September 20, 2012 - 10:31pm
The two rappers will kick off this years' series in The Schine Underground Monday, Oct. 15.

In the same fashion as last year's Bandersnatch Series, University Union is kicking off the year with a rap show. Los Angeles', Kid Ink will headline with support from Skizzy Mars.

September 18, 2012 - 4:45pm
Los Angeles garage rockers and New England punk rockers will come to The Schine Underground on Oct. 11 with support from Dumb Talk.

Student-run radio station WERW are bringing their second wave of bands in this semester. After a successful show at Badlands, they're ready to bring rock back to the Schine Underground with Dum Dum Girls, Math The Band, and Dumb Talk.

September 14, 2012 - 9:09pm
The best of what's to come in music this semester beyond the campus walls, according to The NewsHouse's entertainment writers.

Leon Russell: The Westcott Theater, Sept. 18

By Ashley Cheuk Ling Siu

September 14, 2012 - 8:33pm
Shut Up and Play The Hits, a film documenting the bands final, sold out show at Madison Square Garden, screened in Syracuse last night.


When James Murphy of LCD Soundsystem announced the band’s final show over a year ago, fans rushed to buy tickets to what would turn into a sold-out show at Madison Square Garden. With the release of Shut Up and Play the Hits (directed by Will Lovelace and Dylan Southern), those at the show will get to relive the experience, and those who missed out can get a taste of what the night was like.

September 10, 2012 - 12:28am
Review: The project that will be bringing a series of artists throughout the next year kicks off with an engaging and personal set from the folk singer-songwriter.

Erin McKeown is nothing if not engaging, and her show in Syracuse on Friday night was a perfect example of that. Her songs are impressively crafted personal tales, whether of failed relationships or a political issue that struck a chord.

While anyone who has listened to her albums knows just how interesting her musical arrangements can be, there was also an incredible amount of charm in the show that McKeown put on, standing on a small platform in a church with nothing but her guitar and a microphone.

September 7, 2012 - 12:36am
Fans of hip-hop and electronic music will get more than their fair share of each on Sunday at Skytop Field.

Juice Jam 2012—the first Juice Jam to ever sell out—will take place at Skytop Field this Sunday.

University Union stepped up their game with one of the biggest names in electronic music, Calvin Harris, and comedian turned rapper, Childish Gambino, as this year's co-headliners. The rising hip-hop trio from Boston, The Dean’s List, will support the two.

September 6, 2012 - 9:40pm
Review: Despite some lengthy tracks, the band's latest release is worth your time.

There’s a cinematic quality woven throughout The Seer, Swans’ newest album. Over the course of its 119 minutes, you can feel the solipsistic stoicism of Kubrick, the industrial dystopia of Lang, the ephemeral spirituality of Malick, the grueling suspense of Leone.

September 6, 2012 - 10:05am
Finalists from last season's Fox TV singing competition including winner Phillip Phillips performed Tuesday at the War Memorial Arena.

The American Idol Live! tour made its stop Tuesday in Syracuse to greet and perform for fans at the Oncenter War Memorial Arena.

Ten finalists from season 11 hit the stage, putting on a high-spirited concert that included acts from the season’s aired shows on Fox along with a variety of new songs.

September 5, 2012 - 12:16am
With one popular DJ/producer, one rapper, and one hip-hop trio, this years concert will attract the largest crowd in recent Juice Jam history.

Update (Sept. 5): University Union officials have announced that the Sept. 9 Juice Jam concert will feature co-headliners Calvin Harris and Childish Gambino. The co-headliners will be met with support from hip-hop trio, The Dean's List.

July 31, 2012 - 1:29pm
Indie act will bring danceable brand of synth pop influenced by '80s new wave, and African and Middle Eastern rhythms to the Westcott Theater on Thursday.

Yeasayer is currently touring to drum up support for their third full length release Fragrant World due out August 20.