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. …

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 …

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, …

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 …

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, …

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 …