April 22, 2015 07:56
Her rich voice dominated the inside of the Beer Co. on McGee Street, drowning out the acoustic bass and guitar — not to mention the hum of half a dozen coolers and compressors — that accompanied Smithey as her band practiced for what may be their moment in the spotlight....
April 20, 2015 10:24

The Railyard and Create Your City present “Rock The Rails”

On Thursday, the Railyard will kick off Rock the Rails, an eclectic night of music featuring both local artists and national touring talent. Every Thursday for the next 23 weeks the South End of...
April 17, 2015 09:32

Snoop Dogg burns down Ziggy's

Under a light rain that didn't dampen anyone's mood for the entire evening, the outdoor stage at Ziggy's gradually filled up with people starting at 4 p.m. on Thursday afternoon. ...
April 15, 2015 08:00
It’s hard to write about reggae bands without acknowledging the fact that reggae music, a genre firmly rooted in the Jamaican culture, carries with it the associated stigma of dreadlocks, red, yellow and green, and, of course, marijuana....
April 8, 2015 07:59
Triad rocker Clay Howard is known for his booming voice and his years as the front man for bands like stratocruiser and Diggin’ Taters. He’s a regular on the acoustic-cover circuit as well, having earned his stripes over the years, honing his guitar playing and vocal delivery both on the road and in cross-town solo gigs....
April 1, 2015 08:02
To contextualize that statement, Conley publically came out as queer when he was 14-years-old. He was attending high school in Virginia, and although the internal struggle of gender identification was present within Conley, he was positive that he wanted to be open and honest with his friends and family....
March 25, 2015 08:01
The “5” Royales, a vocal group from Winston-Salem in the 1950s and 1960s, was elected to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame late last year. The group will be officially inducted on April 18 at Cleveland’s Public House in Cleveland, Ohio, home of the Hall.....
March 25, 2015 08:01
Brian Anthony, an adjunct professor and 25-year veteran of radio, is exuberant about the program launching its radio station. He said that his role coming into the program late last year was to create the environment of a real radio station, which is something he’s been passionate about since graduating from Texas Southern University....
March 18, 2015 07:59
How did Tucker Tharpe, a Winston-Salem music personality wholly dedicated to bringing the next big act to the ears of his fellow Triadians, manage to end up at all these national monuments?...
March 11, 2015 08:09
At 8:30 a.m. on a Sunday morning, a morning where a respite from the frozen weather has allowed the sun to break down the ice patterns on a car windshield, four young, slightly cynical yet confident musicians are sitting in a Starbucks meeting room mulling over the group’s latest album while simultaneously getting notifications for matches on Tinder....

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