Concert Reviews

  • GALLERY: Lauren Mayberry at Brighton Music Hall
    As CHVRCHES celebrates the 10th anniversary of their debut, The Bones Of What You Believe, the band’s lead singer, Lauren Mayberry, is experimenting solo.  “For a long time, I couldn’t imagine ever doing anything outside of CHVRCHES,” she says. “But as I sail / stumble through this era of my life, it has started to feel like … Read more
  • GALLERY: MisterWives, Bishop Briggs, and Raffaella at Roadrunner
    After a decade of music, alt-pop group MisterWives is exploring uncharted territory on their highly anticipated fourth studio, Nosebleeds. The ten-track project, featuring tracks like  “Dagger” and “Sideways,” “is a homecoming to truth and freedom of self-expression, and in doing so, we find ourselves in new territory both sonically and lyrically that unlocked our most … Read more
  • Tove Lo and UPSAHL Give Boston a Show 2 Die 4
    On September 12th, Tove Lo and opener UPSAHL gave Boston’s Roadrunner a performance 2 Die 4.  With an audience that came to the party for more than just the drugs, UPSAHL delivered with a killer 13-song set.   It’s easy to recognize why SPIN Magazine dubbed her “one of the most exciting new voices in music” … Read more
  • REVIEW: The Band CAMINO Continues ‘Screaming In The Dark’ tour in Washington, D.C.
    The Band CAMINO’s Screaming In The Dark tour kicked off on September 14, in Philadelphia, with night two taking place at Washington D.C.’s The Anthem. With support from openers Charlotte Sands and Bad Suns, The Band CAMINO created an energy in the D.C. venue that was electric. The Band CAMINO took their sophomore album, “The … Read more
  • GALLERY: Noah Kahan at Xfinity Center
    “I’m mean because I grew up in New England”  New Englander Noah Kahan returned home to put on a mean show at Mansfield’s Xfinity Center as part of his Stick Season Summer Tour.  His highly anticipated homecoming began with performances from Joy Oladokun and Ruston Kelly.  Their performances set the stage for the “Stick Season” … Read more
  • Alex Warren Headlines The Troubadour in Los Angeles
    22-year-old TikTok sensation turned music star, Alex Warren, made his headlining Troubadour debut on September 6, 2023, in Los Angeles, CA. With a devoted line of fans waiting outside hours before the show and a distinguished influencer guest list, the Troubadour was the place to be this past Wednesday. Openers Gibby and Rowan Drake warmed … Read more
  • REVIEW: JVKE Concludes ‘What Tour Feels Like’ Tour with HARIZ, Maisy Kay, and SB19
    Following his sold-out headline shows in New York City and Los Angeles, JVKE set out on his debut North American tour ‘What Tour Feels Like.‘ The 23-city summer stretch made stops in Chicago, Austin, and Washington D.C. On Saturday, September 2, the tour made its final stop in Boston, a full circle moment for JVKE, … Read more
  • The Jonas Brothers and Lawrence Create a Night We Won’t Forget
    I’ve been to the year 2023. A lot has changed, but everybody still loves the Jonas Brothers! With the sibling trio’s sold-out Broadway residency in March and the release of THE ALBUM in May, you’d think it was the early 2000s. However, fans are still head over heels for the “Lovebug” singers nearly two decades … Read more
  • REVIEW: Louis Tomlinson Creates a Night to Remember in Boston
    As rising solo artist Louis Tomlinson hits the road for his Faith In The Future Tour, he is only moving in one direction, and that is forward. This 2nd album world excursion will take him everywhere, from LA to Antwerp. On July 25, Louis returned to MGM Fenway for night two of his sold-out Boston … Read more
  • Franklin Jonas Joins Hobo Johnson for Back-to-Back Shows in Boston
    Franklin Jonas has emerged as a standout artist in the alt-indie scene. His nostalgic vibes and thoughtful lyricism recently caught the attention of Grammy-winning producer Diplo, who signed Franklin to his label, Pizzaslime Records. In June, Franklin released his debut project Sewer Rat. Despite its off-putting name, the 5-track project is transportive and sonically stunning.  … Read more
  • Lauren Spencer Smith Reflects on Heartbreak and Finding Joy on ‘Mirror Tour’ in Boston
    Over the past three years, Lauren Spencer Smith has experienced everything from devastating heartbreak to immense joy. Despite the extremes, the multi-platinum artist has emerged unshattered with her debut album, Mirror. Through 15 tracks, Lauren invites listeners to share in her journey.  In a recent press conference with 1824, Lauren reflected on what it means … Read more
  • REVIEW: Isabel Pless Returns to Boston for Cafe 939 Performance
    We should probably drink more water, we should probably fix our posture…and listen to emerging singer-songwriter Isabel Pless. Friends, family, and fans, who have already discovered Pless as an essential listen, joined the Wellesley College grad for an intimate show at Berklee’s The Red Room @ Cafe 939 in Boston.  Vivi Rincon’s guitar strums and … Read more
