Posts tagged music festival
Moon Taxi Under The Moon At Greenfield Lake Amphitheatre

American Indie-Alternative Rock band, Moon Taxi, made their way through Wilmington, North Carolina for an outdoor show at Greenfield Lake Amphitheatre. Located in the heart of Wilmington, this gorgeous venue lays beside a calm lake and tall trees. Needless to say the vibes were high when they took the stage.

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PUP’s Sold-Out Show at Union Transfer

Toronto punks, PUP, performed a sold-out Union Transfer in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Joining them were Ratboys and Diet Cig. While PUP’s new album may be named Morbid Stuff, this show was anything but that.

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Tame Impala: Summer Tour and SoundBite’s Top Five Tracks

Psychedelic group, Tame Impala from Perth, Australia was created by frontman Kevin Parker in 2007. Kevin Parker produces, writes, and arranges most of the group’s songs himself. He posted a few tracks onto MySpace and was noticed by several record labels. Soon, he added touring musicians to the group to help with live shows. They went on to release their debut self titled EP which earned a number one spot on the Australian Independent Record Labels’ chart.

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The Revivalists Bring their Take Good Care Tour to the House of Blues Orlando

Follow the release of their newest album, Take Good Care, The Revivalists finally stopped in Orlando to preform at the House of Blues, Orlando. Formed just over 10 years ago, it was clear that the Revivalists have live shows down to a science. With a stellar set list and an unparalleled energy, this show was one for the books.

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An Evening With Rainbow Kitten Surprise

Touring in promotion of their latest album, “How to: Friend, Love, Freefall,” released back in 2018, Rainbow Kitten Surprise – also known as “RKS” – brought their invigorating live set to Houston, Texas. Joining them was opener Mt. Joy, riding the success of a trickle of singles dating back to 2016 and culminating in a self-titled debut album, “Mt. Joy.” Though both groups provided a taste of indie-folk-inspired-rock, each provided its own unique display of influences and performance style.

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Taali Combines Jewish Heritage and Contemporary Pop with New Album “I Am Here”

In a world saturated with red-carpet glamour and Hollywood bravado, where shallow facades and trend-driven performers catch our eye, it’s the exceptional musician whose rich sense of culture and natural charm can truly draw us in.

And luckily for up-and-coming artist and co-founder of Rainbow Blonde Records, Taali, these vital ingredients are ones already radiating throughout her music in the form of heartfelt melodies and rich personal stories of triumph, adversity, and ancestry.  

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Hozier: Wasteland, Baby! Tour and Soundbite’s Top Five Tracks

Ireland based singer-songwriter Hozier has had a busy few years. In 2013, he kicked off with his EP Take Me To Church. The groundbreaking title track, “Take Me To Church,” went on to become a platinum hit. After the release of the debut album, Hozier, the musician received multiple notable awards and a Grammy nomination for Song of the Year.

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Metric and Zoe Co-Headline U.S. tour with supporting act July Talk

Metric and Zoé have been doing a co-headline tour since the beginning of this year with July Talk as their supporting act. Though the tour seems like a social experiment as both bands have a very different fan base, they do share some similarities and by exposing themselves to different audiences it is a great way to test their music and see how others react to it. Talking about some of the similarities between Metric and Zoé, their careers spans two decades and they both released a new album last year.  

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Welles to Headline The Moroccan Lounge and Space Bar San Diego

Growing up in the small town of Ozark, Arkansas, singer/songwriter, Jesse Wells, originally spent his days on an artist compound. And while he struggled to make ends meet, the budding talent gained a fruitful education in all things J.D. Salinger, Apocalypse Now, and Led Zeppelin, as he rented books, music, and films from the local library.

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Japanese Breakfast captivate Miami at their debut show

Japanese Breakfast, the solo project of Korean-American musician, Michelle Zauner, played their first Miami show in the Wynwood Arts District.

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Walk the Moon Plays Sold Out Show at the Orlando House of Blues

Currently on their Press Restart Tour, Walk the Moon attracted a massive crowd for their sold out, Monday night show at the Orlando House of Blues. Although doors did not open until 7 pm, the earliest fans arrived at 8 am to ensure a place on the barricade. By 6 pm, the line wrapped all the way around the building. The passionate fans were easy to spot from far away. Yes, they were the ones at the front of the line chatting excitedly with others, but they’re also the ones who had carefully painted faces with stripes, dots, and other patterns. This display of support for the band was bigger than just wearing merch, it was a way for each fan to express their individuality while simultaneously showing their support for the band.

