American Aquarium / Tommy Prine – The Foundry – Philadelphia, PA – 12/8/21

Closing out the year with a short East Coast run, American Aquarium stopped at the Foundry in Philadelphia and played a hell of a set for a Wednesday night. For this leg of the tour, opening the show was Tommy Prine. If it wasn’t known before his set by the 5th song Tommy introduced himself… Read More American Aquarium / Tommy Prine – The Foundry – Philadelphia, PA – 12/8/21

The Juliana Theory / Mae – Theatre Of Living Arts – Philadelphia, PA – 11/28/21

The beginning of the 2000’s was the best years for me to find music.  My search for new music was reading the liner notes in albums to see what bands were thanked, compilation albums were a huge part in discovering new bands, and then there was just going to shows with no idea how a… Read More The Juliana Theory / Mae – Theatre Of Living Arts – Philadelphia, PA – 11/28/21

Boston To Berkeley II Tour featuring Rancid / Dropkick Murphys / The Bronx – The Mann Center – Philadelphia, PA – 8/31/21

In 2017 the Dropkick Murphys and Rancid embarked on the Boston To Berkeley tour, which proved to be one the best packaged summer tours. Due to schedules and then a pandemic, it wouldn’t be until 2021 that we see the Boston To Berkeley II tour and just like the first time around the tour proved… Read More Boston To Berkeley II Tour featuring Rancid / Dropkick Murphys / The Bronx – The Mann Center – Philadelphia, PA – 8/31/21

Ace Enders / Pronoun / Carly Cosgrove – The Foundry – Philadelphia, PA – 7/24/21

With concerts coming back in full force, not many of them are being put on inside out of caution. However, the first show back inside wasn’t a loud shoulder to shoulder mosh pit show, but a quite acoustic one. Acoustic shows usually are just as exciting as a full band show because you hear your… Read More Ace Enders / Pronoun / Carly Cosgrove – The Foundry – Philadelphia, PA – 7/24/21

I Am The Avalanche / MakeWar – Milkboy – Philadelphia, PA – 12/9/18

It’s very rare when I Am The Avalanche plays shows, even rarer is when the original lineup plays the show, but that is what happened over a three day tour. Amityville, NY, Virginia Beach, VA, and Philadelphia, PA closed out 2018 with I Am The Avalanche shows that featured the original lineup. The Philadelphia date… Read More I Am The Avalanche / MakeWar – Milkboy – Philadelphia, PA – 12/9/18

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

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

The Bouncing Souls / The Bronx / Strike Anywhere – Theatre Of Living Arts – Philadelphia, PA – 12/14/19

The Bouncing Souls spread their holiday cheer around the world this year in celebration of their 30th Anniversary as a band.  For the last leg of their 2019 tour, they conquered their home coast of the east before the holidays.  Philadelphia had a big turn out that they played not one, but two shows where… Read More The Bouncing Souls / The Bronx / Strike Anywhere – Theatre Of Living Arts – Philadelphia, PA – 12/14/19