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 …

Music & Culture

Anna’s Declassified Festival Survival Guide

By: Anna Glinski// Music festivals create this false illusion that just about anyone can be Coachella queen. While yes, we all want to be Vanessa Hudgens, four music festivals later I’ve learned that it’s close to impossible. Here is the ultimate guide to helping you survive a festival! 1. Wardrobe: Wear the least clothes possible. …

Live Music

Ellie Goulding: “When The Lights Went Down The Crowd Went Wild”

By: Jessica Seewald// Madison Square Garden was packed to capacity last week for the last stop of Ellie Goulding’s Delirium Tour. Matt and Kim opened up the show and absolutely killed it, but when the lights went down for Ellie’s set the crowd went wild. The whole show was very lively, especially during the more …

Music & Culture

Everything You Need To Know About Schlesinger V. Ticketmaster

By: Jordyn Tilchen// In case you haven’t already heard, Ticketmaster agreed to provide their customers with vouchers for general admission events in a class action settlement that was closed in 2013. In summary, the lawsuit that was filed by Curt Schlesinger against Ticketmaster alleged that Ticketmaster did not fully disclose to their customers all of …

Live Music

Firefly Music Festival: “Nothing Is Better Than Discovering New Artists And New Music”

By: Paige Davison// I’ve had the pleasure of going to Firefly Music Festival now for the past three years (and this year too, thanks to Soundigest’s Twitter contest). The first  time I went I fell in love with EVERYTHING, and I have that same experience each time I go. This year I wanted to see The 1975, …

Live Music

Mumford And Sons: “Everyone Was On Their Feet Singing And Dancing The Whole Show”

By: Kyra McNamee// Mumford and Sons is one of my absolute favorite bands and I know all the words to every one of their songs. When I found out that they were coming to Forest Hills Stadium in Queens on the 16th and 17th I got super excited and knew I had to go. I …