Outside Lands/Sunday: Cage the Elephant – Atmosphere – The Dead Weather – M.I.A.

The last day of Outside Lands was a cold one. It went from 85 degrees the day before to around 60. Brrrr…… I thought I was early again, but walking up to the giant crowd at the Twin Peaks stage proved me wrong. The crowd had come early for buzz band Cage the Elephant, from […]

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M.I.A./The Cool Kids @ Mezzanine, 11/8/07

M.I.A. is coming back to town. One night at The Fillmore and one night at Mezzanine. Hmmmm…an early night with a better view and a mellower crowd at The Fillmore…or a crazy late night slam dancing with fellow crazies at Mezzanine? What to do. I went with Mezzanine. At the end of July I was […]

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M.I.A./The Gray Kid @ Rickshaw Stop, 7/28/07

M.I.A. at the Rickshaw? Really? Did I read that wrong?? Could I possible score another hot ticket, making that two super exclusive shows in one week (the other being The Smashing Pumpkins)? Oh yes, the HardRockChick made it happen. Scoring tickets for me is like scoring drugs for some. It’s exciting. The Rickshaw Stop, being […]

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