Review: Ra Ra Riot

Syracuse natives, Ra Ra Riot, began the tour for their newest album “Need Your Light” in Albany, NY Wednesday at The Hollow. The long, narrow space filled with a range of people drinking and dancing to the high energy openers, Sun Club and PWRBTTM. Bumping elbows and beer glasses in the...

Somos Announce Upcoming Spring Tour! Feb24

Somos Announce Upcom...

Somos have announced their upcoming headlining spring tour with Petal and The Superweaks! The tour will kick off on March 3rd in Cambridge, MA at the Middle East Upstairs. A full list of tour dates can be found below! The band just recently released their highly anticipated...

Review: Kurt Vile &#...

The crowd poured into the Haunt in Ithaca at the end of February, packing the bar wall to wall with a range of individuals anticipating Kurt Vile’s performance. The space was filled with fans from the edge of the stage to the bouncers by the door, waiting to hear the indie idol serenade them...

Editors Note: 2016 Feb24

Editors Note: 2016

Hello everyone, Welcome to phase two of Gaining Ground Media! We’d like to personally invite all of you to join in the rebirth of our site. After a temporary hiatus, and with the help of new staff, we are returning full-force to deliver coverage of our thriving New England music and arts scene. We’ve got a lot of exciting work on the horizon and are looking forward to sharing our journey with you! Gaining Ground Media is a reflection of our creative New England community. With your input and support, we hope to grow together as a hub for appreciation and consideration of music and arts, both locally and beyond. A special thanks to those...

Review: Foxy Shazam at Town Ballroom Jul11

Review: Foxy Shazam ...

Since 2004, this Cincinnati-based band has been rocking out venues and entertaining ever-growing audiences with their jazzy-rock alternative beats. On June 25, Foxy Shazam took over Buffalo’s Town Ballroom, drawing in fans of all shapes and sizes for the same reason: to listen to...