Saves The Day & Joyce Manor Rock The Stone Pony

Saves the Day and Joyce Manor recently came to The Stone Pony in Asbury Park with support from awakebutstillinbed for the second to last date of their Summer Tour on August 17th. The venue filed in patron after patron for this sold-out show, slowly but surely filling the room & patio with excited fans.

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The Acacia Strain Bring The Impact Crater Tour To The End

When The Acacia Strain announced the Impact Crater Tour we instantly knew that it would not be one to miss. I’ve been seeing and photographing The Acacia Strain shows for around 15 years now, and this was easily the smallest venue I’ve seen them in and certainly the hottest show.

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Elisabeth Beckwitt Celebrates EP Release At The Back Corner

Indigo, the debut EP from Elisabeth Beckwitt, was released on Friday, July 26th. Elisabeth’s EP release party took place the night before at The Back Corner, a cozy venue located in downtown Nashville.

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Prince Daddy & The Hyena Kick Off Cosmic Thrill Seekers Forever Tour In MA

I trudged through the pouring rain and flashes of lightning on July 17th to catch oldsoul, The Obsessives, Retirement Party, and Prince Daddy & The Hyena kick off the Cosmic Thrill Seeking Forever Tour at The Sinclair in Cambridge, MA.

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Reel Big Fish & The Aquabats! Bring Their Co-Headlining Tour To Cannery Ballroom

Reel Big Fish brought their co-headlining tour with The Aquabats! to Cannery Ballroom on July 5th. With support from Dog Party, this show offered a mixed genre bill and made for an eventful night. We hope you brought your dancing shoes!

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Frank Iero Plays Hometown Show At Asbury Lanes

Recently, I had the opportunity to review Frank Iero and the Future Violents’ newest record, Barriers. Naturally, after hearing what a banger it was, I just had to go and see it for myself in real life. Luckily, before kicking off the west coast leg of the Barriers tour, FIATFV decided to play a hometown show here at New Jersey’s very own Asbury Lanes in Asbury Park on June 28th.

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Emo Nite Brings The Party To Orlando

Emo Nite LA: if you know, you know. If you have no idea what those words mean, allow me to explain. Three friends in Los Angeles created an iconic event in a small dive bar that has become a full-blown phenomenon among those in the alternative scene. Emo Nite is, at its core, a DJ event where pop punk / emo music is blasted through the speakers while fans dance on the floor and even the stage itself. Emo Nite has become an all-inclusive night where fans of Fall Out Boy, Panic! at the Disco, My Chemical Romance, and more, can gather and share their love for the music they grew up listening to. You might even hear that song that changed your life. You know — we all have that one song.

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Full Of Hell Dominate The End

I was able to cap off an absolutely bonkers weekend full of shows by catching Genocide Pact, Primitive Man, and Full of Hell at The End in Nashville. Having spent four days covering a country music festival in Nashville, I was ready to be around heavier music and was not disappointed in how the long, exhausting week ended. Continue reading to check out photos and learn more about how the show was!

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Aaron West and the Roaring Twenties At The Basement East

Aaron West and the Roaring Twenties performed at The Basement East with support from Pronoun and Diva Sweetly earlier this month. Previously, Aaron West has played at The End, which is a smaller venue here in Nashville. Although he performed on a larger stage this time around, Aaron West easily commanded the crowd’s attention as the show turned into one big sing along session.

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Kurt Travis Captivates The Crowd At The Soundbar

The Soundbar is located in the heart of downtown Orlando, Florida. This venue is known to residents for the mix of local and touring acts that come through the city, making the Soundbar a gathering place for Orlando’s locals to check out new music. This was no exception June 6th, when Kurt Travis played a headlining show in support of his new album, There’s A Place I Want To Take You.

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New Found Glory Host BreakFEST For Second Year In A Row

We were able to cover BreakFEST for the second year in a row on Sunday June 2nd at The Factory at Franklin in Tennessee. This aptly named breakfast themed music festival is put on by New Found Glory, and after the success of the inaugural year, we were looking forward to what round two would bring!

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Palaye Royale Play To A Sold Out Crowd in Orlando

The Abbey in Downtown Orlando, Florida is a well-known venue with the locals and music enthusiasts alike. The small building gets frequented by bands fairly often but generally hosts small crowds. This was definitely not the case on May 22nd when Palaye Roayle played to a sold-out venue. The trio, consisting of Remington Leith (vocals), Sebastian Danzig (guitar), and Emerson Barrett (drums), have always drawn a dedicated fan base to each show whether they’re support for a headlining act, playing a side stage at warped tour, or in this case, at The Abbey.

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Second Annual BreakFEST Music Festival Takes Place This Weekend

This weekend, New Found Glory are gearing up to bring back the second installment of their breakfast themed festival in Franklin, TN, aptly named BreakFEST. After the success of last year’s inaugural event, the pop punk veterans are ready to take the stage once again with a slew of killer bands while fans enjoy middle Tennessee’s finest breakfast vendors.

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American Football Take On Philly At Union Transfer

I was lucky enough to have the opportunity to experience and photograph American Football at Union Transfer on Tuesday, May 21st with supporting band Pure Bathing Culture. Union Transfer provides quite a unique experience, making it feel intimate and warm – the perfect combination for what the night would bring.

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Superorganism bring the party to Port City Music Hall

Superorganism brought the party to Port City Music Hall as their “World Wide Trip Cont…” tour neared its end. Starting at Coachella and ending in Boston, the group had been on the road for the better part of a month. With support from Simpson, both artists owned the stage and captivated the crowd.

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Listener & Birds In Row Take Over The End

When Birds in Row and Listener announced that they would be touring together, I immediately knew it would be a night that could not be missed. Bringing along Quentin Sauvé as the opening act, the tour recently came through Nashville and I was able to check it out at the one of the smaller venues in town.

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Return Of The Damned Things

One of the more exciting things to happen in music this year is the return of The Damned Things. Luckily for us, they brought their first tour in the better part of a decade to Nashville with Crobot and He is Legend, with local support from The Dead Deads.

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Holy Hell, Architects shine at Cannery Ballroom

Architects rolled through Nashville with their Holy Hell tour and brought along While She Sleeps and Thy Art is Murder. Having a small but stacked bill of international bands ensured that Cannery Ballroom would be packed with die hard fans of all of the bands and this night did not disappoint.

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Beartooth Bring The Disease Tour To Cannery Ballroom

I recently had the pleasure of covering Beartooth’s The Disease Tour Part II at Cannery Ballroom in Nashville, TN. Bringing along Dead American, Hands Like Houses, and Of Mice & Men, we knew Beartooth were ready to cause a ruckus at the large yet intimate venue.

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Lucero Perform Unplugged At Acme

Acme Feed & Seed is a popular spot in Nashville for tourists & locals to party while downtown. Having served as a storefront starting in the late 1800’s, Acme is now well known as a multilevel venue with multiple bars and event spaces. As we’d never been to a show there before, I wasn’t sure what to expect! Once we got there, I realized just how intimate of a show this would be. A modest stage faced rows and rows of packed seating, with audience members actively waiting for the show to start. Lucero performed as part of an unplugged series on April 29th, with direct support from East Tennessee native Joey Kneiser.

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