Summer Set Music Festival: A Midwestern Ravers Dream

Being surrounded by a cloud of fur boots, glitter, and neon tutus only meant one thing: another rendition of the annual Summerset Music Festival (SSMF) in Somerset, WI. The festival boasted four s[...]

Rod Stewart & Santana Live at Jones Beach

Carlos Santana opened the show at Jones Beach on August 20th, which lasted for over 3 hours of music between two Hall of Fame acts.  If Rod Stewart was here to do a greatest hits package, Santana w[...]

Trigger Hippy Proves Chemistry Leads To Success At The Birchmere, 8/17

By Steve Houk Chemistry. It means everything when you’re seeking a winning formula, whether it’s a sports team, a marriage…or a rock band. Doesn’t matter if the players are super talented, th[...]

Dangermuffin Rocks Club Cafe, 8/19

An unlikely trio of two guitars and drums, Dangermuffin from Folly Beach, SC is unquestionably one of the most unique sounding three-pieces touring today. Their ability to blend and bend musical gen[...]

The Dirtybird BBQ Makes It's Way East To Brooklyn, 8/17

It's been over a decade since Claude VonStroke crew started setting up camp in Golden Gate Park on Sundays - since then, the Dirtybird label has made a name for itself as one of the leaders in the re-[...]



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Ray LaMontagne Has Meltdown Over Talking Fans, Refuses to Continue Until They Leave

Things got a little awkward for the sold-out crowd at a Ray LaMontagne concert at Frederik Meijer Gardens in Grand Rapids, Michigan on Wednesday night. In the middle of his set, Ray LaMontagne called [...]

Drug Dealer Charged With Electric Zoo 2013 Death

It has been almost a year since Olivia Rotundo and Jeffrey Russ (pictured above) tragically passed away during Electric Zoo 2013, but DEA agents have finally found and charged the drug dealer responsi [...]

Phish Rider For Venues On How To Treat Fans Is Awesome

The Phish concert experience is in a league of its own, and, thanks to The Smoking Gun, we now have some insight into some of the semantics behind the magic. Phish sends out a rider to every venue the [...]

The Hudson Project Cancels Last Day As Weather Conditions Deteriorate, People Are Still Stranded

It has been almost 24 hours since The Hudson Project announced that it was evacuating its venue and campgrounds and festival attendees are still stuck trying to get out of the area.  Around 4:00pm [...]

The Muddy Truth About The Hudson Project

Many of you have heard horror stories regarding this past weekend’s inaugural Hudson Project music festival at Winston Farm in Saugerties, NY. Whether discussing awful security execution, bad weathe [...]

Top Musical Moments From The 2014 Peach Music Festival

Much like last year, the third annual Peach Music Festival was a smashing success. Nestled on the beautiful Montage Mountain, just outside of Scranton, PA, Peach Fest brought top-notch musicians f [...]

Phish Merriweather Night 2: Tweezerfest

As soon as we saw the megaphone in Trey’s hand, we knew we were in for something special. Actually, let me back up. As soon as I walked into Jason’s Deli for lunch, hours before the show, and hear [...]

Phish Randall's Island Night 3: Never Miss A Sunday Show

The old adage always rings true: never miss a Sunday show. Despite the fear of rain, Phish phans flocked to Randall's Island for the third night of the band's three show run. After rocking the first [...]

We Want The Funk! L4LM's Top 10 Current Funk Acts

From New Orleans to New York to the festival circuit and beyond, funk music has exploded tremendously on the music scene, and with very good reason. Whether you Live for Live Music or simply enjoy ge [...]

10 Things You Didn't Know About Jesus From Lettuce

Erick “Jesus” Coomes is a man of many talents. You may know him as the highly skilled bassist of acclaimed funk outfit Lettuce, or for his lovable goofball antics on and off stage. However, there [...]

The Highest Paid DJs And What They Are Actually Doing On Stage

Forbes released their yearly list of the world's highest-paid DJs in 2014, or "Electronic Cash Kings" as they like to call them. As you could imagine, the numbers are exorbitant. Some of these guys [...]

Top 5 Reasons The Inaugural Wild Woods Festival Is A Must-See

With the Wild Woods Festival fast approaching, we had the chance to chat with Ryan DuBois of GreenVibe Entertainment, the hosts of this intimate festival in Croydon, NH. The festival will be held from [...]


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