  • REVIEW: The Driver Era Leaves An Afterglow at the Pier 17’s Rooftop
    Featured Photo Credit: Ryan Muir On Wednesday evening, as the sun was just about to set, it wasn’t the official start of rooftop season in NYC or the rooftop Frosés that brought New Yorkers to Pier 17– it was The Driver Era. As the Lynch brothers, Ross and Rocky Lynch, took the stage at The … Read more
  • Ava Max Sparkles in Boston on her ‘Diamonds & Dancefloors Tour’
    Photo credit: Amelia Cordischi Hold up! Wait a minute, let us tell you about Ava Max in Boston during pride month. Three years after her debut album, Heaven & Hell, the up and coming pop superstar is finally on tour supporting her sophomore album, Diamonds & Dancefloors. The pop powerhouse has shown tremendous musical growth, … Read more
  • Taylor Swift Returns To Gillette Stadium for Night One of Three
    Two months after hitting the road on her highly anticipated The Eras tour, Taylor Swift returned to the venue where it all started: Gillette Stadium. Since that first Fearless stadium performance in 2010, the Grammy Award winner has gone on to release ten projects. On Friday night, fans dressed in album-inspired attire filled the sold-out … Read more
  • half⋅alive Hits Boston on ‘Conditions of a Punk’ Tour
    half⋅alive hit Boston on their Conditions of a Punk Tour on April 27. The trio played a packed House of Blues with opening support from Dev Lemon and Tessa Violet.  The band has been known for its choreography and began the evening accordingly, although unexpected. The first two songs of the group’s set were performed … Read more
  • Aly & AJ Return To Boston for ‘With Love From’ Tour
    There’s “No One” quite like Aly & AJ and there’s no performance that gets you “up on your feet” like their shows. On April 21st, they brought their With Love From tour to Boston’s MGM Fenway.  Following an emotional set by Miya Folick who shared her gratitude for her friend, musical inspiration, and mentor, Aly … Read more
  • Caroline Rose Brings ‘The Art of Forgetting’ Tour to Boston
    Singer-songwriter Caroline Rose is celebrating the release of their latest studio album The Art of Forgetting with a 24-city North American Tour. On April 6, Rose stopped at the Royale for a special night for Boston fans. Rose’s former bandmate Abbie Morin kicked off the night with their band Hammydown. During the opening set, Morin … Read more
  • REVIEW: Maggie Lindemann’s ‘Sucker Punch’ Tour
    Maggie Lindemann isn’t just a “pretty girl” and she is continuing to prove and celebrate that on her Sucker Punch headlining tour, which crashed Boston on April 4.  Following a vivacious alt/indie set from Kailee Morgue, the sold-out crowd was ready to mosh to Maggie’s pop-punk discography.  The tone for the 19 song set was … Read more
  • GUNNAR Plays Album Release Party in LA
    I had the pleasure of attending GUNNAR’s album release show for “Best Mistake” on  Tuesday, March 28th at the Venice West, and I must say, it was a night to remember. The room was packed with  fans, friends, and family, all there to celebrate the release of the album that came out one month prior.   … Read more
  • Stephen Sanchez Plays Special Show at The Troubadour in LA
    Undoubtedly the most talented male singer right now in the industry, Stephen Sanchez, played a once in a lifetime show at The Troubadour in Los Angeles, CA. With his hit, “Until I Found You,” a duet with Em Beihold, Sanchez has had a very successful year with multiple high profiled talk show performances and millions … Read more
  • CONCERT REVIEW: Nessa Barrett’s Young Forever Tour
    The TikTok algorithm has a funny way of bringing us the people, the words, and the music that we need most. Over 19 million followers have found solace in the emotional and vulnerable lyrics of Nessa Barrett. On March 6, a couple thousand of those fans gathered at Boston’s Roadrunner to celebrate her Young Forever … Read more
  • Daniel Seavey Performs at The Fonda Theater in LA
    After a year of legal battles, Daniel Seavey is the first member of the boy-band, Why Don’t We, to tour solo. The band has been trying to tour their 2020 album, The Good Times and The Bad Ones, last year, but with legal issues at their label, they couldn’t. We all know Seavey for being … Read more
  • Stromae Wraps North American ‘Multitude’ Tour in Boston
    “Alors on Danse” Bostonians found escape as they danced into the futuristic world of Stromae’s Multitude tour on December 6.  South African artist, Sho Madjozi set expectations levels high with her lively opening set. It was almost impossible not to smile watching her dance to songs like “John Cena” in her flowing yarn coat with … Read more
  • Beabadoobee’s Final Show of Her ‘Beatopia’ Tour
