A Sneakerhead’s Year in Review : 2019

It’s a privilege to enjoy each passing year even more than the one before. That’s always been the case for me, and I hope I never take that feeling for granted. There may come a day it doesn’t feel that way anymore. I never want to feel like I could have or should have done…

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Happy Nike New Year!

I love New Years. There are a lot of reasons for all this adoration. You’re surrounded with family and friends, you’re taking a breather from work, and your main focus is a having a blast. A few days after each new year, I go through photos from the year before. I love reliving and remembering each…

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Another Year, Another 4 Days of Lolla

Lollapalooza is mayhem, it’s a madhouse, and every year I find myself back there. This go-round it was 4 days long. I got to see Radiohead, M83, Bastille, Big Grams (Big Boi and Phantogram), Miike Snow, Frightened Rabbit, Leon Bridges, Chris Stapleton, Two Door Cinema Club, St. Lucia, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Silversun Pickups, Haim, Bloc…

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for the hate of lolla

Another year, another Lolla. I have a love/hate relationship with it myself. I’m sure that’s true for many. But hey, where else can you see an endless number of bands in a matter of 3 days? Here are a few things I learned about the festival. Let’s start with the etymology of the word. Lollapalooza…

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’cause I’m a bad habit, one you cannot change

I went to a Foals concert last Saturday night at the Vic in Chicago. Talk about an insanely good show. Holy Fire is a hell of an album. “My Number” is destined to be a huge hit. My personal favorite is “Bad Habit.” The lead singer is a maniac.He was crowd surfing, still playing his…

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3 concerts, 2 nights, 1 pair of sneaks

I’m a firm believer that the sneaker wedge is the perfect concert-going shoe. It’s comfortable and gives you a few inches of lift to see above the people standing in front of you. All you short girls know what I’m talking about. and VIVA CHICAGO! a wonderland of concerts and live music!

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