Girl at the Rock Shows

This Is A City For Not Sleeping

Most band breakups happen suddenly. You never know when your last chance to see a band in concert can be. Was last Tuesday part of that band's final tour ever? Typically you don't know. Maybe that's why I have no... Continue Reading →


‘Cause Everything Is Never As It Seems

I never try to force my friends to go to concerts with me. I have some friends that will go to any show I tell them to go to and others that only go to the shows that I have... Continue Reading →

It’s Like We Were Almost Famous

It was nearly two hours before show time and there was already a line in front of The Varsity Theater for Tuesday night's show. My friend and I cracked a couple of jokes as we walked past the young kids... Continue Reading →

My War Paint Is Sharpie Ink

Full disclosure, when I saw the duo of Kimya Dawson and AJJ for a Sunday night show I intrigued and knew I couldn't miss it. It was such an odd duo in my mind but, after being blown away by... Continue Reading →

Fake It If You Don’t Belong Here

I should have known based on the way the crowd got all amped up as Disturbed's "Down With the Sickness" prior to the show starting that last night's show wasn't going to be for me. Honestly, I think I knew... Continue Reading →

I Lost It All In The Right Way

My favorite thing is walking into a show and falling head over heels for a musician or band I had never heard of prior to the show. After an experience like that, I typically write something about how I will... Continue Reading →

All I Want Is A Pepsi

My current string of shows has been nothing short of amazing. With Justin Timberlake on Friday, Lucero Saturday and the surprisingly perfect duo of Sting and Shaggy on Sunday, it seemed like things really couldn't get much better. That's what... Continue Reading →

Sending Out An SOS

I'm not going to lie, I wasn't expecting much from last night's Sting and Shaggy concert. It's a weird combination and honestly felt a little bit like a money grab or a way for both of these guys to stay... Continue Reading →

Slow Dance At The End Of The Night

I have lost count on how many times I've seen Lucero live. I've driven to Iowa multiple times and even made a trek all the way to Colorado just to see them. They're one of those bands that means more... Continue Reading →

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