    With the release of her latest album Beatopia, Beabadoobee performed in Boston at Roadrunner on December 4, 2022 and left Boston wanting more.  She opened her set with one of her classic songs “Worth It,” which the crowd went crazy for. For this song and others, Beabadoobee jammed out on the guitar while singing. This … Read more
  • Dayglow Lights Up Boston
    The past three years have been a crazy ride for alt/indie artist Sloan Struble of the pop project Dayglow. In 2019, he unleashed his debut album Fuzzybrain to critical acclaim, and followed it up with another hit, Harmony House in quick succession.  His latest album, People in Motion echoes his feel good sound, and a … Read more
  • The Driver Era Play Their First Wonderfront Festival in San Diego
    As everyone continues to fan girl over Ross Lynch from The Driver Era, it’s now clear why everyone has. For The Driver Era, the brother duo, Ross & Rocky, played their last show of the year in sunny San Diego, CA. The Wonderfront Festival, a fun festival right on the harbor in San Diego, CA, … Read more
  • Yung Gravy and bbno$ Give Boston Something to Talk About
    “You talkin’ ‘bout Tracy?” On November 16, Boston wasn’t just talking about Tracy, they were also buzzing about Yung Gravy and bbno$ who were headlining MGM Fenway.  Before the sold-out crowd got lost in the sauce, they were treated to a powerpoint driven set from DJ TIIIIIIIIIIP sweetened with Cosmic Brownies and Zebra Cake giveaways, … Read more
  • Aidan Bissett Plays His Final LA Show of 2022
    As the year comes to an end, that means the touring and music industry comes to a pause. Aidan Bissett has been slaying on his tours, yes plural, since this summer, playing back to back tours as he is becoming popular on TikTok and his music slaps live. Bissett just finished his tour last night … Read more
  • Alexander23 Plays The Wiltern in Los Angeles
    This past weekend was the last show of Alexander23’s North American AFTERSCHOCK Tour, and what a way to close out the North American leg! The night began with a few songs from openers Grace Enger and Alaina Castillo, who got the crowd energized and ready for Alexander23. After their sets, Alexander23 came out and unlike … Read more
  • Jake Scott, ROSIE, and Brynn Cartelli Bring “good vibes” to Boston
    Jake Scott, with support from Brynn Cartelli and ROSIE,  has been bringing “good days” and  “good vibes” across North America with his 21 city headlining Lavender Tour.  On November 4, Brynn and ROSIE returned to Boston, and introduced Jake, an Arkansas native, to a city they called home.  “It’s so good to be home,” Brynn, … Read more
  • Blu DeTiger Kicks off Headlining ‘Blu DeTour’ in Boston with Tiffany Day
    On November 3, singer and bassist Blu DeTiger kicked off her headlining Blu DeTour at the Royale is Boston, MA. Supporting act, Tiffany Day open the show with high energy as ran on stage to start her set. The crowd responded with cheers welcoming her with open arms.  Day played some of her hit songs … Read more
  • A Sold-Out Boston Crowd Welcomes gigi Back to Boston
    “Last time I was here, I had no idea what I was doing, now I’m HERE,” gigi shared with the crowd, when she returned to Boston with Noah Cyrus on The Hardest Part Tour. “When I was 19 going to school in Boston, I would play [Noah’s song] “July” on repeat on my walks to … Read more
  • Alec Benjamin Brings His Storytelling Music to The Hollywood Palladium in Hollywood
    Picture this, a cloudy night, overcast in Los Angeles, CA, where for the most part it’s hot and sunny, but for this night it was a perfect fall, cool, evening to catch Alec Benjamin perform at The Hollywood Palladium. Benjamin had two openers on a night full of storytelling and some fun love songs. The … Read more
  • Joshua Bassett Finishes Night Two of Sold Out Los Angeles Show at The Troubadour
    From Disney+ to his first headlining tour, Joshua Bassett is proving to be the next big heartthrob in the music industry, with his love songs and songs dealing with his own anxiety struggles and his surgery earlier this year, Bassett had a lot to unpack in his set, and all the fans sent all their … Read more
  • Lauren Weintraub Returns to Boston for Debut Headlining Show
    On October 14, “You could’ve been… in the middle of …Boston ” for Massachusetts native Lauren Weintraub’s first ever headlining show. Performing since she was very young, Lauren is no stranger to the stage. However, that night was different, as her name appeared on the marquee.  Family and friends packed Berklee’s Cafe 939, as an … Read more
  • Spacey Jane brings Indie Flair to Boston
    Australian indie-rockers Spacey Jane’s first-ever Boston show was not one to miss. With resale ticket prices reaching $150, their highly anticipated sold-out show at Brighton Music Hall was the place to be on Friday night.  A packed venue eagerly awaited the band’s Boston debut, following an opening set by Joe P. As soon as the … Read more
