Andrew McMahon

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A week ago Monday, I had the opportunity to sit down with Jared Bell of Lymbyc Systym before their show at the Empty Bottle...

The Black Keys are stopping in on the 9:30 Club tonight in Washington, DC and luckily for all of us we can enjoy the...

Back a few months, LMB went to the Chicago Music Commision's meeting to discover whether or not this city is a music city. The...

Poster by Nemo Design I was a bit skeptical heading into the Metro last night to see Tokyo Police Club. The show wasn't sold out,...

One the most ineffable characters in music just announced a short summer tour with a "press conference" that is actually quite funny and was...

JazzFest is in full swing and last week must have been some time with all of the amazing acts that flooded the Crescent City....

Last Tuesday, backpack hip-hop duo Atmosphere kicked off their tour in support of When Life Gives You Lemons, You Paint that Shit Gold. The...

Anyone who's attended the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival can tell you that the fire on the bayou doesn't happen on the New...

As a DC native it's always nice to see bands from the nation's capital making news. The internationally renowned Thievery Corporation is the musical...

Photo by Simon Tacchi A few years back, I was lucky to have been present more than a handful of times at the Cantab Lounge's...

The other weekend was definitely a "Georgia" themed few days; I watched almost the entirety of the Masters and caught the final night of...

MMJ is returning to the Red Rocks Amphitheater this summer and they're bringing The Black Keys with them in what should be an amazing...

In a piece we posted last week about the live music community's activism and charity, we mentioned the non-partisan not-for-profit, HeadCount, that works to...

For many of the touring bands that we cover here at Live Music Blog, the fan base is more of a community of people...

Dirty Projectors When a band can leave all of its pretentiousness aside and play a really humble show, it pulls down a wall between the...

Known to throw together a festival and/or tour with the Disco Biscuits, Umphrey's McGee is joining another heavy hitter this summer on a dual...

Team Band - Team Band Anthem (Live) Seeing a Team Band show is a participatory experience that is both a pep rally and a...

I am always hesitant to venture out to those medium-size concert venues with a bar in the back -- like Metro, Aragon, Riv, Vic,...

A few months ago, the esteemed Justin Ward and myself were able to catch a really nice Holy Fuck show at Schubas here in...

The Baltimore-based Starscape Festival has announced its preliminary list of artists for the annual all-night dance party, set for June 7th. As they did...

In my mind, one of the best things about a live concert is the connection between the musicians and the fans that occurs through...