Dave Grohl and company put on the best dad-rock show on planet Earth, full stop, and if this sentence reads negative to you, please put down our website and get back to, I don’t know, standing in front of national parks taking pictures of your face or whatever you people do, for it is intended as the highest of compliments.
For alt-rock fans of a certain disposition, it was a match made in heaven: Pop-punk all-stars Weezer and pre-grunge pioneers the Pixies stopped at the Ruoff Home Mortgage Music Center on Sunday night for what Weezer frontman Rivers Cuomo properly called “nerd-rock.”
The parody artist whose career spans 35-plus years and touches upon dozens of musical genres made a tour stop in Carmel to give a crowd at the Palladium what he calls his favorite tour he’s ever played.
Following a dazzling Saturday-night performance in front of a sold-out Old National Centre crowd, Jason Isbell kindly asked fans to hold back in the lobby so he and his bandmates could “haul ass” to New York to make it in time for Sunday night’s Grammy appearance.
We tickled the ivories with acclaimed pianist Sean Chen, who was named the 2015 fellow by the prestigious Leonore Annenberg Fellowship Fund for the Performing Arts, before the first of two Indianapolis performances in the coming months.