  • Mimi Webb Makes Headlining Debut in Boston
    Mimi Webb has come a long way since college hall writing sessions in Brighton, UK. Now the popstar is touring North America on her debut headlining tour.  On September 10, Mimi played a sold-out show in Brighton, MA,  a city that shares a namesake with the place where it all began. “Birthday Cake,” singer-songwriter Dylan … Read more
  • King Princess Returns to “Dirty Boston”
    “Boston you’re my favorite. You know why? You’re drunk and you’re filthy,” King Princess yelled to the crowd during her 24 city Hold On Baby tour with “Dirty Boston.” Supported by St. Panther, and local drag queens Static and Throb Zombie, the singer-songwriter performed her title-worthy set. Energy was high from the moment King Princess … Read more
  • Mariah Carey, Jonas Brothers and More Take Central Park in NYC for Global Citizen Festival
    On Saturday, September 24th, 55,000 people gathered on the Great Lawn in Central Park, NYC, to attend the Global Citizen Festival.  The Festival, founded by Ryan Gall and Hugh Evans and organized by Global Poverty Project, marked its 10 year anniversary in 2022 and was hosted by Priyanka Chopra Jonas.  This year’s lineup included local … Read more
  • flor Shines in Boston
    “I think this might be my favorite crowd” “I think it might!” An exchange between Val Hoyt (guitar) and Zach Grace (lead vocals) at flor’s Boston show of the Future Shine tour at Paradise Rock Club.  The four-piece band, which also includes Dylan Bauld (bass) and Kyle Hill (drums), is currently touring the US with … Read more
  • Mimi Webb Headlines The Roxy in Los Angeles
    Mimi Webb shows the reason why the British Invasion is still real in Los Angeles, CA at the infamousRoxy. Webb is proving to be the next big act from across the pond with her first headlining tour in America. Exited fans lined up at 6PM to catch Webb in LA with some fans also seeing … Read more
  • REVIEW: New York Hosts Electrifying Electric Zoo Festival 2022
    Featured Photo: Martin Garrix Day 3 at the Antheon This year, New York’s largest EDM (Electronic Dance Music) festival, Electric Zoo (EZOO) took stage on Randall’s Island Park from September 2nd – 4th! Ever since 2009, EZOO has been providing festival goers from all over the world with electrifying music, everlasting friendships and lifelong memories. … Read more
  • Lizzy McAlpine Returns to Boston with Carol Ades and Tiny Habits
    Carol Ades and Lizzy McAlpine songs are both organic and cathartic. Their lyrics flow like a rhythmic conversation and evoke vulnerability and familiarity.  On September 21, Boston got to hear and feel that for Lizzy’s Five Seconds Flat Tour at Cambridge’s Sinclair.  Following a harmonious set from viral Berklee artists, Tiny Habits, Carol shuffled on … Read more
  • Tessa Violet Takes Her First Headlining Show to Maine
    Tessa Violet’s Portland House of Music show was a night of firsts. Not only was it the first night of her debut North American headline tour, but it was also the singer’s first performance in Maine with a special guest, Tessa’s mom. The opening night of Tessa’s Rise of the Phoenix tour was a lively … Read more
  • Boston Welcomes MUNA for Two Sold-Out Shows
    In 2016 MUNA, released their song “I Know A Place.” The moving track described a space where everyone felt welcome. On September 18, 2022  during MUNA’s first of two sold out shows, that imagined “place” became a reality.  The friendly energy was palpable throughout the Royale, as a hum of conversations grew within the diverse … Read more
  • The Show Goes on for James Bay in Boston
    Early-pandemic, James Bay was putting the finishing touches on his third studio album. However, like many releases planned pre-COVID, the debut was put on pause. Amidst the situational frustration, James found opportunity and subsequently spent two and half years reworking his album, swapping out his “sad songs” for “anthems of hope.” When the revised album … Read more
  • EXCLUSIVE: Stacey Ryan Talks New Single “Deep End”
    Photo Credit: Will Heffernan Stacey Ryan first began building a TikTok following with her jazz renditions of popular songs. However, in January 2022, Stacey decided to put her own spin on the viral open verse challenge. Posting a short clip of her original song “Don’t Text Me When You’re Drunk,” she invited fellow artists to … Read more
  • Giveon Performs Heartwarming Show In Boston
    Following the release of his most recent album Give or Take, Giveon performed the album’s tracklist and more for speechless Boston fans on August 23, 2022. Giveon first announced his Give or Take Tour earlier this summer. With many fans going crazy during the presale, Giveon quickly added more shows to allow more of his … Read more
  • Hayley Kiyoko Celebrates New Album with Performance in Boston
