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La Dispute takes on the Royale

La Dispute rolled into Boston, MA with Gouge Away and Slow Mass on a cool Friday evening. Playing at the Royale, a pretty swanky venue, it was nice to see this place again. I've been there once before when I was on tour with The Wonder Years and Jetty Bones last year. 

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Calpurnia's Sold Out Show at Cannery Ballroom

Calpurnia performed to a sold out crowd at Cannery Ballroom in Nashville, TN earlier this month on March 2nd. While the band had originally been scheduled to play in Nashville on January 8th, the show had to be postponed due to vocalist / guitarist Finn Wolfhard becoming ill.

With that being said, the crowd was eager to see the show and there was a long line of fans outside the venue braving the cold in order to get a prime spot in this GA venue.

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Joyce Manor // The Basement East

The last night of Joyce Manor’s headlining tour with Remember Sports and Jeff Rosenstock hit the Basement East in Nashville, TN and was one of the tours we’ve been looking forward to for quite some time.

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Luke Schwartz and Friends: A Night Of Story Telling And Live Music

We recently had the chance to experience punk rock’s own variety show hosted by Luke Schwartz (Tigers Jaw, Make Do and Mend) while in Portland, Oregon. The surprisingly early event had doors at 4 and was an evening filled with music, stories, and plenty of laughter.

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Gracie & The Valley | The Basement | Nashville, TN

On November 16th, we found ourselves back at The Basement for Gracie & They Valley’s album release show. Their new album, Chrysanthemum, is fueled by indie pop with emotion-driven lyrics and vulnerability.

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Cloudmouth + Basic Printer | The Basement | Nashville, TN

The Basement is, quite literally, a basement. Not to be confused with it’s relative, The Basement East, The Basement boasts a mere 100-ish capacity, and a close quarters feel.

Kicking off their set with a poll to figure out if the crowd thought that acoustic guitars or synthesizers were better, Cloudmouth’s vocalist / guitarist Kyle Numann had the audience laughing with jovial stage banter between band mates. This two band bill mixed genres from distant eras, yet common ground could be found in the sheer experimentalism present with each artist.

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Live On The Green | Nashville, TN

Every year, Nashville based radio station Lightning 100 puts on Live On The Green, a free outdoor concert series that brings in some of the nation’s biggest acts. This year happened to be the 10th anniversary of the event and we were able to check out the final night of festivities. 

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Breakfest | Liberty Hall | Franklin, TN

You asked, and the music gods have answered. A ten band bill that ends before 10 PM? Yes, please! How is this possible, you ask? It's simple -- the show starts bright and early at 9 AM! This aptly named breakfast themed festival brought the Nashville and Franklin community together with support from local vendors and more or less local musicians. 

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BLED FEST | Hartland Performing Arts Center | Howell, MI

BLED FEST has occurred annually in Michigan for the past 14 years, with the past 11 years taking place at the Hartland Performing Arts Center. This high school turned community center serves as the home for this day long festival that this year hosted a total of five stages spread throughout classrooms, a cafeteria, and even the buildings main lobby. Hello, rock and roll high school!

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Basement | The Basement East | Nashville, TN

Citizen and Basement kicked off a co-headlining tour with direct support from Pronoun and Souvenirs last week and performed to a rowdy crowd at The Basement East, a 400 capacity venue located in East Nashville, on May 8th. 

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Hatebreed | Exit/In | Nashville, TN

Hatebreed recently came through Nashville on the second leg of their 20 Years Of Desire, 15 Years Of Perseverance tour along with Crowbar, The Acacia Strain, and Twitching Tongues. 

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Knocked Loose | The End | Nashville, TN

Last week, Knocked Loose started their first ever headlining tour in Nashville with support from hardcore veterans Terror, Jesus Piece, and Year of the Knife. The opening date was also fortunate enough to have Nashville natives Orthodox opening up the show. 

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Harms Way | The End | Nashville, TN

I had the opportunity to hit one of the heaviest tours of the year earlier this week when Harms Way brought their headlining tour featuring Ringworm, Vein, and Queensway through Nashville.

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Killthrax II Tour | Marathon Music Works | Nashville, TN

I recently had the chance to attend the Killthrax II Tour at Marathon Music Works in Nashville, TN. The lineup, consisting of Havok, Anthrax, and Killswitch Engage, brought the metalheads out in droves and provided a night full of headbanging, hair whips, and plenty of riffs.

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Kalie Shorr | EP Release | The Back Corner | Nashville, TN

It was cold and dark walking up to The Back Corner for the show, but when I was hit with lights, sounds and the heat of excitement from the crowd of people inside this cozy venue that turned out for the show, I knew I was in for something good.

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