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Photos: Marcus Mumford Returns to Madison for Riveting Solo Performance at The Sylvee

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Marcus Mumford performs for a sold out crowd at The Sylvee in Madison, WI (Photo by Dan Garcia).

Just over a month into his first solo headlining tour, Mumford & Sons’ Marcus Mumford paid a visit to The Sylvee in Madison, WI. Returning to Wisconsin’s capital for the first time since 2019, after Mumford & Sons performed for a packed crowd at the Kohl Center, the newly solo Marcus Mumford performed cuts from his new solo release, Self-Titled.

Opening with his Mumford & Sons tracks, “I Will Wait”, “Awake My Soul” and “The Cave”, all from the band’s first two LPs, Marcus eased the crowd into his new project with familiar classics before performing his critically acclaimed solo debut in its entirety. Delivering the entire album from start to finish, fans throughout the sold-out crowd were as familiar with the new tracks as they were his biggest hits as the Mumford & Sons frontman.

But show wasn’t over following the completion of Mumford’s solo catalog, as he put on an encore performance of covers that was worth the price of admission. The final act of Mumford’s set included a cover of Bob Dylan’s “Not Dark Yet” and two tracks from his Jim James, Elvis Costello, Taylor Goldsmith and Rhiannon Giddens supergroup, The New Basement Tapes. The only disappoint of the encore and show was the omission of Mumford’s rendition of Taylor Swift’s “cowboy like me”, which had been performed throughout the tour but not Friday night, which just so happened to be the release date of Swift’s new album “Midnights”.

Marcus Mumford is no stranger to a big stage, but his solo career is quickly paying off as he is releasing some of his best music to date and he still knows how to rock a crowd. But just because he went solo, Mumford will be the first to tell you that he owes his solo success to the talented cast of musicians that he surrounds himself with. However, even if it’s just Marcus Mumford and a guitar on stage, you can guarantee yourself a great performance.

Check out our photos from Marcus Mumford’s Friday night performance at The Sylvee below.

Photos by Dan Garcia

Conan Gray Delivers for his Largest Crowd to Date at Chicago’s Huntington Bank Pavilion

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Conan Gray performs at Chicago’s Huntington Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island on Wednesday, September 28, 2022 (Photo by Dan Garcia).

Singer Conan Gray is currently in the middle of the biggest tour of his career, and on Wednesday night he performed for his biggest crowd yet at the Huntington Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island in Chicago.

Despite the relatively cold temperatures at Chicago’s lakefront outdoor venue, thousands of fans filled the venue for Gray’s return to the Windy City. Less than a year removed from Conan’s performance at the Aragon Ballroom, Wednesday night was evidence of the “Maniac” singers exponential growth in the past couple years.

Dubbed the “Superache” Tour, titled after his 2022 sophomore album, Gray kicked things off with the LP’s upbeat track “Disaster”, a word that certainly wouldn’t describe Wednesday nights performance as things went off without a hitch. Fans sang along from start to finish, whether they were supplying backup vocals for a B-side or if it was one of his biggest Top 40 singles like “Heather” or “Maniac”.

Throughout the evening Gray’s personality was on display as much as his impressive vocals and addictive songs. The Texas native, who is a couple weeks away from a huge festival performance at Austin City Limits, joked with his fans between tracks and expressed his gratitude for the packed crowd.

Gray delivered several performances from his 2020 and 2022 studio albums, closing out the night with his hits “Heather” and “Maniac” before a memorable encore performance of his Superache single “Memories”, a fitting song to close out a night that his fans won’t soon forget.

Check out our photos from Conan Gray’s Wednesday night performance below.

Photos by Dan Garcia

Our 8 Favorite Performances from Night 2 of the iHeartRadio Music Festival 2022

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Avril Lavigne performs at the iHeartRadio Festival Daytime Stage on September 24, 2022 (Photo by Dan Garcia).

All good things must come to an end and thus this year’s iHeartRadio Music Festival came to a close on Saturday night after not one but three epic events blew fans away in Sin City over the weekend. And perhaps the best show of all three, Saturday nights performance at the T-Mobile arena welcome performances from superstars like Halsey, Luke Combs, Megan Thee Stallion and many more, putting an exclamation mark on an unforgettable weekend.