    Fresh off the release of her album, PANORAMA, Hayley Kiyoko returned to Boston for Lauv’s All 4 Nothing Tour. Welcomed by a very apropos rainbow stretching over the waterfront venue, “Lesbian Jesus,” as her fans affectionately call her, took to the Leader Bank Pavilion stage. By the glow of red light and suspenseful drums, Hayley … Read more
  • Big Time Rush Reunion Tour Is Everything The Fans Need
    With boybands getting back together, one of the bands we are very happy that are back, is Big Time Rush. From their hit music and past Nickelodeon show; James, Logan, Kendall and Carlos are back putting out a different sound with their new music, while still playing those classic hits such as City is Ours … Read more
  • Global Star Tones and I Welcomes Us to the ‘Madhouse’
    On July 24th, Toni Watson, professionally known as Tones and I, brought the heat (during the heat) to Boston’s House of Blues for the second show of her North American Madhouse tour. From busking on the weekends to filling venues, Tones has come a long way. In 2019, Tones created quite a name for herself … Read more
  • Lawrence Wraps Up ‘Sounds of Summer’ Tour in Boston
    On June 24, Lawrence welcomed Boston fans “into this fun, weird, cool community” for the last show on the Sounds of Summer tour. Although the band had played a handful of times in the city, it was the second time they played at the LeaderBank Pavilion. Lawrence performed a diverse selection from their decade long … Read more
  • Wallows Brings ‘Tell Me That It’s Over’ Tour to Boston
    A green glow and the staccato strings of “Hard to Believe” welcomed Wallows to the Boston Roadrunner stage on June 22.  After three years of waiting for the LA band to return to Boston, the crowd was more than ready to celebrate a new album, Tell Me That It’s Over with Dylan Minnette, Braeden Lemasters, … Read more
  • Boston Fans Experience Mandy Moore  “In Real Life”
    It’s been 23 years since Mandy Moore released her first album So Real. Now fans are getting “a front row seat” to Moore’s authenticity and honesty on her In Real Life tour. In the early 2000s, 15 year old Moore created the soundtrack for every millennial’s childhood. Her musical success masked her creative control struggle, … Read more
  • Still Woozy Leaves Maine Fans in a Haze of Bliss
    Still Woozy left the crowd gathered at Portland State Theater in a haze of bliss on Monday June 13. Opening with the popular track “Window,” Still Woozy came bounding out onto the stage following his bass player and drummer to get the show on the road, and he did just that. The high energy set … Read more
  • Tove Lo Celebrates Pride with Livestreamed Boston Show
    Tove Lo celebrated Pride Month with a TikTok livestream at Boston’s Roadrunner, and a show that was nothing short of euphoric.  Noga Erez‘s inventive set kicked off the night with songs including “End of the Road,” and her most recent single “Nails.” Her genre-bending sound with hints of Billie Eilish had the crowd captivated and … Read more
  • Chloe Moriondo Opens for mxmtoon in Boston
    You could say that Chloe Moriondo is a bit of an enigma. Even with a debut album titled Blood Bunny and a love song called “Bodybag,” they are one of the most wholesome humans. For two nights, Boston got to experience her paradox.  On June 10, in her platform sneakers and holding her sticker mosaiced … Read more
  • Wango Tango Kicked off the Summer on a High Note
    iHeartMedia kicked the summer off with the 2022 iHeartRadio KIIS FM Wango Tango on Saturday, June 4 at Dignity Health Sports Park. Hosted by Ryan Seacrest, the star-studded event celebrated all things summer with performances from today’s hottest artists including Shawn Mendes, The Chainsmokers, Camila Cabello, Becky G, Charlie Puth, Lauv, 5 Seconds of Summer, Tate McRae, Latto, Lauren Spencer-Smith, … Read more
  • Jordy Returns to Boston
    5 years ago you could find Jordy dancing along at the latest Brighton Music Hall show. On May 13, he was back at the Boston venue, but instead he was performing for the sold-out audience.  As a co-opener for Lauren Sanderson, it was his responsibility to help energize the crowd. This task was not one … Read more
  • Role Model Returns to the East Coast for TouRx
    On May 10, Role Model’s TouRx was just what the doctor ordered. “Tucker! Tucker!” the Boston crowd chanted as the stage lights flickered on to illuminate a simple stage setup. Echoing through the Royale’s speakers, Role Model’s voice told the audience to enjoy the show and to look out for each other.  With a flash … Read more
  • Aly & AJ Hit All The Right Beats in Boston
    “We’re here to take you back to your childhood and into the future.” Aly and AJ Michalka called out to the crowd kicking off a nostalgic night in Boston. In shadow, a vintage radio scanned through static until it eventually tuned to a suspenseful hum.  With drumbeats and guitar shreds reserved for rockstars, the sister … Read more
