Opening Acts: Blake Michael as DJ Blaze, Megan Nicole
November 25, 2012
Universal CityWalk LA
Universal City, CA
By: Nevra Azerkan
Blake Michael, from the Disney movie Lemonade Mouth and the band of the same name, was spinning under the moniker DJ Blaze. I can’t say that I was impressed with his set since he must have played a few songs at least twice. Let’s be real, if you have to play “Gangnam Style” more than once just to get the crowd moving then you need to change something. He was followed by Megan Nicole who is known from her YouTube videos. She was doing the best she could, but her sore throat caused her to end her show way earlier than scheduled. So lucky us, we got to hear Mr. Variety, DJ Blaze again.
Everyone was starting to get restless while waiting for Conor to come onstage. Conor Maynard is the newest UK artist to come to the U.S. He was a YouTube sensation who was discovered by Ne-Yo, who then took him under his wing. Three of his singles have reached the Top 10 on the UK Charts and his album debuted at #1. Many like to compare him to Justin Bieber because they are both young, got their start on YouTube and are both mentored by international superstars, but that’s where the comparison ends. Conor’s style is all his own and listening to a single song from him can tell you that. Continue Reading