Reckless Son tours prisons before dropping debut EP today

NYC’s groundbreaking underground artist Matt Butler dropping a most provocative collective, a tour de force. Driven by inspiration of the ones left behind, self-titled release Reckless Son is truly a masterpiece produced beautifully and executed with perfection. Reckless Son delivers notes from a man that has witness more than most as he has toured to […]

Greensky Bluegrass rolls into New York for an unforgettable night

Bluegrass heavyweights Greensky Bluegrass rolled into the Stanley Theater in Utica, NY on Sunday January 15th for the fourth stop on their winter tour.  I was able to catch the show and starting with opener Mikaela Davis it was truly an impressive night of music.   Mikaela Davis started the night off taking the stage […]

Rising Artist Spotlight: Advents

Metalcore is one of the most common subgenres of heavy metal and it’s arguably the most popular. Combining the best elements of extreme metal and hardcore punk, metalcore is brimming with aggressive breakdowns and mosh inducing hooks. Advents, a rising metalcore band from the outskirts of NYC are working tirelessly to ensure they bring innovation […]

Maxwell brings generations of fans together in Baltimore

Crowds of people walked towards the doors of The Chesapeake Employers Insurance Arena. Daughters, mothers, fathers and grandparents all smiled while they got their food and found their seats. Multiple generations came together for one reason, to witness Maxwell’s beautiful voice and sensational music. However, first up was Alex Isley. She walked the stage with […]

WORLD VIDEO PREMIERE: SunDub “New Ways to Love”, ft. Peetah Morgan

Known for incorporating socio-political activism into its music, Brooklyn-based reggae band SunDub’s newest single “New Ways to Love”, featuring Peetah Morgan of Morgan Heritage, is no different. Written during the most isolating months of the COVID-19 pandemic, the “New Ways to Love” world video premiere delivers the timeless message that together we are stronger.  “When […]

Wu-Tang Clan & Nas elevate Tampa to a “N.Y. State of Mind”

On September 21st. the MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheater in Tampa was filled with a flock of golden birds, everyone came in rocking Wu-Tang gear. All through the parking lot, you could hear people blasting Busta Rhymes, Nas and Wu-Tang Clan, amped up getting the party started. Once everyone got into the amphitheater, DJ Scratch dropped […]

Witnessing Warren Haynes’ Gov’t Mule in Lafayette, NY

Warren Haynes’ Gov’t Mule brought their signature combo of southern rock and jam music to the orchards at Beak and Skiff in Lafayette, New York — delighting a packed crowd. The guitar player and member of the Allman Brothers’ extended family took his band through a fiery set of soulful rock and western jams in what […]

Rage Against the Machine & Run The Jewels wake up Buffalo

Rage Against the Machine moved into Buffalo with the fury of a Lake Erie storm on Monday, July 25th… I make this metaphor to convey the elemental fury with which this band demolishes an arena.  There are few acts today that match their energy and this show is 30 years after their first album came […]

A night of classic rock with Foghat in North Tonawanda

It was a royal classic rock night, with Head East opening up for Foghat in North Tonawanda, New York at the Riviera Theatre on April 16th! Both classic bands performed very well and energized the crowd, spanning all different age groups. It was evident that Foghat has been worshipped for generations — and will continue […]

A serendipitous night with Tedeschi Trucks in Syracuse

“This is just like Jacksonville,” Derek Trucks says. We’re looking out the window of a bar in downtown Syracuse, NY, admiring the architectural columns of the building across the street. “Jacksonville is the Syracuse of Florida. I love this city.” The guitar phenom from the GRAMMY Award-winning Tedeschi Trucks Band is holding a glass of $30/oz whiskey.  He […]

Action-packed short film to feature Angelo Moore of Fishbone

Renowned videographer Jeff Pliskin, founder of Raised Fist Propaganda, has just let the world know that he is segueing back into filmmaking with the announcement of Skull Kiss, a crime-ridden, gangster-style action vignette featuring the talents of many music industry titans! Starring Peter Greene (aka Zed), one of New York City’s finest character actors Skam […]

NYC to celebrate 10 years of The Governors Ball

If there is one thing about New York — the city is for the people. New Yorkers living as New Yorkers, a lifestyle unlike any other American city. A festival, now reveling in a decade of glory, was built for New Yorkers by New Yorkers a full 10 years ago. It’s the 10th Annual Governors […]

A talk with Taj Weekes at New York’s Brooklyn Bowl

I had the opportunity not only to attend Taj Weekes & Adowa, but also had to chance to speak briefly to Weekes himself! Blessing the Brooklyn Bowl with root reggae vibrations, Taj Weekes illuminated the stage alongside his opening acts, Allinor and Te’La.  Allinor blessed the stage with melodic sounds of traditional roots reggae music. […]