Check out our favorite performances from Night 2 of the stacked iHeartRadio Music Festival:

Halsey empowers crowd with “I am Not a Woman, I’m a God”

Halsey performs at Summerfest 2022 in Milwaukee, WI (Photo by Dan Garcia).

Halsey always delivers for her iHeartRadio fans and Saturday night’s set was no exception. Although she brought the hits like “Bad at Love” and “Without Me”, it was her awesome performance of “I am Not a Woman, I’m a God” that stood out the most.

Luke Combs closes set with “Beer Never Broke My Heart”

Luke Combs is the biggest name in country music right now. Not only is he touring the country at some of the biggest arenas, the “Beer Never Broke My Heart” singer has now hit stadium status and is performing at stadiums across the country in 2023, Combs gave a preview of what fans can expect for his tour with his iHeartRadio Festival performance of his mega hit.

Maren Morris duets with Hubby for “I Can’t Love You Anymore”

Maren Morris performs at the BMO Harris Pavilion in Milwaukee, WI on August 13, 2022 (Photo by Dan Garcia).

Maren Morris is a crossover queen with some of her addictive singles. Although she is certainly a country girl at heart, the “My Church” singer casts a wide net and has fans who favorite all sorts of genres. Morris surprised her Vegas fans on Saturday night when she brought out her husband, Ryan Hurd, for a duet of “I Can’t Love You Anymore”, just hours after he crushed it for the festivals Daytime Village.

Avril Lavigne Gets the Punk Kids Nostalgic with “Sk8er Boi”

It wasn’t just a phase, mom! Avril Lavigne took us back to a better time as she got fans nostalgic with her hit single, “Sk8er Boi”, one of the greatest pop punk classics of all time. Lavigne wasn’t only a highlight of Saturday night’s lineup but also at the Daytime Village earlier in the afternoon.

LL Cool J Closes 9-song set with “Mama Said Knock You Out”

LL Cool J performs at Lollapalooza in Chicago, IL on August 4, 2018 (Photo by Dan Garcia).

LL Cool J brought some old school hip-hop to Las Vegas with his iHeartRadio Festival performance. The rapper had one of the longer sets of the night and he ended his set with a classic, his record “Mama Said Knock You Out”.

Marcus Mumford Delivers Live Debut of “Better Off High”

Marcus Mumford is taking a small break from being the lead of Mumford & Sons and is hitting the road as a solo artist in support of his new solo LP. Mumford performed one of his first solo shows for the Las Vegas crowd on Saturday night, and treated fans to a live debut of his track “Better Off High”.

Megan Thee Stallion Brings Some “Thot S*** to the Sin City

Megan The Stallion performs at the 2021 Austin City Limits Music Festival in Austin, TX (Photo by Dan Garcia).

Megan Thee Stallion was twerking all night for the packed crowd at the T-Mobile arena, and of her many hits from the past couple years, she certainly won us over with her performance of “Thot S***”, one of the standouts from her 2021 album, Something for Thee Hotties.

Diddy Delivers Emotional Tribute to Biggie with “I’ll Be Missing You”

Diddy got us all tearing up during his career-spanning performance. The moment came as he paid tribute to the late-great Notorious B.I.G. when Diddy performed his 1997 single “I’ll Be Missing You”, certainly the biggest tear-jerker of the entire festival.

Photos: iHeartRadio Festival’s Daytime Stage Shines with Performances from Avril Lavigne, 5 Seconds of Summer, Big Time Rush & More

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Big Time Rush headlined the Daytime State for the iHeartRadio Music Festival on Saturday, September 24, 2022 (Photo by Dan Garcia).

Following an epic night of music at Las Vegas’ T-Mobile for night one of the annual iHeartRadio Festival, fans set their alarms to make it to Area 15 for the festival’s Daytime Stage. Boasting performances from veterans like Avril Lavigne, Big Time Rush and 5 Seconds of Summer, as well as some of music best emerging names across all genres like Chloe, Gayle and Girl In Red, the Daytime Stage had something for everyone.

