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Concert Review + Photos: Eisley’s I’m Only Dreaming Tour

Photos and words by Samantha Skapin I had the chance to check out the always lovely Eisley during their Cleveland stop at the Grog Shop for their I'm Only Dreaming Tour. They had some great support from both Backwards Dancer and Civilian. Backwards Dancer opened up the show at the Grog Shop. I had not heard of these ...

SUSTO Leads the Way for the Cleopatra World Tour at Bankers Life

The Lumineers blew up several years back with their hit single “Ho Hey,” which took the airwaves by storm and defined the summer for many, and now their crazy accessible indie folk sound is making its way through arenas around the country. They may have been the headliners playing Bankers Life Fieldhouse last Friday ...

JOHNNYSWIM Let it Matter in Indianapolis: Review + Photos

Photos: madison l boyer The dynamic husband and wife duo of Abner Ramirez and Amanda Sudano have been writing music together for over a decade, but only recently have they begun to take off. Ramirez and Sudano unleashed their sophomore full-length, Georgica Pond, near the end of last year, and are currently on the road in ...

Concert Review + Photos: Secondhand Serenade’s Awake Ten Year Tour

Photos and words by Samantha Skapin Last week I had the pleasure of checking out Secondhand Serenade play his album Awake at the House of Blues in Cleveland, OH. He had some great acoustic support from Ronnie Winter (of Red Jumpsuit Apparatus) and Hawthorne Heights. I actually only had a chance to catch the last two ...

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, ...