Review: Tommy & The High Pilots land in Milwaukee (video interview, photos)

On April 23, 2013, Tommy & The High Pilots performed at Milwaukee’s Shank Hall. It was a modest yet surprisingly enthusiastic crowd who was undoubtedly energized by the band’s deft ability to bring their music to life and people on their feet whether playing a ballad or an uptempo track.

Satellite soars through Milwaukee with Tristan Prettyman (video, photos)

There’s something beautiful and rich and honest in every song on Satellite’s debut EP “Calling Birds” that is perfect for those introspective moments, rainy days, Sunday mornings, and love making.

June 2, 2012: One Direction, Olly Murs and Manika perform in Chicago (photos)

UK pop band One Direction who is now what The Beatles, The Jackson 5, and New Kids on the Block were in years past…tens of thousands of teen girls (and a few boys)…lined up literally around Chicago’s Allstate Arena anxiously awaiting the best night of their life…Opening acts kicked off with LA based pop singer Manika…Then, UK pop singer Olly Murs

Saul Williams concert at the Bottom Lounge in Chicago: review, set list, photos

Saul Williams fans flocked to Chicago’s Bottom Lounge on Tuesday, March 20, 2012 during his “Volcanic Sunlight North America Tour” stop…CX KiDTRONiK of Stones Throw Records and Atari Teenage Riot played “hype man”…worth every penny dug out from under the couch cushions and the sleepy hangover the 9-to-5ers surely felt en route to work the next morning.

Milwaukee: Hot Chelle Rae, Mac Miller, and Kreayshawn at KISSmas Bash 2011

It was a sold out crowd on Saturday, December 17 for 103.7 KISS FM’s 2011 KISSmas Bash held at The Rave in Milwaukee. As an early fan of Hot Chelle Rae, that was my primary motivation for covering the event, but I also enjoyed Kreayshawn and headlining act Mac Miller. The screams were high and the walls were sweating before it was all over, but everyone left having enjoyed a great concert.