Articles by Brian Cruice
Jul. 8, 2016
‘Old Friends’ reunite at PhilaMOCA as Pinegrove continues world tour
As the rest of the band sets up and prepares to play, Evan Stephens Hall walks on the stage at PhilaMOCA. He wears the look of an unabashed man, sporting his own band’s T-shirt tucked into what can only be described as ’70s jogging shorts (you know, the kind Michael Cera wears in “Juno”). The man that first came off as a goof turned out to not only be sincere, but smart. He was, afterall, dressing for a sold out crowd at a venue without air conditioning.
May. 27, 2016
Smokey Brian goes off the high DIIV at the 714 Club
The crowd danced, the open bar drinks flowed, and the 714 club thumped with a swath of chic music spanning the modern pop era. The event, hosted by Making Time, was billed equal parts band and DJ.