Matt James’ Favorite Shows of 2015

I’m certainly a fan of traditions, so in keeping with them, I am again listing off my ten favorite live performances of the year, just as I did for my favorite albums list on Monday. I was oh-so-close to 100 live acts this year, and while that still gives me a goal to shoot for […]

Matt James’ Favorite Albums of 2015

As we wind down the year that was in 2015, I’ve decided to continue with what hopes to be a tradition by sharing a list of both my favorite albums and favorite shows of the year. Every time I turned around, there seemed to be yet another great record released, and process of whittling down my […]

Basement Jaxx @ Summerstage Central Park, 07/01/2015

Central Park Summerstage 2015 is currently under way and with a solid line up to boot. The festival was founded in 1986 and it spans several music genres, from American music, to modern dance, and family programming. It’s located on the outdoor venue at Rumsey Playfield and it runs during the months of June, July, […]

Governors Ball Music Festival, Day 3, 6/8/14

Coming off a fantastic Saturday at Governors Ball, I was yet again excited to see what the third and final day at the festival had in store, and not surprisingly, and I wasn’t disappointed. The weather continued to cooperate with sunshine and comfortable temperatures, and the lineups were really good as well. Here’s a look […]

Governors Ball Music Festival, Day 2, 6/7/14

Saturday at Governors Ball brought with it a picturesque, sunny day and another loaded schedule of great musical acts for crowds to enjoy, but I wondered if it would be able to measure up to Friday’s lineup, especially considering the rousing performances by Phoenix and OutKast the night before. Let me start by saying that I […]

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