Girl at the Rock Shows


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Metal on the Mississippi: Take Two!

Eights hours. Hundreds of friends. Nine bands. No less than ten Dramamine pills. Half a bottle of sunscreen. One too many drinks. Yeah, yesterday was absolutely amazing. Last year, my friend DJ (of Buried Above Ground) had this crazy idea... Continue Reading →

Take a Breath. Enter the Unknown.

With having more than a couple of days off from shows, I was clearly going through withdrawals. I mean, don't get me wrong, it was super nice to spend some time at home and get caught up on some work... Continue Reading →

We’re Just Living For Today

After sitting in traffic for forty five minutes to go under ten miles, I was happy when I arrived at The Cabooze. The door guy gave me a wristband as he welcomed me back to the venue that I see... Continue Reading →

I Don’t Wanna Know What I Should Do

I met up with my friend Jessica before heading to the show last night. Jessica writes for the other blog I write for and we try and meet up every once in awhile to just decompress. We bitch about shows... Continue Reading →

I Need Some Musical Therapy

Work was hell this week. Nothing bad happened, hell, I even got a raise, but it was just one of those bad weeks. As soon as I walked into the Triple Rock and the music started, that hell went away.... Continue Reading →

Follow Your Bliss

Last night was one of those shows where I couldn't stop my eyes from swelling up with tears and where, when the music hit, I couldn't help but scream along. The feeling that radiated off the stage from all of... Continue Reading →

I Want To Sing My Own Song That’s All

Last night was a whole new experience for me. I honestly didn't think I'd be able to say that again. I've heard all types of music and seen all types of crowds but last night was my first jam band... Continue Reading →

Have You Ever Been Alone In A Crowded Room?

The year was 2003 or 2004. My hair was the brightest shade of pink it would ever be and my favorite outfit was my plaid pants matched with a black t-shirt from The Alley in Chicago that my dad had... Continue Reading →

A Prisoner To The Past. A Ghost To The Present

Last night was sure to be a weird show. It's not that I was a huge fan of any of the bands that performed, more than I was intrigued on how the line-up would work. It was a show with... Continue Reading →

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