Revamping Band Tees (Six) - The Final Instalment

Now that you’ve rediscovered, revamped, and revived your old band tees, you’re probably wondering how you can style them with your existing wardrobe. Whether your wardrobe pieces are vastly different from what you used to wear, or you’re just tired of wearing a shirt the same way (i.e., just putting it on and calling it a day), there are many inventive ways you can wear your band tees again, with or without alterations.

Read More
communityCommunityComment
My Dream 8123 Fest Line Up

Ever since the second 8123 Fest was announced last month, I’ve been daydreaming about who I’d love to see as part of the line up—apart from the rest of the 8123 roster, of course. So I put together my dream line up, using bands who’ve toured with The Maine in the past as well as bands I think would fit in well.

Read More
Revamping Band Tees (Part Four)

Sometimes you have shirts that you, quite frankly, just can’t bring yourself to wear out in public anymore. Whether it’s because it’s too old, the band broke up, or it’s your high school boyfriend’s shirt, we all have those shirts that we love but not enough to wear out, but we still can’t let go of them. What do we do with them? Here are a few ideas, with minimal/optional sewing techniques.

Read More
Get Out, Get Lost

Growing up, I was known as that intense music-lover who traveled to shows out of state no matter what day of the week it was. At the time, I thought I was just seeing my favorite artists on more than one date. Now that I’m older, I can reflect back on those times and see why it is that the shows I traveled for were the ones where I truly found my passion for music and concert going. 

Read More
Support Found Within 8123

Everyone within 8123 has their passion. And if you haven’t found it yet, check out my last post on finding your passion, or stick around the 8123 spirit a little longer and you’re sure to. As all of us dream chasers have discovered, there are hardships and obstacles that come from taking a “risky”, as the world calls it, leap. And even more so, many of us have figured out how difficult these dreams can be to achieve on our own. 

Read More
communityCommunityComment
The 12 Bands I Saw At Warped

As we all know, Warped Tour is at an end. Whether you never got to experience it yourself or if you went every year, you’ll know that it was something special—a full day of standing outside, meeting bands, restocking your closet with merch, and eating a lot of junk food (yes, I’ll take a hot dog and a slice of pizza, please). Obviously the best part of Warped was getting to see so many bands in such a small amount of time and this year’s line up was one of the best in my opinion.

Read More