Badflower – Weathers – Dead Poet Society // Pittsburgh, PA // 11.02.2019

Badflower with Weathers and Dead Poet Society Rex Theater Pittsburgh, PA November 02nd, 2019 Badflower rolled into Pittsburgh on Saturday, November 2nd to close out the US run of their “OK IM SICK Tour” at Rex Theater. It was a bit of a homecoming for drummer Anthony Sonetti as he Continue Reading

Ruston Kelly // Cleveland, OH // 10.31.2019

Ruston Kelly Cambridge Room at the House OF Blues Cleveland, OH October 31st 2019 No better way to spend Halloween than to listen to Ruston Kelly perform a few tracks of his album “Halloween”. Despite it being a holiday, the Cambridge Room at the House of Blues filled up pretty Continue Reading

Taking Back Sunday – Red City Radio // Cleveland, OH // 10.21.2019 & 10.22.2019

Taking Back Sunday with Red City Radio House OF Blues Cleveland, OH October 21st & 22nd, 2019 Taking Back Sunday celebrated their 20th anniversary at the House Of Blues in Cleveland by playing for two consecutive nights. Opening up was a punk rock band from Oklahoma, Red City Radio. They Continue Reading

Mat Kearney – Eli Teplin // Kent, OH // 10.20.2019

Mat Kearney with Eli Teplin Kent Stage Kent, OH October 20th, 2019   Mat Kearney brought his highly anticipated City of Black & White Revisited Tour to The Kent Stage on Sunday night. In celebration of the 10th anniversary of this album, Mat and two musicians performed stripped-down versions of some Continue Reading

Donovan Woods // Columbus, OH // 10.19.2019

Donovan Woods A&R Music Bar Columbus, OH October 19th, 2019   Donovan Woods is a Canadian folk and country singer-songwriter and I first saw him opening up for Alan Doyle a few years ago. When it was announced that he’d play at the A&R Music Bar in Columbus, I simply Continue Reading

Steven Page Trio // Kent, OH // 2019-10-15

Steven Page Trio Kent Stage Kent, OH October 15th, 2019   Steven Page, a member of the Canadian Music Hall of Fame, performed an incredible  performance with his Steven Page Trio in Kent, OH at the beautiful Kent Stage this week. Dean Friedman started the night and his set was Continue Reading

Less Than Jake – Bowling For Soup – Authority Zero // Cleveland, OH // 2019-10-11

Less Than Jake and Bowling For Soup with Authority Zero House Of Blues Cleveland, OH October 11th, 2019   The Good Vibes and High Fives Tour 2019 featuring Less Than Jake and Bowling For Soup celebrated its last night of the tour in Cleveland and what a fun night it Continue Reading

Ghost – Nothing More // Youngstown, OH // 2019-10-10

Ghost with Nothing More Covelli Center Youngstown, OH October 10th, 2019   Ghost brought their highly anticipated The Ultimate Tour Named Death tour to the Covelli Center in Youngstown, OH on October 10th. Opening up the night was rockband Nothing More from Texas and the crowd loved them. Frontman Cardinal Copia Continue Reading

Andy Grammer – Nightly // Cleveland, OH // 2019-09-26

Andy Grammer with Nightly House Of Blues Cleveland, OH September 26th, 2019 Andy Grammer brought his highly anticipated Don’t Give Up On Me Tour to the House Of Blues in Cleveland this week. Opening the night were Nightly,  an alternative pop band from Nashville, Tennessee. The crowd loved them and Continue Reading

Stone Temple Pilots – Rival Sons // Cleveland, OH // 09.24.2019

Stone Temple Pilots and Rival Sons with Tyler Bryant and the Shakedown The Agora Cleveland, OH September 24th, 2019 Stone Temple Pilots and Rival Sons brought their highly anticipated double headliner tour to the Agora in Cleveland. Opening the night were Tyler Bryant and the Shakedown and they did a Continue Reading

Lana Del Rey’s “Norman Fucking Rockwell!” is a poignant observation of the American dream

Lana Del Rey’s sixth album release is finally here and Norman Fucking Rockwell! is a sarcastic, breathy, and nostalgically charged observation of the present day. Lana has always been known for her cynical yet laissez-faire way of pointing out her experiences and flaws, and this album concisely brings that approach Continue Reading

Kacey Musgraves – Yola // Cleveland, OH // 09.06.2019

Kacey Musgraves with Yola Jacobs Pavilion at Nautica Cleveland, OH September 06th, 2019 Kacey Musgraves blessed Ohio with one final date on her “Oh, What a World: Tour II” this past spring when announcing it would be in Cleveland at beautiful Jacobs Pavilion at Nautica. She had previously played Columbus this past January Continue Reading