Interviews

An Interview With Vacation Manor

By: Jordyn Tilchen// Vacation Manor formed in Lynchburg, Virginia back in 2014. The band has four members: Nathan Towles (guitar/vocals), Josh Morales (guitar/BGV’s), Dane Spearman (Bass), and Cole Young (Drums). After they all agreed to play as Nathan’s backing band for a ‘Battle of The Bands’ competition in Washington, D.C., they recognized their chemistry and decided …

Live Music

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, …

Live Music

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 …

Live Music

5SOS: “Every Time I See These Guys I Think It Can’t Get Better Than The Last, But Every Single Time I’m Proven Wrong”

By: Tez Byrnes// There’s only one band in the entire world that I would risk getting my phone taken away in physiology class for, and that’s 5 Seconds of Summer. Sitting in class trying to fill out a lab while simultaneously refreshing Ticketmaster to buy not one, not two, but three VIP tickets to different …

Music & Culture

Madison Square Garden: The World’s Most Famous Arena

By: Jordyn Tilchen// When I found out that my family would be coming in from out of town during the week of July 18th, my brain instantly began planning. The date sounded too familiar, like I’d already made plans, but I couldn’t remember what they were until suddenly it hit me. I texted my cousin …

Live Music

5 Seconds Of Summer: The Sounds Live Feels Live Tour

By: Jessica Seewald// For any artist, headlining Madison Square Garden for the first time is iconic, and 5 Seconds of Summer‘s sold out gig at the world’s most famous arena on Friday night was nothing short of just that. As the lights went down at the beginning of the show, the crowd went absolutely insane. I’ve …

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Demi Lovato & Nick Jonas: “There Were Times That We Made Direct Eye Contact, And Those Moments Made My Night 100 Times Better”

By: Janine Gaynor// It all started with Camp Rock. After seeing that movie I was completely hooked on Demi Lovato. Overall, I’ve seen her a total of 22 times, along with meeting her eight times as of last week’s show at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn. I don’t love her just because of her purely …

Live Music

Zella Day: “I Knew This Show Was Going To Be Very Intimate And Memorable”

By: Jacqueline Frye// Imagine running through the parking lot of Coachella trying to see Zella Day, only to get there when the set is already over. Well, that was exactly what happened to me, and I was probably not going to get the chance to see her again. Then, one morning while binge watching the …

Live Music

Justin Bieber: “This Concert Was Absolutely Amazing, And A Dream Come True For Me”

By: Lauren Del Priore// On November 15, 2015, the day the tickets for Justin Bieber went on sale, I decided to stay home from school so I could guarantee my purchase of perfect seats. I sat on my laptop for an hour before they even went on sale, preparing myself. As the time came closer …