Archive For The “Live Reviews” Category

Watashi Wa

By themedia | December 20, 2010

Headliner: Watashi Wa Opening Acts: Army of Freshmen, The Kick Date: 01-24-04 Venue: SLO Brewery Reviewer: John Frank Ok, any fans of the Freshmen here? If so, then you already know about their live show, and probably could give your own opinion on it. However, if you do not know the Army of Freshmen, then [...]

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Warped Tour 2005

By themedia | December 20, 2010

Show: Warped Tour 2005 Date: 07-03-05 Venue: Seaside Park in Ventura, CA Reviewer: John Frank Warped Tour is one of those things that is a staple in the music industry. It is the longest running festival, and it seems to run smoother and gain more ground with each passing year. While the lineup changes every [...]

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Warped Tour 2004

By themedia | December 20, 2010

Reviewer: John Frank Warped Tour is a trek that I make every summer. This festival is always enjoyable, and I have found it to be one of the best concerts for your money. You pay 25 dollars, you get an entire day and evening of music, and you get to see anywhere from 40 to [...]

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Velvet Revolver

By themedia | December 20, 2010

Headliner: Velvet Revolver Date: 05-14-05 Venue: Jones Beach Amphitheatre in Wantagh, New York Reviewer: Sarah Moskowitz The weather report called for temperatures below normal and probable thunderstorms. So we piled the backseat of our hatchback with sweatshirts, ponchos, jackets, sweaters, hats, gloves and anything else that offered warmth and protection from the elements. Peeking inside [...]

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Switchfoot/Copeland/This Holiday Life

By themedia | December 20, 2010

Headliner: Switchfoot Opening Acts: Copeland, This Holiday Life Date: 04-26-04 Venue: Recher Theater in Towson, MD Reviewer: Julie Wagoner After driving an hour and a half, I arrived at the theatre to find a line formed around the building. I looked at my cell phone to check the time then asked the person in front [...]

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Straylight Run

By themedia | December 20, 2010

Headliners: Straylight Run, Hot Rod Circuit, Northstar, Say Anything Date: 11-17-04 Venue: Fat Cats – Houston, TX Reviewer: Jordan Hoefar To kick off the show, Say Anything took the stage. This young band from Los Angeles brought a sound all their own and did a great job of making it known. The dripping sarcasm and [...]

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Sparta

By themedia | December 20, 2010

Headliners: Sparta/Further Seems Forever/Copeland/My American Heart Date: 12-06-04 Venue: HOB – Anaheim, CA Reviewer: Jonathan Yost You wouldn’t believe how much I was looking forward to this show. Not because I had a vast interest in seeing Sparta, but in that it would mark the end of finals. No more school, and then a show, [...]

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Something Corporate/Yellowcard

By themedia | December 20, 2010

Headliners: Yellowcard, Something Corporate Opening Act: Steriogram Date: 03-19-04 Venue: House of Blues in Las Vegas, NV Reviewer: Bryanna Tago I looked forward to this show for weeks on end. Come on, Something Corporate and Yellowcard; two of my favorite bands. The real plus came the day of the show when my mom called me [...]

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Reel Big Fish/Lucky Boys Confusion

By themedia | December 20, 2010

Headliners: Reel Big Fish, Lucky Boys Confusion, RX Bandits Opening Acts: Catch 22, Suburban Legends Date: 07-13-04 Venue: Verizon Wireless Theater – Houston, TX Reviewer: Jordan Hoefar July 13, 2004 proved to be a star-studded day for Houston, TX. While people were enjoying their hot dogs and watching the All-Star baseball game and others were [...]

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Q and Not U

By themedia | December 20, 2010

Headliner: Q and Not U Date: 07-21-05 Venue: Fort Reno in Washington DC Reviewer: Lauren Piper On an outdoor stage in 80 degree weather the Indie-rock, no-wavish, post-punk group from DC, Q and Not U played one of their last shows ever. It was hot and sweaty but that did not deter the hundreds of [...]

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