DSO returns to Meadow Brook, with Joshua Bell

Stephanie Sokol for The Pit Joshua Bell will perform with the DSO at Meadow Brook Music Festival on Thursday, July 24. Photo/Wikimedia After a four year hiatus from performing at Meadow Brook, the DSO returns to the venue this Thursday for a concert with violinist Joshua Bell. The DSO last performed at Meadow Brook asContinue reading “DSO returns to Meadow Brook, with Joshua Bell”

Concert Review: OneRepublic helps blast the rain away at Meadow Brook

Stephanie Sokol for The Oakland Press ROCHESTER HILLS — OneRepublic’s brand of upbeat pop-rock cleared the stormy skies over the Meadow Brook Music Festival  on Saturday, July 27, as the group performed following two Michigan-born opening acts. Tony Lucca was the first up, playing a solo acoustic five-song, 25-minute set. The Pontiac native, who now residesContinue reading “Concert Review: OneRepublic helps blast the rain away at Meadow Brook”

Concert Review: O.A.R. brings out unusual choices at Meadow Brook

Stephanie Sokol for The Oakland Press O.A.R. brought a Jamaican vibe to a sunny Midwestern Sunday night, June 30, at the Meadow Brook Music Festival with a nearly two-and-a-half-hour set of ska and energetic rock. In casual dress, O.A.R. opened the show with “Lay Down,” spending the rest of the 25-song set dancing on theContinue reading “Concert Review: O.A.R. brings out unusual choices at Meadow Brook”

Concert Review: Of Monsters And Men open Meadow Brook summer season

Stephanie Sokol for The Oakland Press As the storms cleared on Tuesday night, May 28, above the Meadow Brook Music Festival, Of Monsters and Men celebrated with warmth and excitement during it’s 14-song, hour-and-45-minute set. Emerging from behind a white curtain, silhouetted by purples spotlights, the Icelandic folk rock group began its set with “DirtyContinue reading “Concert Review: Of Monsters And Men open Meadow Brook summer season”