With Coachella next week, the summer music festival season is officially beginning. And for outdoor live music, this country offers a lot more than just sweaty hipsters in Southern California. There are sweaty metalheads in Maryland, sweaty EDM dancers in Las Vegas and sweaty reggae lovers in Southern Florida. If you're planning a road trip this summer, you could do worse than following the trail of these music festival across the country.
Brothers Dan and Matt Wilson have played in such notable bands as the Flops, Pleasure, Semisonic, and the Twilight Hours, and they reunited at the Pantages this past weekend. PHOTOS BY STACY SCHWARTZ on March 26, 2010
The Triple Rock hosted two unstoppable bands on a sleepy Sunday night. First up was Those Darlins, a raucous band from Tennessee who wowed the crowd with their constant energy and dirty talk. King Khan & BBQ Show was up next and while there was less craziness than expected the band took the...
Bomp! is a monthly collabo between Moongoons, Get Cryphy, Shannon Blowtorch and Burlesque of North America. But it wouldn't be what it is without the colorful dancin' fooz. PHOTOS BY ALEX UNCAPHER on March 26, 2010
At long last, we get to hear "Linger" live -- a track frontwoman Dolores O'Riordan launched into 3 songs deep, the show giving off a very intimate feel despite being sold out. PHOTOS BY STEVE COHEN on Nov. 28, 2009
Black Eyed Peas invaded St. Paul's Xcel Center last night on their "The E.N.D. Tour." While wearing costumes suggestive of Bladerunner meets Afrika Bambaata meets Edward Scissorhands. they shook the stands with their hit songs "I Gotta Feeling," "Where is the Love," My Humps" and "Boom Boom...
Their crowd-pleasing set at a very sold-out First Avenue on Monday night went over well amongst their devoted fans, but while their feel-good songs are all rather uplifting, they ultimately lack both a spark and a spirit to make them truly memorable. PHOTOS BY STEVE COHEN