DIXSON chats at Made in America Fest 2022

Day One of Made in America Festival kicked off with multi-talented singer-songwriter DIXSON. With a super eager crowd that was ready for all the festivities this weekend had to offer, DIXSON noted to the crowd that you may not know him, but you know his music. A power statement, to say the least! DIXSON, hailing from ATL although […]

Shinedown sends shockwaves through St. Louis

While out on the road supporting their seventh studio album, Planet Zero, American rock veterans Shinedown stopped off in Missouri to visit St. Louis on September 5th and utterly rocked the house down at the Hollywood Casino Amphitheater. It was a rock music lover’s dream as the band pressed on with a tremendous mix of […]

JELEEL!, the black Jeff Hardy

At the start of a great weekend at Made in America Festival, the third performance of the day on the Freedom Stage was the back-flipping, real raw energy of JELEEL! YEAH! JELEEL! Reining from Rhode Island, JELEEL! moved to Maryland before Los Angeles to chase his rap dreams. He formed his musical style around drill, […]

Wiz Khalifa & Logic wrap up Vinyl Verse Tour in St. Louis

The final stop of the Vinyl Verse Tour took place on a rainy Friday night in St. Louis. Fans gathered at the Hollywood Casino Amphitheater for an unmissable hip hop event: Wiz Khalifa and Logic, who brought a hard-hitting cast of friends with them to keep the party going the entire night. The show was […]

Kid Cudi takes Oakland to the moon

Kid Cudi’s To The Moon World Tour landed in Oakland at the Oakland Arena on Sunday August 21st, with special guests Denzel Curry and Strick. Unfortunately for fans, two days prior to the show Don Toliver — who was originally set to open — pulled out of the tour, with an announcement on Twitter stating “due […]

Counting down to Blue Ridge Rock Festival 2022

Blue Ridge Rock Festival is FINALLY only mere days away! If you know me or have read any of my articles (not even related to Blue Ridge) every other word out of my mouth since last year is “Blue Ridge”! Last year’s fest was one of the best weeks of my life and I’ve been […]

Leeds Festival ready to rivet the UK for 2022

Leeds Festival 2022 will take place on Friday the 26th through Sunday the 28th this August at Bramham Park in Leeds. This is one half of the iconic Reading and Leeds Festivals that takes place over the bank holiday weekend. This festival duo is known for having the same lineups and similar festival activities — […]

Machine Gun Kelly takes Mainstream Sellout Tour to Oakland

On Tuesday July 19th, Machine Gun Kelly’s Mainstream Sellout Tour hit Oakland Arena with special guests Avril Lavigne and WILLOW. The anticipation for this tour was extremely high due to all three artists releasing new albums prior to hitting the road together, all featuring a collab of some sort, as well as Colson Baker (aka, […]

Arkansas to welcome its first FORMAT Festival for Fall 2022

Looking for festivals to fill your roster this year? Have you checked out FORMAT Festival… or even heard of it?? This brand-new festival in Bentonville, Arkansas is one you will want to buy tickets to STAT! The inaugural festival will take place this September 23rd through 25th and will feature not only a stellar lineup, […]

10th Annual Dancefestopia revealed for fall in Kansas City

High energy is the best way to describe Dancefestopia in Kansas City. With more than 150 artists over the span of six days, September 6th through 11th, there is plenty to keep you busy at this 100% local, independently operated and funded music festival — one of the few remaining in the United States. If […]

A chat with Atmosphere at Cali Roots Fest 2022

Who doesn’t love a good Atmosphere show? One half of the hip hop duo sits down with Top Shelf Music’s Alexia Johnson at California Roots Festival 2022, ahead of his big Bowl Stage performance. Tune in to hear what Slug thinks of the popular hip hop-meets-reggae Memorial Weekend event in Monterey, his summer plans to […]

Almost one month before Lollapalooza 2022

It’s that time of year again in Chicago! No, we’re not talking about the green-dyed Chicago River for St. Patty’s Day… we’re talking GREEN Day and 170+ other musical artists taking the nine stages at Grant Park for the annual (and utterly massive) international music festival known as Lollapalooza! Four days of impressive lineups and […]

Tech N9ne turns up St. Louis, Missouri

Tech N9ne recently travelled across Missouri from his hometown of Kansas City to perform for a packed crowd at The Pageant in St. Louis. Tech has played this venue at least 10 times over the years and it was clear he felt right at home. This night, the full room of rap fans were in […]

Austin City Limits lineup announced for Fall 2022

Yeehaw, it’s OFFICIAL! The 2022 Austin City Limits Festival (ACL) lineup is here and it’s impressive. Like past years, the headliners are an eclectic mix and wide-ranging, from new-to-the scene artists to billboard chart-toppers to veteran bands that have been rocking festival circuits for years. Given the prowess and clout of ACL and its history, […]

Lil Durk & OTF crew leaves St. Louis lit

Hip hop fans in St. Louis gathered in the open air as Hollywood Casino Amphitheater opened its 2022 season with Chicago’s newest rap superstar, Lil Durk, and the rest of his OTF (Only The Family) crew. The energy in the venue was high before the show even started. As the crowd began to fill in […]