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 …

Live Music

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 …

Interviews

An Interview With Shorebreak

By: Amanda Meyer// Shorebreak is an up-and-coming pop punk/emo band from Long Island. The band consists of Mike Scarola (vocals), Mike Cowdell (guitars/vocals), Nick Montanino (bass), Tom Vecerina (guitar) and Joe Stewart (drums/vocals). The band started in 2011 in East Islip and has played all over the tri-state area. They started off playing at their …

Music & Culture

Why Traveling For Concerts Is The Best (And How To Do It The Right Way)

By: Casey Fitzsimmons// Last October, Demi Lovato and Nick Jonas announced that they would be co-headlining a tour. The Future Now Tour kicked off on June 29th in Atlanta, Georgia, and I was fortunate enough to attend the first night of the tour with my friends. For as long as I could remember, there was …

Live Music

Emblem 3: “When A Band Breaks Up You Always Hope They’ll Get Back Together…My Wish Came True”

By: Jessica Seewald// When a band breaks up you always hope they’ll get back together. Well, my wish came true a few months ago when Emblem 3 announced they would be reuniting. I was so excited to see them on the final stop of their Waking Up Tour at Irving Plaza. They have been one …