ToyotaMusicFestivals2016

Watch Saint Motel Perform “Move” at Voodoo 2016

The only thing more packed than the stage — complete with horns, a saxophone, and all the rest — when Saint Motel took over the…
T.M. Brown / November 14, 2016

Watch Shakey Graves Perform “Roll the Bones” and “Built to Roam” Live at Voodoo 2016

Alejandro-Rose Garcia — better known as the multi-talented, genre-bending artist Shakey Graves — makes busking into an art. He expertly weaves looped guitar riffs together…
T.M. Brown / November 2, 2016

Watch Bear Hands Perform “2AM” at Voodoo 2016

When the boys from Bear Hands took the SPIN stage at this year’s Toyota Music Den at Voodoo Fest, there was a murmur of surprise…
T.M. Brown / November 2, 2016

Watch All Them Witches Perform “Dirt Preachers” at Voodoo 2016

There wasn’t a better way for All Them Witches to rock out than with the bayou heat pushing the mercury close to 90 degrees in…
T.M. Brown / November 1, 2016

Watch the Joy Formidable Play “The Last Thing on My Mind” at Lollapalooza 2016

London-based by way of North Wales trio the Joy Formidable are every bit the elder statesmen/woman, both in their stage presence and epic storytelling. The…
Drew Fortune / August 9, 2016

Watch: Frank Turner Talks Favorite Lyricists and Discovering Punk Rock

Like a gut punch of raw honesty, UK folk singer/songwriter Frank Turner brought a fiery set to the SPIN stage at Lollapalooza's Toyota Music Den…
Drew Fortune / August 4, 2016

Watch Nothing But Thieves Perform “If I Get High” at Lollapalooza 2016

Nothing But Thieves are a five-piece, alt-rock outfit out of Essex who share an artful reverence for classic Manchester indie rock, but also maintain a…
Drew Fortune / August 4, 2016

Watch the Front Bottoms Perform “Au Revoir (Adios)” Live at Lollapalooza 2016

Jersey-bred pop punkers the Front Bottoms have been in the game since 2007, which seems like an eternity in indie-rock terms. The band’s wildly eclectic…
Drew Fortune / August 3, 2016

Watch Houndmouth Perform “Sedona” Live at Lollapalooza 2016

Houndmouth kicked off day two of Lollapalooza at the Toyota Music Den off on a raucous, rowdy high note. The bluesy, roots-rock quartet was rounded out on stage…
Drew Fortune / August 2, 2016

Watch the Wombats Perform “Give Me a Try” at Firefly 2016

Liverpool rockers the Wombats had fans giddily circling the Toyota Music Den before their set, quickly packing up tight once their heroes hit the stage.
Drew Fortune / June 22, 2016

Watch PVRIS Perform “You and I” at Firefly 2016

The mercury spiked quickly before PVRIS’ set on the SPIN stage at the Toyota Music Den, and the energy was palpable. An insanely energetic group of…
Drew Fortune / June 22, 2016

Watch Saint Motel Perform “My Type” at Firefly 2016

Labeled with monikers ranging from "dream pop" to "indie prog," Saint Motel's set from the SPIN stage at Toyota Music Den sounded, with their mix of…
Drew Fortune / June 21, 2016

Watch La Luz Perform “Sure As Spring” Live at Sasquatch!

L.A. via Seattle four-piece La Luz brought surf rock twang and three-part harmony to the SPIN stage Toyota Music Den at Sasquatch! On last year’s Weirdo…
Drew Fortune / June 8, 2016

Watch Frightened Rabbit’s Scott Hutchison Perform “Get Out” at Sasquatch!

With the release of Painting of a Panic Attack in April, Scottish rock collective Frightened Rabbit proved they are still masters of sweeping balladry, and lead…
Drew Fortune / June 6, 2016

Watch: Rudimental Talk Festivals, Growing Up Together, and the Best Football Player in the Band

It takes a minute to wrangle drum and bass collective Rudimental. The UK’s preeminent party band (that sounds reductive…but trust us, they are) are staring…
Drew Fortune / June 2, 2016