  • Yumi Zouma Rocks Boston’s Sinclair
    Youmi Zouma rocked the Sinclair Thursday April 14 in an intimate, fun show. The group brought a lighthearted, exciting set to the Cambridge theater and did not disappoint. The opening act saw NoSo out to the stage, filling the Sinclair with beautifully powerful vocals and tones of intricate electric guitar. The crowd responded well to … Read more
  • Daryl Hall Brings “Daryl’s House” to Boston
    On April 11, the Orpheum Theater became “Daryl’s House” for one night only.  Fans filled the Boston venue for an evening packed with nostalgia.  Todd Rundgren got things rocking with hits like “We Gotta Get You A Woman” and “Buffalo Grass.” His showmanship, skipping from one side of the stage to the other and shredding … Read more
  • Sigrid Performs Special Show in LA at The Fonda
    After many years of not performing in LA, Sigrid is back in the city of angels! Sigrid took to The Fonda on the infamous Hollywood BLVD to perform for the excited crowd to hear the singers music live again. The singer came with mostly dance-pop bangers that got everyone moving instantly, throwing in the must-have … Read more
  • Joy Crookes Brings First US Tour to Boston
    Joy Crookes’ grandmother dreamed of immigrating to the United States to start a new life. She settled on the “19th floor” of a building in London and never made it there.  Years and generations later, Joy Crookes is on her debut North American tour realizing the dreams of both her grandmother and herself. Through regular … Read more
  • Tate McRae Plays Sold-Out Royale in Boston
    Tate McRae’s show was the place to be on April 1. Fans and friends of the artist filled Boston’s sold-out Royale to see not one, but three acts that found popularity in the past two years.  GAYLE kicked things off with her set. The Nashville based artist performed songs including “ur just horny,” and her … Read more
  • Jojo Brings Tour Home
    On March 29, Jojo made the newly opened Roadrunner in Boston feel like home.  Surrounded by friends, family, and longtime fans, the MA native gave an emotional and dynamic performance for the city she calls home.  Opener Lindsey Lomis began the night with her guitar. Her impressive vocals during songs like “Simple Love” entranced the … Read more
  • Amber Mark Starts Her US Tour At Boston’s Sinclair
    “How nice is it to be out of quarantine, huh?” The crowd roars in approval. About a quarter of the audience is in their technicolor dance outfits. Others look like they just came off of work. It is a Monday night after all. Shaun Ross, an American model, actor, and now recording artist, began the … Read more
  • Sammy Rae Fills Boston’s Royale with Brass and Joy
    In 2020, Sammy Rae & the Friends had an identity crisis. They were scheduled to go on tour to celebrate their new songs starting in March. We all know what happened in March. The band members felt torn. How do they make money? How do they connect to their fans? These struggles, questions, and heartbreak … Read more
  • Claud Brings “Super Monster Tour” To Boston
    If you’ve got a “Soft Spot” for Indie and Alt-Rock, you’ll love Claud. That fondness was clear with the crowd that piled into Boston’s Brighton Music Hall on March 27th. From the moment Claud first stepped on stage, they had the audience captivated. The crowd was quick to engage when Claud kicked things off with … Read more
  • Aidan Bissett Performs at The Roxy in LA
    As an opener, it’s typical that sometimes the crowd isn’t as “active” as you’d hope, or they don’t know your songs, however that wasn’t the case for rising musician Aidan Bissett. Singer/songwriter Bissett opened for Claire Rosinkranz the other night and he performed as if he was the headlining act. The crowd was extremely energized … Read more
  • GAYLE Performs Special Show at The Roxy
    ABCDEFU, is what you probably have been singing thanks to TikTok. Thankfully, it’s one of the blessing songs that came from the social media platform. The talented rock/pop artist behind is GAYLE, who’s other songs are just as good, if not better. GAYLE performed at The Roxy for a special one-off show in Los Angeles, … Read more
  • Fletcher Performs First Headlining Show in Boston
    On April 17, the crowd at Boston’s Paradise Rock Club had a lot to celebrate. Not only was it St.Paddy’s Day, but it was also Fletcher’s first Boston headlining show and her birthday.  The celebration began with “Sweet and Sour” singer, Amelia Moore, who had the crowd swaying along to “moves” and taking a drink … Read more
  • Louis Tomilson Plays Last Show of North American Tour at YouTube Theater in LA
    ***ALL PHOTOS MUST BE CREDITED PROPERLY IF REPOSTING*** One Direction fever is still very real. Louis Tomilson just finished his North American tour by playing his last show at the new YouTube Theater in Los Angeles, CA. The fan dedication and heart were there in full force. From fans having planned fan moments by handing … Read more
