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Twenty One Pilots: “This Is Just The Beginning For Them”

By: Alyssa Lando// Having attended countless concerts in my life of many different artists, I know that I usually leave a show appreciating the artist way more than I did before I walked into the venue. The same thing happened last week when I saw Twenty One Pilots live for the first time at Madison …

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Mad Decent Block Party: “There’s No New York Crowd Like A Brooklyn Crowd!”

By: Arianna Berardi// DAY ONE:  Mad Decent Block Party in Brooklyn was so much fun this year! I’ve seen Alison Wonderland live a few times before, but this time felt different. She was so close to the crowd physically, and I think it just helped her get more involved in her set than ever before. …

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Drake: “He Wanted To Ensure That New York Got The Best Show Of Their Lives”

By: Samantha Moran// Although my ties to music are deeply rooted and formed by early to mid 2000’s pop-punk, there’s always been one artist who has managed to make me break that mold-an artist whose music is associated with every good, bad, and reckless decision I’ve ever made as a “young adult”. His name is …

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Drake + Future: “They Gave The Audience Exactly What They Came To See”

By: Arianna Berardi// Drake and Future definitely put on an unforgettable show at Madison Square Garden. While it was no secret that everyone wanted to see Drake, Future really delivered and gave the audience an amazing performance. The show began with Drake playing songs from his past albums along with songs from his new album, …

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Lollapalooza: “It’s A Staple In Chicago’s Epic Summer”

By: Janix Varnell// Being from the Chicagoland area, Lollapalooza is the highlight of our summer. Whether it’s just being downtown and soaking up all of the madness, or witnessing some of the greatest artists grace the stage, Lollapalooza is a staple in Chicago’s epic summer. Fortunately, this year was my first actual Lolla experience. I …

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The Ups And Downs Of Panorama 2016

By: Drew Allen// Having somehow missed out on every Governor’s Ball since it’s debut in 2011, I felt personally obligated to attend Panorama Festival. Randall’s Island would host Arcade Fire, LCD Soundsystem, FKA Twigs, Kendrick Lamar and many other familiar faces from July 21 through July 23. After a meticulous examination of the lineup, I …

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Demi Lovato and Nick Jonas: The Future Now Tour

By: Casey Fitzsimmons// There’s something about seeing your favorite artist that makes everything great again. Hearing the thousands of fans that fill the arena sing along to your favorite songs is joy to your ears. Knowing that the person next to you may be going through the same thing as you are makes you feel …

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Coldplay: “Watching Them Perform Is Like Witnessing One Of The Seven Wonders Of The World In Person”

By: Amanda Wolfe// It’s been a few days since MetLife Stadium exploded with color, sound, and dreams. My lack of sleep, the confetti in my bag (and now in various areas of my home), and my post-concert high confirm that this past weekend was actually a dream come true—and not another Coldplay dream. But really, …

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Justin Bieber: “It Turned Out To Be One Of The Best Concerts I’ve Ever Been To By Far”

By: Lauren Del Priore// A week prior to the Justin Bieber concert on July 19th at Madison Square Garden (the final show of the first leg of the tour), I began looking for tickets, hopeful I would find good seats that weren’t too expensive. Of course, many prices were in the thousands and above so …