Bad Suns: An Interview with Chris Bowman

By: Morgan Bates Jack Rabbits 3/14/17 Christo Bowman – Vocals, Guitar Gavin Bennett – Bass, Vocals Miles Morris – Drums Ray Libby – Guitar, Vocals We’ve all heard the catchy and upbeat number 1 hit “Cardiac Arrest” by Bad Suns but, this band has many more tricks and talent up their sleeves. They have grown…

Album Review of B.R.A.V.E by Retro Youth

Retro Youth B.R.A.V.E Album Review Independent Ear Records Released 2/3/17 By: Morgan Bates Our story begins about a year ago with a simple friend request on Facebook. Drummer Alan Martin reached out in hopes of spreading the word about his band Retro Youth. Intrigued, I went to the band’s page to find out more and came across their…

“Get It In Your Ears with Morgan Bates” – Rebelution

By Morgan Bates Location – St Augustine Amphitheater 6/23/16 Not only is no summer playlist is complete without at least one Rebelution song but, summer is most certainly not complete until Rebelution comes through your town! After seeing them more than a couple times now, I am NEVER disappointed nor do I have the ability to…

“Get It In Your Ears with Morgan Bates” – WELCOME TO ROCKVILLE 2016

Writer: Morgan Bates Welcome To Rockville 2016 Metropolitan Park 4/30/16 & 5/1/16 “We Wanna Rock”   This year’s “Welcome to Rockville” was not only my first Welcome to Rockville experience, it was also my first huge assignment! I went into the weekend with expectations of a rockin’ good time, a few nerves about conducting interviews…