Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Reptar and Rubblebucket rock NoHo

By Aidan Cusack

November 19, 2012

Live performances can be hit or miss. A multitude of factors can ruin a concert, and many times the experience doesn’t live up to expectations. That was not the case at the Pearl Street Ballroom on Friday night. Co-headliners Re...

Yeasayer delivers with avant-garde dance rock at Pearl Street

By Tom Barnes

November 9, 2012

Returning to Northampton for the first time since 2009, Yeasayer played an energetic set to a animated audience at the Pearl Street Ballroom on Tuesday, Nov. 6. Sinkane opened for Yeasayer, and though people were still trickling in, the experimental group got the crowd moving with impressive rhythms ...

Pearl Street pledges allegiance to Dillon Francis

By Gabe Scarbrough

November 7, 2012

Dillon Francis shook Pearl Street Ballroom in Northampton on Sunday night. That’s no metaphor; you could actually feel the floor move ever so slightly under the weight of the hundreds of excited fans as they jumped to the beat....

Yeasayer returns to NoHo

By Tom Barnes

November 6, 2012

While the nation waits with baited breath for the election results to come in, avant-garde indie band Yeasayer prepares to kick off its tour at Pearl Street Ballroom in Northampton. Yeasayer  is promoting its third album, “Fragrant World,” released in August by the independent record ...

Dillon Francis prepares to get NoHo “Wet & Reckless”

By Gabe Scarbrough

November 2, 2012

Cats. Tacos. Memes. Slicked back hair. Heavy bass drops. If this word association doesn’t make you think of Dillon Francis, then you have not been spending enough time on the Internet. On Sunday, the 24-year-old electronic dance ...

3LAU to combine dirty beats, soaring vocals and philanthropy in Northampton

By Gabe Scarbrough

October 17, 2012

House music mash-up extraordinaire 3LAU will bring his pulsating beats for the ADD generation to the Pearl Street Ballroom on Wednesday night. The show, presented by the Iron Horse Entertainment Group in association with P...

Wolfgang Gartner brings down the house in Northampton

By Gabe Scarbrough

October 9, 2012

Wolfgang Gartner delivered a solid DJ set at Pearl Street Ballroom Wednesday night, keeping the energy up and making the crowd forget it was, in fact, a weekday. Standing atop a giant DJ booth, that was part sculpture and part set piece, Gartner showed his virtuosity with the tools o...