John McCrea

  • Blogs

    December 12, 2011

    X, Puscifer, and Cake Over the Weekend

    The Love Me Nots​X, The Love Me Nots, and more at Club Red Eight overlapping bands in four hours. Last night's X show felt more like a music festival than a Friday night concert. Eager fans bounced back and forth between Club Red and Red Owl to see a bunch of bands that played some variety ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 11, 2011

    Cake at the Marquee Theatre, 12/10/11

    Robert McKnight​CakeMarquee TheatreSaturday, December 10, 2011Cake can be great for a lot of things, including eating, smashing, and celebrating. Thanks to John McCrea and the gang, last night's Cake show left an equally sweet taste in my mouth. An absolutely packed house at the Marquee was treat ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 11, 2011

    Cake and Calexico at Mesa Amphitheatre, 6/10/11

    All Photos by Melissa FossumCake​ Cake and Calexico Mesa Amphitheatre Friday, June 10, 2011 Calexico and Cake on the same ticket...seems a little unexpected, right? The bands have more in common than meets the eye. Both bands use horns, and Calexico's connection to Artists for Action makes them ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 11, 2011

    Cake: Showroom of Compassion

    Cake - Showroom of Compassion​Does it feel like it's been six years, Cake fans? Because it has - six long years between 2004's Pressure Chief and the just released Showroom of Compassion. Pay that no mind, however, since Showroom of Compassion is a turning out to be well worth the wait. John ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 19, 2010

    Cake at Marquee Theatre: The Magic is Really Prolonged

    Luke Holwerda​When "alternative rock" radio debuted in the early '90s -- displacing stations spinning hard rock, classic rock, hair metal, or '80s college rock -- it seemed to be a format designed to evolve. At least to a middle-school me, who imagined it to be fresh, vital, and destined to change ... More >>

  • Music

    June 17, 2010
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    March 30, 1995