"50 concerts, 50 states, one day" ...
Just a couple of weeks ago, we here at Crossfade announced that Bud Light Music First tour would be coming to Miami.
Other cities had already gotten their headliners, including Kendrick Lamar and The Hold Steady, for "Bud Light Music First's grand finale, 50/ ... More >>
Sure, craft beers and independent breweries may offer a better selection. Some would even argue a better product.
But when was the last time that a small beverage business managed to tap the likes of Kendrick Lamar and The Hold Steady for a "never-before-seen live music event" or gave away over 50 ... More >>
See also the 35-photo slideshow of Best Coast at Grand Central and "Best Coast's Guide to Local Eats Across America"
With Those Darlins
Grand Central, Miami
July 10, 2012
Better Than: The second Best Coast?
"I hate the ocean," Best Coast frontwoman Bethany Cosentino confessed from Grand ... More >>
See also "Best Coast Ranks Other Coasts, Survives Slayer Riot, Can't Punch Out Glenn Danzig."
As one half of Best Coast, Bobb Bruno loves California and stands by his band's designation of it as "The Only Place." That's the title of the album and single they'll be touring at Grand Central tonight, ... More >>
See also "Best Coast's Guide to Local Eats Across America."
When Bobb Bruno and Bethany Cosentino bring their band Best Coast to Grand Central on Tuesday night, it's entirely possible that Downtown Miami will break out into a riot. And if it does happen, count on Bobb to keep a level head; he's go ... More >>
See also "Those Darlins to Scrap EP Plans, Record Full Album with R.E.M. Producer Scott Litt."
When Tennessee rock band Those Darlins opens for Best Coast at Grand Central on July 10, it's a safe bet the trio is going to get loud enough to turn your ears into sour mash.
But you might be asking you ... More >>
Those Darlins, the combustable Tennessee rock band led by non-sisters Jessi and Nikki Darlin, was expected to release an EP recorded with R.E.M. producer Scott Litt, later this year.
"We're not going to do an EP," Jessi Darlin tells Crossfade. "We changed our mind."
Instead, Those Darlins will cont ... More >>
A growing band's got to eat unless it wants to worry its mother sick. Fortunately, as Best Coast wiggles its way towards Grand Central on July 10, the duo is eating all sorts of strange stuff and telling you about it.
We normally hear from Best Coast's silent half, Bobb Bruno, about as often as fro ... More >>
Just when Downtown Miami's dearth of Swedish dance-pop divas was starting to get a little embarrassing, Grand Central is here to save the day with an announcement of new additions to their summer lineup.
Five new shows have been added for June: Just Blaze; Munchi; Digitalism; Flosstradamus and Drop ... More >>
We failed you, Miami. We're sorry.
News that Bethany Consentino's Best Coast would hit the road later this year in support of their upcoming LP, The Only Place, surfaced last month on indie music blogs like Pitchfork and Brooklyn Vegan.
Embarrassingly, the group's tour announcement flew under Cr ... More >>
Photo by Ben GuzmanBeach Day's Kim, Nat, and Skylar.Earlier this week, Crossfade met up with Kim, Nat, and Skylar of local band Beach Day on the set of their promotional photo shoot.
The three-piece's sound is mellow '60s surf rock, and these girls and their guy have been spreading laid-back tu ... More >>
Crossfade is sick and tired of Ice-T and Coco's overly pampered pooch.The only thing more annoying than pop stars and their lavish lifestyles ... The lavish lifestyles of their freaking pets.
Yeah, while plebs like us spend our downtime shuffling kitty litter that sears our nostrils and looking ... More >>