| Mar 14, 2013
| 3:34 PM
Try as he might, Mario Cuomo, singer for rising garage-rock quintet the Orwells, can't seem to avoid trouble.
His high school years essentially were a string of missed classes and misdeeds, including a lengthy suspension for launching a water bottle at a...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 9:59 AM
For dedicated music fans, sleep is apparently going to be optional during Lollapalooza weekend Aug. 2-4, with 37 pre- and after-shows at 14 venues over five nights.
The series of concerts announced Tuesday will complement the annual three-day festival...
| Jan 30, 2012
| 9:22 AM
As usual, Baltimore concerts run the gamut this week. The spectrum starts at Nick Carter and ends with Lacuna Coil, with some interesting options in between. And if you can't stomach another Super Bowl house party, there's even a couple of options on...
| Jun 21, 2011
| 4:32 PM
Lollapalooza weekend will once again be bustling with club activity before and after the big outdoor shows Aug. 5-7 in Grant Park, this year with four nights of bonus concerts beginning Aug. 3. Though there are no arena-sized headliners playing......
| May 24, 2011
| 4:32 PM
The sky-is-falling financial numbers from the music industry say it’s a lousy time to start a label specializing in actual records as opposed to no-fuss digital music with its convenience, considerably lower overhead and instant portability. But...
| Oct 11, 2011
| 4:39 AM
Alex Turner has a writer's eye.
The Arctic Monkeys' singer-songwriter pens lyrics full of biting wit and pointed remarks. On "Reckless Serenade," a track from his band's recently released fourth album, he sings of the "type of kisses where teeth collide"...
| Oct 5, 2011
| 10:00 AM
Music we can't wait for
Summer, you were a blast, but if we have to endure Pitbull's innocuous "Give Me Everything" or the pounding piano of Adele's "Rolling in the Deep" one more time, there could be blood in the streets. Luckily, fall has arrived...
| Jun 10, 2011
| 10:26 AM
When Michael McDonald plays the Ridgefield Playhouse on June 22 (as part of a summer fundraising gala), there should be some youthful faces in the crowd, sprinkled among the elder McDonald fans. While this may be more symbolic than anything else, given...
| Aug 22, 2011
| 12:49 PM
In a month's time, we'll be happily saying goodbye to the sweaty summer.
Here at Midnight Sun, we're not only anticipating tolerable temperatures, but we're also circling the fall events and releases we wish were here already. We present the five we're...
| Aug 19, 2011
| 3:22 PM
A storm slammed a Belgium outdoor music festival causing yet another stage to collapse. At least three people were killed and dozens more wounded.
Chicago-based band Smith Westerns was on stage when the structure collapsed around them.
| Aug 5, 2011
| 11:57 PM
Day 1 of Lollapalooza 2011 is in the books, as the first of 130 bands played on eight stages Friday in Grant Park. Attendance was maxed out – with 90,000 people expected each of three days at the festival. Here’s how Friday went down, with...