Photos by: Jennifer Boris – The third and final day of Faster Horses 2017 took place in Brooklyn, Michigan last night, which featured performances by country Music singer-songwriter Luke Bryan, who released his eighth EP, Farm Tour… Here’s to the Farmer, on September 23rd, 2016 via Capitol Nashville, country music singer-songwriter Brett Eldredge, who will released his third … Continue reading
By: Curtis Sindrey – Arcade Fire will celebrate the release of their new album, Everything Now (out July 28th), with an intimate concert in Brooklyn at Grand Prospect Hall on July 27th. In an email sent to ticket holders, Arcade Fire announced that there will be a strict dress code for the show. According to the email, … Continue reading
Photos by: Anton Mak – DJ Virgil Abloh, who is the founder of the Milan-based fashion label Off-White, and who received a Grammy Award nomination for Best Recording Package for his work on the 2012 Jay-Z / Kanye West album Watch the Throne, performed at Uniun Nightclub in Toronto last night.
By: Staff – The Meadows Music And Arts Festival returns to City Field in Queens, New York from September 15th to 17th. This fall, the festival is expanding to a third day of music, art, food, and entertainment, and will featuring Jay-Z, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Gorillaz, Future, Nas, Bassnectar, Weezer, Run The Jewels, M.I.A., Erykah Badu, and … Continue reading
Photos by: Saidy Lopez – Indie rock band The Kills, who released their fifth album, Ash & Ice, on June 3rd, 2016 via Domino, which featured the singles “Doing It to Death”, and “Heart of a Dog”, performed at Brooklyn Steel in Brooklyn, New York on July 21st.
Photos by: Rick Clifford – Review by: Adam Harrison – It was an alt-rock showcase last night at the Budweiser Stage as Incubus brought their “8 Tour” to the 6ix. Opening the evening with their unique touch of Americana was Navisville band, Judah & the Lion. Fronted by none other than Judah [Akers] himself (who looks like a … Continue reading
Photos by: Kevin Tosh, Joshua Lewis, AJ Ragasa, & Jim Bennett – Day one of Capitol Hill Block Party 2017 in Seattle last night featured performances by acclaimed hip-hop duo Run The Jewels, who released their third album, Run The Jewels 3, on December 24th, 2016 via RED, Indie Rock band Cherry Glazerr, who released their … Continue reading
Photos by: Jennifer Boris – Day one of Faster Horses 2017 took place in Brooklyn, Michigan last night, which featured performances by country music artist Dierks Bentley, who released his eighth album, Black, on May 27th, 2016, country music singer-songwriter Cole Swindell, who released his second album, You Should Be Here, on May 6th, 2016 via Warner Bros. Nashville, country music … Continue reading
Photos by: Steve Carlson – Indie Rock supergroup Planetarium, which features Bryce Dessner of indie rock band The National, drummer James McAlister, classical music composer and arranger Nico Muhly, and singer-songwriter Sufjan Stevens, and who released their self-titled debut album on June 9th, 2017 via 4AD, performed at the Fox Theater in Oakland, California last night with … Continue reading
Photos by: Anton Mak – Grammy-nominated DJ/Producer Deadmau5, who released his eighth album, W:/2016ALBUM/, on December 2nd, 2016 via mau5trap, which featured the singles “Snowcone”, and “Let Go”, performed at Rebel in Toronto last night to celebrate the 10th anniversary of his record label Mau5trap with Niagara Falls-based EDM DJ/Producer Rezz, whose influences include Gesaffelstein, Deadmau5, Bassnectar and Pretty Lights, and house music … Continue reading
Photos by: Morgan Harris – Chicago-based hip-hop/R&B artist Jamila Woods, who released her debut album, HEAVN, on July 11th, 2016, which featured collaborations with Chance the Rapper, Noname, Saba, Lorine Chia, Kweku Collins and Donnie Trumpet, performed at the Garrison in Toronto last night.
By: Curtis Sindrey – Following the death of Linkin Park frontman Chester Bennington yesterday (July 20) at aged 41, the band has canceled their forthcoming “One More Light” North American tour. The tour, which was set to kick off at the Xfinity Center in Mansfield, Mass. on July 27th, and run until October 2nd at the Hollywood Bowl in … Continue reading
Photos by: Nate Black – Pop-punk band Taking Back Sunday, who released their seventh studio album, Tidal Wave, on September 16th, 2016 via Hopeless Records, which featured the singles “Tidal Wave”, and “You Can’t Look Back”, performed at the Masquerade in Atlanta on July 19th with New York-metalcore band Everytime I Die, who released their eighth album, Low Teens, on September 23rd, 2016 … Continue reading
By: Staff – Wolf Parade will release Cry Cry Cry, the band’s first new album in seven years (and fourth full-length overall), on October 6th via Sub Pop. The soaring choruses, rousing anthems, sprawling guitars and chaotic keys that make up Wolf Parade are proudly on display over the course of Cry Cry Cry. These … Continue reading
By: Curtis Sindrey – UPDATE: Linkin Park member Mike Shinoda responded to news of bandmate Chester Bennington’s death via Twitter at 3:03pm today. “Shocked and heartbroken, but it’s true,” the tweet said. “An official statement will come out as soon as we have one.” ——————————————————————————————- Linkin Park frontman Chester Bennington has died at aged 41. Law enforcement … Continue reading
Photos by: Lindsay Duncan – Australian folk/rock/reggae singer-songwriter Xavier Rudd, who released his eighth album, Nanna, on March 17th, 2015, which features a diverse group of musicians from Australia, South Africa, Samoa, Germany, Ireland and Papua New Guinea, performed at the Danforth Music Hall in Toronto last night with singer-songwriter Christina Holmes, who released her newest … Continue reading
Photos by: Adam Harrison – Review by: Curtis Sindrey – When the trio of Muse frontman Matt Bellamy, bassist Chris Wolstenholme, and drummer Dominic Howard stepped into the spotlight last night at Budweiser Stage in Toronto, they transported fans to another dimension. With an elaborate production consisting of 10 three-paneled LED video screens, glowing sneakers, and guitars, along with … Continue reading
Photos by: Brad Goldstein – UK alternative rock/shoegazing/dream pop band Ride, who released their fifth album, Weather Diaries, on June 16th, 2017 via Play It Again Sam, which featured the singles “Charm Assault”, “Home Is a Feeling”, and “All I Want”, and which is their first album since 1996’s Tarantula, performed at the Danforth Music Hall in Toronto last night with … Continue reading