Sixty-year-olds rapping, catching every three or four words. Seventy-year-olds bouncing, timidly at first but with abandon before long. Forty-year-olds and their children, or nieces, or maybe,... Read More
Modern country music is in a glut, having run the course commenced in the ’80s by the likes of Garth Brooks, exploded into mainstream mega-success in the ’90s, and finally run into the brick wall... Read More
Shawn Mendes has none – well, almost none – of the trappings of a star. He’s not uniquely stylish. He lacks a mega publicity machine. He doesn’t have a once-in-a-generation voice. His lyrics... Read More
Spoon’s appearance at Canalside was supposed to be the feather in the cap of the free summer concert series.
And it was.
There are promising shows to come, but if one tops what went down on... Read More
The band has been called Coldplay-lite, U2 sans the edge, and Mumford and Sons minus the banjos and plus the strident drum march motifs that made Arcade Fire more than the one-hit wonder it was... Read More
Over past years, plenty of couples have spent tender moments amid emotive tracks from songwriters David Gray and Amos Lee. Both have catalogs full of such favorites, so it’s understandable if... Read More
Somewhere someone on this planet thought putting a rapper and a pop-punk band on the same tour was a brilliant idea.
We should probably not let that person make big decisions anymore.
The only... Read More
The Summerland Tour passed through Canalside on Thursday, and man, it was just plain strange – all of it.
Headlined by power-pop/alternative outfit Everclear, the show also featured nu-metal... Read More