PREVIEW: THE VERVE PIPE at CITY WINERY on 4/22/18

Internationally-acclaimed multi-platinum rock band The Verve Pipe has been making music for the last 25 years; known for cranking out stellar songs, they’re widely known for their massive 1997 hit “The Freshmen,” which made those of us who were freshmen around that time swoon whenever we heard it—and, it still has that same emotional effect…

FREE WILD MOCCASINS VINYL GIVEAWAY!

As Wild Moccasins week continues, Eo8 is coming at you with more free stuff! Enter below to win a signed copy of Wild Moccasins’ latest release 88 92 (out via New West Records) on vinyl! Just gently enter your information below to win:   Don’t forget to enter to win a pair of free tickets to the…

Eo8 PRESENTS: COMMON DEER at THE HIGH WATT on 3/8/18

In honor of day two of Wild Moccasins week, East of 8th presents an exclusive interview with indie-rock band, Common Deer. Don’t miss them make their Music City debut March 8th as they perform alongside Wild Moccasins at The High Watt. One of music’s greatest powers is its ability to bring about hope in times…

PREVIEW: THE MOWGLI’S at THE BASEMENT EAST on 3/8/18

“We definitely went in that day with the intention of writing a happy song, that’s what we do,” says Colin Louis Dieden, vocalist for Southern California collective The Mowgli’s of their latest single, “Real Good Life.” “We wanted to remind people that even though it’s hard to remember sometimes, especially with the political and social…

PREVIEW: HIGH UP at THE BASEMENT on 3/5/18

“The winters are still brutal, and I haven’t gotten used to it even after five years. Every time winter rolls around I ask myself “Why?? Why did you move here?” laughs Christine Fink, frontwoman of Omaha-based alt-soul outfit High Up. “We’ve made so many good friends here though, there are a lot of opportunities and…

LIVE SHOW REVIEW: BERMUDA TRIANGLE

December and January were quiet months, with time for family, reflection, and some much-needed rest. So, when I walked up to the Aladdin Theater in Portland, Oregon Friday night for my first concert in a while, I was excited with the anticipation of seeing a unique performance. Bermuda Triangle, the brainchild of three close friends,…

PREVIEW: DOROTHY at MERCY LOUNGE on 1/27/18

“I think it really needed to happen,” says Dorothy Martin, frontwoman of alt-rock outfit Dorothy, of the ultimatum she received from her producer, the iconic Linda Perry. Then right before a recording session for her forthcoming album, 28 Days In The Valley, out March 9th via Jay Z’s Roc Nation and Kerry Brown and Linda…