Rebelution & Iration Live From Santa Barbara Bowl (Live Review 8/7/23)

There is nothing quite like the nostalgic energy of a hometown show. For Rebelution and Iration, Santa Barbara is no exception. Between early days off El Colegio to now twenty years later selling out the Bowl, they hold a special spot in their hearts for the place that brought them all together from day one. […]

Joe Samba at The Wonder Bar in Asbury Park NJ (Live Review)

One of the most iconic images in New Jersey Shore history is Tilly the clown. That face is everywhere. He’s the spokesman for keeping Asbury Park weird, and he would be the one facilitating our night together for some great music! For almost fifty years The Wonder Bar has been known to showcase local up-and-coming […]

Stick Figure Live From Stone Pony in Asbury Park, NJ (6/25/2023)

You could feel the buzz entering Asbury Park, the town I truly consider to be the unofficial state capital of New Jersey. While bad weather may have threatened the shore towns in the morning, the afternoon refused to comply. The sun forced itself out, causing the clouds to scatter in fear, and nothing could ruin […]

Homecoming: Pepper 20 Years of Kona Town (Live Review)

It’s been five years since the out-of-pocket darlings of Kailua-Kona, Pepper  played a show in their hometown and judging from the roaring, packed house tonight at Brewery Block they were sorely missed. Homecoming: Pepper 20 Years of Kona Town The parking lot adjacent to Kona Brew was transformed into a makeshift venue for their much-anticipated […]

Common Kings Live From Alaska State Fair

Common Kings recently hit the Alaska State Fair stage and showed the Alaskan crowd a damn good time. Writer/photographer O’Hara Shipe was on hand to document the show with this amazing photo gallery. Photos by @ShipeShots Common Kings have been touring in support of their new single “Damn Good Time” and their recently released live […]

Sitting On Stacy and Jakob Nowell Bring Beach Rock to Nashville, Tennessee

This last Tuesday, Nashville, Tennessee saw a show that was out of the normal “bro country” or pop music scene that the city is used to seeing in its intimate venues. California-based surf rock/alternative trio Sitting on Stacy rocked out The End with alternative-rock artist and son of late Sublime frontman, Bradley Nowell, Jakob Nowell […]