After attending my first Creators Live event on the 29th of Nov 2019 I realized that Creators Live has become one of the fastest growing networking platforms for all creatives in South Africa; and dare I say the rest of Africa and soon the world. Creators Live has become the evidence of success in an industry that fails to recognize its young and upcoming artists and creatives, as South Africa has a difficulty in accepting and adapting to the new world of entertainment and creativity.
When I was six years old, whilst most people my age were listening to Disney, I was listening to, you guessed it, Dido. Her 2003 Life for Rent album was the soundtrack to my childhood, and still stands as prominent in my life today.
The Rose aren’t exactly new to touring. Despite only officially debuting just over two years ago, (with another two years of prior experience busking on the streets of Busan), the foursome have toured across the globe twice, entertaining and embracing audiences everywhere from their home country of Korea to cities around the world, such as the energetic and benchmark-setting London. Throughout their short journey, the band has managed to forge a strong and passionate fanbase despite the absence of a full-length record; and with a refined and quality-assured show guaranteed whenever they step foot on stage, it’s hardly as if this passion will die-down anytime soon.
Remembering her origins, Anitta took funk to Rock in Rio’s (RiR) main stage in October. In the largest music festival in Brazil, the singer performed an international-grade concert with changes in scenery, three costume changes, fireworks, and dozens of dancers.
She had bought the tickets four months ago. Every day after, Quinn Davis spent time refining the plans in her head: how much for a beverage and merchandise budget, who she would take with her, and of course, her outfit. She had been listening to the headlining rock band, Ripped Stitches, since she was a teenager and couldn't wait to hear the songs that had captivated her during those stormy and uncertain years. Her love of hard rock in high school was also the inspiration for her career choice as a music therapist. As excited as Quinn was to see her favorite band, she was also super stoked to see the opening local band, Puddle of Blood; their music was explosive and she loved listening to it on her way to work, but she also had a secret crush on their large lead singer, Robbie Kane.
It was a little over a year ago when "Why is the World Sleeping On Goody Grace" was written, from three years of following his music since we first featured him on a vlog (Episode 10), and still not seeing him a household name. He has talent to spare as a songwriter, musician, and singer, and frankly an epic smile, which today is refreshing since the world adopted a "nobody cares, resting bitch face" mentality. You just simply want to see the Canadian born, LA native realize his dreams.
If you want to see some of the most talented musicians in the world. If you want to laugh, dance, smile, cry.
If you want to witness a magical night, surrounded by music lovers. There is one thing you need to do, and that is to go and see John Mayer in concert.
When Bobby Bones asked Old Dominion at the iHeart festival in September what a typical night at one of their shows was like, frontman Matthew Ramsey replied with "It's just five guys, five friends, up on stage having fun"—and he couldn't of described it better.
The Grammy Awards always comes with impressive music and various live and electrifying performances. But it is amazing how, at such a large event, several artists announce the opportunity given them with strange acts and performances.
This is the story of, perhaps, one of the coolest memories I have of any event I've ever attended.
The Nashville-based alt-rock trio Future Thieves hit the tiny stage two at the Rockwood Music Hall under horrible red lighting, but the band still came out looking like bright, shiny pennies that make musical wishes come true.
AJ Croce may not get as much publicity as his legend father, Jim, did, but he’s certainly deserving. The singer, songwriter, and pianist extraordinaire took his talents to City Winery in Chicago. It was a chance to not only see his show, but to check out this most unusual Windy City spot.