Girl at the Rock Shows


Concert Reviews

Scars Are Flames And Features

Another night, another show. People always ask me how I do it or if I get tired from doing this night after night. I'll admit, after a binge of late shows like I've had this week, sure, I'm tied-- exhausted... Continue Reading →

Just Dying To Be Saved

"We're a band. We play songs and make sounds." That seems like such a generic statement but it was the first thing Converge vocalist Jacob Bannon said as he took the stage at The Fine Line on Wednesday night and... Continue Reading →

Stupid Girl

It has been years since I have seen Matt DeMar. Matt was a somewhat local kid who was in a band called Forever Waiting. My ex's band once had Forever Waiting open a show for them in rinkdink Minnesota and... Continue Reading →

Let’s Go, Girls!

I have this distinct memory of hanging out with my cousin in her rural southern Illinois farmhouse when I was younger. We would spend hours in her room playing with our American Girl dolls and listening to music. Although the... Continue Reading →

Suddenly I See

I was a bit confused as I walked into The Varsity Theater on Saturday night. The faces of the staff members were familiar but the entire room had a different feeling than usual. Instead of a giant and open (yet... Continue Reading →

You Wonder Why I’m Always Screaming

Keith Morris is a beast. From The Circle Jerks to Black Flag to OFF!, Keith has done so much for the punk scene and is one of those people that I truly admire for not only the music he makes... Continue Reading →

Life’s Short, Don’t Look You Might Miss It

I wish I had a witty intro regarding the show on Monday night but I just don't. It was just another Monday full of work and stressors that set me off meaning I needed to let loose a bit at... Continue Reading →

Is That A Noose Dressed Like A Necklace?

This week has been one of those nostalgia-perfect kind of weeks. With Finch on Wednesday and Blink 182 on Thursday, honestly, my week was already made but I had one more show to go to on Saturday and, although not... Continue Reading →

That Town Kept Calling Me

Like so many other nights, I walked into the First Avenue main room without knowing quite what I was walking into. All I knew is that the headliner was married to Kacey Musgraves at one point which, although intriguing, kind... Continue Reading →

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