  • Jeremy Shada Performs Very First Show in Los Angeles on his Vintage Tour
    If you know the hit Netflix shows Julie and the Phantoms, then you definitely know Jeremy Shada. One of the leads from the hit series has started his first-ever tour for his album, Vintage. The crooner came to the Moroccan Lounge in Los Angeles, CA, and wowed and captivated the audience with his clear, crisp, … Read more
  • Maisie Peters Brings ‘You Signed Up For This’ Tour to Sold Out Sinclair
    On March 9, Maisie Peters’s fans traveled through the snow “on the red line,” of course, to her sold out Sinclair show in Cambridge, MA. Despite the stormy weather, the vibe inside the venue was warm and welcoming. Maisie fans buzzed about reuniting with and meeting internet friends for the first time.  It wasn’t long … Read more
  • Gracie Abrams Plays the El Rey Theater in LA
    If you happen to be a fan of Olivia Rodrigo, then you most definitely will fall in love with Gracie Abrams. Her soft, yet powerful voice with her instrument playing and stage presence will make you feel like you’re apart of your diary. This tour that she is on, will probably be the last time … Read more
  • Jack Gray Performs Intimate Show In Venice, CA
    Breaking Sound had an Unpublished showcase this week at Townhouse in Venice Beach, and featured several emerging artists like Abigail Rose, Sammy Platkin and Jack Gray. Jack, who is originally from Australia, moving to LA just 8 months ago, wowed the crowd with his raspy, yet clear cut vocals on Thursday night. He started off … Read more
  • Fletcher Performs at the Fonda Theater in LA
    After a few years of no touring, due to the pandemic, one of the LGTBQ queens is back on stage touring across America. Fletcher brought her humble talented queen like attitude to the Fonda Theater and everyone re-fell in love with her all over again. The stage design took up nearly the whole stage, acting … Read more
  • REVIEW: Dua Lipa Kicks Off Tour in Miami, FL
    Since before the COVID-19 global pandemic, fans all over the planet have been longing to hear Dua Lipa live.  On February 9th, 2022, Dua finally kicked off her Future Nostalgia World Tour at the FTX Arena in Miami, Florida.  “We’ve been waiting two years to put on this show for you all,” Dua bellowed to … Read more
  • Dodie and Lizzy McAlpine Deliver a Snowstorm Showstopper at Boston’s Orpheum Theatre
    Arriving at Dodie’s once-Friday-now-Saturday show, one could expect that a change in dates might throw enough schedules off as to dissuade her crowd. The opposite is true. It took half an hour to get through the front doors, as the line into the building stretched down two blocks and around a corner. Fans were bursting … Read more
  • Landon Barker and More Take The Stage at The Roxy
    With concerts being back, there have been many special shows held in Los Angeles, CA. The other night at The Roxy in West Hollywood, Chri$tian Gate$ and his friends performed short sets at The Roxy. With many fans and close friends coming out, it was night to have fun and connect with people. Performers included … Read more
  • Clairo Celebrates New Album with Hometown Concert
    For Clairo, her show at Boston’s House of Blues was a homecoming of sorts. Growing up outside the city, Clairo had seen many shows at the notable venue. On February 27, she made the venue her own. In front of friends, family, and adoring fans, Clairo took the stage after Arlo Park’s impressive set.  As … Read more
  • MARINA Returns to Boston
    “Boston, It’s been awhile!” For MARINA fans old and new, her show at the Orpheum Theater was well worth the wait.  Swedish artist, Tove Styrke warmed the crowd up with her high energy performance. Her vocals, flowy dress, use of the stage, and eye-catching lighting was impressive and earned attention and cheers from the crowd.  … Read more
  • The Marias Captivate Boston with Two Sold Out Shows
    INTERIOR – LA APARTMENT – DAY The Marias lead vocalist  MARIA ZARDOYA and her partner, producer and multi instrumentalist, JOSH CONWAY sit down to finally write and produce their highly anticipated debut album, CINEMA.  CUT TO FEBRUARY 19  The Marias take over Boston’s Paradise Rock club for night one of two sold out shows on … Read more
  • Valley Kicks Off Headlining Tour in Boston
    The first time Valley played Boston as an opener, “there were like 30 people,” lead vocalist, Rob Laska recalled. Almost 20 times that amount showed up at the band’s first ever American headlining show at Boston’s Sinclair. “God Must Hate Me” Singer, Catie Turner kicked off the night with a heartwarming and vibey set featuring … Read more
  • Griff and Lexi Jayde Perform at The Fonda Theater in Hollywood, CA