With such an amazing lineup of musicians all in one afternoon, we had to check out the action first hand and capture some of our favorite moments from the outdoor festival. From Avril Lavigne’s performance of “Sk8er Boi” to 5SoS rocking out to their new single “Complete Mess”, the highlights from Saturday were endless.

Check out our photos from the iHeartRadio Festival’s Daytime Stage below!

Photos by Dan Garcia

Avril Lavigne

5 Seconds of Summer

Big Time Rush

Willow

Latto

Lauv

Maggie Rogers

Chloe

Chase Rice

Carly Pearce

Gayle

Girl In Red

Cheat Codes

Ryan Hurd

Lauren Spencer-Smith

Review: iHeartRadio Music Festival Kicks Off with Performances from Morgan Wallen, Black Eyed Peas, Lionel Richie & More

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Lionel Richie brings the Hello Tour to the Ravinia Festival in Highland Park, IL on June 11, 2019.

Last night the always star-studded iHeartRadio Music Festival returned to Las Vegas’ T-Mobile arena for a packed evening of performances from the top names in music across all genres and several decades. Kicking things off for the festival’s 2022 lineup, names like Morgan, Wallen, the Black Eyed Peas, Diplo, Sam Smith, Lionel Richie and many more all graced the stage.

Up first for the evening, none other than Mr. Worldwide, Pitbull, helped fans feel the moment with some of his biggest hits like “Don’t Stop the Party”, “Timber”, “Give Me Everything” and more. A late add to the 2022 lineup, Pitbull was a great bonus for the Las Vegas crowd and was a perfect selection to kick things off, although creating a tough act to follow for the rest of the night’s performers.

Next up, Sam Smith blessed the stage and gave fans the perfect blend of the new and the old. Not only did Smith perform some of his biggest early hits like “Latch” and “Stay With Me”, but he delivered a very special performance of his brand new single “Unholy”. Fans not only were treated to the first live performance of the new single, but Smith also brought out the song’s collaborator, Kim Petras, for a unforgettable surprise. Don’t be surprised if their new track becomes one of the hottest songs of the end of 2022.

Following Smith’s 6-track performance, a music icon, Lionel Richie, danced on the ceiling to perform of career spanning set with some of his classics. Just because Richie has been sitting in the judges seat lately, doesn’t mean that he forgot how to perform himself, as the 73-year-old singer still can work a crowd.

Switching up genres for a moment, Dan Auerbach and Patrick Carney’s The Black Keys gave a big dose of rock to the T-Mobile arena. Although the duo doesn’t perhaps share a huge fanbase with some of the other festival performers, they won the crowd over with their music either way. Continuing to deliver for the older half of the crowd on Friday night, Pat Benatar and husband Neil Giraldo took fans back to the ’80s with classics like “Love is a Battlefield” and an awesome mashup of Johnny Cash’s “Ring of Fire” with Benatar’s 1979 single “Heartbreaker”.

Taking things forward a couple decades, the Black Eyed Peas returned to the iHeartRadio stage and reminded fans of the countless number of hits that they have in their back pocket. Without enough time to even perform full versions of their hits, BEP delivered energetic performances of songs like “Let’s Get It Started”, “Where Is the Love?”, “I Gotta Feeling”, “Pump It” and “Boom Boom Pow”. No Fergie, no problem. The Black Eyed Peas will always get a crowd on their feet.

Next up, it was time to bring a little bit of country to the Sin City as country music’s biggest emerging star, Morgan Wallen, was the headlining singer for the night full of music legends. While certainly a country superstar, Wallen’s music casts a wide net and his performances of songs like “You Proof” and “Whisky Glasses” were a perfect fit for the evening.

But what would a iHeartRadio Music Festival be without one of the world’s top DJs? And for that reason, Diplo had to close things out with his mixes of some of the biggest tracks today.

Finally, to close things out with one final surprise, Diplo welcomed back Morgan Wallen to the stage as the two performed their 2020 collab “Heartless” live for the Las Vegas crowd as a final goodbye to the epic night (until the festival runs things back tomorrow of course).

