Sarah Palin has given Americans the wrong idea about Alaska. Not everyone that hails from Wasilla is a baby-popping hockey mom. In fact, some of them play music.
Kate MacDonald breaks down the “New Moon” soundtrack track-by-track. While the soundtrack is entertaining, monotony and predictability will prevent this anthology from being a lasting hit.
The White Rabbits shook The Basement to its core on Tuesday night, giving the
fervent crowd an intensely energetic performance free of charge.
Packing a percussive sound that separates them from their indie rock colleagues, White Rabbits will be stopping by the Pearl Street Clubroom in Northampton on Tuesday, Oct. 20. On the heels of their sophomore release, “It’s Frightening,” the talented six-member group has launched a fall tour and will be joined on this date by fellow Brooklyn based indie rockers Suckers and Glass Ghost.
Exotic instruments littered the stage of Bowker Auditorium this past Thursday as crowds of people flooded in through the entranceway to see jazz great Yusef Lateef and percussionist Adam Rudolph.
Regina Spektor owned the room Monday, Oct. 12 at Northampton’s Calvin Theater with her delicate piano taps and enraptured fans.
World renowned solo percussionist Dame Evelyn Glennie will be performing at the Fine Arts Center this weekend with Latin America’s premier orchestra, Orquestra de Sao Paulo.
Colbie Caillat, one of the West Coast’s most beautiful and talented young artists, stopped in Boston at the Orpheum Theater this past Sunday night. In an almost flawless performance, she established that her proliferating fame is no fluke, and that a pretty face, a hit song and a nice voice are not the only assets she brings to the table.
Yusef Lateef and Adam Rudolph, two of the most prominent jazz musicians still performing and composing music, will be playing at Bowker Auditorium in Stockbridge Hall on Thursday, October 15th.
American Idol reject turned Billboard chart topper, Colbie Caillat, will be playing at the Orpheum Theater in Boston this Sunday night, Oct. 11, at 7:30 p.m. Howie Day, known primarily for his hit “Collide,” and Trevor Hall will be the opening acts.
Regina Spektor is flexible. From writing style to influences, the singer-songwriter and pianist never ceases to surprise listeners with impressive displays of vocal acrobatics and a smile that lights up any stage.
The Original Wailers, of Bob Marley and the Wailers fame, will play at the Pearl Street Nightclub tonight, Thursday 10/8
It was a packed house Saturday night at the Northampton Pearl Street Night Club, and Collegian writer Garth Brody was there, to describe the way headliners Man Man burned it down, laughing all the way.
For those who opt out of paying high gym membership prices or club dues, there is now another option on campus for students trying to stay fit while having fun. Capoeira, a mix of martial arts and dancing, is now being taught as a class through the Student Association for Multicultural Brazilian Alliance (SAMBA).
Ben Folds rocks so hard, he sometimes breaks pianos. Such was the case when he played at the Calvin Theater in Northampton on Saturday night.
A distinct smell filled the air as Badfish started it off with Sublime fan favorite “Smoke Two Joints,” and everyone was quickly reminded by the management of the no smoking policy. The reprimands did not seem to kill anyone’s buzz though, and soon Badfish was off and running, nailing cover after sweet cover.
Singer-songwriter-pianist Ben Folds is performing in Northampton tomorrow night at the Calvin Theater.
Folds, who has been writing and performing for over two decades, will be joined by Australian performer Kate Miller-Heidke.
Some of the most recognizable music from the 90’s will be pouring from the speakers at the Pearl Street Ballroom in Northampton tomorrow night. Badfish: A Tribute to Sublime, has been attracting diverse audiences since their formation in 2001 with their unmistakable covers.
Philadelphia-based experimental rock group Man Man will perform in Northampton this Saturday, Oct. 3 at 9 p.m. at the Pearl Street Nightclub. Tickets can be purchased on the Pearl Street website for $12.50 or at the door for $15.
The name “Blueprint” conjures up imagines both of one of the most beloved rap albums of all time, “The Blueprint,” and one of the disappointing follow-ups in music history with the over-ambitious, sprawling “The Blueprint II: The Gift and The Curse.” Not surprisingly, “The Blueprint 3” falls between these two extremes, a very good rap album with a couple missteps.