Photos by: Emily Kovacic – The Oh Starry Night holiday concert took place at the Petersen Events Centre in Pittsburgh last night, which featured performances by Matchbox Twenty frontman Rob Thomas, who released his third solo album, The Great Unknown, on August 21st, 2015 via Atlantic, Nate Ruess, who is best known as the lead singer of indie pop Fun, and defunct … Continue reading
Photos by: Emily Kovacic – The second and final day of Thrival Festival 2015 in Pittsburgh on September 26th featured performances by Atlanta-based indie rock quintet Manchester Orchestra, who released their fourth album, Cope, on April 1st, 2014 via Loma Vista Recordings/Favourite Gentlemen, Juno Award-winning Toronto-based electropop singer-songwriter Lights, who released her third album, Little Machines, on September 19th, 2014 … Continue reading
Photos by: Emily Kovacic – Day one of Thrival Festival 2015 in Pittsburgh on September 25th featured performances by Las Vegas-based pop-punk trio Panic! At The Disco, who released their fourth album, Too Weird to Live, Too Rare to Die!, on October 8th, 2013 via Decaydance/Fueled By Ramen, which includes the lead single “Miss Jackson”, and “This Is … Continue reading
Photos by: Emily Kovacic – Arizona-based alt rock band The Maine, who released their fifth album, American Candy, on March 31st, 2015 via Big Picnic, which featured the singles “English Girls”, and “Miles Away”, performed at the Altar Bar in Pittsburgh on April 30th with Chicago-based pop-punk band Real Friends, Chicago-based pop-punk band Knuckle Puck, and … Continue reading
Photos by: Emily Kovacic – Los Angeles-based pop-punk band Yellowcard, who released their ninth album, Lift a Sail, on October 7th, 2014 via Razor & Tie, which was produced by Neal Avron (Weezer, Switchfoot, New Found Glory), and features the singles “One Bedroom”, “Make Me So”, and “Crash the Gates”, performed at the Altar Bar in … Continue reading
Photos by: Emily Kovacic – New York-based indie pop singer-songwriter Melanie Martinez, who released her debut EP, Dollhouse, on May 19th, 2014 via Atlantic, and who was a member of Team Adam in the third season of The Voice, performed at The Club at Stage AE in Pittsburgh last night.
By: Emily Kovacic – During their ongoing tour with Real Friends, Knuckle Puck, and The Technicolors in support of their fifth album, American Candy, (out March 31st), which debuted at no. 37 on the Billboard 200, we sat down with Garrett Nickelsen, bassist of Phoenix-based pop-punk band The Maine, where we discussed their new album, the musical legacy of Myspace, … Continue reading