The Maine in Concert

Hi! Sorry I haven’t posted in a while . . . I really don’t want this blog to die! I know I’m not the best at this sort of updating, but I do what I can! That, and I want to keep this blog alive because I really like the layout . . .

Anyways, I saw The Maine live! I saw them on May 8th at the Skyway Theater in Minnesota – the last show of the Lovely Little Lonely tour in the U.S.!

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The Maine performing at Skyway Theater, MN (this is my original photo)

They. Were. AMAZING! I’ve been wanting to gush about the concert for a while now (and have a bit to friends) so let’s talk!

The Opening Bands

Opening for The Maine were Beach Weather and The Mowgli’s.

Beach Weather were good, they kept the crowds attention and interacted very nicely. I think the best part of their set was when they had a crew member come out and dance all silly-like to one of the songs. That guy had to be my favorite part!

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Beach Weather performing at Skyway Theater, MN (this is my original photo)

As for The Mowgli’s: THEY WERE ADORABLE! I thought they were one of the cutest bands! Their music is very upbeat and happy, it gives you summer vibes! Their songs were ones that you really want to be able to sing along to live (and any other time you listen to them). Luckily we had listened to a few of their songs on the way to the venue, so we were able to chime in at a few points! There’s a chance I’ve found a new favorite band . . . super excited to listen to more of their music!

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The Mowgli’s performing at Skyway Theater, MN (this is my original photo)

A couple side notes: (1) my favorite song of The Mowgli’s would have to be San Francisco. Leave a comment letting me know what your favorite The Mowlgi’s song is! (2) nbd but I was gushing about The Mowgli’s on twitter and Katie, the female singer in the band, noticed me! I was pumped and also Katie is a super cute person (my friend and I were talking about how cute she is as we watched them perform!)

The Maine (lol) Performance

God. I love. The Maine. So much.

First of all, The Maine are super dedicated to the aesthetic of Lovely Little Lonely! The stage was decorated with grass and flowers, there were little trees on the perimeter, and there were clouds hung in the background! (said clouds lit up differently depending on the song. I loved them!) And Ken’s guitar design was all flowers!

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Lovely Little Lonely stage design. Taken from The Maine’s Instagram account.

The Maine are such good performers! Absolutely brimming with energy! The lead singer, John, was constantly running around the stage, jumping, stomping, and interacting with the crowd! And the crowd ate. it. up. Loved it!

I feel really lucky to have been able to be a part of the Lovely Little Lonely experience, especially with the setlist! This was my first time seeing The Maine, and over the course of  5 or 6 months I had listened to and fallen in love with a bunch of their music. There were specific songs I especially wanted to see live, such as Diet Soda Society, My Heroine, and Girls Do What They Want – and guess what was on the setlist? Those songs! Agh, I’m still full of happiness over it.

A personal side note: I don’t think I’ve ever become so emo over a band after seeing them live as I have with The Maine. Since seeing them, I cant stop thinking about their performance or listening to their songs. I want to see them again already! I cant think of any other words to describe this feeling other than emo. Which, is The Maine’s goal I guess . . . I mean, they do want to Make America Emo Again.

Well, I think that’s enough gushing for now. Have you seen The Maine, The Mowgli’s, or Beach Weather live? Let me know where and what you thought of their performance by leaving a comment!

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The Maine have announced…EVERYTHING!

About a week ago, The Maine made an announcement about . . . well, basically everything!

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During a live stream, they released a single, “Bad Behavior” . . .

announced the name of their next album, Lovely, Little, Lonely, and its release date – 4/7/17 (pre-order on iTunes and Google Play!) . . .

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and announced their Lovely, Little, Lonely world tour – which starts on March 25th in the UK!

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I am so excited about the world tour and album announcement and I love the new single! Those ‘yeah’s are pretty catchy…

What’s your overall reaction to the announcements? Which one are you most excited about? Will you be able to see them on tour? If so, where? Let me know in the comments!

Images taken from The Maine’s twitter account, GIF taken from Google

Album of the Week!

This weeks album of the week is my favorite Fall Out Boy album: Save Rock and Roll!

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This image was taken from Google

Save Rock and Roll has 11 tracks, 4 of which feature the artists Foxes, Big Sean, Courtney Love, and Elton John!

Not only does this album come with great songs (such as “Miss Missing You“) each track comes with it’s own music video – which all come together to form a story! Watch the longform uncut version here!

A few of my favorite tracks are “Young Volcanoes“, “Just One Yesterday“, “Where Did the Party Go“, and “Alone Together” – what about you? What are your favorite Fall Out Boy albums, or albums in general? Don’t forget to suggest an album in the comments for a chance for it to get featured as Album of the Week!

Also! Earlier this year in March I was able to see Fall Out Boy in concert on Wintour! I had a great time listening to so many of my favorite songs of theirs. 🙂 Actually, during “The Kids Aren’t Alright” the crowd was being shown on the large screen on the ceiling in the middle of the arena and I happened to be shown for a good number of seconds! That would have to be one of the most exciting parts of the night, haha! I really enjoyed seeing them and often look back at it with quite a longing to see them again!

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This is my original photo

World Tour!

Shawn Mendes is going on tour! Beginning March 18th, 2017 Shawn will be beginning his “Illuminate” tour! The tour will be March through August, so you’ve got multiple choices of where to see him!

You can see the tour dates and check out tickets on ShawnMendesOfficial.com

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This photo was taken from google

Will you be seeing Shawn on tour? Have you already seen him? Comment your date/experience below!

Tour Dates!

Alessia Cara, a singer-songwriter known for her singles “Here” and “Wild Things“, will be beginning the second half of her Know-It-All tour on September 29th! The dates are posted below 👇Listen to her album, Know-It-Allhere if you haven’t already!

Are you a fan of Alessia? Share with me what your favorite song of hers is and if you’ll be seeing her on tour!

This photo was taken from Alessia Cara’s Twitter account.