GROUPLOVE Pay Conan O’Brien A Visit

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GROUPLOVE Pay Conan O'Brien A Visit We love us some GROUPLOVE. We love how often GROUPLOVE are on late night TV. Having already rocked the likes of Kimmel and Leno, the up and coming indie rockers headed over to the Warner Bros. lot in beautiful Burbank to rock it hard for Conan O’Brien. Enjoy Itchin’ On A Photograph (and a ton of cardboard cutouts) down below.     Read More

Grouplove Unveil Fall US Tour Dates

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Grouplove Unveil Fall US Tour Dates  Do I have to capitalize GROUPLOVE, or is it cool to just go with Grouplove for the sake of looking professional?  Either way you spell it, the band is hitting the road in September touring the US. But before they do that, the band will hit YouTube for a  "YouTube Presents" live performance type thing and Q&A session on July 30th. You can stream it  at www.youtube.com/presents beginning at 1pm PT.  If you would rather see the band live, ... Read More

Watch GROUPLOVE Cover Andrew W.K.

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Watch GROUPLOVE Cover Andrew W.K.  This is pretty bad ass. By now, you know we dig GROUPLOVE (in more ways than you know). We also had a blast earlier this year giving away tickets to see Andrew W.K. live in Hollywood. So when we discovered that GROUPLOVE covered Party Hard by Andrew W.K. for A.V. Club we just had to share it here with you. We hope you enjoy this as much as we do.     Read More

GROUPLOVE Make Jay Leno All Kinds of ‘Tongue Tied’

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GROUPLOVE Make Jay Leno All Kinds of 'Tongue Tied' Greetings from the left coast. Reverend Justito here sitting on the bed watching my second favorite baseball team kick the crap out of my all-time favorite baseball team. I can’t hear the Angels play by play team discuss the ass kicking the boys in red are putting upon my Giants because I am listening to GROUPLOVE live on Leno. I can’t lie, I still have not made my mind up on this band despite ... Read More

Grouplove Pay Jimmy Kimmel Live A Visit

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Grouplove Pay Jimmy Kimmel Live A Visit We here at Concert Confessions have been trying to see Grouplove for a while. As you may recall, our founder Reverend Justito attempted to catch the band on the Pan Handle stage at the 2011 Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival. However with a massive crowd assembled at the solar powered stage, he couldn’t even get close enough to hear the band let alone see them. Then our youngest and quite possibly brightest contributor Jakob Ross caught ... Read More

Firefly Music Festival Reveals Massive 2014 Lineup

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For the third year in a row, Firefly Music Festival in Delaware is delivering another stellar lineup. Arctic Monkeys, Foo Fighters and Outkast lead the big names while Cage the Elephant, Weezer, Childish Gambino, Jack Johnson, Sleigh Bells, Young The Giant, Girl Talk, Chance The Rapper, Local Natives, Portugal. The Man, The Lumineers, Kaiser Chiefs, Grouplove and Pretty Lights round out the list of acts you may have heard of off the top of our heads looking at the list of over 100 acts. Firefly ... Read More

Hangout Music Festival 2013 Lineup Is Here

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The Lineup for the Hangout Music Festival (taking place on beaches in Alabama May 17th through 19th) has been revealed. Besides Kings Of Leon, things are shaping up to be a very serviceable festival experience. Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, Phish Spin-Off Trey Anastasio Band, and The Breeders top this list of notables while The Shins, Kendrick Lamar, Passion Pit, The Black Crowes, Bassnectar, Jim James, Slightly Stoopid, The Roots, Bloc Party, Ellie Goulding, Public Enemy, Dirty Projectors, Best Coast, moe., Gov’t ... Read More

Bottle Rock Festival 2013 Lineup Revealed

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Not sure if we mentioned it before, but tis the season to announce festival lineups. This time lets head to the land of the grapevine that is Napa Valley for what is dubbed Bottle Rock Festival. Cork-Fest must not have had as much of a ring to it as I thought it did. This one is interesting because, well, one might ask why the Kings Of Leon would be the lead headliner along with The Black Keys and Furthur.  Furthur? Come on ... Read More

