Category: Concert reviews

Slowdive @ Union Transfer (11/15) – Text Review

I saw Slowdive (with Cherry Glazerr opening) at Union Transfer on Wednesday. It was an Experience™. I texted my friend Mackenzie (not her real name) throughout with my thoughts and feelings. Here are those thoughts and feelings. Matthew Eisenberg: Cherry Glazerr is frickin great, wow I loved the album but they’re so good live also ...

Live Review – Kelela at Coda (11/15)

Although you may recognize her name from a few notable features, like those on Gorillaz’s Humanz and Solange’s A Seat at the Table, Kelela is certainly making her name as a solo performer. On Wednesday, she played a sold out show at Coda in support of her debut album, Take Me Apart. The opening act, ...

Live Review: Pale Waves at Boot & Saddle

Pale Waves have created quite a buzz since their debut single “There’s a Honey” was released in February. Signed to Dirty Hit Records, the Manchester band has since released two other singles - “Television Romance” and “New Year’s Eve” - supported labelmates The 1975 on a huge North American tour in the spring (which included ...

Live Review: The Beatles In Bossa Nova

Last Saturday, World Cafe Live hosted a show called The Beatles in Bossa Nova, a reimagination of classic 60’s pop by the Brazilian-focused husband and wife band, Minas.  The show opened to a venue crammed with extra chairs and excitement so tangible it took up any remaining elbow room.  The crowd, which channeled its excitement ...

Philly Music and Arts Festival Highlights

Last weekend, World Cafe Live hosted the inaugural Philly Music and Arts Festival, a festival that boasted all local acts (and, just as importantly, all local brews). The festival was a non-profit endeavor, with all the proceeds going to music education charities. In its first year, the festival established itself as a benchmark of the ...

Har Mar Superstar at Union Transfer

Har Mar Superstar and his band took the stage last week at Union Transfer dressed in La Croix Pamplemousse inspired t-shirts advertising his latest EP, Personal Boy. Sean Tillman (aka Har Mar Superstar) led the crowd through a set of disco-rock, his dance moves becoming increasingly bold and his clothes coming off as the set ...

Brockhampton at The Foundry, 9/13

  Wednesday night at The Foundry, boyband Brockhampton gave an energetic and animated show to remember. In total, eight of the seventeen current members of the artistic collective performed. The show began with Romil, the DJ, playing a few songs to get the crowd hyped up and asked them to give him a few “yeehaws”. ...

Rozes at the Resident

On Friday, pop-powerhouse Rozes performed at the Resident in Downtown Los Angeles all the way from Philadelphia. The vocalist and songwriter is most well known for writing and singing the song "Roses" by the Chainsmokers, and has collaborated with many artists including Cash Cash, Big Gigantic, and Logic to create infectious pop songs with lush ...