It was a lopsided split when local band Boneyard disbanded last year. Cloud-busting singer JJ Lang went one way, while guitarist Mick Ditko, bassist Doug MacDonald, and drummer Brian Donnelly went another.
She's swung sweetly with a gentle sepia coo for so long that all the antiquity is washed away. Though this Big Apple chanteuse's sound is that of Tin Pan Alley on a Saturday night, it's not a borrowed aesthetic from long ago — it's her sound.
True to its name, the foundation of Alkaline Trio consists of three musicians, albeit taken in different formations over the years. Despite different members having rotated in and out, frontman Matt Skiba remains the consistent force urging on the outfit.
If ever it was a night to get your dub on, this will be it. Marto is bringing us the finest and freshest trap step Ontario has to offer, as well as all the DnB and dub we could ever want along with Ghettotronics and Bittle.
It's still hard to believe that the Grateful Dead is history. Following Jerry Garcia's death in 1995, the Grateful Dead dissolved.
You thought Spider-Man was finished with Rochester? You couldn't be more wrong.
Let's see. If it's two hands, that's 10 fingers.
In addition to having arguably one of the cooler band names in all of Smugtown, The Mighty High and Dry is the sum of some impressive parts. Members of this elite ensemble have flexed in the wall-o-brash brass that was The Po' Boys Brass Band and the funky-as-it-gets boogie of Street Level.
While New Found Glory's heyday may have been in the late 90's and early 00's, that certainly doesn't mean it has lost any punch in the interim. In town for the 10-year anniversary tour of "Sticks and Stones," the band has come to not only play the album in its entirety, but maybe show you something new.
The last time I heard them, it was sacred classical. But the 40-voice community chorus of The Lyric Chorale is contemporary bluegrass for its spring concert, "Black Ties and Blue Grass."