Category Archive: Music

Tell ‘Em Why You Mad: Arcade Fire Edition

I remember when Arcade Fire beat out Lady Gaga, Eminem and Katy Perry for Best Album at the 2011 Grammy Awards, I asked myself, “who the hell is this band?” and then proceeded to find… Continue reading

Off the Road Again: Post-Tour Depression

Every Phish show I have been to over the years impacts my life positively in some way. As the tour has ended, I find myself reflecting on the fun and friendships that I… Continue reading

The Evolution of Concert-Going: John Mayer Edition

My first time seeing John Mayer live was back in 2002 and a virtually unknown band known as Maroon 5 opened the show. Friday marked my 11th year of seeing the pop-blues-jazz musician at… Continue reading

Update: Katy Perry Still Sucks

I don’t listen to current pop music anymore because it’s simply terrible. Also because I’m more of a  90′s classics girl… bumpin’ Mariah and Madonna from time to time. However, I do know… Continue reading

My Week With Phish: Summer Tour 2013

From July 5th up until this past Friday, I have ventured from Saratoga Springs, New York to central New Jersey to Long Island to share in the groove. This year marks 30 years… Continue reading

Bonnaroo 2013: Another One for the Books

My second year at the Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival has come and gone and being back home in my air conditioned room makes for a wonderful time to reflect on everything I… Continue reading

Trey Anastasio Band: A Review From the Front Row

As a huge fan of jam band giants, Phish, when I heard that guitarist and frontman, Trey Anastasio, was touring locally I knew I had to go. I know his music to be… Continue reading

A Very Phishy New Year: Volume 2

The last week of 2012 marked the second time I made it out to see Phish play their New Year run at Madison Square Garden in the amazing New York City. I went… Continue reading

You Can’t Always Get What You Want, But I Did

The Rolling Stones played their fourth of five “50th Anniversary” shows in Newark, New Jersey last Thursday, and your girl was there to watch it all go down. I was brought up on classic… Continue reading

Groovin’ in the Catskills: The Last Music Festival of the Year

This past weekend my friend and I packed the car so completely full of camping and festival gear and drove to the Pennsylvania and New York border in a little over three hours.… Continue reading

Gathering of the Vibes Feature Articles: Soulive & Organ Donation

I recently have posted two new blog posts on the official Gathering of the Vibes website right here: http://gatheringofthevibes.com/govibes-blog The first is on organ donation; the benefits, how to go about donating, becoming… Continue reading

A Midsummer Night’s Dream: Phish Concert Edition

June 2010 was my very first Phish concert. All the time I spent trying to learn Phish beforehand was time spent trying to understand the hype. I went on a whim and knew… Continue reading

Bonnaroo: A Music Lover’s Paradise

Two full days later and your girl Sarah is still lingering in the epicenter of Tropical Storm Bonnaroo. I have festi-fever and the Tennessee sun could not sweat it out of me. The five of… Continue reading

Gearing up for Tennessee: Festival Edition

Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival is officially three weeks away. Oh yes, 21 days from now I will be in Manchester, Tennessee with the best people in my life, getting dirty in a… Continue reading

Indie Pop Rock Cutie LIGHTS Up Danbury

The Heirloom Arts Theatre in Danbury, Connecticut is a relatively small and intimate music theatre that I had never been to before, but Wednesday night I headed out to see the pretty, sweet-sounding… Continue reading

Furthur Brings the Good Vibes to Connecticut

Former members of the Grateful Dead, Phil Lesh and Bob Weir, took their highly sought-after tour to Wallingford, Connecticut this past Saturday night for a very sold out show. Myself and friend Jonny… Continue reading

Gathering of the Vibes Blog is a Go!

My first blog post was published today on the official Gathering of the Vibes website.  Gathering of the Vibes is a festival held in my hometown of Bridgeport, Connecticut that includes music relative… Continue reading

The Black Keys Take on Second Sold Out Show at the Garden

Last night my two friends and I took the Metro North train from Fairfield to Grand Central Terminal in New York City for an evening of great tunes and gorgeous weather. The Black… Continue reading

Born and Raised: The Meaning Behind the Music

Have you ever heard a song that moves you so much you are almost brought tears? Sometimes, that song is not even a sad one, but it sends a message that relates to… Continue reading

Music Madness: 150 Artists For My Viewing Pleasure

I just cannot seem to shut up about the Bonnaroo Music Festival lately. I can assure you that I will calm down with the blog posts in the near future, but for now… Continue reading

Moving On Up: Feature Writing for the Eyes of Thousands

Starting off this year on the right foot can prove to be difficult for many. With much hope, I am rooting for all of you to gear up and set out to conquer… Continue reading

These Boots are Made for Road Trippin’

Good ol’ Tennessee! Home to some of the most distinguished names in music history, this Southeastern state boasts not only its knack for continuously producing music greats, but the food culture and beautiful… Continue reading

Music Makes the People Come Together, Yeah!

Growing up, I was constantly submerged in music. I took guitar lessons, taught myself the organ, sang in choir and was always a part of school musicals. But when the innocence of church… Continue reading