Lollapalooza: the great granddaddy of music festivals. Or would that be Woodstock? Or Monterrey? Or Newport? Maybe Lolla is just the weird uncle of music fests. Who’s not even that weird anymore. Lolla is your uncle whose basement used to smell funny, but now he’s just a regular old guy who wears golf shirts. Or … Continue reading Looking back at Lollapalooza 2012
On our way back from All Good this year, we agreed it was – hands down – the best music festival we’ve been to. This is for a whole host of reasons, but must importantly, the music was outstanding. As I noted in our All Good preview, there were a number of bands we were … Continue reading All Good Music Festival 2012: Highlights
The Levon Helm Band at The Michigan Theater Ann Arbor, MI, March 19, 2012 Me and Levon go way back. Waaaay back. All the way back to… 1985 or so. I was in my early teens, the Bob Dylan box set Biograph had just come out, and I was listening to that a lot. My dad’s … Continue reading The Levon Helm Band at The Michigan Theater
Twenty years ago, when the inaugural Lollapalooza tour made its Detroit stop, I was a 19-year-old goofball with a head full of chemicals wandering around Pine Knob, just having a good time with my friends. I don’t remember seeing any 40-year-old dudes there that year but there might have been some; there’s a lot I … Continue reading Lollapalooza 2011: Escape from No Future
Dweezil’s tribute band celebrates Frank’s birthday.
Shots from the Jersey troubadour’s “Won’t Be Home ‘Til Christmas” tour.
Shots from the launch party for his solo debut, Margins.
Our U.K. photographer caught up with the lo-fi Vermont trio.
Shit-hot garage rock for fans of Jon Spencer and Little Richard.
Our U.K. photographer caught up with the solo Libertine in Newcastle.