Share the love and share this post!

Summer10 things you need to know about Summer.

  1. Top 5 favorite bands? Rilo Kiley, The Sundays, Saves The Day, Say Anything, City & Colour
  2. Top 5 concerts you’ve ever seen? Reel Big Fish with Kara’s Flowers & Aquabats (1996,) Rilo Kiley with Feist (2005,) Taking Back Sunday with Brand New (2001,) Matt & Kim (2015,) Imagine Dragons (2015 because it was my son’s first concert.) I’m adding a 6th; Lisa Loeb at UNION STATION!! Holy–
  3. Who is your hero? Jenny Lewis! Hands down!!
  4. What is your favorite thing about your career? I get to talk for a living, meet bands and artists I’ve adored over the years, and have fun!!
  5. What are your hobbies? I write music, play guitar, play WoW, and hang with my family.
  6. What’s the longest you’ve gone without sleep (and why)? 48 hours, MILITARY FUN!! 😀
  7. Who would you want to play you in a movie of your life? Rachel Bilson. I mean, she already played a “Summer,” so it seems fitting.
  8. What song would you say best sums you up? Elliott Smith – Angeles. It sums up how I felt about trying to be a musician which is still a near and dear thing to my heart, but from a distance.
  9. What was your first job? I was a clerk and merchandiser at Montgomery Wards’ home goods department.
  10. If you could join any past or current music group which would you want to join? The Sundays. I would probably just stare at Harriet Wheeler.


Click post titles to read more and get links!

Brussels Honors Gorillaz with Street Art

Gorillaz are back and it’s safe to say the world is super excited. INCLUDING the city of Brussels, Belgium. The city decided to honor the band with a live painting done by “4 of Belgiums best street artists.” This art project was organized by the City of Brussels and Urbana Project. The artists featured were: […]

Fall Out Boy Release Teaser Trailer

Fall Out Boy teased a video at select movie theaters Chicago-wide which hints at April 28th as being a big date for the band. Bassist Pete Wentz took to Twitter to say it would actually come a day early on the 27th for singer Patrick Stump’s birthday. Well, the internet is going crazy, and one […]

Paramore Announce New Album, Release Video for New Single “Hard Times”

Paramore have finally announced their first new album in four years, After Laughter! Produced by Justin Meldal-Johnsen & Paramore’s Taylor York, After Laughter also marks the return of drummer Zac Farro, who quit the band in 2010 along with his brother and bassist Jeremy. Though the rumor was that Zac’s contribution would be limited to drums, Paramore signaled […]

The Cranberries Have a New Album Coming!

The Cranberries return with not only a beautiful compilation of their most popular songs, the album boasts three new songs as well. Something Else is kind of like a greatest hits compilation which marks 25 years since the Irish band’s formal release, the single “Dreams,” and every old song was re-recorded in 2016 acoustically with […]

AFI & Circa Survive Announce US Tour!

This summer is jam-packed with awesome shows, and this one looks amazing!! AFI are teaming up with Circa Survive for a co-headlining tour with a stop at Red Rocks on Thursday, July 27 ! Tickets go on sale this Friday April 21st!!     We will be hitting the road this summer with our friends, @circasurvive Tickets […]

Bleachers Release New Album Details

Jack Antonoff, also known as the singer of Bleachers, and guitarist of fun, finally released the track-list to his new album. Bleachers’ sophomore album is titled Gone Now, and will be released June 2. See his tweet below about the project: the album sounds exactly what it was – someone alone in a room trying […]

Paramore’s Hayley Williams was a clue on Jeopardy! (no one got the answer)

Paramore’s Hayley Williams was a clue on Jeopardy! and no one got the answer!! Sadly, the only way I’d win Jeopardy! Is if alternative rock facts were all of the clues. Anyway, the $1600 clue ended up being one of the harder clues of the night for the contestants. *See video below 😀 BREAKING NEWS […]

Blink-182 release “I Can’t Get You More Pregnant”

Reminiscing on my Blink-182 days, I remember my dad being in the car with me when a curse-word-filled, “Family Reunion” came on my radio. I cringed! Well in true Blink fashion, they’ve released a 30-second lyric video for a song titled, “I Can’t Get You More Pregnant,” and it’s hilarious!! (think “Brohemian Rhapsody” from California.) […]

Fear Factor is getting a reboot on MTV!

Remember watching Fear Factor and cringing as contestants had to put their hands in a tank full of snakes? Or that one time people ate spiders to win a car? Well MTV says they’re rebooting the series but with a twist. There will be no Joe Rogan this go around, and the scenarios are a little […]

See Paramore cover Radiohead’s “House of Cards”

Zac Farro may have returned to Paramore, but he also has a side project called Halfnoise. (Hayley Williams even provides her pipes on a song on the new EP.) At a recent Halfnoise show in Nashville, Farro invited his former (now current) bandmates Taylor York and Hayley Williams onstage to perform together for the first […]



Weather Alert Information: Closures and Delays
Operation Recreation