Category Archive: CONCERT & FESTIVAL REVIEWS

[CONCERT RECAP] Pentatonix – 2014 Tour, The Paramount 2/20/14

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In a sold out theater full of choir nerds, obsessive a cappella fans, and K-12 music teachers, you might expect that you were placed in some sort of geeky music convention — WRONG.… Continue reading

[CONCERT RECAP + SETLIST] Miley Cyrus – Bangerz Tour, Tacoma Dome 2/16/14

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Haters are going to hate, but at the end of the day, Miley can sing! Despite her crazy antics, enthusiastic choreography, and elaborate staging, Miley was able to hold her own as a… Continue reading

[CONCERT RECAP + SETLIST] Demi Lovato – Neon Lights Tour, Rogers Arena 2/9/14 – w/ Little Mix & Fifth Harmony

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Not many 21-year-olds have The X Factor judging experience, FOUR chart-topping studio albums, hit TV shows, stellar movies, a New York Times Best Seller book, a nail polish line, and nearly 21 million… Continue reading

[CONCERT RECAP] Kirby Krackle – Lucid Lounge 2/6/14

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Photo Credit: Christopher Wright If Ben Folds Five and The Aquabats formed a super group band with The Avengers as their musical director, it would probably sound a little something like Kirby Krackle!… Continue reading

Big Ass Boombox Festival 2014 Recap

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Do you love music festivals? Do you love free stuff? Then the Big Ass Boombox Festival is totally for you! January 3rd and 4th 2014 marks the first ever BAB Festival in Seattle… Continue reading

Jagwar Ma, Iska Dhaaf, & Vox Mod – Sound Select @ The Neptune 12/10/13 Recap

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Sound Select was such a cool event put on by Red Bull! The concert series allows for local and up and coming artists a chance to play at cool venues, like The Neptune,… Continue reading

KISS FM Seattle’s Jingle Ball Recap

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Fifth Harmony I have loved these girls since The X Factor! As individuals they were good, but as a group, something definitely clicked! They have grown so much as vocalists, they’ve strengthened their… Continue reading

Capital Cities, Leagues – SnowCap Party Recap

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SnowCap Party @ Pyramid Brewery – Seattle, WA 12/7/13 Everyone knows Capital Cities for their crossover/Top 40 hit, “Safe and Sound,” but most people who don’t bother to explore the rest of an… Continue reading

BANDS of the Week! #42 – Deck the Hall Ball 2013 Recap

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What could possibly be better than a stacked lineup of alt-rock’s best, hundreds of Christmas sweaters, and a guy wearing a suit of Christmas lights in a mosh pit? Not much! This year’s… Continue reading

Sirah / The Neptune / Seattle, WA / 11.05.13

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Originally posted on Amanda Tran:
And.. even more pics from my first ever shoot… (#nofilter haha) Sirah was SO FIERCE! Killin’ the rap game for sure! And last but not least, Sirah’s puppies…

Robert DeLong / The Neptune / Seattle, WA / 11.05.13

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Originally posted on Amanda Tran:
More pics from my first time shooting anything, ever… (#nofilter, literally haha) Robert DeLong’s set was so energetic, definitely catch him live if you get the chance! Peace,…

Twenty One Pilots – The Neptune – Seattle, WA – 11.05.13

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Originally posted on Amanda Tran:
These are a result of my first time shooting anything, ever! (They are completely unedited #nofilter haha) Peace, Love, & Rock n’ Roll, A-Tran.

BOTW #36 & Concert Recap – Empire of the Sun

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Wednesday, October 23, 2013 – The Paramount – Seattle, WA If you can imagine an 80’s new wave/musical theater/Atlantis/Vegas magic show-inspired concert, that is exactly what Empire of the Sun graced the Seattle… Continue reading

Streetlight Manifesto Concert Recap – The End of the Beginning Tour

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Sunday, October 20, 2013 – The Neptune – Seattle, WA If you have never been to a ska punk (a.k.a “skunk”) show, just imagine a group of glorified jazz and marching band alums… Continue reading

The Self-Titled Tour: Paramore (w/Metric & Hellogoodbye) Concert Recap + Setlist

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Waiting in line for my fifth Paramore concert last night felt like waiting for my first Paramore concert. The excitement, thrill, and elation I get from watching this band perform is unparalleled (with… Continue reading