Upcoming Shows and Reviews

Some of the Upcoming shows we will be covering:

MIDWEST:

6/7 Dot Dot Dot @ River Fest

6/9 Unicycle @ Empty Bottle

6/12 The Switches (opening for Ladytron) @ House of Blues

6/13 Dardo Grimlee @ Paradigm

6/14 These New Puritans @ Subterranean

6/14 Gin Blossoms @ Naper Days

6/17 Ladytron @ the Vic

6/21 Howard Livingston & Mile Marker 24 Band @ Blarney Island

8/1-8/3 Lollapalooza @ Grant Park

8/2 Warped Tour @ Tinely Park

WEST COAST

6/17 George Michael @ Cox Arena

6/19 Jesca Hoop @ The Troubadour

6/25 Ani DiFranco @ Humphrey’s

6/29 Tony Martino @ Lestat’s

6/30 Robert Plant & Alison Krauss @ Humphrey’s

7/15 Journey/Heart/Cheap Trick @ Coors Amphitheater

7/16 DISTURBED aka Rockstar Mayhem! @ Coors Amphitheater

8/3 Bryan Adams @ The Belly Up Tavern

Remember to Check back for Reviews and photos of the shows!

More Bass Please…

Apocalyptica
House Of Blues – San Diego, CA
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Ahhhhh, the heart and soul of music is definitely the bass instruments and there’s nothing better than feeling that vibration go through your entire body when your at a live show. This particular one I think was the best display of bass fueled music I’ve ever seen. Apocalyptica kicked off their North American tour here in San Diego. The Finnish band trotted out onto the stage with their four electric cellis and found their places on the large skull-like prop seats made to look like a cellos’ body. Cool. These four hot guys (an extra cellist was on hand for the performance and was referred to as Mr. Cool) with their hot base drummer fired the crowd up with several songs from their new album Worlds Collide along with playing some of the best cover versions I have ever heard of Metallica songs that are near and dear to everyone’s hearts. Among the Metallica songs covered were: Seek and Destroy from Kill’em All, Call Of Ktulu and Fight Fire With Fire from Ride The Lightning, Nothing Else Matters and Enter Sandman from the Black Album.

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The guys interacted wonderfully on stage and were never insulting to the audience, thereby making this one of my best experiences at a concert. They were full of energy and got the crowd moving along and singing with them. The set was almost two hours long and included multiple encores. By the end everyone was wishing it was only the beginning.

Apocalyptica House of Blues San Diego CAMy new favorite song from the new album is definitely worth a check out. It’s called I’m Not Jesus. (You can find it on their site as well as on myspace or youtube.) Of course I couldn’t leave without purchasing the new cd and a hoodie. Both were completely worth it. The cd has been uploaded to my computer for home listening and the cd stays in my vehicle for listening to over and over and over again.Apocalyptica House of Blues San Diego CA

There’s a Party at Molly Malones! Are you Game?

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I have a new liking the fabulous gentlemen in Northstar Session.

Come join the guys for their album release party at Molly Malones in Los Angeles this Thursday.

It all starts at 8 p.m. with a $3.00 cover charge!

Their front man Matt already told me, “It’s going to be a great night, we’ll be performing our whole album “New Prehistoric Times,” followed by some of the greatest Live Irish Music you’ve ever heard, long into the night as we enjoy connecting with our friends, family and fans!”

With plans pending, I’ll be making my way up there.

Come say hello and join the party!

Molly Malones (ALBUM RELEASE PARTY!!!) $3.00 Cover
575 S Fairfax Ave, Los Angeles, California 90036
www.mollymalonesla.com