Flashback to 2005 yo! As we entered the Fillmore that night, we were greeted by venue employees who provided us with complimentary thick-rimmed glasses, oversized beanies, and flannels. Talk about … Read moreMetric/Secret Machines @ The Fillmore Theatre 10/19/22 (Concert Review by Nicolette L.)
Walking into the Little Caesars Arena and looking at the crowd that had come to see the Gorillaz, you can truly understand how diverse their discography is. From 14 year … Read moreGorillaz @ Little Caesar’s Arena (Concert Review by Laura T.)
Seven years ago, I bought tickets to Alvvays’ Adult Diversion tour only to have my dreams crushed by the fine print– the show was 18+, and I was thirteen years … Read moreAlvvays @ Riviera Theater (Concert Review by KSENIYA)
Violin Memory is a collaboration between John Stowell, an excellent jazz guitarist; Dave Glenn, a trombonist; and the Hawčaptak Quartet. The result is a unique ensemble bringing together funky jazz sounds … Read moreJohn Stowell/Dave Glenn & The Hawčaptak Quartet: Violin Memory (album review by Christa V.)
Every couple of years, my wife and I travel overseas for a few club shows overseas and schedule a vacation around the concerts. We like to travel to see bands … Read moreVOLA/Voyager/Four Stroke Barion, Netherlands (Concert Review by Jeremy H.)
The bulk of the Dekmantel festival took place in the Amsterdamse Bos forest over 3 days (Friday/Saturday/Sunday). With 8 simultaneous stages, some of which are a bit of a hike … Read moreDekmantel days 3 4 + 5 (festival review by Paul S.)
Hilton delivers a masterful album with this creation. The trio of her on piano, Luques Curtis on bass, and Rudy Royston on drums locks in so tight to the music, yet … Read moreLisa Hilton: Transparent Sky (album review by Christa V.)
Mhondoro means “the lion spirit” in Shona, a language of Zimbabwe, and this was a group born during the pandemic. Saxophonist Idit Shner, vocalist/percussionist John Mambira, pianist Torrey Newhart, bassist Garrett … Read moreIdit Shner & Mhondoro: Heatwave (album review by Christa V.