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KC Orcutt

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KC Orcutt

Rise Against

by KC Orcutt October 13, 2011

With the turn of the autumn equinox comes apple picking, ever-shifting shades of foliage, seasonal draft beers and, for the Capital Region’s concertgoing demographic, the roughly-annual return of Rise Against. The Chicago-based punk outfit have been ...

Bella Terra Festival

by KC Orcutt August 24, 2011


If it wasn’t for several handpainted signs scattered along Route 22, assuring the right direction to the third annual Bella Terra Festival, Gardner’s Field could have been passed by as a private campsite for a ...

Tried and True

by KC Orcutt August 17, 2011


  The average DJ will show up on time, power through a pre-determined playlist, privately grimace at requests but honor them, pack up when the bar closes and be on his way once he’s paid. One ...


by KC Orcutt August 17, 2011


  The Minneapolis-based hip-hop group, Atmosphere, greeted the crowd at Northern Lights as if the venue were located in one of the five boroughs, instead of the dreary, rain-soaked Capital Region. “New York, throw your hands up!” ...

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The Big Up

by KC Orcutt August 3, 2011

The Big Up 2011 7.28.11

The summer months of the ever-expanding mu sic festival subculture are all about collecting fabric wristbands and seeing who can outfest whom. For the ambitious, it’s all about Bonnaroo, Pitchfork and Summer Camp. For the prioritized, ...

The Get Up Kids, Saves the Day

by KC Orcutt June 15, 2011

With more than 15 years spent on stage and on the road, Saves the Day and the Get Up Kids are pivotal emo-era bands who helped form (and then later tried to dissociate from) the ...