Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Kishi Bashi doesn’t live up to Northampton reputation

By Sabrina Amiri

September 16, 2013

Filed under Arts & Living, Music

Last Tuesday, concert-goers at the Pearl Street Clubroom in downtown Northampton were treated to a smorgasbord of indie-alternative music from local band The Sun Parade, Brooklyn-based Elizabeth & the Catapult and finally,...

Kishi Bashi makes his rounds again

By Sabrina Amiri

September 8, 2013

Filed under Archives, Arts & Living, Music

Last January, violin virtuoso and songwriter Kishi Bashi promised fans attending his first performance at Northampton’s Iron Horse Music Hall that, after finishing his tour across North America, he would come back to play for...

Amanda Palmer rocks a solo set with a little help from her friends

By Sabrina Amiri

April 8, 2013

Filed under Arts & Living, Music

This past Friday, singer-songwriter and former Dresden Dolls vocalist Amanda Palmer delivered a rare solo performance at Northampton's Calvin Theater. The show was advertised as such a rarity, with Palmer appearing without her backing band, The Grand Theft Orchestra, or a...

A 90-minute getaway to Cambridge

By Sabrina Amiri

March 8, 2013

Filed under Arts & Living, Food & Drink, Lifestyle, Travel

During the winter months, when the Pioneer Valley is bombarded by a barrage of tumultuous weather and activities are limited, people tend to hunker down and cabin fever can set in. Thankfully there is a cure for winter boredom, and it’s only a 90-minute drive east to one of Massachuset...

Man Man brings its hurly-burly show to NoHo

By Sabrina Amiri

March 4, 2013

Filed under Arts & Living, Music

On Wednesday night, experimental indie rock group Man Man gave a thrilling performance, driven by soulful music and bizarre yet entertaining theatrics, at Northampton’s Pearl Street Night Club. The group was joined by co-headl...

Man Man to bring cheeky shenanigans to Pearl Street

By Sabrina Amiri

February 25, 2013

Filed under Arts & Living, Music

Experimental indie rock experience Man Man will be bringing its vaudevillian show to the Pearl Street Night Club in Northampton this Wednesday night as the group makes the rounds on its U.S. tour. The show promises to be a...

Kishi Bashi’s North American Tour Begins with a Burst in NoHo

By Sabrina Amiri

February 5, 2013

Filed under Archives, Arts & Living, Music

Last Wednesday, innovative violinist and former of Montreal member Kishi Bashi (also known as K Ishibashi) kicked off his North American tour at the Iron Horse Music Hall in Northampton with a stunning performance, making good on the reputation that landed him the honor as favorit...