CONCERTS: Eight Acts That Rocked the International Pop Overthrow 2019

David Bash’s power pop pilgrimage enjoys second successful stint at Pianos NYC

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The Lilacs and the Endurance of Pure Chicago Power Pop

An exclusive chat with the seminal Windy City band still rocking like crazy after all these years

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International Pop Overthrow 2019 Sets Liverpool’s Cavern Club Alight

World’s premiere powerpop festival takes over world’s premiere rock venue

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The Lilacs Help Lead an International Pop Overthrow in Chicago

The Lilacs play International Pop Overthrow festival at the Heartland Cafe in Chicago. April 21, 2018 (Photo by Kevin Sanders) The International Pop Overthrow festival landed in Chicago this past weekend as David Bash — the Bill Graham of powerpop — brought a few dozen bands together for four-chord harmony-laden guitar pop. The festival is in its 18th year and has conquered over a dozen cities (including Stockholm, Vancouver, Liverpool

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International Pop Festival Electrifies Liverpool’s Legendary Cavern Club

Ken Kurson plays The Cavern Club in Liverpool, UK, May 21, 2017 (Alma Evert) https://rockandrollglobe.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/International-Pop-Festival-Comes-to-Liverpool-and-Electrifies-Legendary-Cavern-Club.mp3 Yesterday, I played a few of my songs for the crowd at the Cavern Club. Let me write that again because I still can’t believe it occurred. On Sunday, May 21, this 48-year-old fading modernist took the stage at the very place on Mathew Street in Liverpool where The Beatles were discovered and played a

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