevin Devine / Shannen Moser – Trocadero Theatre – Philadelphia, PA – 12/31/17

Dan Andriano / Matt Pryor / Joe Michelini / Lily Pryor – The Wonder Bar – Asbury Park, NJ – 4/18/17

Dan Andriano of Alkaline Trio and Matt Pryor of The Get Up Kids, The New Amsterdams, and many others embarked on a solo North American tour this year from February to May with a stop at the infamous Wonder Bar in Asbury Park, New Jersey.  Splitting headliner duties, both Matt and Dan perform songs spanning their… Read More Dan Andriano / Matt Pryor / Joe Michelini / Lily Pryor – The Wonder Bar – Asbury Park, NJ – 4/18/17

Downwrite.com Presents: Matt Pryor / Blue of Colors / Josh Berwanger / Bob Manna / Mark Rose / PJ Bond – Asbury Lanes – Asbury Park, NJ – 5/10/14

Last Saturday I attended the New Jersey stop of the Downwrite tour at Asbury Lanes.  As always, Asbury Lanes was great, but so was this show.  Probably the most entertaining show I’ve been to in awhile.  Featured collaborations, group sing-a-longs, and Jar Jar Binks. The first musician to grace the stage was PJ Bond.  I… Read More Downwrite.com Presents: Matt Pryor / Blue of Colors / Josh Berwanger / Bob Manna / Mark Rose / PJ Bond – Asbury Lanes – Asbury Park, NJ – 5/10/14