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Miami underground venues

6 underground venues in Miami where the vibes are just right

Miami is known the world over for its sultry beaches and lush nightlife scene, but when SoBe revelers want an experience with more grit and substance, they...
DIY venues

The case for DIY venues: A necessary place for music innovation

"Do-It-Yourself" venues are increasingly under scrutiny due to recent high profile incidents and closings at DIY venues. Here we lay out a case for and against the...
Chicago House Party

Chicago stakes its claim as the birthplace of house music

The genre of house music is deeply rooted in the city of Chicago, with many believing the city to be its birthplace. On Saturday, May 27th, musicians,...
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Scientific studies link live music to lower stress levels

Are you feeling stressed? Too much to do at work, or you've put off your laundry for far too long and now it's going to take you...
day drinking

9 tips for day drinking anytime and anywhere

Mardi Gras is coming up. It's always a great time, filled with jazz and festivities. Whether you’re visiting New Orleans, or celebrating in your own city though,...
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Can listening to music at work help boost productivity?

There's a lot of philosophy and research about how offices are losing walls and if that's better or worse for productivity. But what isn't in dispute is...
Miami outdoor bars

The best Miami outdoor bars to hit when it isn’t raining

I was pretty sure it's almost always summertime in Miami. I was bummed to find out that Miami does, in fact, have bad weather. Like the rain...
Dallas texmex spots

Best Tex-Mex in Dallas for pre-show eats

Texas is known for a lot of different things like southern hospitality, the Cowboys, and most importantly... Tex-Mex. Ever wonder what spots to hit up before a concert?...
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Is it weird to go to a concert alone?

There's a little voice in your head. Sometimes, it gives you good advice like, "Don't eat that, it's way past the expiration date." Sometimes, it gives you...
facts about Portland music

5 facts about Portland music you probably didn’t know

The northwest has always been known for music. The entire grunge generation is familiar with the area (which we talk about in fact #3), but there are...

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