Concerts

Damian Marley Delivers Shining Performance for KCRW’s Reggae Night

Rounding out Fourth of July weekend celebrations, Damian Jr. Gong Marley and two of his collaborators, Third World, and Kabaka Pyramid took center stage for the KCRW World Festival 20th anniversary at the revered Hollywood Bowl on Sunday, July 7th. One of the annual traditions and highlights of this event series has become Reggae Night […]

Festival Preview: Unifier Campout 2019

Celebrating the Summer Solstice in Love and Unity Think of music festivals as entities for a moment. Think of them sprouting, combusting and drifting across the landscape like a network of chromatic and electrifying mycelium. You could call these entities, if you treated them as such, the master unifiers. They bring sounds, sights, shapes, smells; […]

The Who Receive Warm Welcome From Frozen Tinley Park Crowd

By now, you’ve likely noticed a similar trend within most of my recent write-ups: a heavy emphasis on weather. For those who have (wisely) kept their distance from the Midwest, I can promise that it’s far from an exaggeration. Given the unpleasant conditions during The Who’s May 21st outdoor performance at Hollywood Casino Amphitheater, it […]

Bob Weir and Wolf Bros Exceed All Expectations In Milwaukee Debut

No two Dead concerts are ever the same. For many, they aren’t just concerts, but rather phases to a perennial mecca, eternally woven deep into the cultural fabric of America. For the better part of the last five decades, fans have religiously traveled coast to coast and everywhere in between to follow the California jam-band and the incarnations of its former members. […]

Interpol Returns To The Windy City: Live at Chicago Theatre

Following an exhilarating set at Riot Fest just five months earlier, post-punk revival icons, Interpol, did not hesitate to return to Chicago for seconds. On February 7th, fans of all ages braved bitter coldness, packing the iconic Chicago Theatre to the brim for a very special performance. Currently on tour supporting their latest 2018 LP, […]