The Kooks – Barns Courtney – Future Feats // Baltimore, MD 3.2.19

The Kooks w/ Barns Courtney, and Future Feats March 2, 2019 Rams Head Live! Baltimore, MD Words and Photos by Phill McDonald   On Saturday, March 2, 2019, The Kooks brought their trademark sound to a packed house at Rams Head Live!. I’ve been a fan of them for quite some Continue Reading

The Japanese House – Fake Laugh // Philadelphia, PA 12.12.18

The Japanese House w/ Fake Laugh December 12, 2018 The Foundry Philadelphia, PA Words and Photos by Phill McDonald   On December 12th, The Japanese House brought their lush sounds to The Foundry. Accompanied by opener Fake Laugh, the show was full of musical prowess and introspection. An act that was Continue Reading

Pale Waves – Miya Folick – The Candescents // Washington, DC 11.10.18

Pale Waves w/ Miya Folick, and The Candescents November 10, 2018 U Street Music Hall Washington, DC Words and Photos by Phill McDonald   On November 10th, Pale Waves graced D.C. with their presence. Label mate opener The Candescents got the night started, and set the tone for what was to Continue Reading

Dermot Kennedy – Kellyn Marie Goler // Washington, DC 10.26.18

Dermot Kennedy w/ Kellyn Marie Goler October 26, 2018 Black Cat Washington, DC Words and Photos by Phill McDonald On October 26th Dermot Kennedy brought his immense talents to Washington, DC. It was the first night of his US tour, and the fans welcomed him back with open arms. Local musician Continue Reading

Ben Howard – Wye Oak // Morrison, CO 10.1.18

Ben Howard w/ Wye Oak October 1, 2018 Red Rocks Amphitheater Morrison, CO Words and Photos by Phill McDonald On October 1st Ben Howard brought his Noonday Dream tour to Red Rocks Amphitheater. Accompanied by Baltimore powerhouse Wye Oak, the night was a transcendent reverie. Red Rocks is a venue Continue Reading