Concert Reviews

Big Gigantic impresses with explosive electronic party

Big Gigantic impresses with explosive electronic party

| March 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

  For electronic dance music to work in a concert setting – as a live spectacle that you would actually pay concert prices to see – the bar, in my mind, is pretty high. You need good mixes and well-wrung beats, sure, but the music can’t stand on its own – especially seeing as it’s […]

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In Photos: Taking Back Sunday with Letlive and the Menzingers at South Side Ballroom, Dallas TX

In Photos: Taking Back Sunday with Letlive and the Menzingers at South Side Ballroom, Dallas TX

| February 22, 2015 | 0 Comments

Taking Back Sunday stopped by Dallas’ South Side Ballroom for a diverse, career-spanning set. Letlive and The Menzingers opened.

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In Photos: Buzz VD Party feat. Lights, Melanie Martinez & In the Valley Below

In Photos: Buzz VD Party feat. Lights, Melanie Martinez & In the Valley Below

| February 18, 2015 | 0 Comments

Each year, Kansas City celebrates Valentine’s Day with a much better gift than hard candy hearts: a free concert. This year’s free Buzz VD party featured Lights, Melanie Martinez, In the Valley Below and more.

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In Photos: Motion City Soundtrack at House of Blues, Dallas

In Photos: Motion City Soundtrack at House of Blues, Dallas

| February 12, 2015 | 0 Comments

Bronchitis couldn’t hold back Motion City Soundtrack from treating Dallas to a special performance of Commit This to Memory in its entirety.

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Kishi Bashi steals the show opening for Guster at House of Blues Dallas

Kishi Bashi steals the show opening for Guster at House of Blues Dallas

| February 9, 2015 | 0 Comments

In the case of Guster’s current tour, it’s in your best interest to get there early for opener Kishi Bashi, especially if you have never heard of this artist because you will fall in love.

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Ex Hex sizzles at the Mohawk despite the cold

Ex Hex sizzles at the Mohawk despite the cold

| January 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

Ex Hex managed to give concert goers at the Mohawk in Austin on Saturday night both their money’s worth – the easy part – and their body temperature’s worth, which was the hard part.

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In Photos: 96.5 the Buzz’s Homegrown Holidays feat. Johnny Marr

In Photos: 96.5 the Buzz’s Homegrown Holidays feat. Johnny Marr

| December 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

Kansas City celebrated Thanksgiving with a homegrown concert. Local acts joined the guitar legend Johnny Marr at the Midland.

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In Photos: Smallpools with Magic Man and Panama Wedding at House of Blues in Dallas, TX

In Photos: Smallpools with Magic Man and Panama Wedding at House of Blues in Dallas, TX

| November 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

Things got weird and wildly fun when Smallpools came to the House of Blues in Dallas, TX. Though the band only has one record under their belt, they’ve quickly earned some loyally fans and rightly so. They put on a dance show packed with whale inflatables, new songs and even a cover or two. Fellow keyboard acts Magic Man and Panama Wedding kicked off the dance party.

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Confident SomeKindaWonderful rides fast-arriving momentum

Confident SomeKindaWonderful rides fast-arriving momentum

| November 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

Less than two years after a snowy night in Cleveland gave birth to a friendship, a band and a hit song all in the same night, SomeKindaWonderful already has the vibe and assuredness of a band in command of its sound and its direction.

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In Photos: Walk the Moon at Trees, Dallas TX

In Photos: Walk the Moon at Trees, Dallas TX

| October 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

Walk the Moon embarked on their first headlining tour supporting their new record, Talking Is Hard. True to their first single off this record, “Shut Up and Dance,” that’s exactly what the sold out crowd at Dallas did for this Ohio four-piece. Photographer Bethany shares these photos from the event:

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