Tag: Marisa Ruiz

The Boxer Rebellion at Metro

The Boxer Rebellion at Metro

Striking vocals and super-charged atmospheric rock from The Boxer Rebellion energized a summer Saturday night last week. The crowd at Metro jumped on the chance …

 

Gotye at Charter One Pavilion

Gotye at Charter One Pavilion

When an artist stumbles upon one massively popular career-defining song, they may potentially be overshadowed by that one benchmark. Let’s look at Gotye, for example, …

 

Lollapalooza Interview: Kopecky Family Band

Lollapalooza Interview: Kopecky Family Band

It was literally minutes before the mass Lollapalooza Saturday evacuation that Lost In Concert got to squeeze in a little bit of conversation with a …

 

Lollapalooza Interview: The Temper Trap

Lollapalooza Interview: The Temper Trap

Despite the angry noun in the Australian group’s name, The Temper Trap is really a band that dispenses a make-you-feel-good vibe left and right with …

 

Red Hot Chili Peppers at Lollapalooza 2012

Red Hot Chili Peppers at Lollapalooza 2012

The simple mention of Red Hot Chili Peppers sends me right back to 1991. Blood Sugar Sex Magik. I was in 7th grade. I remember …

 

Lollapalooza Interview: The Gaslight Anthem

Lollapalooza Interview: The Gaslight Anthem

The Gaslight Anthem arrived in Chicago just in time to catch the now infamous “Lollapocalypse” storm of 2012¬†that swept over the city and prompted the …

 

Marina and the Diamonds at Park West

Marina and the Diamonds at Park West

A fair warning: I may deter some fans of Marina and the Diamonds at the jump by stating that I arrived at this show as …

 

MS MR at Park West

MS MR at Park West

MS MR is a rather new band that no one really knows much about. The band doesn’t even post the name of its members anywhere …

 

Class Actress at Lincoln Hall

Class Actress at Lincoln Hall

There are certain things that should never, ever make a come-back from the 1980s – scrunchies, enormous cell phones,¬†bangs teased so high they rival the …

 

Kaiser Chiefs at House of Blues Chicago

Kaiser Chiefs at House of Blues Chicago

Pair song after song of crowd-rousing rock with the flabbergasting antics of Ricky Wilson and you’ve got a one-two punk-infused theoretical punch that you won’t …