On this episode of Live Fix Radio we’re continuing our exploration of Bon Iver and the power of the little things and chatting with fellow concert fan Isabel about how this picture of Justin Vernon’s “that was then” tattoo inspired Isabel to get her own tattoo. Isabel’s also tells us why she’ll never forget [...]
This kind of concert fan story is just crazy. And completely disturbing. But we shall begin to explore it to see what we can learn and discover about the concert fan species. As the Tribune reports: Michelle Fiore was enjoying an evening out with her 11-year-old daughter after Lollapalooza when a man confronted them, [...]
Our concert contest experiment continues with this refreshing news via Sweet Leaf® Tea. This week, and throughout the summer, they’re giving live music fans the opportunity to attend Lollapalooza for FREE through a simple Facebook promo when you enter based on trivia posted on the Sweet Leaf® Tea Facebook page. Here’s the content details: [...]
Continuing our exploration in to brands and live music, a couple thoughts popped into my head after watching these videos from Intel’s new Ultrabook campaign called “Pop-Up Theater”. As noted in the email I got from the folks behind the campaign, these Intel videos are from a series of “fun and lighthearted stunts [...]
During our chat with 14 year-old singer-songwriter Kate Diaz she told us how her time at the Berklee College of Music, which included playing Lollapalooza for the first time, was an inspiring moment in her young musical career. And now until March, the Berklee College of Music will be hosting auditions for 2012′s scholarship contest in [...]
Besides the music there’s nothing more I love about going to concerts than discovering the entertaining, inspiring and creative behaviors of fans as we all get lost in the rush of the live music experience. And as the summer season wraps up this weekend, it’s obvious what made my summer festival experiences so much fun [...]
During this episode of Live Fix Radio, we explore how fans cope with the emotional trauma caused by the Sugarland stage collapse tragedy, the evolution of gate-crashing and the best and worst moments of Lollapalooza 2011. Subscribe via iTunes. Show Notes: Music from the podcast (all tracks live at Lollapalooza 2011 except Sugarland) Atmosphere – [...]
Editorial Note: Well, you know that we love to embark on new and exciting concert experiments here at Live Fix. And now we’re going to share with you a most curious experiment that I tested out in my coverage of Lollapalooza 2011 for Blogcritics. As you’ll read below, I wanted try out a new way to explore [...]
Here we go again my fellow emotional concert fans… It’s that time of the summer when Lollapalooza takes over Chicago and here’s a festival preview for you to enjoy that I wrote for my friends at Blogcritics. Plus a few extra bonuses and live music follow-ups for the Live Fix faithful. The Lolla Story Continues… [...]
Lollapalooza is celebrating 20 years by asking fans to submit their concert stories to win a free trip to Lollapalooza 2011 in Chicago in August. And judging by the fan stories that have already been submitted, this contest is a very special experience filled with thousands of great memories and millions of concert fans [...]
Yes, my friends, the time has come to launch Live Fix Radio! And we’re starting this new and unique podcast with a live music memory experiment and celebration focusing on The Arcade Fire, Lady Gaga, Grinderman, LCD Sound System and more bands that rocked live in 2010 and are currently blazing a tour trail in 2011.
Before we dive into a new year of concert adventures, let’s see what live music moments mattered the most. Let’s discover how the live concert experience changed our lives in 2010.