Cymbals Eat Guitars @ BAR, 8/20/14

It is always great to see a strong headliner listed for the weekly free show at BAR- New Haven. That was the case last week when Staten Island based Cymbals Eat Guitars dropped by for a visit to kick off a tour in support of their new LP release. The first billed opener was High […]

The Courtneys @ BAR, 6/25/14

One of the things I enjoy most is¬†hearing genres of music stand the test of time. Last Wednesday at BAR in New Haven, I was able to hear that shoegaze and old school girl-led punk pop both still sound strong. Canadian trio, The Courtneys headlined with support from the noisy Stagnant Pools from Indiana. Also […]

Southern CT show roundup for early March

Here’s a handful of shows in southern Connecticut for you to get to in the first half of March! Tonight, 3/4- Rathborne @ Cafe Nine– Coming off the launch of his own record label, True Believer, Luke Rathborne is out on tour supporting his 2013 release SOFT. Psychedelically influenced melodic rockers, The Backyard Committee are […]

CT shows to drop in on before the end of February

With just a couple of weeks left in February, there are a handful of big shows in southern Connecticut that should be pinging on your radar. Here are some of the highlights of what is to come before March arrives. Wednesday, 2/19- Cults @ The Space– Following the release of their sophomore album Static, Cults […]

Southern CT Show Roundup- End of January

We’re nearly a month into 2014, so if you are in the Connecticut area, here are some shows you can check out before January comes to an end. Tonight, 1/22- Pixies and FIDLAR @ Shubert Theater–¬†After the departure of bassist Kim Deal, and then replacing Kim Shattuck with Paz Lenchantin, Pixies (pictured) are out to […]