Tag: concert

Wishbone Ash born in ‘perfect storm’

By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR Fifty years ago, the bands began to play. And along the way, they built a template that still survives today. Last year and this year are notable for representing the 50th anniversary for a large…

Review: Justin Timberlake is here, he’s now

by MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR There was a dose of nostalgia in the air as Justin Timberlake settled into the first of two nights at the Mohegan Sun Arena on April 12. Although Timberlake’s Man of the Woods Tour is…

Kiss goes out with a bang

  by MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR I was a little too young for the beginning. But at least I got to see the “End of the Road” before I was too old for rock and roll (but too young to…

Morissette’s message still resonates with her audience

by MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR The ’90s were the worst of times and best of times for women. It was the worst of times if the #MeToo movement is any indication. As we are made aware of the hardships women…

Britney makes it hot with Mohegan show

by MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR Let me tell you a story about myself. I like the music of Britney Spears. There, I said it. Yes, I like metal music. I like old school punk rock. I like R&B. I like…

Chris Carrabba rekindles the fire for Dashboard Confessional

By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR Last year, Chris Carrabba reconvened Dashboard Confessional after putting the band on ice for a while. While Dashboard Confessional was on the shelf, Chris didn’t forego music altogether. Instead, he pulled together a more roots-acoustic…

Hang with the ‘Cool Kids’ in Echosmith Friday night

By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR By the time, summer washed into fall, “Cool Kids” by Echosmith was everywhere. Whether it was top 40 radio or on VH1, where the Southern California group was tapped as the “You Oughta Know” artist…

T. Mills excited for ‘All I Want to Do’ to drop

By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR When it comes to his new single “All I Want To Do” and the EP of the same name, Travis Mills, leader of the band T. Mills is short, sweet, and to the point. “It’s…

Rumors of Fates Warning’s death were greatly exaggerated

By MIKE CHAIKEN EDITIONS EDITOR You’re excused if you thought the band Fates Warning had called it a day. After all the band’s last album was nine years ago, 2004’s “FWX,” and their profile in the U.S. has been pretty…