May 20, 2015 09:27
Kris Wilkins, 24, and Chris Ellington, 20, met through their residency in separate sober living houses in the College Hill neighborhood of Greensboro. Both men were at a backyard campfire at one of the houses in January when Ellington took out a guitar and Wilkins, a lyricist at heart, began to freestyle rhymes....
May 13, 2015 08:02
“Wake up! The van’s on fire!” yelled Andrew Lazare as the band’s van pulled over to the side of Interstate 10 – conveniently on a narrow-shouldered stretch of highway in New Orleans. Thankfully, no one was injured, although drummer Marshall Bjorling was asleep directly on top of where the smoke was coming from....
May 13, 2015 08:02
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Welcome to the 29th Annual Carolina Blues Festival, presented by The Piedmont Blues Preservation Society, in association with YES! Weekly. ...
May 6, 2015 08:03
The goal for the crowd-funding was to use the money to release an album – pay for studio time, merchandise, and art – and was set at $4,000. That’s a lofty goal for a group of students who, by their own account, didn’t expect it to be reached. However, The Kollective reached its goal and released the controversially titled K....
April 30, 2015 07:05

From headliners to the undercard, here's a handful of artists you'll not want to miss

Two days. Four stages. A whole lot of bands. From the main card to the secondary stages, fans of hard rock and heavy metal will have plenty of music to soak in during the Carolina Rebellion....
April 29, 2015 08:00
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The exhibit will be on display May 9th and May 10th and the works will focus on hip-hop, its surrounding culture and creative form. Uptown Artworks will present a bold and vibrant view on hip-hop’s bravado with a unique visual component....
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....

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