Zooey Deschanel's partner in folk pop music-making, guitarist M. Ward, is planning to check out what's going on at the Crescent Ballroom in April.Ward's sound varies from reverb-drenched acoustic blues to shinning pop. Plus, if a performance from Ward doesn't inspire enough excitement, the recent ... More >>
Slick Rick The RulerThis week's just announced shows list is one of the longest in quite some time. There's a higher quotient of indie rock upcoming shows announced this week, with plenty of Coachella scraps.Yes, even if certain music-related boycotts recently gussied up their websites, bands are ... More >>
Benjamin LeathermanJared Alan (left) and Sean Watson of Cheap Thrills"We have been waiting all summer long for this," states the Facebook event page for this weekend's relaunch of Jared Alan and Sean Watson's Cheap Thrills dance party. They ain't kidding, as many fans of the DJ duo have been eager f ... More >>
As Tall As Lions is scheduled to perform on Sunday at the PHiX.
A great week for show announcements, as we've got indie faves The Black Lips, Cursive, Gaslight Anthem, and The Little Ones coming.Oh, and Fall Out Boy. You know, for kids.The Black Lips (above) have a druggy, melodic sound they call "psych-punk," which strikes me as something like The Stooges playi ... More >>