Dustin Kensrue – Andy Hull – Gobotron // 3.28.17 Baton Rouge, LA

Dustin Kensrue Andy Hull Gobotron 3.28.17 The Varsity Theatre, Baton Rouge, LA Last week, Thrice frontman Dustin Kensrue and Manchester Orchestra’s Andy Hull and Robert McDowell came through Baton Rouge and performed acoustic songs for an eager crowd. The Varsity Theatre was packed, despite it being a late show on Continue Reading

Interview with Matthew John Clarke of Milestones

With their latest album, Equal Measures, released in the summer of 2016, UK pop-punk act Milestones has been touring non-stop throughout the UK and Europe. We caught up with vocalist Matt before their first show on tour opening for Mayday Parade in New Orleans, LA (also their first show in Continue Reading

Mayday Parade “A Lesson in Romantics” 10 Year Tour // 3.23.17 New Orleans, LA

Mayday Parade “A Lesson in Romantics” 10 Year Anniversary Tour Knuckle Puck Milestones 3.23.17 House of Blues, New Orleans, LA Making a pretty significant dent in the early/mid-2000’s emo world, Mayday Parade has been one of those bands that has stuck around but remained relevant even after ten plus years. Continue Reading

Bad Suns – From Indian Lakes // 3.16.17 Baton Rouge, LA

Bad Suns From Indian Lakes 3.16.17 The Spanish Moon, Baton Rouge, LA “We played Spanish Moon about 3 years ago and there were like 10 people in the audience,” Christo Bowman gushed to the packed venue last Thursday March 16 in Baton Rouge. If you’ve kept up with anything near Continue Reading

August Burns Red – Protest the Hero – In Hearts Wake – ’68 // New Orleans 2.2.17

August Burns Red Messengers Anniversary Tour with Protest the Hero In Hearts Wake ’68 House of Blues, New Orleans, LA 2.2.17 Photographs and Words by Jordan Hefler It seems that there are ten year tours popping up all over the place now. The August Burns Red Messengers tour was surrounded Continue Reading

Relient K – Switchfoot // New Orleans, LA 11.9.16

Looking for America Tour Relient K Switchfoot New Orleans, LA 11.9.16 Ironically the day after the 2016 presidential election, the “Looking for America” tour came through New Orleans, featuring Relient K and Switchfoot. The House of Blues was packed with an audience of all ages, eagerly awaiting the rock bands’ Continue Reading

Viridia – Evanescence // New Orleans, LA 11.6.16

Viridia Evanescence The Saenger Theatre New Orleans, LA 11.6.2016 Everyone at this point knows who Evanescence is. The iconic multi-platinum band of the early 2000’s is most well known for their edgy rock sound and haunting vocals by front woman Amy Lee. The cool November night at the historic Saenger Continue Reading

What Sparked Your Interest With Blonde Roses

New Orleans-based rock ‘n’ roll outfit Blonde Roses recently wrapped their tour with The Spill Canvas in the states and during their stop in Louisiana, Harry Rosenberg, Albert Moliere, and Molly Portier caught up with Stitched Sound Editor Jordan Hefler and talked about what influenced their decisions to become musicians. Continue Reading

The Spill Canvas – Luxley – Blonde Roses // New Orleans, LA 9.30.16

“Requestour” The Spill Canvas Luxley Blonde Roses New Orleans, LA 9.30.16 It’s been a long time since The Spill Canvas has performed at the House of Blues in New Orleans, LA and fans packed the small upstairs venue, The Parish, eagerly awaiting the rock band’s return. Opening the show were two Continue Reading

Islander – Bad Seed Rising – Ventruss // Baton Rouge, LA 9.28.16

Islander Bad Seed Rising Ventruss Baton Rouge, LA 9.28.16 Being local to Baton Rouge, it’s not as common for me to get to cover bigger, relevant acts without having to drive to New Orleans or Texas. I was ecstatic to catch Islander, Bad Seed Rising, and local opener Ventruss at the iconic Continue Reading