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Toad the Wet Sprocket: Reunited and It Feels So Good

Toad the Wet Sprocket is back …for a little while at least. Monday night, back together for their P.S. Reunion Tour, Toad the Wet Sprocket fulfilled the fantasies of their NYC fans by returning to Irving Plaza for a second sold out show in a row. First opening act Wheat left the usually open-minded, music-loving Toad audience unimpressed with a ... Read More »

Bowling for the Sniper

So I went home to the burbs for the weekend and right as I walked through the door after seeing Michael Moore’s latest documentary, Bowling for Columbine, the first thing my mother said to me was, “Did you hear there was another sniper shooting in Virginia?” Luckily, we live in New York, over 300 miles away from all the sniper ... Read More »

Janie Superstar: Support Your Local Bands

Maybe I’m getting old (ahem – 26), but big venue concerts just aren’t doing it for me anymore. Sitting in section 306 at Madison Square Garden and trying to rock out to Incubus or The Rolling Stones while straining to see their pea-sized selves, and well, aside from the sensationally loud yet muffled-sounding speaker system that pulsates each thumping beat ... Read More »