WAKARUSA Lineup #3 – Complete Lineup Unveiled! / May 30-June 2 / Ozark, AR

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Wakarusa lineup blast #3 has been released, giving us a final talley of who all will be on Mulberry Mountain this Summer. Get all the details and pick up your tickets now at www.wakarusa.com STS9 Black Crowes Snoop Lion Gogol Bordello GROUPLOVE Galactic Ozomatili EOTO Del the Funky Homosapien Los Amigos Invisibles GRiZ Felix Cartal Lyrics Born J Boog Zion I The Floozies Milo Greene Delta Rae Moon Taxi Langhorne Slim GAUDI Bluetech Minnesota DJ Solo Lance Herbstrong Kidnap Kid D.V.S Govinda Mingo Fishtrap ZZ Ward Flow Tribe Nahko and Medicine for the People Jon Wayne and the Pain Holy Ghost Tent Revival The Magic Beans Dumptruck Butterlips THe 1 Oz Jug   ------------------------------------------------ LAST WEEKS ANNOUNCEMENT: Dispatch Amon Tobin Umphreys McGee SOJA Shpongle presents The Masquerade Calexico Mutemath Totally Enormous Extinct ... Read More

Local H 09/24/12: Troubadour – West Hollywood, CA

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Local H w/ Ambassadors 09/24/12 Troubadour - West Hollywood, CA Words/Photos by Reverend Justito Back in early August I received an e-mail with a download link for the latest Local H record Hallelujah! I’m A Bum. Over the next few weeks the latest concept record from the pride of Illinois has been blasted into my head over and over and over again. In my cubical, sitting in traffic on the 101 and working out in the yard the 17 songs found on the double album ... Read More

Watch Highlights From The Inaugural Firefly Music Festival

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Watch Highlights From The Inaugural Firefly Music Festival Sadly we were unable to make it out to Delaware for the Inaugural Firefly Music Festival. However that won't prevent us from sharing highlights from some of our favorite artists including The Flaming Lips, Cake, Modest Mouse and GROUPLOVE. Check them out down below. John Legend Covers Bob Marley: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mUUZNXW3S58 A Double Shot of Jack White: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k2B0TCfA5F8 The Killers Rocking On Saturday Night: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uGZECqg5FOU Two Solid Jams From Modest Mouse: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_Hdtw941C9Y Silversun Pickups Take Us Back To 2007: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ebfNDU2mL_k GROUPLOVE Plays The Hits: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pdTASXSQEhI The Fabulous Flaming ... Read More

Mumford & Sons Announce Four North American ‘Gentlemen of the Stopover’ Dates

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Mumford & Sons Announce Four North American 'Gentlemen of the Stopover' Dates In a day and age where every major metropolitan area seems to be launching a new destination festival, Mumford & Sons are putting a unique twist on the American concert going experience here in the 21st century. With their new album set to drop in September, Mumford &  Sons will spend each weekend in August hosting the Gentlemen of the Road Stopovers mini festival tour.  Joining Mumford and Sons will be the ... Read More

Sasquatch! Festival 2012 Preview – A Letter to You From thenaturalstoner

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Dear concert going friends, I know you and I go way back (hope all is well!) and it has been a long time since we have talked, but there is just something extremely exciting that has built inside of me about what is going to happen this weekend at THE GORGE for the 2012 version of the Sasquatch! Festival that I must tell you about.  Last years Festival set the stage for a year of great memories and the need to “go back ... Read More

The Flaming Lips Blow A Thousand Minds at Atlanta’s Party In The Park

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PARTY IN THE PARK feat. Flaming Lips w/ Young the Giant and AWOLNATION Words by Jakob Ross, Videos by Jakob and Scott Ross 5/19/12 Throughout the past decade or so, one band has been singled out as the greatest live band of all time. Not Foo Fighters, not Rolling Stones, and not Cage the Elephant; I'm talking about The Flaming Lips. The psychedelic/indie-space group who hail from Oklahoma have built up a reputation as a must-see band, either at festivals or at their own headlining gigs. You're ... Read More

2012 KROQ Weenie Roast Y Fiesta Set Times and Webcast Details

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2012 KROQ Weenie Roast Y Fiesta Set Times and Webcast Details You remember a few months ago when we shared with you details of the 2012 KROQ Weenie Roast Y Fiesta? With the show sold out for weeks chances are you won’t be getting into the venue formerly known as Irvine Meadows this weekend. Thankfully the fine folks over at KROQ have not only announced the set times for the show, they are going to webcast the entire thing. To watch this Saturday’s ... Read More

I went to The Church of Rock and Roll and got saved by Foxy Shazam

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What happens when you cram 200 people into a room the size of a living room and invite Foxy Shazam and friends over? I'll tell you. I had the pleasure of going to one of Utah's smallest venues, Kilby Court on 04/12/12 to check out a "revival". Foxy Shazam, the biggest little band you'll ever see, rolled through my town. They brought along support acts Cadaver Dogs and Maniac. Cadaver Dogs.....this band is gritty, loud, and a lot of fun to watch. Frontman Mat, ... Read More

