Category: Indie

The Spotlight

By Alan Ho Who:  Tyler RichFor fans of:  Sam Hunt, Hunter Hayes, Alan Jackson, Garth Brooks, George Strait, Scotty McCreery, Brett EldredgeWhere:  Nashville, TN by way of Sacramento, CA In a past heyday, you had Tim McGraw, Kenny Chesney, Blake Shelton, Toby Keith and Brad Paisley and all are still going strong now.  In […]

The Spotlight

By Alan Ho Who:  HALFNOISE (Zac Farro)Where:  Nashville, TNFor fans of:  Owl City, Passion Pit, Selena Gomez, Paramore, Kesha Did it really happen?  Yes it did and it was not particularly pretty for a key portion of Paramore as the Farro brothers, Zac and Josh essentially left the group in a well-publicized huff via […]

The Spotlight

By Alan Ho Who:  BoycodeWhere:  BelgiumFor fans of:  One Direction, O-Town, Westlife, Union J Some proclaimed that the boy band (or young male pop group) era was over when One Direction announced about a year ago that they would be going on a hiatus with a return still up in the air.  Someone forgot […]

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By Alan Ho Who:  Johnny BoydWhere:  Portland, ORFor fans of:  Tony Bennett, Frank Sinatra, Michael Buble and Johnny Cash In the last few years, music has seen something of a renaissance in the sounds of a once bygone era that truly never really went away, just shoved into the background until those past few […]

The Spotlight

By Alan Ho Who:  The Drama StateWhere:  Gas City, IndianaFor fans of:  Angels & Airwaves, New Found Glory, You Me At Six Indiana, known more for its singer-songwriters like John Mellencamp, the legendary rock band Guns N’ Roses and of course the Jackson 5, actually has a pretty vibrant but underrated and woefully under-covered […]