Monday, July 29 2013
This year, Global Citizen Festival is again free, but you need to take action on social causes to possibly see Stevie Wonder, Alicia Keys and more in Central Park.
Friday, June 14 2013
Torrential rains on the first day caused Friday to end early and left the Governors Ball grounds very very muddy. But throughout the weekend, music from Kanye, Cut Copy and several other bands made trudging through the sloppy field worthwhile.
Sunday, November 6 2011
Watching your favorite band become irrelevant is like watching Michael Jordan unable to elevate high enough to dunk in his final year in the NBA.
Wednesday, August 18 2010
Call it "mach schau", soul, or the “swing” without which Duke Ellington warns us “it don’t mean a thing”, the physically felt component of live performance is perhaps easiest defined, if not in its absence, then in its failed attempt.
Monday, February 1 2010
Overblown set pieces, fiery performances, and category wins that no one saw coming -- yes, this year, the Grammy Awards decided to be interesting.
Sunday, August 30 2009
Certain things in Chicago are predictable... if it’s Lollapalooza weekend, the weather is gonna stink. PopMatters covered the fest, shooting video interviews and avoiding heatstroke.
Friday, May 1 2009
Wednesday, March 11 2009
Wednesday, December 10 2008
Kings of Leon’s southern-influenced garage rock has morphed into an arena-sized sound that translates into one hell of a performance.
Monday, September 22 2008
A return to their Southern Strokes roots with a banal serving of typically unemotional, formulaic stadium rock for hipsters who could care less.