Back-to-back nights of the Remade in Misery Tour in SoCal

Two nights of Misery in SoCal! We were able to go to not one, but two shows on Sirius XM’s Remade in Misery Tour, which included Memphis May Fire, From Ashes To New, Rain City Drive and Wolves At The Gate! We went to the shows at The Glass House in Pomona and then San Diego’s SOMA. The […]

Sharon Van Etten’s Wild Hearts Tour hits Berkeley’s Greek Theatre

“I went to The Wild Hearts Tour and all I got was emotional.” This is a phrase seen on tote bags throughout the night of July 30th at The Greek Theatre in Berkeley, CA. The Wild Hearts Tour brings together indie folk rock artists Angel Olsen, Sharon Van Etten, Julien Baker and Quinn Christopherson, alongside their […]

SOJA sells out Ineffable’s new Ventura Music Hall

Ventura Music Hall spoiled me on July 23rd. The bowling alley-turned-music venue (recently opened in March 2022) welcomed Kyle Smith, The Elovators and SOJA to the stage for an unforgettable night of reggae rock music (with a splash of punk rock thrown in). It has been about 14 years since SOJA graced a stage smaller […]

Coheed and Cambria celebrates 20 years & new album in St. Louis

Out celebrating both the 20th anniversary of the band, as well as the release of their latest installment in their vast universe of creative progressive rock, Coheed and Cambria stopped off in Missouri at the Saint Louis Music Park on Sunday, August 7th on the Window of the Waking Mind Tour. Joining them were punk […]

The Offspring brings real punk rock back to Paso Robles

It was such an amazing night, celebrating a sold-out show with punk legends The Offspring at Vina Robles Amphitheater (one of my favorite local venues). One thing that gets me stoked about going to concerts is knowing that, sometimes, I might not know who the opener is and I get to experience someone new. The […]

A evening of indie folk with Fleet Foxes in Minneapolis

On August 2nd, midwesterners braved the 90-degree heat and angry looking rain clouds to experience a night of indie folk in Minneapolis. Fleet Foxes and Uwade were set to take the stage at the Surly Brewing Festival Field, an awesome outdoor venue settled at the back of craft brewery property. Robin Pecknold (vocalist of Fleet […]

Anthrax, Black Label Society & Hatebreed take over Las Vegas

When our bands are playing in Vegas, it’s a mother/daughter road trip! Anthrax, Black Label Society and Hatebreed rolled into The Brooklyn Bowl at The Linq Promenade on the Vegas Strip on July 28th — this is our new favorite venue! You can grub while knockin’ down a few pins and enjoy a concert all at the […]

Getting Slightly Stoopid at Berkeley’s Greek Theatre

Slightly Stoopid’s Summer Traditions Tour hit Berkeley’s Greek Theater on July 23rd, with special guests Pepper, Common Kings and Fortunate Youth. Doors for the reggae party opened early at 4:30pm, with Fortunate Youth kicking things off at 6pm with “Peace Love and Unity”. It was a beautiful California day; the sun was shining on the […]

A brilliant night with The Lumineers in Sacramento

It was a magical time, all because of Denver’s amazing band, The Lumineers! Part of their Brightside Tour, The Lumineers stopped by the Golden 1 Center on Tuesday night in Sacramento. Their 26-song setlist was impressive and fun to be apart of. The fans were lined up, anxiously waiting to get in and witness an amazing show. […]

Kane Brown brings famous friends to California Mid-State Fair

What a night celebrating a sold-out show with country superstar Kane Brown at Paso Robles annual California Mid-State Fair! When all the lights dimmed, everyone went crazy as Brown began the intro to his set. As he walked on the stage, flames and smoke erupted, making the crowd go even crazier. Kane Brown played some […]

Iya Terra plays postponed show at The Observatory, Santa Ana

Iya Terra closed out their nationwide tour, commemorating the release of their 2021 Ease & Grace album. Santa Ana warmly welcomed the hometown band back to The Observatory on July 16th. Fans were left eagerly awaiting the celebration last April, when Iya Terra was forced to postpone five of their southern California shows due to […]

REO Speedwagon & Styx take Irvine back in time

Writing about REO Speedwagon, Styx and Loverboy are synonymous with a walk down memory lane to me. And, let me tell you, these three iconic vintage bands still got it going on! To see them in concert will definitely elevate your blood pressure! As I viewed the Live and Unzoomed Tour audience at the Fivepoint Amphitheater […]

Slightly Stoopid stirs up Avila Beach, CA

After two long years, Slightly Stoopid‘s renowned summer tour was finally back in action, hitting Avila Beach on July 14th, 2022. Not only that, but this time around, the Stoopid boys are being joined by some of the hottest reggae bands in the business: Fortunate Youth, Common Kings and Pepper (which unfortunately couldn’t make the […]