    With so many British artists making a name for themselves in the industry, it’s easy to get lost in the names. Griff is one of those musicians you should make the effort to listen to. With her inspiring messages in songs such as “One Foot In Front Of The Other,” to her songs that are … Read more
  • Andy Grammer Finds Joy in Boston
    Andy Grammer has been encouraging us to keep our heads up since 2010. That same inspiration and positivity was palpable at Boston’s Orpheum Theater on Wednesday night.  After an exhilarating set from opener Alt Bloom, Grammar kicked off a night filled with love, acceptance, and “joy.” Sitting by the glow of a Victorian lamp, Grammar … Read more
  • Samia Plays Dynamic Set at Paradise Rock Club
    It’s almost impossible to leave a Samia concert without skipping. That’s just science. Host the concert in a venue like Paradise Rock Club, where everywhere you stand feels like you’re part of an intimate semi-circle among friends, and you might even turn that skip into a cartwheel. Samia made her first headline tour one to … Read more
  • Coldplay, Maneskin, Twenty One Pilots and More Take the iHeart Radio Alter Ego Stage in LA
    After the holiday season and the Jingle Ball tour, iHeart Radio shows their alter ego every year at The Forum in Los Angeles, CA. This year it was almost magical as it was energetic. Coldplay, Twenty One Pilots, Maneskin and more took to the stage on January 15 at The Forum in Inglewood, CA. First … Read more
  • Lauren Jauregui Stuns at Telegram Ballroom in LA
    After years of her debut single “Expectations,” Lauren Jauregui finally gifted us with her debut solo album Prelude. With her album release, Jauregui has done a few shows, one in NYC and a few in California. Jauregui had two shows in Los Angeles, CA, one at the famous Roxy and the other at The Telegram … Read more
  • KIIS FM iHeart Radio Jingle Ball Brings Joy to LA This Holiday Season
    The other night, the 102.7 KIIS FM Jingle Ball 2021 Presented by Capital One was held at the Forum and the stars were out in full force on the second stop of the national iHeartRadio Jingle Ball Tour 2021 Presented by Capital One. The event featured iconic and emerging performers including: Ed Sheeran, BTS,  Doja Cat, Lil Nas X, The Kid LAROI, Saweetie, Black Eyed Peas, Tate McRae, Bazzi, Dixie D’Amelio and surprise guest Annita. … Read more
  • Catie Turner Joins Jordy on The Mind Games Tour in Boston
    A day after celebrating 1 million monthly listeners on Spotify, Catie Turner opened her first show on Jordy’s The Mind Games Tour.  Rocking a Peppa Pig bandage on her chin and an acoustic guitar in hand, the American Idol alum took to the Brighton Music Hall stage in Boston.  Her bubbly personality was infectious as … Read more
  • Madison Beer Ends Her Tour in LA at The Wiltern
    Right after Thanksgiving, Madison Beer ended her tour in LA at The Wiltern. Beer, who toured the last month or so, effortlessly sang her story of heartbreak and love on stage. The stage set had a screen that transported fans into her whimsical world of storytelling. Her powerful voice alone on stage deserved the fans … Read more
  • GAYLE Plays Debut Boston Show
    On one of our August 2020 podcast episodes, we asked rising singer songwriter GAYLE what the perfect place was to listen to her single, “Orange Peel.” She told us “Summer time. Sunset. Driving down a long winding road.” On November 29, Brighton Music Hall in Boston was a close second.  The audience joined the Nashville-based … Read more
  • Chloe Moriondo Brings ‘Blood Bunny’ Tour to Boston
    Earlier this month Chloe Moriondo joined Ashnikko at Boston’s Paradise Rock Club for the ‘DEMIDEVIL’ tour. A few weeks later and a mile up the road, Moriondo was back to headline at Brighton Music Hall for their ‘Blood Bunny’ tour.  Contrary to the gory tour name, the show was incredibly wholesome. From Moriondo’s expression of gratitude … Read more
  • Role Model Ends US Tour at The El Rey Theater in Los Angeles, CA
    After months of touring, Role Model performed his last show on tour at The El Rey Theater in Los Angeles, CA. The high energy performer took the stage for an hour, leaving all he (and his voice) had left to offer, and it was superb. Role Model stated he had voice problems the previous two … Read more
  • Faouzia Performs Her First LA Show at The Roxy
    What a first show it was indeed. Talented musician, Faouzia performed her first ever LA show at The Roxy in West Hollywood, CA. The Atlantic Records signed artist brought her strong voice to the stage and all the WeHo fans praised her as she belted every single note perfectly. She took to stage to perform … Read more
  • Lawrence Reminds Boston Why They Love Live Music
    Back in April 2020, Lawrence was scheduled to play Boston’s Royale, but when things started shutting down due to the pandemic, live music got put on pause. Two years, and one album later, Lawrence is finally back to remind Boston fans why they missed live music so much.  On November 12 and 13, the sibling … Read more