Portugal. the Man/Vance Joy | 12.14.17

Portugal. the Man had one of the best years of any alternative rock band in 2017. When they played at the Pageant in June, it was a solid show. Given that the band released their new album that week, it was a bit disappointing to not hear more new material. Whatever reason the band chose... Continue Reading →


An Under Cover Weekend Returns

AUCW returns to St. Louis for 2017 with a renewed sense of purpose. Not only will it be taking over a new venue, Delmar Hall, but it will also feature a more diverse set of bookings than the local festival has ever featured before. The first night of the festival will feature the best of... Continue Reading →

Twenty One Pilots | 2.13.12

Firebird, St. Louis Note: I wanted to share my review of Twenty One Pilots from their 2012 show at the Firebird in St. Louis, MO. Seeing how far this band has come in just five years gives some perspective. Twenty One Pilots fully encompassed every inch of the Firebird on a cold Wednesday night in... Continue Reading →


Roger Waters | 5.30.2017

Three dates into the newly unveiled Us + Them World Tour, Roger Waters brought the epic political spectacle to the Scottrade Center in St. Louis, MO. The tour has received widespread publicity for its intense scrutiny of President Donald Trump. Kansas City's date featured several people reportedly walking out with middle fingers raised during Animals... Continue Reading →


I’m begging you, please wear earplugs

My first concert was in 2004. Since then I have attended 223 concerts. I am now 29 years old and have tinnitus. Another thing I have learned in the past few months is that tinnitus worsens anxiety, and anxiety makes your tinnitus worse. It used to be that I would hear the ringing every night... Continue Reading →


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