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Concert Review + Photos: Dance Gavin Dance’s Robot With Human Hair vs Chonzilla Tour

Photos and words by Samantha Skapin I had a chance to check out Dance Gavin Dance at their sold out Columbus stop of the Robot With Human Hair vs Chonzilla Tour at Park Street Saloon. This lineup was STACKED with Vasudeva, Eidola, and Chon opening for them. First up was Vasudeva, an instrumental band from New Jersey. ...

Bad Suns From Indian Lakes: The California Boys Rock Old National Centre in Naptown

[Photo courtesy of Bad Suns' Facebook page.] Up until just recently, Bad Suns had spent most of their time on the road playing second fiddle, touring the country as support alongside a bigger name, but with this Heartbreaker Tour the L.A.-based quartet has been able to burst out of that cocoon. Just five years after ...

Concert Review + Photos: The Menzinger’s After The Party Tour

Photos and words by Samantha Skapin Last week I got the chance to check out The Menzinger's After The Party Tour at the House of Blues in Cleveland, Ohio. They had some great support which included Rozwell Kid and Jeff Rosenstock. Rozwell Kid opened up the show with their song "Weirdo". I had heard of these guys before, ...

July Talk, Mona, and Little Junior rock Rumba Cafe

Our friend and sound guy Bob Prenger recently attended a raucous show at Rumba Cafe. Below is his recap of the evening: Little Junior I was wildly impressed with Little Junior. While there wasn’t one specific thing that made the show particularly great, the group as a whole was incredibly tight and a fun, engaging ...

Concert Review + Photos: DNCE’s North American Tour

Photos and words by Samantha Skapin Thursday night I had the chance to check out DNCE at a packed House of Blues in Cleveland for their North American Tour. An incredible group called The Skins opened for them. The Skins opened up the show with a ton of energy, as the band members took the stage and jammed for a bit. ...

Shiny Penny Headlines a Great Night of Alt. Rock at 416 Wabash

Friday, January 27th was quite a night for anyone who was at 416 Wabash. Kokomo’s Shiny Penny rolled through the Hoosier State’s capital for their first show of the year, and brought with them Columbus, Ohio favorites Vesperteen and Louisville “western pop” rockers A Lion Named Roar, with local support the wldlfe ...

The Diaspora Calls Ms. Lauryn Hill to Indianapolis

(Photo courtesy of Ticketmaster.) On Tuesday, December 13th, the MLH Caravan rolled through Indianapolis to make its appearance at Old National Centre. It had been a long time coming for the rescheduled Murat Room show, originally planned for September, and for Ms. Lauryn Hill to make an Indianapolis appearance in general, ...