Aimee Mann at the Madison Theater

No editing can really help this poor quality mobile photo from way back. But the concert was quite lovely. The first time I’d seen Aimee Mann live and the first time I’d seen tables and chairs set up on the floor of the Madison Theater. Bonus: Jonathan Coulton as opening act and joining Aimee on […]

They Might Be Giants

So one of my first concerts ever was They Might Be Giants. This was pre-blogging so I’m not sure when, I’ll venture 1986, touring in support of their eponymous album (which I hold dearly). They were awesome then, and 30 years later? They still are. Here’s some crappy photos to prove it: Bonus of the […]

R.Ring at MOTR

Always a pleasure to see R.Ring. This go ’round they were joined by cellist Lori Goldston and drummer Leo Deluca and it was good. Hankering for more. If I could be a groupie and follow them around I totally would, because they’re solid people to boot.

Sleater Kinney at Bogarts

Sufjan Stevens

I didn’t take this photo. My friend Bob did. After the usher came down to let us know photography wasn’t permitted, I looked down at my camera only to see the message “NO CARD” on the screen. Which is fine really, because then I was able to just sit back and enjoy Sufjan Stevens go […]

Honeyhoney

Honeyhoney, Taft Ballroom. They played my favorite song, so I was a happy camper. Dinner beforehand with this lady was also lovely.

Paul McCartney

Highlights of seeing Paul McCartney live: The songs. Man, talk about a catalog. It had to be hard just to cull a set list for this tour. Growing up I’d listen to my sister’s records of Revolver, Sgt. Pepper and The White Album, never thinking that I’d hear “Eleanor Rigby” or “Blackbird” performed live. The music. Not just […]

Ben Frost at the CAC

I’d say this was the loudest music performance I’ve ever attended, but that would be misleading. Ben Frost created soundscapes that used some sort of super vibratey frequencies that rattled my hair follicles and clothing. If I knew how to meditate, I would have left the basement of the Contemporary Arts Center with renewed focus and inner […]

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