Out of mind and losing sight at Lydia Loveless

"Let's have a horrible fucking time tonight!" Lydia Loveless’ first words to the audience during her Saturday night show at The Independent captured well my feelings up to that moment, with the weight of both world and personal events hanging heavy over my perspective. As a way to greet her audience, the gesture nodded towards an awareness of the incoherent juxtaposition of attending a rock concert on a night when human rights were being set aflame. But the knowing intonation didn’t serve much as an answer to the questions that bogged me down all evening, most significantly why I was [...]

By |January 31, 2017|Tags: |

Ticket Giveaway Wednesday: Lydia Loveless, Leopold and his Fiction and more

(illustration: Cassidy Miller) To enter for a chance to win tickets to any show below, email contest@thebaybridged.com with the name of the band and the date of the show you’re entering in the subject line and your full name in the body of the email. Winners will be selected at random and notified via email. Thursday, January 26 The She's, Terry Malts, Meat Market @ The Independent 8pm, $12, 21+. Buy advance tickets here. Saturday, January 28 Lydia Loveless, Angelica Garcia, M. Lockwood Porter @ The Independent 9pm, $18, 21+. Buy advance tickets here. Wednesday, February 1 Leopold and his [...]

The captivating Lydia Loveless will play The Independent this month

My first introduction to Columbus, OH singer-songwriter Lydia Loveless was "Clumps," the hypnotic, unadorned penultimate track off Real, her most recent and finest studio album to date. Struck by the slight quiver in her soaring melancholy and the depth of lyrics like “All at once you say it was fun / But it must not be real because now you're done / And so what if that's all it was / Love turns into lust, and milk turns into clumps,” Loveless swiftly went from an unknown to an obsession. I distinctly remember watching for the first time the song’s black-and-white, [...]

By |January 18, 2017|Tags: |
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