Minneapolis, MN

AKA: The One That Was F***ing Weird Back on the Middle of Everywhere tour, I decided last minute to make the haul from the Grand Rapids, MI show to the next one in Minneapolis. One of my good Hanson friends lives there, and I knew other friends would be going, too. I ended up getting … Continue reading Minneapolis, MN


You may know by now that I'm trying to see all 50 states before I turn 50*. I always figured Hawaii would be one of the last states I'd visit because it's so far away and expensive and therefore relatively unattainable. When Hanson announced they were playing their first ever show in Hawaii, a group … Continue reading Hawaii


A few years back, I decided to make a goal of visiting all 50 states before I turn 50. Last fall, my mom and I went on a road trip covering all of New England (and part of Canada). That trip left Delaware as my only state east of the Mississippi. I knew there wasn't … Continue reading Philawaremore

Fan Club EP Review: In Real Life

Compromise Piano? Each brother taking lead on a verse? Perfect harmonies? Meaningful lyrics? This song has every element that I love about Hanson. I especially like the turn of melody in the verses, the simple combination of keys and acoustic guitar, and the imagery in the verse, "fighting in a ship on the ocean floor, … Continue reading Fan Club EP Review: In Real Life

Hanson Day 2019

Tulsa, Oklahoma Wednesday, May 15, 2019 After years of driving 9+ hours from Nashville, to Tulsa, this year I decided to fly. Even with a 4-hour layover in Dallas, it still took significantly less time than driving. While the official Hanson Day events didn't start until Thursday, I chose to arrive Wednesday afternoon to get … Continue reading Hanson Day 2019