With 18 stages scattered throughout the venue, deciding which performances to watch at the Oregon Country Fair can be a hard decision. This year, I took the “wander around and see what happens” approach to OCF entertainment. Here are some photos and reviews of the shows I saw: The first act to draw me in from the Fair
The 9th Annual DC Hip Hop Theater Festival kicked off on July 6th , and I was pleased to catch the performance of Paige in Full, a visual mix-tape that blends poetry, dance and live music to tell a story about a multicultural girl growing up in Baltimore. The performance was handled solely by actress
Starting July 23 over 60 bands will be performing in Seattle at the Capitol Hill Block Party, a renowned music festival of mostly local bands. In the 14 years since its inception the Block Party has traditionally taken place over two days; however this year the line-up is growing in size and a third day
If you haven’t heard yet, the lineup for Portland’s Musicfest NW was just released and the lineup this year is nothing short of stellar. The festival is set all over the city, a bit like SXSW, in a wide range of venues, from tiny bars to the famous Crystal Ballroom. This year, the indoor festival
I haven’t yet been to all the big American festivals (it’s the first thing on my bucket list), but from what I hear, Sasquatch! is by far the most beautiful. If you’ve actually been to The Gorge, it’s not hard to believe, but photographs just don’t do it justice. Regardless of the stunning scenery, Sasquatch!
Summer is just around the corner, and it looks like a good time to stop and smell the flowers. Or maybe just have a sniff of the electric daisies, because one of the biggest dance music festivals in North America is returning to Los Angeles’ Exposition Park and Memorial Coliseum. The Electric Daisy Carnival
I first heard The XX’s debut album xx playing in Barnes & Noble (where I work). I immediately bought it. The band is fronted by singer-guitarist Romy Madley Croft and singer-bassist Oliver Sim, who sing lust-filled songs of superficial romances and half-hearted promises of love. In the group’s most pop-driven song they sing “We watch
I know Coachella is this weekend, and that that’s what most of the buzz I’ve been seeing online this week is about, but I just read the full lineup for the second annual Outside Lands in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park this August, and I am SALIVATING. I think it’s weird that the bands that were