Tag: Pa

A Day to Remember

Event Reviews

A Day to Remember puts on an intense performance for a sold-out venue in Pennsylvania. Kristina Kauffman pushed her way deep into the crowd.

Isis/ The Melvins

Event Reviews

Though The Melvins were official headliners, soon-to-be defunct Isis stepped in as the closing band for a Philadelphia show that shook the rafters of the TLA. Get the scoop on the show and read Mike Hanan’s revealing chat with Isis frontman Aaron Turner. That’s a twofer, folks!

Henry Rollins

Event Reviews

Henry Rollins delivers a spoken word sermon at The Church. Mike Hanan absorbs the homily. Amen.

Tegan and Sara

Event Reviews

Tegan and Sara, City and Colour, and Girl in a Coma rock at the Electric Factory in Philly.

Fall Out Boy

Event Reviews

Fall Out Boy ditched the large venues for an intimate show in Philadelphia.

Anberlin

Event Reviews

In support of their new release, New Surrender, Florida-rockers Anberlin returned to Philly.

Cobra Starship

Event Reviews

Cobra Starship decided to bring a bit of sass to Philadelphia with the SassyBack Tour, and Brittany Sturges revels in the guilty pleasure.

Less than Jake

Event Reviews

Philly fans braced the heat to catch their favorite Gainesville rockers, Less than Jake. Brittany Sturges sees what the fuss is about.

Nada Surf

Event Reviews

Brittany Sturges joins hundreds of Philadelphians at the Trocadero, all champing at the bit to see Nada Surf. Who says there are no second acts in American life?

The Honda Civic Tour

Event Reviews

Brittany Sturges pulls on a pair of rain boots to check out the 2008 Honda Civic Tour at Philly’s Festival Pier, where she is once again surprised by the lineup.

The Bamboozle Roadshow

Event Reviews

Saves the Day and Armor for Sleep bring The Bamboozle Roadshow to Philly, where Brittany Sturges once again captures the play-by-play between arguments over the setlist.

Yellowcard

Event Reviews

Philadelphia fans set their green beers aside to celebrate Yellowcard’s return to the area. Brittany Sturges was surprised that the pop-punkers could bring so much energy to an acoustic performance.

Silverstein

Event Reviews

Screamo rockers Silverstein sold out the Trocadero once again, much to the delight of their multitudinous Philadelphia fans. Brittany Sturges squeezed in to report.

The High Court

Event Reviews

The High Court’s fans were out in full force to welcome their hometown band and the rest of the American Gladitour to the Trocadero. Brittany Sturges finds out what the fuss is all about.

The Audition

Event Reviews

Brittany Sturges finds redemption in a stark Philly church basement. The Audition proves itself a saving grace.

Valencia & Armor for Sleep

Event Reviews

Brittany Sturges can’t recall the last time she saw an entire bill attract such a positive response from a Philadelphia crowd.

Fall Out Boy

Event Reviews

Chicago quartet, Fall Out Boy, brought their Young Wild Things Tour to Philadelphia, but Brittany Sturges found it rather tame.

The Spill Canvas

Event Reviews

Brittany Sturges attempts to decipher all the hype surrounding South Dakota’s own, The Spill Canvas during an eventful Philly gig.

Boys Like Girls

Event Reviews

While most were trying to push their way closer to get a glimpse of Boys Like Girls , Brittany Sturges found herself trying to make a “great escape” to the back of the venue.

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What This Comedian Said Will Shock You

What This Comedian Said Will Shock You

Print Reviews

With his latest book, What This Comedian Said Will Shock You, celebrated stand-up Jedi Bill Maher “shocks” readers by doing the most outrageous, unthinkable, and socially unacceptable thing imaginable: he speaks rationally, logically, and objectively.

Gasoline Lollipops

Gasoline Lollipops

Features

Gasoline Lollipops’ newest single, “Freedom Don’t Come Easy,” is today’s mother lovin’ punk rock folk anthem.

Basket Case

Basket Case

Screen Reviews

Frank Henenlotter’s gory grindhouse classic Basket Case looks as grimy as the streets of Times Square, and that is one of the film’s greatest assets. Arrow Video gives this unlikely candidate a welcome fresh release.

Jimmy Failla

Jimmy Failla

Event Reviews

Despite the Mother’s Day factor, hundreds of fervent, faithful followers still flocked to Orlando’s famed Plaza Live to catch an earlybird set from Jimmy Failla — one of the hottest names on today’s national comedy scene.

Lonnie Walker

Lonnie Walker

Features

Ink 19 readers get an early listen and look at “Cool Sparkling Water,” a new single from Lonnie Walker.

Los Lobos

Los Lobos

Event Reviews

Jeremy Glazier has a bucket list day at a Los Lobos 50th Anniversary show in Davenport, Iowa.

Always… Patsy Cline

Always… Patsy Cline

Archikulture Digest

Carl F. Gauze reviews the not-quite one-woman show, Always… Patsy Cline, based on the true story of Cline’s friendship with Louise Seger, who met the star in l961 and corresponded with Cline until her death.