In The Crowd | The Menzingers Take Musica

Pennsylvania Natives Bring Night of Punk to the Rubber City by Devon Anderson 11/06/2017 When the chance to go out and see Pennsylvania natives, The Menzingers, came across my social media feed, I clicked ...

In The Crowd | Eriq Troi at The Mustard Seed

words by Floco Torres, photos by Ashley Kouri 10/18/2017   Eriq Troi might be the most interesting musician in Akron, Ohio. Yup, that’s how we’re going to start this off. I don’t mean interestin...

In The Crowd: Daikaiju destroys the city of Akron

  by Floco Torres 10/17/2017 Sunday night shows are usually really awkward, so I try to avoid them. This particular Sunday night at Annabell’s Bar & Lounge grabbed my attention, only because I was...

In the Crowd: Black Market Brass at Hive Mind

  by Floco Torres 10/17/2017 In the present day, I seem to blend in with concert goers when it comes to dancing. Provided with the proper alcoholic libation, I fall between a tame two-step and “dance ...

In the Crowd | Red Rose Panic at The Vortex

words by Floco Torres; photos by Ashley Kouri In my ten years of playing and attending shows, I’ve learned that you rarely EVER arrive at the venue based on the ‘show starts at this time’ hour that’s posted. Y...

Live at Lock 4: Great Vibes and Great Sounds

words and photos by Sierra Allen Couldn’t make the first Live at Lock 4 event? Don’t worry; we’ve got you covered. Your case of FOMO (fear of missing out) is coming to an end as we fill you in on past experien...

In the Crowd: Hollis Brown at Musica

by Floco Torres   When you attend a lot of live shows—I usually catch at least 10 a month—it often feels like you know what to expect just by scanning the event info. The saying “there’s nothing new un...