The Head and the Heart w/ The Shelters @ The Fillmore 9.22

The Head and the Heart have now toured through Philadelphia four times in my four years on this side of Pennsylvania, released a third studio album, and temporarily parted ways with a founding member. The indie-folk band is based in Seattle, but after Friday's performance they are officially the group that has most frequented the … Continue reading The Head and the Heart w/ The Shelters @ The Fillmore 9.22

Bastille & Frenship @ The Fillmore 9.14

Bastille brought the conclusion of the Wild Wild World Tour to The Fillmore for a sold out show with the electropop duo from LA, Frenship. With the release of Wild World back in September of 2016, Bastille has been touring almost nonstop for a year in support of the album. The band recently announced that they will be taking a break to finish recording and release their third album, scheduled for release in early 2018. 

Young the Giant @ Festival Pier 9.15

The Home of the Strange tour brought Young the Giant back to Philly almost exactly a year after they played The Fillmore. This time they were at the larger Festival Pier, bringing with them the indie-rock group from Rochester, Joywave, and Cold War Kids from California. Joywave started the show off with a bang, playing a mix of songs off their newest album Content and older ones.

Local acts shred alongside skaters at Made in America this weekend

Megan Cooper I saw a lot of things this weekend at Made in America – a lot I can never un-see (but really wish I could,) and also a lot that I would never want to un-see (I’m looking at you, Skate Stage.) Being my first time attending the Jay Z-curated, Philly festival, I wasn’t … Continue reading Local acts shred alongside skaters at Made in America this weekend

Made in America: Day Two

The second and final day of the Made in America Festival saw much better weather than Saturday, with the sun joining the festival for most of the day. Sunday had another awesome lineup, featuring artists like Jay-Z, The Chainsmokers, Marshmello, Run the Jewels, Broods, 21 Savage, Arizona, Beach Slang, and many many more. Stay tuned for a full write up of the weekend, but for now check out these pictures from an incredible day two.

Made in America: Day One

Made in America started off on Saturday on a very energetic and wet note. While there was a nearly constant rainfall throughout the entire day, that didn't stop the attendees from having an awesome time. Day one featured artists like J Cole, Migos, Kaskade, (Sandy) Alex G, Marian Hill, Francis & the Lights, and many many more. Check out below for a photo gallery from day one.