What’s Going On: November 2019

By Jessica Jones, Copy Editor  Who: The Rocky Horror Picture Show When: November 1 and 2, 10 p.m. Where: The Union Every year, Lost Flamingo Theatre Company does a shadow cast performance of The Rocky Horror Picture Show. This is a popular event that has people waiting in line hours before the show even starts,…

HAIM Release New Single “Now I’m In It”

By Lauren Patterson, Contributor [Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons] Indie rock band HAIM returned to the music scene on Thursday, October 31 with the release of a new single, “Now I’m in It.” Read more: Tiny Desk Competition Winner Quinn Christopherson performs at WXPN’s World Cafe To promote the single, HAIM took to Instagram to share a…

Tiny Desk Competition Winner Quinn Christopherson performs at WXPN’s World Cafe

By Max Semenczuk [Photo courtesy of Quinn Christopherson/Jovell Rennie] Quinn Christopherson, this year’s winner of NPR’s Tiny Desk Concert Contest, played his song “Loaded Gun” live on WXPN’s World Cafe in Philadelphia on Monday, October 28. Read more: Frank Ocean holds second queer club night in New York City, releases single Christopherson was announced as the…

Thompson Square to perform at Stuart’s Opera House on November 3

By Jackson Stein, Contributor [Photo courtesy of Stuart’s Opera House/Thompson Square] Country music duo Thompson Square will perform at Stuart’s Opera House in Nelsonville on Sunday, November 3, as part of a U.S. tour in support of their third album, Masterpiece. Read more: Live Review: An Intimate Evening of Songs and Stories with Graham Nash…

Sharon Van Etten records single for PBS documentary

By Liz Partsch, Contributor [Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons] Sharon Van Etten recently recorded a new single, titled “On Your Way Now,” which will be featured in a new PBS documentary called Made in Boise, according to Pitchfork. Read more: Sharon Van Etten announces short film Departure, to be released on Amazon Music The song was…

Frank Ocean holds second queer club night in New York City, releases single

By Max Semenczuk, Contributor [Photo courtesy of Creative Commons] Frank Ocean held his second queer club night in New York City on Thursday, October 24, boasting an all-queer lineup after accusations that last week’s PrEP+ night was held as a stunt to promote his new music, according to Pitchfork. Read more: Banoffee releases first single…

Experimental folk duo Lean Year announce fall tour

By Kwase Lane, Staff Writer [Photo courtesy of Ebru Yildiz/Lean Year] Lean Year, an experimental folk duo from Richmond, Virginia, confirmed on Tuesday, October 22 that they will embark on short tour beginning on October 28.  Read more: Banoffee releases first single and music video from upcoming debut album The group will start their tour…

Banoffee releases first single and music video from upcoming debut album

By Jonah Krueger, Contributor [Photo courtesy of Phebe-Schmidt/Banoffee] Austrialian pop up-and-comer Banoffee announced on Wednesday, October 23 that her debut album, Look at Us Now Dad, will be released on February 21 via Cascine and Dot Dash. Along with the announcement, Banoffee shared the first single from the album, titled “Tennis Fan” (feat. Empress Of), and…

Hop Along’s Frances Quinlan announces debut album and headlining tour

By Micah Organ, Contributor [Photo courtesy of Julia Khorosilov] Frances Quinlan, lead singer and founder of Philadelphia indie rock outfit Hop Along, announced on October 22 that she would release her debut solo album, Likewise, on January 31, 2020, on Saddle Creek. Quinlan also released the first single off of Likewise, “Rare Thing,” on October 22 and…

Arizona band AUDRA releases new album

By Amy Szmik, Contributor [Photo courtesy of AUDRA] Arizona post-punk band AUDRA released their fourth and latest LP, titled Dear Tired Friends, digitally on August 23 and on vinyl and CD on October 18. Read more: Singer-songwriter Nikki Jean releases short film “Get Free” The 10-track album began as a four-song EP; when brothers Bart…

Singer-songwriter Nikki Jean releases short film “Get Free”

By Micah Organ, Contributor [Photo courtesy of Nikki Jean/Rhymesayers Entertainment] Singer-songwriter Nikki Jean released a short film titled Get Free on October 16, following her debut full-length album, Beautiful Prison, which was released in September on Rhymesayers Entertainment.  Read more: The Cactus Blossoms to perform at Stuart’s Opera House on October 22 Jean has said that…

The Cactus Blossoms to perform at Stuart’s Opera House on October 22

By Jonah Krueger, Contributor [Photo courtesy of The Cactus Blossoms/Stuart’s Opera House] Minneapolis country-rock outfit The Cactus Blossoms will perform at Stuart’s Opera House in Nelsonville on Tuesday, October 22 at 7:30 p.m. The band will perform with support from Esther Rose, and tickets can be purchased now. Read more: Americana band Foghorn Stringband set to…