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A Night of Dancing With Walk the Moon

On one of the final nights of their winter tour, Walk The Moon performed at the Fillmore in Charlotte, North Carolina. Walk The Moon has performed at the venue before but this time the venue was sold out. In 2006, lead singer, Nicholas Petricca, created Walk The Moon, deriving their name from the Police’s song “Walking on the Moon.” In 2011, the band added Eli Maiman, completing their current roster. They went on to write chart topping singles such as “Shut Up and Dance,” “Kamikaze,” and “One Foot.” They also contributed to the new Ghostbusters movie with a rendition of the beloved title track.

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Interpol Turns On The Bright Lights In Nashville

Interpol emerged in the late 1990s in New York City and are one of the main contributors to the post-punk revival along with other bands such as The Strokes, Franz Ferdinand, and The Libertines. The band founded by Paul Banks, Daniel Kessler, Sam Fogarino, and Carlos Dengler took over the scene in 2002 when they released their full-length debut, Turn On The Bright Lights. The album was well received all over the world and instantly became an indie classic. Interpol managed to differentiate themselves from their contemporaries thanks to its bass-driven hooks, Kessler’s guitar riffs and Banks’ gloomy lyrics and somewhat monotonous yet powerful melodies that only he can pull off.

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Nashville’s Rayland Baxter Returns Home To Play At Marathon Music Works

Rayland Baxter is one of the most notable artists in Nashville’s rising scene of indie music. Baxter ‘s music has strains of Americana and folk rock mixed with catchy hooks. His music stands out by its laidback vibe and simple yet appealing storytelling. He debuted his career as a songwriter with his album Feathers & Fishhooks in 2012 and has released two albums since then.

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The Coronas light up the stage at The Sinclair in Boston

The Coronas are an Indie Irish rock band from Dublin made up of four band members Danny O'Reilly, Dave McPhillips, Graham Knox, and Conor Egan. This Irish multi-platinum-selling band have released five studio albums, Heroes or Ghosts (2007), Tony Was an Ex-Con (2009), Closer to You (2011) The Long Way (2014) & Trust The Wire (2017).

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Franz Ferdinand: Has Scottish Indie Rock Always Sounded This Good?

One would be hard pressed to find a music fan, or casual listener, alive during the early 2000s that didn’t hear and/or fall in love with the charismatic sound of Franz Ferdinand. Formed in 2002, the group released two singles “Dart’s of Pleasure” and “Take Me Out” which both received critical acclaim, though “Take Me Out” certainly seemed to be and remains the fan favorite from the group. Their debut, self-titled album, Franz Ferdinand, was released in 2004 and led the group to a Grammy nomination for Best Rock Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocal, a Grammy nomination for Best Alternative Album, and the Mercury Prize

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The Glitch Mob and Elohim hit New Orleans’s Joy Theater on their 2018 World Tour

Hard-hitting yet so fittingly fluid, The Glitch Mob’s unique sound is so great both recorded and live. The release of “See Without Eyes” comes four years after their sophomore album “Love Death Immortality” and without a doubt has some of their most sophisticated production work yet.

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Shondra's Sweet Notes Take Over Denver

Rarely am I as happy to see two bands share the stage as I was for this line up. With singer/songwriter Jake La Botz, hailing from Nashville, TN and Low Cut Connie all the way from Philadelphia, PA, Denver opened their arms with a sold out show at The Hi-Dive. A diverse crowd, all coming together for the love of music, dancing, and laughter, the night couldn't have been better.

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Young and Wild, The Strumbellas

Canadian folk-rock band the Strumbellas packed Terminal West from floor to ceiling. The band comprises of Simon Ward on vocals and guitar, David Ritter on vocals and keys, Jon Hembrey on lead guitar, Isabel Ritchie on violin, Darryl James on bass guitar, and Jeremy Drury on drums. The sextet formed in 2008, and has since completed three albums and several worldwide tours.

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Fall Apart with Post Malone

Acclaimed singer-songwriter, rapper, and producer performed an engrossing concert in Houston, Texas

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Two Shows, One Night - Louis the Child and Nick Hakim Take Over White Oak Music Hall

The first stop on their “Last To Leave Tour” and proceeds of the evening were donated to the Hurricane Harvey relief efforts in Houston.

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White Reaper shake the Masquerade in Atlanta, Georgia

Louisville Kentucky’s homegrown punk band White Reaper took over the Masquerade last weekend in Atlanta, Georgia.  White Reaper has been running around the US promoting and playing their latest release, The World’s Best American Band. 

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South Florida Musical Journey with MUTEMATH and Colony House at the Fillmore Miami Beach

On September 29, 2017 my mind was expanded past anything I ever expected from a night of music headlined by MuteMath. Accompanied by Romes then Colony House, the night was filled with an energy I didn’t expect from a house nearly empty.

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