JOY AGAIN, again in DC

Ella and Madalyn started 2023 strong by traveling to the Songbyrd Music House in Washington, D.C. to see Joy Again for their quick 3 show run. Due to the concert-dry end of December and beginning of January, the duo was anxious to finally see Joy Again, again!  After seeing the Philly-based band open for WallowsContinue reading “JOY AGAIN, again in DC”

Highnoon on Their New Single and Writing Music that Makes You Feel Something

After releasing their most recent single in early January, Philly-based band Highnoon has proven that they’re well on their way to captivating hearts and minds everywhere with their unique sound and intimate lyricism. Interview with images by Erika Lyijynen, @exrka on instagram. On January 15th, I had the opportunity to sit down in Brooklyn with KennedyContinue reading “Highnoon on Their New Single and Writing Music that Makes You Feel Something”

The Front Bottoms’ Champagne Jam 2022

The Front Bottoms brought their annual year-end celebration, known as the “Champagne Jam,” to Philly this past Friday night. With a stacked two-day lineup featuring names like Joyce Manor, Soul Glo, Kevin Devine, and the Front Bottoms themselves, people from all over the area flocked to the Fillmore for two nights of incredible music. IContinue reading “The Front Bottoms’ Champagne Jam 2022”

Peach Pit Plays Pittsburgh

On December 10, Vancouver-based indie band Peach Pit stopped at the Roxian Theater for a sold out show as part of their Right Down The Street Tour. After years of attempting to see the band live, writer Ella Donovan and photographer Madalyn Schaller were finally able to attend a show in their hometown of Pittsburgh!Continue reading “Peach Pit Plays Pittsburgh”

Field Medic sells out the Songbryd Music Hall in Washington, D.C.

On November 11, 2022, California based artist Field Medic made a stop at the Songbyrd Music House in Washington, DC. Accompanied by a band for the first time, fans were ecstatic to see and hear the new versions of their favorite songs! Write up by Ella Donovan with photos by Madalyn Schaller, if reposting imagesContinue reading “Field Medic sells out the Songbryd Music Hall in Washington, D.C.”

San Diego band Beach Goons takes over the East Coast

Write up by Ella Donovan along with photos by Madalyn Schaller, if resharing images please credit @madalyns.photos and @almostfamouszine. Beach Goons played a lively set at the Thunderbird Cafe & Music Hall on November 1, 2022. The San Diego based band brought in plenty of fans into the intimate venue, and everyone was thrilled forContinue reading “San Diego band Beach Goons takes over the East Coast”

Blake Rose on nostalgia, finding inspiration, and warm hugs from his hometown.

I had a wonderful time chatting with Blake and getting to know him. He also played an insane headline show that I won’t be forgetting anytime soon. Thank you so much Blake & team for this opportunity. Interview and photos by Andi Aguilar. Contact ala9941@nyu.edu. Please tag @andibopp and @almostfamouszine if reposting. Find Blake: https://www.blakerosemusic.comContinue reading “Blake Rose on nostalgia, finding inspiration, and warm hugs from his hometown.”

Steve Lacy LIVE @ Baltimore Soundstage 10/13/22

Steve Lacy is currently on his Give You The World Tour following the release of his recent album Gemini Rights. This show made for the end of a crazy concert week for me, and this show was definitely the best one to close it off with. Performing at Baltimore Soundstage in Maryland, Lacy said thatContinue reading “Steve Lacy LIVE @ Baltimore Soundstage 10/13/22”

King Princess Stops in Pittsburgh, Pa For Their “Hold on Baby” Tour

This week, I attended multiple shows back to back. One of them was King Princess, who made a stop in Pittsburgh, PA on Tuesday October 11, 2022. They played at Stage AE for their Hold on Baby Tour. Being a part of the LGBTQ+ community myself, similar to King Princess, I felt that they didContinue reading “King Princess Stops in Pittsburgh, Pa For Their “Hold on Baby” Tour”