Entries by Jon Kaplan

Summertime Ain’t It Fun: Hayley Williams of Paramore

On July 18, Merriweather Post Pavilion will be lit up by a diminutive pop-punk pixie with day-glo reddish orange hair and a serious amount of stage presence. Hayley Williams, lead vocalist for Paramore, will rule the stage with bandmates Jeremy Davis and Taylor York. They’re calling it the “Monumentour,” and it features co-headliners Fall Out […]

Australian Sensation Vance Joy

Vance Joy, born James Keogh, is a sensation in Australia, and he’s about to conquer the US too. His new EP is “God Loves You When You’re Dancing,” and he’ll be at U Street Music Hall on September 20. He took time out of his busy touring schedule to talk to On Tap. On Tap: […]