TRI STATE LIVE

Live show and festival coverage from TSI contributors across the country!

Interview with Dom: Who Plays Northside

When I spoke to Dom, lead singer for the band known as (surprise) Dom, he was exhausted from his recent trip to England.  There, he accompanied Ariel Pink on his UK tour.  The coolest thing about that, according to Dom?  “Ariel Pink compared us to The Pixies.”  So flattering.  The excitement continued when Dom performed

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Interview w/Bob Rose, Southern Shore Music Fest Promoter

The Southern Shore Music Festival starts tomorrow in Millville, NJ – but festival attendees and TriState Indie readers might not know a bit of the history behind the festival.  Promoter Bob Rose filled me in on the details.  “The festival began as the Bridgeton Folk Festival nearly thirty years ago in the city of Bridgeton,

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Interview w/ Deer Tick: who play Southern Shore Music Fest Saturday!

TSI – Deer Tick interview – John McCauley III The past few years have been quite a ride for Deer Tick. Named the “#1 Breaking Band” at SXSW 2009 by Rolling Stone, the band found itself in an unusual but fortuitous situation by attracting the eyes and ears of one of TV’s biggest names. As

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Grouplove Interview – playing Northside Festival 6/18

I spoke with Christian Zucconi – lead vocalist and guitarist – of Grouplove. Read what he had to say about their debut album, time spent in Greece, and his thoughts on the indie music scene in Brooklyn, where you can catch them playing next weekend as part of Northside Festival (INFO: Cantora presents: Grouplove, Walk the Moon

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XPN NON-COMM INTERVIEW: SEAN ROWE

TSI had the oportunity to catch Sean Rowe’s set at Non-Comm 2011 and “kick it” for a while afterwards. Check out the video below to see inside the mind of Sean Rowe; who to us is one cool cat! Get more info on Sean Rowe here: www.seanrowe.net ________________________________________________________________________

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First Re-cap of Appel Farm Music Festival

Appel Farm Arts & Music Festival 2011 With only a few brief moments of threatening weather that passed quickly, it turned out to be a fabulous day to be outside enjoying the peaceful rural setting of the twenty-second Arts & Music Festival at Appel Farm in Elmer, New Jersey. From the “children’s village,” bustling with

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XPN NON-COMM INTERVIEW: OVER THE RHINE

Karin Bergquist & Linford Detweiler from Over the Rhine stopped by the TS LIVE interview lounge at WXPN’s Non-Comm 2011. Karin and Linford had an amazing set, and we had a great time hanging out afterwards! Get more info on Over The Rhine here: www.overtherhine.com

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XPN NON-COMM INTERVIEW: JUNIP

Tobias from Junip stopped by the TS LIVE spot at WXPN’s Non-Comm 2011 at the new World Cafe Live in Wilmington, DE. We had a great time hanging out and “kickin it” for a while. Click here for more from the Junip: www.junip.net Make sure to subscribe and check out the Tri State Indie YouTube

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Seaside Music Festival May 19-21, 2011

What better way is there to spend a weekend at the Jersey shore fist pumping and partying Snookie-style? By adding live music, that’s how! About: “The Seaside Music Festival is a free admission three-day music festival that takes place throughout bars, restaurants, and on the beach at Seaside Heights, NJ. The music festival is now in

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David Wax Museum @ Appel Farm Festival this weekend!

The David Wax Museum play the Appel Farm Arts & Music Festival this Saturday, June 4th in Elmer, NJ. The Appel Farm Fest is part of our Tri State Live series. So TSI will be doing a video interview with The David Wax Museum onsite at the fest Saturday afternoon! But to get your taste

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