Denzel Curry Brings His “Melt My Eyez” Tour to The Rave in Milwaukee

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Denzel Curry performs at The Rave in Milwaukee, WI on September 22, 2022 (Photo by Dan Garcia).

27-year-old Denzel Curry gave his Milwaukee fans everything they wanted and more as the Florida rapper brought his headlining “Melt My Eyez” Tour to The Rave. With support from AG Club, redveil and PlayThatBoiZay, Curry performed cuts from his newly release studio album, Melt My Eyez See Your Future.

Looking into the future before Thursday nights performance, you knew that Denzel wouldn’t mail in his Milwaukee performance. The “Ultimate” rapper brought his unique sound, unmatched energy and infectious stage precedence, giving fans a night that they won’t soon forget.

Curry opened last night’s performance with his new LP’s opening track, before kicking off his headlining set with a little less than half of the album’s best tracks. For the second act of his performance Curry delivered hits from the first half decade of his career including tracks like “Wish”, “Threatz” and of course “Ultimate”, perhaps his biggest song to date.

Last but certainly not least, Curry closed his set with performances of “X-Wing” and “CLOUT COBAIN | CLOUT CO13A1N”. The former, being one of the best non-single tracks from Denzel Curry’s latest album and the latter being a standout from his third studio album.

Denzel Curry showed Milwaukee love and his Wisconsin fans showed love back. We aren’t sure when he will return to the Cream City, but fans already can’t wait for his return.

Check out our photos from Denzel Curry’s Milwaukee below.

Photos by Dan Garcia

Photos: Tenacious D Rocks Out at Milwaukee’s BMO Harris Pavilion

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Tenacious D performs at the BMO Harris Pavilion in Milwaukee, WI on September 18, 2022 (Photo by Dan Garcia).

Jack Black and Kyle Glass blew fans away at Milwaukee’s lakefront on Sunday night, giving their Wisconsin fans no regrets in skipping the Packers Bears game for a night with the D. Tenacious D gave it all on stage from start to finish and we were there to capture some of the most memorable moments from the evening.

Check out our photos from the D’s epic Milwaukee performance below.

Photos by Dan Garcia

Tenacious D

Photos: Post Malone Brings The Twelve Carat Tour to the United Center in Chicago

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Post Malone performs at the United Center in Chicago, IL on Wednesday night (Photo by Dan Garcia).

Post Malone returned to the Windy City on Wednesday night, as his headlining arena tour, dubbed The Twelve Carat Tour, paid a visit to the United Center. With support from rapper Roddy Ricch, Posty delivered as always, just a few months removed from his big performance at Summer Smash, just a few miles away.

Check out our photos from Post Malone’s Twelve Carat Tour below and stay tuned tomorrow for our full review of the performance.

Photos by Dan Garcia

Post Malone

Roddy Rich

Photos: Karol G Kicks Off the “$trip Love Tour” in Chicago

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Karol G performs at the Allstate Arena in Rosemont, IL on September 6, 2022 (Photo by Dan Garcia).

Columbian singer-songwriter Karol G kicked off her massive headlining arena tour last night at Chicago’s Allstate Arena on Tuesday night. Dubbed the “$trip Love Tour”, Karol G delivered for her Windy City fans with a 20-song setlist, including hits like “Provenza”, “Mamiii” and more.

From announcing that her next album is coming soon, to blowing fans away with a complete production full of dancers, pyro and a massive heart-shaped stage, last night was one that Karol G fans won’t soon forget.

Check out our photos from opening night of the $trip Love Tour below:

Photos by Dan Garcia

Photos: Thomas Rhett Headlines the Final Night of Summerfest 2022

Country superstar Thomas Rhett performed for a packed crowd on Saturday night to bring Milwaukee’s Summerfest to a close.

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Photo by Dan Garcia/The Early Registration

Summerfest 2022 is officially over and while fans are already counting down the days until next year’s festivities, we can definitely reminisce with some great photos. So what better performance to look back on than Thomas Rhett’s headlining performance on the closing night of the lakefront festival?

Check out our best photos from Thomas Rhett’s Summerfest performance below.