Live Music

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 …

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 …