Coachella Music Festival 04/13/12: Empire Polo Fields – Indio, CA

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Coachella Music and Arts Festival 04/13/12 Empire Polo Fields - Indio, CA Words/Photos by Reverend Justito There was a reason I have always avoided Coachella and that reason is the sun. Fact is my white ass doesn’t do so well out in the middle of the desert. So it is fitting that my first trip to Coachella felt more like my hometown of San Francisco versus the Palm Desert. Strong winds, sporadic showers and thick fog were a downer for everyone but me. But enough ... Read More

The Top 12 Must See Acts of Coachella 2012

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The Top 12 Must See Acts of Coachella 2012 According To Our Shit Talking Loud Mouth Founder Reverend Justito My only trek to Indio for three days of music in the desert was nearly 2 ½ years ago. It featured one band performing 8 sets for 45,000 devoted fans. Truth be told, I am a bit scared of my first Coachella experience. I am not really the violent type, but the right mix of mind altering substances as well as the heat and ... Read More

KROQ Announces Details For the 2012 Weenie Roast Y Fiesta

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  KROQ Announces Details For the 2012 Weenie Roast Y Fiesta You've read about the KROQ Weenie Roast here at Concert Confessions in past years,  Known for groundbreaking lineups, were not 100% sure if this line up is going to blow anyone's mind as hard as past years, but for your hard earned dollar you get a day in the sun with the likes of Coldplay, Incubus and The Offspring. Oh and for those of you who like Pennywise, there's always that. With the event celebrating ... Read More

Firefly Music Festival To Be Held In Delaware

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Editors Note: This is The 2012 Lineup. For the 2013 Lineup, Click Here Firefly Music Festival To Be Held In Delaware  Delaware, welcome to the world of States that have sweet Music Festivals. The news broke last night, that the three day  ’Firefly Music Festival’, will be headlined by The Killers, The Black Keys and Jack White .  Solid, right? I mean, sure The Killers aren’t in the stratosphere of musical relevance circa 2012 as the The Black Keys and Jack White are; but hey, they could have went with the Beach ... Read More

Sasquatch 2012 Lineup Announced!

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Sasquatch 2012 Lineup Announced!   Sasquatch is one of Washington's most widely regarded music festivals. Held annually at the beautiful Gorge Amphitheater, Sasquatch is known for hosting big name acts like Jane's Addiction, Kings of Leon, Bjork, and Flaming Lips. Well this year, they've got a treat for you. Here is the full lineup in order as it says on the website: Jack White, Beck, Bon Iver, Pretty Lights, Tenacious D, The Shins, Beirut, Girl Talk, The Roots, Portlandia, Feist, Silversun Pickups, Metric, The Head and ... Read More

Jakob’s Top 10 Concerts of the Year

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Jakob's Top 10 Concerts of the Year   I've been to a ton of concerts this year, thanks in part to my awesome Dad for putting up with my concert-going needs. Well out of the many I've been to this year, here are my top 10. I am not doing top 10 live bands, but the top 10 shows. So here we go. 10. Social Distortion 02/12/11 - Showbox SoDo - Seattle, WA Although I didn't write a review of this show (I hadn't discovered CC ... Read More

The End 107.7 Deck The Hall Ball 12/07/11 – Seattle, WA

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The End 107.7 Deck The Hall Ball Key Arena - Seattle, WA Words/Photos by Jakobross424 Seattle radio station 107.7 The End are known for holding events with high-caliber musicians. Past events held by The End have included Foo Fighters, 311, Black Keys, Muse, Bad Religion, Presidents of the USA, and many more. So when they announced this year's Deck the Hall Ball, I knew I would be in for a treat. After multiple failed attempts at winning tickets, my dad and I had to settle for ... Read More

Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival Day 3: 08/14/11 – San Francisco, CA

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Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival 08/14/11 Golden Gate Park - San Francisco, CA Words/Photos by Reverend Justito After a wonderful breakfast with my parents, my crew and I were en route to the city for the final day of Outside Lands. A weird day in the sense that I only wanted to see three bands (of course two were at the same time), but the two I wanted to see were the biggest draws at the festival for me not named Phish. With hardly ... Read More

Arcade Fire, Muse & Phish Top 2011 Outside Lands Lineup

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Arcade Fire, Muse & Phish Top 2011 Outside Lands Lineup Returning for its fourth year, Outside Lands is set to rock San Francisco for three glorious days in August. Headlined by Concert Confessions favorites Muse, Arcade Fire and Phish, the initial lineup also includes such beloved artists as The Black Keys, MGMT and STS9. Check out the full lineup below, as well as a sweet YouTube trailer put together by the festival. For all other information, including ticket details – check out the festivals ... Read More