Portlanders (and anyone who wants to come to Portland), clear your calendars! September 7-11 is Music Fest NorthWest, and it looks incredible this year. Aside from the amazing headliners like Band of Horses and Iron and Wine, MFNW has something for everyone from Portland’s diverse assortment of amazing music. Read on to check out the lineup, with pictures, comments, videos and endorsements on who you should catch. I’m proud to say that BestNewBands has featured so many of these great artists!
Band of Horses Love, love love this band…of horses. Chances are their live performance of their latest album Infinite Arms will be sublime.
For more information, visit MFNW’s web site. Tickets went on sale June 3rd. It’s $115 for an all show wristband, $70 for a general admission wristband and $250 for a VIP wristband. Make an investment in Northwest music! I’ll see you there!
Little Scream Keeps Music Fun I was able to catch Little Scream, aka Laurel Sprengelmeyer immediately after her set at Music Hall of Williamsburg, just before The Antlers went on. She was wearing an outfit that I suspect was made specifically for her, thus no one else has it, and she makes music that no one else makes Basically, she’s
Little Scream and The Antlers Awe and Daze at Music Hall of Williamsburg Last night was the first of two sold out shows for Little Scream and The Antlers in New York; this one at Music Hall of Williamsburg in Brooklyn. I had caught the very end of Little Scream, aka Laurel Sprengelmeyer’s set when she opened for Land of Talk at Bowery Ballroom last fall, giving me
Concert Review: The Airborne Toxic Event Exhilarates the Music Box Up into Hollywood, climbing streets, dodging pedestrians and stopped cars, I went. Only a few hours ago, it feels like years. Paid a stranger to take my car—strange, when you put it like that. I stood in front of The Music Box’s bright marquee where it read THE AIRBORNE TOXIC EVENT. Down into dim light,