Music Festival Recap

[Photos]: Boston Calling 2019 – Day 3

By Will Oliver, June 4th 2019

Photos by Dutch Doscher

After the first two days of Boston Calling 2019, it was time for the third and final day of the festival, which featured performances from Brandi Carlile, Sheck Wes, Marina, SOB x RBE, Guster, Snail Mail, Cautious Clay, and Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever.

Our photographer Dutch Doscher was there to capture shots from all these performances, all of which can be found posted in the gallery below. You can also find previous coverage from Day 1 and Day 2.
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[Photos]: Boston Calling 2019 – Day 2

By Will Oliver, June 2nd 2019

Photos by Dutch Doscher

Following an action packed Day 1 of Boston Calling 2019, we followed it up with Day 2, which featured headlining performances from Tame Impala, Hozier, and Anderson Paak & The Free Nationals.

Our photographer Dutch Doscher was there to capture photos of their set as well as others from the day, including King Princess, Denzel Curry, Shame, Betty Who, and Princess Nokia.

Find all of his shots from the day posted in the photo gallery below.
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[Photos]: Boston Calling 2019 – Day 1

By Will Oliver, May 31st 2019

Photos by Dutch Doscher

Last Friday, May 24th kicked off Day 1 of Boston Calling 2019, hosting it’s third straight year at the Harvard Athletic Complex.

Our photographer Dutch Doscher was there to capture photos from throughout the day, including headlining sets from Twenty One Pilots, Greta Van Fleet and Chvrches. The rest of the day featured performances from rising and established indie acts alike such as Christine and the Queens, Lord Huron, Gang Of Youths, Pale Waves, and Adia Victoria

Find a full gallery of photos from Day posted below and stay tuned for more photos from the rest of the weekend coming soon.
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Recap: SXSW 2019 [Day 10]

By Bryan Lasky, April 8th 2019

A Giant Dog

So the final day of SXSW felt like it came out of a different time period. It started slow with hanging out with my friends, their daughter, and grabbing some breakfast. From there we went to a house show where Sharkmuffin and No Win played. I was told that SXSW used to be only these type of shows so it was nice to take one in. Sharkmuffin was already playing when we got there and the trio are just badass punks. It was great to see them, on the last day, still have a ton of energy to jump around and play at the top of their game. No Win brought their LA indie rock to the stage next and while the energy level was brought down from Sharkmuffin, the music was pretty good.
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Recap: SXSW 2019 [Day 9]

By Bryan Lasky, April 1st 2019

Har Mar Superstar

Photos + Words by Bryan Lasky

Technically this was the last day of the music festival as nothing too much happens on Sunday. Most people leave either during the day on Saturday or sometime on Sunday because they have real jobs and lives to get back to, but I had two days left. Before any music was to be taken in though my friends who I was staying with had a first birthday party for their kid and it was a blast to do that, but then the music called.

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Recap: SXSW 2019 [Day 8]

By Bryan Lasky, March 30th 2019

Japanese Breakfast

Photos + Words by Bryan Lasky

On the seventh day of SXSW I went to Luck Reunion and had a solid one day reset from the madness but on day eight it was back to the grind in downtown Austin. I was lucky though as I spent a good part of the day in one venue, a thing my body was happy about as man this festival is such a grind, having any sort of time where you stay at one venue is a good thing. Ad-hoc’s party at Cheer Up Charlie’s had 12 bands between the indoor and outdoor stage that while mostly rock, strayed to the sides here and there.

Stef Chura

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Recap: SXSW 2019 [Day 6]

By Bryan Lasky, March 28th 2019

Oh Sees

Photos by Bryan Lasky

Well another day another early start with getting to the Parish right around noon. People aren’t kidding when they say it’s a marathon and not a sprint, but luckily for me, while I didn’t get enough rest every night, I got some and not drinking has been the key to surviving this beast, so while it hurt to get up early and move, it was doable. First up were Priests who debuted some new music that makes you want to dance. It was an intimate affair, which the band actually enjoyed. Watch out for their new album when it drops this spring. Next up was a full band set from Molly Burch that truly made her songs shine.
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Recap: SXSW 2019 [Day 5]

By Bryan Lasky, March 27th 2019

Photos + Words by Bryan Lasky

Broken Social Scene

It was an early start with getting to The Scoot Inn bright and early, aka 12:30 PM, with my good friends Illiterate Light. The duo tear it up with all the energy in the world, and even though it was early in the day for some good old rock and roll, they got the crowd ready for the rest of the day. Inside, Adam Melchor, who I saw earlier in the week, played a fun set to ease into the day for those who didn’t want to rock right away. I spoke with him a little after his set and he was just so happy to be down here playing as many shows as possible. Adam is truly talented and someone who just wants to share his music with the world.
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Recap: SXSW 2019 [Day 4]

By Bryan Lasky, March 24th 2019

Amanda Palmer

Photos and Words by Bryan Lasky

Well, this was just one of those days where you keep finding little diamonds in the rough and sort of a continuation of seeing Santigold at a tiny space. First I walked about the trade show and saw technology and ideas that would blow your mind, but the highlight was definitely stumbling on to a sloth in a tree. I mean what’s better than a sloth in a tree. From there I wandered a bit, found the Good Omens party and had some food and eventually made my way to check out the British Music Embassy. Yet another diamond in the rough found me with Jimmy Sakurai playing a pop up acoustic set. The Japanese guitarist has a movie premiering about his life this week. If you don’t know who Jimmy is, he pays homage to Jimmy Page and Led Zeppelin and it’s scary how much he moves, looks, and plays like Jimmy Page. Jimmy and his band played a short five-song set including “Stairway to Heaven” and “Going to California” and unfortunately, or fortunately, there were only about 30 people in the venue to witness this amazing talent.
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Recap: SXSW 2019 [Day 3]

By Bryan Lasky, March 23rd 2019 — with 1 comment

Santigold (and Olivia Wilde)

Photos + Words by Bryan Lasky

So on the third day of SXSW I decided to take it extremely easy. I walked around, found free food at the Land O’ Lakes pop up, the Amplify Philly House, and Uber Eats. I saw a few friends and relaxed and it was a nice way to make nonsense lost hour with the time change non-sense.

Tameca Jones

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