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

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

The Get Up Kids / Into It. Over It. / Rozwell Kid – Starland Ballroom – Sayreville, NJ – 12/12/15

On December 12 The Get Up Kids performed in New Jersey for their 20th anniversary.  Some may say, “I feel old”, but after the show ended I think the audience felt like their youth.  Opening the show was new Side One Dummy Records records signing Rozwell Kid.  I didn’t know what to expect from this… Read More The Get Up Kids / Into It. Over It. / Rozwell Kid – Starland Ballroom – Sayreville, NJ – 12/12/15

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