Kevin Morby at the Turner Hall Ballroom in Milwaukee – Photos and Review

Photos and Review by Stephen Bloch There is an old saying that the suit doesn’t make the man (or woman). It’s what’s in the suit that counts. I think this is particularly true of Kevin Morby on Tuesday at Milwaukee’s Turner Hall Ballroom. Morby clearly has a thing for uniquely decorated suits, often with interesting… Read More Kevin Morby at the Turner Hall Ballroom in Milwaukee – Photos and Review

King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard Celebrate Stu Mackenzie’s Birthday in Atlanta

By Max Stewart King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard celebrated frontman Stu Mackenzie’s birthday in Atlanta, where he entered the stage in disco attire, was gifted a cloak by some fans in the front, and eventually got doused in silly string. This Australian band is in full stride right now, and their album Ice, Death,… Read More King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard Celebrate Stu Mackenzie’s Birthday in Atlanta

Megadeth and The Hu Rock the Atlanta Suburbs – Recap and Photos

Megadeth are kings of thrash metal, and it was clear fans were thrilled to see Dave Mustaine lead the charge for the trailblazers live in what he mentioned was “the largest Megadeth show ever in Atlanta.” Mustaine and his band members James LoMenzo (Bass), Kiko Loureiro (Guitar), and Dirk Verbeuren (Drums) most definitely brought the… Read More Megadeth and The Hu Rock the Atlanta Suburbs – Recap and Photos

The Smashing Pumpkins Discuss Recording Siamese Dream in Georgia, Jane’s Addiction Opens in Epic Co-Bill in Atlanta

Review by Max Stewart, Photos by Terence Rushin/State Farm Arena When The Smashing Pumpkins and Jane’s Addiction announced a duel tour earlier in the year, it was a no-brainer. In fact, to see both of these bands in the heart of Halloween season just felt oh so right. Sure, there is the obvious ‘Pumpkin’ parallel,… Read More The Smashing Pumpkins Discuss Recording Siamese Dream in Georgia, Jane’s Addiction Opens in Epic Co-Bill in Atlanta

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