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January 30, 2020

Reel Big Fish brightened the holiday season by playing a midweek show at The Republik, in Honolulu, Hawaii. The legendary ska band arrived in Hawaii from Australia where they had blasted through five shows in five days. The show at The Republik would conclude the 2019...

January 16, 2020

It’s been almost four years since Motion City Soundtrack’s “So Long, Farewell” tour… and here I am writing about their newest tour. Their appropriately tagged #dontcallitacomeback tour (because… accurate, the band has stated they don’t even know what the future holds)...

December 20, 2019

La Dispute blew into Richmond, Virginia face punching concert-goers with their experimental hardcore music. The five-piece from Grand Rapids, Michigan has developed an ever-evolving sound that is distinctly theirs.  Their music is dazzling, prophetic, treated like lite...

November 16, 2019

The Get Up Kids from Kansas City, Missouri formed in 1995 and was a major player in the second wave of emo. The band is best remembered for their 1999 release Something To Write Home About. Since breaking up in 2005 and reuniting in 2008 the band has continued to tour...

November 4, 2019

Marina’s concerts have always been a safe space and a tribute to her fans. Split into two parts Love + Fear, she sprinkled in old favorites and intermixed them gracefully with the new, leaving the crowd constantly on their toes. With some songs even touching on the cur...

October 15, 2019

A highly energized crowd welcomed the Irvine, California  based band Thrice to The Republik, in Honolulu, Hawaii. Band members Dustin Kensrue (vocals/guitar), Teppei Teranishi (lead guitar), Eddie Breckenridge (bass), and Riley Breckenridge (drums)  stopped in the Isla...

October 11, 2019

Nella Vita. In life.

In life, there are incredible moments and moments we’d rather forget, there are moments that slip by us without notice and moments we make sure to document so they’re locked away in our hearts and minds. Sometimes, though, you experience moments so...

October 6, 2019

On September 18, PUP played to a large crowd in Fort Lauderdale, just one week into their tour in support of Morbid Stuff. With support from Ratboys, fans were in for a night full of chaos at the Culture Room

Having been on tour non-stop since April celebrating the re...

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