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

St. Paul & The Broken Bones / Ratboys – Zoellner Arts Center – Bethlehem, PA – 9/15/17

St. Paul & The Broken Bones came to historic Bethlehem, PA and awoke a sleepy crowd with their soulful sound.  Opening the show were their friends from Chicago, IL the Ratboys.  Ratboys played a fun and comical set showcasing their indie rock sound with singer Julia Steiner informing the crowd the meaning behind songs.  This… Read More St. Paul & The Broken Bones / Ratboys – Zoellner Arts Center – Bethlehem, PA – 9/15/17

Father John Misty – Musikfest – Bethlehem, PA – 8/6/17

Touring off his third and latest album, Pure Comedy, Father John Misty made his Bethlehem debut at Musikfest on August 6th.  Opening with the titled track, the crowd’s unified voices could be heard over Josh Tillman’s voice.  For the crowd there on a Sunday night, they made it clear that they were there for a show… Read More Father John Misty – Musikfest – Bethlehem, PA – 8/6/17

Hodera / The Cardboard Sword / The Other Stars / Dollys / Puddle Splasher – 73 See Gallery & Design Studio – Montclair, NJ – 5/18/16

Last week I decided on a whim to check out a local show in my area.  The show was in Montclair at 73 See Gallery & Design Studio with two touring bands and three local bands.  For a Wednesday night it was a fairly good turn out, and I must say North Jersey has a… Read More Hodera / The Cardboard Sword / The Other Stars / Dollys / Puddle Splasher – 73 See Gallery & Design Studio – Montclair, NJ – 5/18/16

The Bouncing Souls/Andrew Jackson Jihad/Screaming Females/Seaside Caves – Starland Ballroom – Sayreville, NJ – 7/17/15

How I spent my summer vacation.  A writing assignment most children have to complete their first week back to school after the summer break.  Most essays are filled with trips to the beach, amusement parks, bbqs, camp, etc.  However, I am curious about how many kids will mention seeing The Bouncing Souls perform their album How I… Read More The Bouncing Souls/Andrew Jackson Jihad/Screaming Females/Seaside Caves – Starland Ballroom – Sayreville, NJ – 7/17/15

Third Eye Blind/Dashboard Confessional/No Wyld – The Stone Pony – Asbury Park, NJ – 6/13/15

Summer has begun.  Even though the first day of summer is days away, summer concerts are in full swing and I started mine off on a high note at none other than the Stone Pony.  An early show with three bands that make music for summer.  The first of the three was the up and coming… Read More Third Eye Blind/Dashboard Confessional/No Wyld – The Stone Pony – Asbury Park, NJ – 6/13/15