Voodoo Threauxdown featuring Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue / Galactic / Preservation Hall Jazz Band / New Breed Brass Band – Musikfest – Bethlehem, PA – 8/2/18

Bethlehem, PA was transformed into New Orleans, LA during Musikfest’s opening night on August 2nd and for those that have never visited New Orleans or Bourbon Street, the Voodoo Threauxdown tour filled in that gap.  The tour, which is headlined by Trombone Shorty featured Galactic, Preservation Hall Jazz Band, New Breed Brass Band, and with… Read More Voodoo Threauxdown featuring Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue / Galactic / Preservation Hall Jazz Band / New Breed Brass Band – Musikfest – Bethlehem, PA – 8/2/18

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

Skanksgiving 2019 – Starland Ballroom – Sayreville, NJ – 11/30/19

I believe it started in 2013, and at that time it was two nights, but Starland Ballroom started a yearly tradition that I don’t think anyone would’ve thought it would last for 6 years.  The yearly tradition became known as Skanksgiving,  It would become a yearly show all the ska fans would count on to… Read More Skanksgiving 2019 – Starland Ballroom – Sayreville, NJ – 11/30/19

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

The Who – Citizens Bank Park – Philadelphia, PA – 5/25/19

For over 50 years, The Who has been rock ‘n’ roll’s longest running band and even though Roger Daltrey and Pete Townshend have mentioned they are ready to stop, the road and music is embedded in their blood to the point where they can’t let go.  For their latest tour, “Moving On!”, The Who prove… Read More The Who – Citizens Bank Park – Philadelphia, PA – 5/25/19

The Bouncing Souls In-Store – Vintage Vinyl – Fords, NJ – 3/15/19

For thirty years, the Bouncing Souls have been playing all around the globe, from basements to clubs to massive sized festivals, they have seen and done it all.  However, regardless of the size of the audience or the success they receive, the Souls are still and always will be the same humble guys they were… Read More The Bouncing Souls In-Store – Vintage Vinyl – Fords, NJ – 3/15/19

Brian Fallon / Caitlin Rose – Starland Ballroom – Sayreville, NJ – 4/29/18

Local artist Brian Fallon made his triumph return to Starland Ballroom, but this time in support of the second release Sleepwalkers.  For tour support he brought singer and songwriter Caitlin Rose who opened the show with a warm reception.  Caitlin’s music fitted perfectly into the night, with her folky country sound, the crowd seemed memorized by… Read More Brian Fallon / Caitlin Rose – Starland Ballroom – Sayreville, NJ – 4/29/18

The Dull Blue Lights – Musikfest – Bethlehem, PA – 8/5/18

Returning to Musikfest once again was local Philadelphia basement soul band the Dull Blue Lights.  Performing one of their most exhilarating sets I’ve seen yet at the Musikfest Cafe stage on the south side campus of Musikfest, Dull Blue Lights’ hour and half set featured covers and original material.  The band, now a four piece,… Read More The Dull Blue Lights – Musikfest – Bethlehem, PA – 8/5/18