Father John Misty Performs Varied Setlist to Enthralled Milwaukee Audience at Riverside Theater – Photos and Review

Photos and Review by Stephen Bloch There are many artists out there that leave one scratching their heads about what genre they fit in and what kind of vibe they are trying to portray.  One such artist is Father John Misty, an unabashed thinker, whose five albums all have their uniqueness and and in some… Read More Father John Misty Performs Varied Setlist to Enthralled Milwaukee Audience at Riverside Theater – Photos and Review

Nate Smith + KINFOLK, Immanuel Wilkins Put on a Clinic in San Francisco at SFJAZZ

Photos and Recap by Max Stewart Nate Smith + KINFOLK were unequivocally exceptional in San Francisco at SFJAZZ, as the band looked ahead to their performance at the prestigious Monterey Jazz Festival a few days following the performance. Saxophonist Immanuel Wilkins even opened the show, setting the scene for an intimate night of multi-dimensional and… Read More Nate Smith + KINFOLK, Immanuel Wilkins Put on a Clinic in San Francisco at SFJAZZ

moe. Host a Happy Hour Jam in Wine Country with a Two-Night Run in Napa Valley, CA

Photos and Review by Max Stewart Happy hour was in wine country on a late September weekend in Napa, thanks to moe. The band performed two nights in Napa Valley, CA outside the Charles Krug Winery, a concert as part of the Blue Note Napa Summer Sessions. Simply stated, it was elite musicianship in a… Read More moe. Host a Happy Hour Jam in Wine Country with a Two-Night Run in Napa Valley, CA

Amyl and The Sniffers are a Force to be Experienced Live

Photos and Review by Tyler Sterling In an era where every “post-something” genre aims to refract the reflection of the influences that it wears, there is something truly refreshing about a punk band that plays…well, punk music.  Amyl and the Sniffers make urgent and relevant music with seemingly familiar ingredients that are violently shaken together… Read More Amyl and The Sniffers are a Force to be Experienced Live

Marcus King & Neal Francis Bring Musical Authenticity to Madison, WI

Review and Photos by Stephen Bloch On Saturday 9/24, The Sylvee in Madison, WI played host to two fine young musical talents, Marcus King and Neal Francis. Twenty six year old Greenville, SC native King is currently on tour in support of his current release, Young Blood, while Chicago native Neal Francis is touring in… Read More Marcus King & Neal Francis Bring Musical Authenticity to Madison, WI

Ween Exemplify a Well-Rounded Musical Experience in Atlanta – Review and Photos

Photos by Tyler Sterling, Review by Max Stewart To see Ween live is to be taken on a carnival-like musical journey. The band defies any genre classification in the most mind-blowing way, allowing fans to take the ride with them through all of its magical twists and turns. One second you will be entranced (and… Read More Ween Exemplify a Well-Rounded Musical Experience in Atlanta – Review and Photos

Sarah Jarosz’s Centering Live Show in Georgia

Sarah Jarosz brought her warm vocals, poignant lyrics and superb instrumentation to a completely drawn in crowd at Atlanta’s Terminal West. The Texas native is one of the best modern singer-songwriters that exists in the ‘Americana’ genre (whatever that is…). Her voice and melodic sensibility effortlessly emotes a sense of comfort and vulnerability. Her music… Read More Sarah Jarosz’s Centering Live Show in Georgia

The National with Indigo Sparke at The Riverside Theater in Milwaukee – Review and Photos

Photos and Review by Stephen Bloch For over 20 years, The National – hailing out of Cincinnati, OH – have had a steady presence in the indie rock scene. They have been both festival regulars as well as touring to support their album releases. They don’t really settle on any one sound that defines them… Read More The National with Indigo Sparke at The Riverside Theater in Milwaukee – Review and Photos

Oteil & Friends Honor the Greats at The Riverside Theater in Milwaukee – Review and Photos

Photos and Review by Stephen Bloch It seems like every month there is a new group of musicians playing/reinterpreting the timeless music of The Grateful Dead. Last night at Milwaukee’s historic Riverside Theater, Oteil & Friends treated fans to a robust set of Grateful Dead music as well as material from the Allmans Brothers Band,… Read More Oteil & Friends Honor the Greats at The Riverside Theater in Milwaukee – Review and Photos