311, Offspring, & Gym Class Heroes Keep the Party Going

If you visit the Midwest during summer there are two things you can always expect, crazy unpredictable weather and a 311 show. I was able to experience both last Saturday (Sep 1) when I caught 311, Offspring, and Gym Class Heroes at the Hard Rock in Sioux City, IA.

Closeness Gives Slowdown Patrons an Out of Body Experience

As many of you know, I go to quite a few shows throughout the Midwest. Over the last 20 years I’ve probably gone to close to 400. I’ve seen The Faint a good dozen times and Azure Ray four or five times. I think it’s safe to say that I’m familiar with Omaha indie power…

Seether, 10 Years, & The Dead Deads Shred at Sokol

Wow! Two shows from Seether, 10 Years, and The Dead Deads in a row? Is my face still intact or has it been completely melted? All joking aside, I feel truly honored to bring you photos and commentary two days in a row. Another awesome night of music was had by all who attended Sokol…

Sir Sly Slays at The Waiting Room

Sir Sly is quickly becoming one of the hottest bands around! Their latest single “&Run” just hit number one on the alternative charts and their current headline run has been selling out night after night.

Foster The People Brings the Party to Harrah’s Stir Concert Cove

Foster The People sure know how to party! About 2,500 fans braved the muggy heat to get down with the L.A. hit makers Thursday night at Harrah’s Stir Concert Cove. Foster is hitting the road this summer in support of their latest record “Sacred Hearts Club” which was released late last summer. As I reported…

Gearing Up for Foster The People

The boys of summer are hitting the metro this Thursday (June 7) at Harrah’s Stir Concert Cove! Check out my Foster The People Spoti-Five playlist to get ready for the show! Make sure to check back Friday (June 8) for a review of the show and fan reactions.

Stone Temple Pilots Lay Down the Boogie at The Bourbon Theatre

Stone Temple Pilots hit the Bourbon Theatre Friday night for a sold out show in support of their new self-titled album. Playing to over 600 ravenous fans, the band brought the house down with platinum hits, a few new tracks, and even some deep cuts for the long-time STP loyalists. Before legendary STP took the…