Life Is Good For MisterWives


Seattle – Singer Mandy Lee couldn’t have known that her desire to have an 80’s cover band play for her birthday party back in 2012 would lead to national tours with established bands, sold-out shows, and hit singles featured on television shows and commercials. If she had, she, Etienne Bowler, William Hehir, Marc Campbell, and

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Milky Chance Announce 2015 Summer Tour Dates

Milky Chance

New York – Best New Bands is a big fan of Milky Chance, the electro folk act from Germany, whose debut record, Sadnecessary, left contributor Liz Rowley writing an enthusiastic review and also saw them named as one of the bands we’d most like to see this spring touring season. The new dates contribute to the first portion of Milky Chance’s tour; 39 dates of

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PHOX Marks the Spot In Music City

PHOX live by Amaryllis Lyle

Nashville – There’s so much to love about PHOX and their refreshing take on folksy indie rock, and there’s so much love that goes into their striking, addictive music. From lead vocalist Monica Martin’s subversive charm, to the band’s flawless self-titled debut LP—which Best New Bands called “Phenomenal”—that dropped last June, PHOX has a good

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Ben Howard Packs The Riviera

Ben Howard live by Sarah Hess

Chicago – The line outside The Riviera Theatre slowly snaked its way inside the double doors, or at least the women’s line did. The men in attendance quickly walked through security, while the largely female congregation put a kink in the chain. The ladies sure do love U.K. folk artist Ben Howard. They were out

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