Monthly archives: September, 2014


The Gaslight Anthem w/ Against Me | House of Blues Boston 9/16/14

Two bands that I love.  Two bands that I wrote about in a negative light within the past year. I was let down by The Gaslight Anthem’s Get Hurt for not meeting my admittedly high expectations while Against Me’s Transgender Dysphoria Blues, well, just wasn’t very good.  But seeing them live wasn’t something that I…


Conor Oberst & the Mystic Valley Band | Outer South

I was going to keep writing about new albums, in this case Conor Oberst’s Upside Down Mountain, but part of the mission statement of Empty Bottle Evenings is bringing to our (imaginary) reader’s attention bands and albums that are underrated, overlooked, or just bitchin’ tunes. Don’t worry, I’m even more uncomfortable using that last phrase…