Oct. 29, 2014 01:39
Bands often go through members, but rarely does a band make such a drastic change like losing a founding member and survive. Colorado-based Yonder Mountain String Band, formerly a bluegrass quartet founded in 1998, currently a trio, is in the final stages of adding two new members to the band....
Oct. 22, 2014 02:34
Downtown Greensboro seems to have received a shot of creative Cortisone lately with the influx of events. Part of that boost can be attributed to recent craft breweries opening up, and the other part is the increasing demand that residents have placed on consuming live music....
Oct. 15, 2014 10:32
Electronic dance music (EDM) is arguably the most popular genre of music right now in America. The problem with that title, EDM, is that using it is a lot like describing any sort of sandwich as an Edible Meat Pile. There are all sorts of different sandwiches, and not all of them should be lumped together....
Oct. 8, 2014 10:09
Looking at the layout, it made sense for the couple to build a permanent stage and hang strands of lights. A spotlight shines on the performer while other lights illuminate the canopy of leaves and branches that naturally insulate the audio and venue.....
Oct. 1, 2014 10:00
The only country music trope more consistent than songs about women, trucks and dogs is the cyclical rise of the outlaw, the artist who represents the needed perturbation of the status quo....
Sept. 24, 2014 10:47
Daryl Hall’s concert serial Live from Daryl’s House makes better than good hay as a web-based guilty pleasure, but since it found a semi-regular home in syndication, its reruns have assumed a long-unfulfilled role in the lives of children of the ’80s....
Sept. 24, 2014 10:47
There was a time early in her songwriting career when indiepop butterfly Yuna simply saw herself as an acoustic singersongwriter with mellifluous jazz and pop influences, and her recordings reflected that. Decorate,....
Sept. 17, 2014 10:11
What is the express measure for the “old school” crowd? Is it the audience dancing to jazz manturned-Quiet Storm lothario George Benson’s “Turn Your Love Around” at the John Coltrane Festival? Or was it the electro hounds popping and locking at the......
Sept. 10, 2014 09:57
The fifth-annual Hopscotch Music Festival is in the books, and while it has cultivated even deeper roots in the experimental, the abstract and the heavy-as-lead, this might have been the first year where it embraced all of its disparate scenes this even-handedly....
Sept. 3, 2014 11:01
There’s been ample space to question whether the product the John Coltrane International Jazz and Blues Festival is putting out has lived up to the sizable expectations it created by invoking a pillar of American music as its avatar....

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