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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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Tour Merch And Why We Just Can’t Seem To Get Enough

By: Amanda Lee// Drake and Future’s Summer Sixteen Tour hit Madison Square Garden this past weekend. While the shows were part of some of most anticipated concerts in New York this summer, Drake also had fans anticipating for his Summer Sixteen pop-up shop in Soho, New York. This allowed fans to stock up on cool …

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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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How Concerts Can Lead To Lifelong Friendships

By: Caroline Burkhart// Life is all about relationships. The relationships that you have with those around you and the people you meet day-to-day make a huge impact on your entire life. There are so many different ways to meet people, whether it be through school, a job, extracurricular sports, a book club…the possibilities are endless! …

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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 …