Concert Recap: Regina Spektor

  On Monday, March 6, I had the opportunity to see Regina Spektor live for the first time. It was an incredible show. I’ve loved Spektor’s music for more than a decade; she appears on multiple soundtracks and scores and her music has inspired countless fanworks. I’ve been quoting her lyrics at people and putting her…

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Concert Recap: Jack’s Mannequin

Shortly before Leisure Cruise took the stage last Thursday at the Royale in Boston, MA as the opening act for Jack’s Mannequin on the 10-year Anniversary tour for Everything In Transit, I realized that following that show, I’ve seen Andrew McMahon perform live with each of his three major projects. I saw Something Corporate reunited at…

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New to me music: PVRIS

One of the coolest things about attending festivals like Warped Tour is that it gives you the opportunity to discover new music you’ve never heard before. Whether it’s local bands that have won Battle of the Bands to perform on the Ernie Ball Stage or bigger bands that you’ve just never taken the time to…

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Festival Recap: Warped Tour (x2)

The first time I attended Warped Tour was in Mansfield, MA in 2010. I went with several friends and everything that could have gone wrong, did. We ended the day with several injuries, a pair of broken glasses, a water-logged cell phone, and a bag of brownies that had melted into brownie mush in the…

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Concert Recap: MONUMENTOUR

In 2005, I heard Paramore and Fall Out Boy for the very first time and fell head over heels in love with both. In 2010, I got a lyric from Paramore’s “For a Pessimist, I’m Pretty Optimistic” tattooed on my left forearm. In 2013, I got a lyric from Fall Out Boy’s “Thriller” tattooed on…

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