Girl at the Rock Shows


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‘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 →


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 →

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 →

I Can Only Fix So Much In My Sleep

The show I wanted to go to on Tuesday night was cancelled. That means I hadn't been at a show in two nights. I could feel the anxiety and anger building up inside of me. The amount of idiots I... Continue Reading →

I’m Probably Up

After spending some time in Chicago for Riot Fest, it felt great to get back to the grind and walk the familiar path from the parking ramp to First Avenue/ 7th Street Entry in Minneapolis on Wednesday night. I had... Continue Reading →

I’m Gonna Lock Myself Inside My Room, With This 40 Ounce On Repeat

In September of 2015 I wandered into a random show and completely fell in love. I fell in love with the music, the vibe, and everything else that happened that night. That show was headlined by Fidlar- a band that... Continue Reading →

Island of the Damned

Seeing bands take the stage that haven't done so in over thirty years is truly a special sight. I could have been at the Taylor Swift show last night watching pop-music in it's best form with a show full of... Continue Reading →

The Weirdness Flows Between Us

It had been awhile since I was at First Avenue. It's always like a breath of fresh air when walking into that venue. The staff has gotten to know me and they know my spot. My bartender knows my drinks... Continue Reading →

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