Concert Posts

This past weekend brought the second Boston Calling Festival of 2014. This edition featured the Replacements, the National, and Lorde as the major headliners, along with Neutral Milk Hotel, Childish…   Read Story »
The New Pornographers are back with Brill Bruisers and last night they played a special performance in Manhattan's iconic Brill Building, just a few blocks from where they rocked Letterman on…   Read Story »
"We haven't played in about a year," Jeff Tweedy smirked, "so you guys are getting us fresh." It's true; the concert Wednesday in Columbus was Wilco's first of 2014, and at first it felt like a…   Read Story »
Earlier this summer, Interpol announced their fifth album, El Pintor, and began dropping singles including the opener "All The Rage Back Home" and "Ancient Ways." They sounded like the Interpol we've…   Read Story »
Made In America has always struck me as an odd festival. In these still early years for the event, it's a somewhat small entity. Two days as opposed to others' four or five, or others' double…   Read Story »
Los Angeles' FYF Fest was one of the more stylistically diverse festivals of the year. Its lineup blended major headliners (Phoenix, the Strokes, HAIM) with some of the best electronic musicians in…   Read Story »
Staged in Toluca, nearly an hour outside Mexico City, the Ceremonia festival takes over the grounds of an enormous go-cart track, which not only provides a fairly panoramic mountaintop view but goes…   Read Story »
On Friday evening, Oderus Urungus burned. Dave Brockie, the Gwar founder who played the Oderus character for 32 years, was laid to rest soon after he died this past spring, the victim of his own…   Read Story »
This past weekend brought the Pioneertown edition of the Woodsist Festival, now in its second year. The label delivered several bands to the Southern California desert location, including Foxygen,…   Read Story »
Øyafestivalen has now entered its 13th year, and last week, the Norwegian festival's 2014 iteration filled Oslo with excellent artists. There were folk musicians like Angel Olsen and Bill Callahan…   Read Story »