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Fall Out Boy ends MANIA tour in New Orleans, gives stunning performance

Fall Out Boy ends MANIA tour in New Orleans, gives stunning performance

Campbell Lutz, Senior Staff Reporter

October 14, 2018

Though the emo heyday of our youth may be dead, Fall Out Boy has yet to go down, swinging or otherwise. Fall Out Boy closed out its 81 stop-long MANIA tour at the Smoothie King Center Wednesday night with a riotous performance that left the audience ecstatic. The band is known for its angst-lad...

Father John Misty set to grace the Civic Theater stage

Father John Misty set to grace the Civic Theater stage

Sanjali De Silva, Senior Staff Reporter

October 3, 2018

Courtesy of Father John Misty, also known as Joshua Michael Tillman or J. Tillman, is set to perform this Saturday night at the Civic Theater. From his role as the drummer in folk rock band Fleet Foxes to his abundance of solo albums, Father John Misty has made a name for himself in the indie folk world of music. On Saturday, he will highlight his most recent album...

BROCKHAMPTON’s ‘iridescence’ marks new era in the boyband’s history

'iridescence' album cover.

Patrick Miller, Contributing Reporter

October 3, 2018

Listening to some of the boyband BROCKHAMPTON’s top hits can be jarring,  but in a decisive, clearly-defined way. The talent comes across loud and clear. The “Saturation” trilogy of albums established the rap group as preeminent kings of the game, and with such distinctive music, it was easy t...

FIDLAR brings good music to Tipitina’s, fans bring mosh pits

FIDLAR's concert featured fans, hit songs and mosh pits.

Haley Soares and Avery Anderson

September 26, 2018

This Sunday, Sept. 23, Los Angeles based band FIDLAR filled Tipitina’s Uptown with the sounds of its thrashing punk rock music. Teasing songs from its currently unreleased third album, FIDLAR had the entire crowd headbanging and moshing so intensely that the barricades holding back the audience br...

Portugal. The Man delivers entertaining show at Sugar Mill

Alaskan band Portugal. The Man performed on Friday night at Sugar Mill.

Fiona Grathwohl and Sanjali De Silva

September 17, 2018

This Friday night, Portugal. The Man gave a dynamic and energetic performance filled with stimulating visuals, great music and videos of naked bodies that kept the audience at Sugar Mill entranced. The band showcased their 2017 album "Woodstock" along with other songs from their past albums and seve...

Portugal. The Man, Chicano Batman set to groove at The Sugar Mill

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Nurah Lambert, Arcade Editor

September 13, 2018

Head over Sept. 14 to catch the second stop on Portugal. The Man’s 2018 tour. The Grammy award winning alternative rock band will headline a concert at The Sugar Mill, an event space in the Lower Garden District. Opening for them for the New Orleans date is Latino four-piece rock band Chicano Batma...

Arcade’s Picks for top indie albums of the summer

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Burke Joslin, Staff Reporter

August 30, 2018

When school gets out – namely, after finals crush our hopes and dreams and we finally return home to our loving families, friends and pets – we clear our minds for that summer relaxation vibe. Summer’s all about laying low and recuperating, chilling with quality people and avoiding like the pl...

Tank and the Bangas, Big Freedia to bring New Orleans sound to Tipitina’s

Big Freedia delivering a jaw-dropping performance at the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival.

Julia Ferro, Associate Arcade Editor

April 25, 2018

This Friday, April 27, local New Orleans band Tank and the Bangas will take on Tipitina's Uptown with Big Freedia. Tank and the Bangas formed in 2011 after meeting at an open mic night called Liberation Lounge at BlackStar Books and Caffe. The group's New Orleans roots are present in its music style,...

The Hullabaloo’s crawfish crash-course

The Hullabaloo's crawfish crash-course

Jessica Galloway, Arcade Editor

April 18, 2018

Crawfest, the largest student-run music festival in the nation, will take place once again on the Lavin-Bernick Center for University Life Quadrangle this upcoming weekend. Festival attendees can expect local New Orleans food vendors, two stages for musical acts and alcohol being served to those 21 ye...

Joey Bada$$, Boogie, Buddy, Dessy Hinds to play Republic NOLA

Joey Badass is coming to the Republic April 25 as a part of the supporting tour for his latest album,

Burke Joslin, Associate Arcade Editor

April 18, 2018

On Wednesday, April 25, Brooklyn-based rapper Joey Bada$$ will perform at Republic NOLA. Currently touring following the April 2017 release of his second studio album "All-Amerikkkan Bada$$," the rapper will be supported by Boogie, Buddy and Dessy Hinds. Few contemporary rappers have achieved multiface...

Inconsistency across openers did not diminish Joywave’s energy at Gasa Gasa show

KOPPS and Sasha Sloan opened for Joywave at Gasa Gasa last Sunday. The sounds and energy varied from set to set, though main act Joywave definitely impressed.

Burke Joslin, Staff Reporter

April 18, 2018

On a quiet Sunday night, indie rock band Joywave was anything but. The Rochester, NY, quintet raised the roof at Gasa Gasa, delivering a dynamic, entirely unforgettable set to a sold-out crowd. Show opener KOPPS, however, was… different. On paper, the band is an ostentatiously out-of-the-box, highly...

Discover Weekly: “Fool,” “The Funeral,” “Ophelia” and more

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Emily Fornof, Senior Staff Reporter

April 11, 2018

Arcade's Discover Weekly is here again to offer alternatives to all your fave Indie jams. If you like "Fool" by Fitz and the Tantrums, you'll be a fool for "Used to Be in Love" by The Jungle Giants With the same bubbly electric sound, "Used to Be in Love," features a beat you can't help but m...