Archive For The “Live Reviews” Category

One Tree Hill Tour

By themedia | December 20, 2010

Headliner: Gavin DeGraw Opening Acts: Tyler Hilton, ?The Wreckers, ?Bethany Joy Lenz Date: 03-05-05 Venue: Paramount Theatre in Denver, CO Reviewer: Julie Wagoner The Virgin College Mega Tour was a success on the college circuit but when a popular TV teen drama’s story line along with a couple of the show’s actors is added to [...]

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Oasis/Jet

By themedia | December 20, 2010

Headliner: Oasis Opening Acts: Jet, Nic Armstrong & The Thieves Date: 06-25-05 Venue: Penn’s Landing Festival Pier Reviewer: Lauren DiPilla On a hot and humid summer day in Philadelphia, hundreds of Oasis fans were lining up early to get a prime spot for the sold-out general admission show. That night’s show was at the Penn’s [...]

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Michelle Branch/Rooney

By themedia | December 20, 2010

Headliner: Michelle Branch Opening Acts: Rooney, Joe Firstman Date: 04-09-04 Venue: Cal Poly Rec Center in San Luis Obispo, CA Reviewer: John Frank I did not come to this show expecting a big, wild, energetic show, because I know Michelle Branch is a performer who is more of a relaxing singer. I have heard that [...]

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MxPx/Simple Plan/Billy Talent

By themedia | December 20, 2010

Headliner: Simple Plan, MXPX Opening Acts: Billy Talent, Sugarcult Date: 02-24-04 Venue: Cal Poly Rec Center in San Luis Obispo, CA Reviewer: John Frank I have started to notice that all these pop punk concerts seem to be the same after a while. There is an opening band that draws a more hardcore sense to [...]

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Muse

By themedia | December 20, 2010

Headliner: Muse Opening Act: Razorlight Date: 03-15-05 Venue: Liacouras Center Reviewer: Lauren DiPilla Walking into the Liacouras Center for MTVU’s Campus Invasion Tour was an interesting experience to say the least. The place seemed deserted. I overheard someone say that this arena was too big for this type of show and I agree. The Liacouras [...]

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Linkin Park

By themedia | December 20, 2010

Headliner: Linkin Park Also featured: Story of the Year, ?Hoobastank, ?POD Date: 01-27-04 Venue: Palace of Auburn Hills Reviewer: Chad Malone The night of the Meteora Tour pretty much started off right after my interview with Hoobastank. I went back into the lobby of the venue, there were hundreds of Linkin Park fans crowding the [...]

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John Mayer/Maroon 5

By themedia | December 20, 2010

Headliner: John Mayer Opening Act: Maroon 5 Date: 07-06-04 Venue: Red Rocks Amphitheatre in Morrison, CO Reviewer: Julie Wagoner It’s been a couple years since I’ve desired to see an artist more than once. But, I couldn’t resist his wonderland, the place where all fantasies both on and off stage take place. John was set [...]

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John Mayer/Guster

By themedia | December 20, 2010

Headliner: John Mayer Opening Act: Guster Date: 03-11-04 Venue: WVU Coliseum Reviewer: Julie Wagoner WV is a lonely place when it comes to entertainment. It’s very rare to hear of an actual mainstream musician, besides your typical country legend, performing there. Every once in a while, WVU tries to bring in a popular artist to [...]

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Jason Mraz (Surprise Show)

By themedia | December 20, 2010

Headliner: Jason Mraz Date: 04-15-04 Venue: Lestat’s West Reviewer: T. E. Phanichkul Not long ago, Jason Mraz had been couch surfing in San Diego, playing world famous Java Joes. Then suddenly, he propelled into the world of San Diego’s acoustic, singer-songwriter, music scene; arguably one of the most prominent scenes in the nation, producing such [...]

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Maroon 5/The Donnas

By themedia | December 20, 2010

Headliner: Maroon 5 Opening Act: The Donnas Date: 04-01-05 Venue: Liacouras Center in Philadelphia, PA Reviewer: Lauren DiPilla When you arrive at the Liacouras Center, it looks like nothing special. It’s just an arena located on Temple University’s main campus right on the constantly busy Broad Street. I got to the 7:30pm concert at 3pm. [...]

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