Monthly Archives: May 2020

HANSON: Before You Burnout

WEEKLY PIC All week there has been music making for the new EP, some big songs, some small. In this pic Taylor lays down a solo piano for the tune All I Know. Look out for more Sound Bites from the making of posted daily till the end of the month.

More Site Updates!

Some more upgrades and improvements have been made to the site: Songs Played Live – due to some mis-coding in the database and confusion with medleys, the total played live numbers were not accurate for all songs.  The database has been corrected and medleys are now properly counted for an accurate overall total played count for all setlists… Read More »

Site Update!

A listing of openers has been added to the site under the “Database” tab.  Opening acts are listed, alphabetically, along with the number of shows they opened at.  Clicking the openers name will open a list of the shows they opened at and each link there links to setlists.  [Fun Fact – Austin from Everybody Else has opened… Read More »

Hanson Cannonsburg Ski Area concert has been cancelled

The Grand Rapids Symphony’s highest priority is to ensure the health, safety, and wellbeing of every member of our Grand Rapids Symphony family and West Michigan community. Following guidance from federal, state and local levels, we have now cancelled all concerts through July 31, 2020 to do our part in slowing the spread of COVID-19 and to protect the health… Read More »

The 100 Greatest Debut Singles of All Time

Rolling Stone 56 Hanson, “MMMBop” Mike Prior/Getty Images Some sad souls may have derided it as hokey cheese, but for the rest of us, there was simply no denying the magic of Zac, Isaac, and Taylor Hanson’s singalong masterpiece. A banger before the word even existed, “MMMBop” is bright Archies bubblegum pop held aloft by the optimism of… Read More »

‘Stargirl’ Review: A Powerful Gymnastic Stick!

The Work Print AMERICA TOWN It is strange, but the setting to this story tries to resemble hometown America. Like Smallville, except like something straight out of the 90s, especially when that rendition of Hanson’s ‘MMMBop’ drops in the pilot.  There’s this all-American midwestern town vibe that’s reminiscent of depictions of high school in a lot of outdated… Read More »