The second day of the Austin City Limits Festival seemed to draw everyone who wasn't at the University of Texas football game, and then some. The weather couldn't have been better for the Saturday event, which held several highlights, like folk-rockers The Avett Brothers, rap icon Eminem and EDM mastermind Skrillex. But the day also provided a couple lessons for festival organizers, particularly when it came to stage placement for current Top 40 royalty Iggy Azalea.

Live Review: Day 2 of Austin City Limits Festival

The second day of the Austin City Limits Festival seemed to draw everyone who wasn't at the University of Texas football game, and then some. The weather couldn't have been better for the Saturday event, which held several highlights, like folk-rockers The Avett Brothers, rap icon Eminem and EDM mastermind Skrillex. But the day also provided a couple lessons for festival organizers, particularly when it came to stage placement for current Top 40 royalty Iggy Azalea.
The first day of Austin City Limits Festival is almost always the easiest. Only those with the afternoon off are able to make it to Zilker Park in the first few hours, so the crowds are still bearable, lines are slightly shorter, the pace less frenetic.

Live Review: Day 1 of Austin City Limits Festival

The first day of Austin City Limits Music Festival is almost always the easiest. Only those with the afternoon off are able to make it to Zilker Park in the first few hours, so the crowds are still bearable, lines are slightly shorter, the pace less frenetic.
It was the "best night ever" for the 60,000-plus One Direction fans who packed University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, AZ, Tuesday (9/16). // Tour dates at SoundSpike

Live Review: One Direction in Glendale, AZ

It was the "best night ever" for the 60,000-plus One Direction fans who packed University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, AZ, Tuesday (9/16).
It's hard to determine who had a better 2014 Gathering of the Vibes -- the audience or the performers who poured out their talents across three stages during the four-day jam band festival at Bridgeport's Seaside Park.

Live Review: Gathering of the Vibes Music Festival

It's hard to determine who had a better 2014 Gathering of the Vibes -- the audience or the performers who poured out their talents across three stages during the four-day jam band festival at Bridgeport's Seaside Park.
Amos Lee is doing things the hard way on his current tour. And that should delight plenty of long-time fans as the late summer leg of his tour winds its way into October, because this one's packing a few surprises.

Live Review: Amos Lee in Costa Mesa

Amos Lee is doing things the hard way on his current tour. And that should delight plenty of long-time fans as the late summer leg of his tour winds its way into October, because this one's packing a few surprises.
One of the better places to be in Los Angeles on Saturday night (7/26) had to be the outdoor field next to the Annenberg Space for Photography, where local music discovery powerhouse KCRW hosted a free concert featuring buzzworthy newcomers Jamestown Revival and the comparatively veteran Shelby Lynne.

Live Review: Shelby Lynne and Jamestown Revival in Los Angeles

One of the better places to be in Los Angeles on Saturday night (7/26) had to be the outdoor field next to the Annenberg Space for Photography, where local music discovery powerhouse KCRW hosted a free concert featuring buzzworthy newcomers Jamestown Revival and the comparatively veteran Shelby Lynne.
When Crosby, Stills & Nash took the stage around 3 a.m. on Monday morning, day three of the historic Woodstock festival back in 1969, they were just two gigs into a career that would see the trio melding vocal harmonies with acoustic and electric rock in a way nobody had ever done before. // Tour dates at SoundSpike

Live Review: Crosby, Stills & Nash in Bethel, NY

When David Crosby, Stephen Stills and Graham Nash took the stage around 3 a.m. on Monday morning, day three of the historic Woodstock festival back in 1969, they were just two gigs into a career that would see the trio melding vocal harmonies with acoustic and electric rock in a way nobody had ever done before.
The venerable Forum south of downtown Los Angeles showed off a crisp new suit of clothes on Wednesday (1/15) as its opening month tenants the Eagles likewise buffed up a new shine on their storied set. // Tour dates at SoundSpike

Live Review: The Eagles in Los Angeles

The venerable Forum south of downtown Los Angeles showed off a crisp new suit of clothes on Wednesday (1/15) as its opening month tenants the Eagles likewise buffed up a new shine on their storied set.
Maybe it was his brown silk pajama outfit that made Prince feel so comfortable during the second of a three night stand at Connecticut's Mohegan Sun Arena, that he just didn't feel like going home.

Live Review: Prince in Uncasville, CT

Maybe it was his brown silk pajama outfit that made Prince feel so comfortable during the second of a three night stand at Connecticut's Mohegan Sun Arena, that he just didn't feel like going home.
Lissie sailed through a tight set at the Fonda Theatre in Hollywood on Monday (12/09), with touches of her folk leanings still cutting through her rock evolution.

Live Review: Lissie at the Fonda Theatre

Lissie sailed through a tight set at the Fonda Theatre in Hollywood on Monday (12/09), with touches of her folk leanings still cutting through her rock evolution.
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