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Concert Reviews

Lawrence and Joe Hertler bring the heat to a new Nashville venue!

Full disclosure: I work for the company that property manages the True Music Room and Bar in Nashville. Nonetheless, I feel compelled to write about this show. My company didn't tell me to do this. I'm definitely biased, but True Music Room is becoming one of my favorite places to hang out in Nashville! The room merges ...

90’s Kids are on their way.

This past Friday night, I had the privilege of witnessing a key moment in the growth of a central Ohio band. 90's Kids are undeniably a pop group. Yet, watching their show brings to mind a certain punk sensibility. Not in the sound. But in the energy and grit. Indeed, if we were listening to their songs at face value, punk ...

Columbus Concert Roundup – Weekend of Oct 12th-13th

FRIDAY Featured Pick: Mister Moon supports Mo Lowda and the Humble at A&R Music Bar Mister Moon is a groovy quartet mixing synth, percussion, and at times croon-y vocals resulting in a concoction that is simultaneously dreamy and whimsical. The presence of a second drum kit isn't redundant. Rather, it allows the ...

Outside Lands 2018 recap

Words and photos by Aubrey Liston Outside Lands takes place in the Golden Gate Park of San Francisco (i.e. fog and chilly evenings). There are four stages, local food vendors, and entire spaces dedicated to the libations of your choice. And this year Grasslands made it’s debut as a space dedicated to the "education and ...

Franz Ferdinand Makes Indianapolis Debut a Night to Remember

I saw Franz Ferdinand for the first time when they played the legendary Newport Music Hall in Columbus last May, just before the Scots headed into the studio to finish recording Always Ascending, and I was blown away by their live performance. In the 16 years of their existence, and the 14 years since their esteemed debut, ...

Rambunctious Trio Bring The Fever To Fort Wayne’s Newest Concert Venue: Review + Photo Gallery

(Photos courtesy of Grace Crume for Sliced Photography. All rights reserved.) When letlive. announced they had parted ways a little over a year ago, many fans were unaware that frontman Jason Aalon Butler already had another project in the works. Almost overnight, he resurfaced with The FEVER 333, a fiercely political trio ...

Pales Waves and Inheaven Bring the Vibes on a Tuesday

Pale Waves could easily be written off as the effect from a trickle down effect of The 1975 fandom. But on a Tuesday night in Columbus, Ohio they proved they can hold their own. Skully's Music Diner has become the primary spot in town to see bands that are little too big for the dive bars but not quite big enough for the ...