Tag: live music

Wordless Wednesday: Live Bands Tonight

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Wordless Wednesday: The Muse Concert In Portland

Muse Concert in Portland
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Coachella 2010 Lineup

CAN YOU BELIEVE THIS LINEUP???   Forget all those SkyMall wishlist items…please just donate to my Fund for Coachella Concert Tickets!   PLEASE!

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Meeting Keane, and other brushes with stardom in 2009

If you’ve read my blog for any amount of time, you know that I love going to concerts, symphonies, operas, plays, and musicals. My favorite concert of 2009 was Keane at the Hollywood Palladium (with Mat Kearney as the opener). My “bosom friend” Esther treated me to my ticket for my birthday, and we met […]

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Nine “Top 9s” of 2009

Top 9 Bands I discovered in 2009Elizabeth and the CatapultPhoenixOwl CityGreg LaswellThe Bird and the BeeVederaThe Airborne Toxic EventPlayRadioPlayFleet Foxes Top 9 Live Performances I attendedKeane , Mat Kearney – Hollywood PalladiumJersey Boys – Chicago, Bank of America TheaterMissy Higgins, Justin Nozuka, Lenka – Atlanta, Center StageMat Kearney, Vedera – Salt Lake City, In the […]

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Mat Kearney – In The Venue

Last week, Esther and I saw Mat Kearney in concert at In the Venue in SLC. We’d seen him open for Keane in LA earlier this year, and were impressed by his stuff. I’d heard some of his music prior to that show, such as his radio hit “Nothing Left to Lose.” but this year […]

Choir: The Musical Glue

Viva Voce: My choir from 2002-2006 If you know me at all, you know that I LOVE to sing. I love the feeling of accomplishment of polishing a piece that seemed impossible when first sightread. I love the anticipation of a performance. I love the camaraderie of a tightknit ensemble. And of course, I love […]

Home is a Special Kind of Feeling

Lately on Sundays, I’ve been trying to listen to music that is more spiritual than my usual fare. I grew up on the classical music and Mormon Tabernacle Choir, of which my Uncle David and friend Neil are currently members. It’s still a dream to someday be a part of the Mo-Tab. Last weekend, I […]

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Missy Higgins, et al.

LENKA + JUSTIN NOZUKA + MISSY HIGGINS = The most perfectly balanced and enjoyable 3-act concert lineup I’ve ever experienced Last night, Taylor and I went to ATL Center Stage to see a concert I’ve been anticipating for months. I have been an avid fan of Missy Higgins since 2005, when she opened for Anna […]

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My Favorite Aviation Commercial

When I lived in Utah, I spend four years in the semi-professional womens’ choir, Viva Voce. When I was in the choir, I sang one of my favorite pieces of choral music of all time: Adiemus from Songs of Sanctuary. I had heard it years before on this Delta Airlines Commercial, and was excited to […]