Zac Brown Band Maryland Heights, MO Verizon Wireless Amphitheater September 12, 2014 Verizon Wireless Amphitheater in Maryland Heights, MO is the seventh level of hell.
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Pinestock Music Festival September 6th, 2014 Churubusco, IN Churubusco, Indiana isn’t known for much beyond turtles (it’s high school mascot) and this creepy burger restaurant with clown dolls, but Pinestock Music Festival in the last four years has given Churubusco a new name. And that’s home of one of the best fests in the Midwest.
Shovels & Rope “Bad As Me” Covering Tom Waits is a bad idea (ask Scarlett Johansson), but Carolina duo Shovels & Rope get it right. I wrote about Shovels & Rope recently, when I talked about the music of one of my favorite shows, Rectify, and have been taking in their new album Swimming Time lately, but unfortunately haven’t been able to give it enough listens in time for a review (I usually try to listen to something at least five
Arcade Fire, Dan Deacon, and Devo August 30th, 2014 United Center, Chicago, IL Wes’s Thoughts: Groupon is best known in the concert world for getting you discounted tickets on bad 90’s acts like Scott Stapp or 80’s hair bands like Poison, but for once, it paid off in the world of indie rock. Arcade Fire, the overly-ambitious suckers they are, put on two nights at United Center, where the Chicago Bulls and Blackhawks play which seats over 20,000, and since
Lauryn Hill “Black Rage” Lauryn Hill has been largely irrelevant for quite some time. Don’t get me wrong, I’m a huge Lauryn Hill fan. Obviously, Hill was great with the Fugees, and then her one solo album was universally loved. But, can you even call what she has a career at this point? Since The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill she has only released an unplugged album, a handful of singles, and toured very sporadically (tours which ironically price out