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[...]
I had the unique opportunity, pleasure, and privilege of playing with the Berklee J Dilla Ensemble at this year's Boston Urban Music Festival. With seven other talented musicians, together we performe[...]
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[...]
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[...]
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[...]
Music lovers everywhere will soon be mourning the loss of one of New York City's most loved and biggest concert venue's, Roseland Ballroom. Although the reason has yet to be released to the public, and both Roseland and Live Nation have refused to speak on behalf of the topic, the venue is definitely set to close in April 2014, apparent in an email between owner Larry Ginsberg and executives at Live Nation that later got released to Billboard.com.
Being the venue known to host the biggest artists, from Nirvana and Radiohead in the 90′s to more recent EDM artists such as Pretty Lights and Big Gigantic, the closing has come as a shock to both attenders of the venue as well as the artists that planned to play or had previously played on its stage. From its original roots as a dance club in 1919 to its later use as an ice rink and now its current reputation as one of the most fun and largest capacity holding concert venues in the city, Roseland will always be remembered as the most multifunctional and iconic venues in New York City.
All sadness put aside, we expect nothing less from our beloved stage on 52nd street than to host the best and most memorable shows in its last few months and end with a bang, for as music legend Neil Young was said, "It's better to burn out than to fade away."
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Adam Deitch, drummer of Lettuce, Break Science and Pretty Lights Live Band, is one of the most prolific drummers of our time. Who better to chat with about other drummers who are making waves i [...]
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 [...]
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