Archive for the ‘concert reviews’ Category

What used to be a weekly activity has now become a once-a-year event (thus the very neglected and unfortunately outdated blog).  So, when you are you going to attend one concert for the year, you have to make it count. This year: Adele. Somehow with a lot of click, click, click, back (what?? ack, what did I do??), reload, […]

So we meet again, Avett Brothers. Much has changed in the seven years since I first saw the band play in a high school auditorium in New York City.  Not only has the band’s popularity grown, but the band itself has also grown in size, by three members, in fact. I guess when you start selling out […]

M. Ward played a sold-out show on Friday night at Webster Hall, and I lucked out with this fine view shown above. It was great to see M. Ward solo again. I admit I never saw him perform as She & Him, but I did catch Monsters of Folk at ACL, and I have been […]

We checked out Bob Schneider’s set last week at Bowery Ballroom and had a good time. I’ve seen him two other times, so the music wasn’t all new, but the setting was. We saw him in Madison Square Park two years ago for Big Apple BBQ, which was a fun show. I think that one […]

Icelandic band Of Monsters and Men made two stops in NYC last week, playing a sold-out show at Music Hall of Williamsburg on Thursday and at Webster Hall on Friday. I got to see them at Webster Hall—after initially not being quick enough to snag a ticket, I got one when the venue was changed […]

I confess that due to recent apartment hunting, moving, and wedding activities, I have completely been slacking off in the concert department.  When I finally do end up at a concert after a break, I am always reminded of why I like live music and how it just makes everything better. This was definitely the […]

Last Thursday, The Cave Singers performed a foot-stomping, hand-clapping set at the Music Hall of Williamsburg. I had seen The Cave Singers almost exactly two years ago and liked them when I saw them, but then they sort of fell off my radar.  But, luckily for me, the band played a mix of songs–many from […]