February 4, 2020

If you haven’t heard of Belmont by now, we’d have to ask where you’ve been for the past couple of months. After touring with Grayscale on Part 1 of the Nella Vita Tour last year, this Chicago born band has now hit the road with Sleeping With Sirens on the Medicine Tour, which began in early January....

December 26, 2019

There is nothing like being home for the holidays. And thanks to State Champs, Upstate New York served as home or many people who were far from it. 2019’s Frozen Fest was held in a venue called Upstate Concert Hall in the beloved band’s hometown of Albany, New York. Along with a small stage and conc...

May 15, 2019

A/N: The title is long, the title sounds misleading. It’s not. 
I figured I’d put this story in the “I Bought Tickets…” series despite the fact that- as you can tell by the title, I very much did not buy tickets to this show. Still, I think it fits in perfectly with the theme of the series because t...

October 25, 2018

     Are you a broke college student? Did you wish you could teleport across the Atlantic to attend “A Complete Diversion” in London last month? Well, lucky for us, my friend Sarah is currently studying abroad across the pond and was able to attend Twenty One Pilots first concert back in over a year...

October 20, 2018

     

     

     Z Berg has a vision that only a woman born and raised in the sometimes glamorous, always sunny Los Angeles, California could possibly have. Her eclectic music taste, worldly experiences, and admiration for decades she’s never seen before come together to produce sh...

September 27, 2018

The first time I saw Hoodie Allen was three years ago. I was in San Diego, standing next to a Heineken stand, in line for Fall Out Boy merch at the Boys Of Zummer tour. “Saw” is a very loose term, because despite being in the same venue, I mostly just heard him rapping in the distance and was able t...

September 15, 2018

     

     

     Sometimes you have to listen to fate.

     Like when you, a Californian, find yourself on twitter selling the Riot Fest ticket you bought for some reason but never really wanted, and are asked by a Chicago local if you’re going to the Fall Out Boy show at...

September 6, 2018

     

     If you haven’t noticed by now, concerts are one of our absolute favorite things here at Us For Once. Not simply because they’re fantastic journalistic opportunities, but because there is absolutely nothing that can compare to being packed into a room full of people and liste...

July 25, 2018

     

     We usually don’t combine two live music experiences together to write one piece. However, sometimes when you go to two amazing shows in the same city, at the same venue, within 48 hours of each other, you realize certain things point to a double feature.

     Our unlikel...

July 25, 2018

     ...We usually don’t combine two live music experiences together to write one piece. However, sometimes when you go to two amazing shows in the same city, at the same venue, within 48 hours of each other, you realize certain things point to a double feature.

     Just one day after...

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