Nov. 19, 2014 10:31
When it was first announced that Garth Brooks would be coming to Greensboro, the energy was palpable. Here is one of country music’s greatest performers of all time coming to the Coliseum for two nights. Then it was three nights. Then it was announced that Garth Brooks would be playing his only five nights in Greensboro at the Coliseum....
Nov. 12, 2014 11:17
When we trace the history of rock ‘n’ roll in America, it’s impossible not to recognize (err, applaud) the generosity Britain....
Nov. 5, 2014 11:37
The longevity of any band is entirely based on its fans, as well its ability to continue cranking out tunes that attract new ones. For Sevendust, Atlanta-based alternative metal group, 20 years of touring speaks volumes....
Oct. 29, 2014 01:39
The Mantras might be the next big thing in the jam scene of music, which encompasses some of the greatest musicians of our time. The movement, much like the abstract expressionists of the mid-19 th century, is an umbrella-genre that covers many different facets of music....
Oct. 22, 2014 02:34
It’s not often that you see an act perform on a television show such as “America’s Got Talent” and then go on to have a successful career. Such is the case for the Texas Tenors, a trio of cowboys who have managed to build and maintain a career thanks in part to the international exposure gained from television....
Oct. 15, 2014 10:32
To celebrate its four-year anniversary, Bucked Up is bringing one of country music’s most tenured veterans, Delbert McClinton. McClinton has been in the music game for over five decades, having earned Grammy awards alongside Bonnie Raitt, an induction into the Texas Heritage Songwriters Hall of Fame and multiple singles on Billboard Top 100 charts....
Oct. 8, 2014 10:09
Every now and then a band comes along and plays a riff that makes you want to put on your headphones and light up a joint. Lionize is that band....
Oct. 1, 2014 10:00
For his Moogfest-closing set at Asheville’s Emerald Lounge back in April, Walkertown-raised, world-traveling electronic producer Travis Stewart, known on stage as Machinedrum, created something as epic and as mesmerizing as the ongoing project he was presenting....
Sept. 24, 2014 10:47
Without the drum break from the Winstons’ “Amen, Brother” music — not simply hip-hop — would look tragically different. That snappy 4/4 beat almost by itself formed the cornerstone for sample-based music, from early exclusives to NWA’s signature cut to the Stone Roses’ “Fool’s Gold,” which itself helped prime the British rave scene to its peak....
Sept. 17, 2014 10:11
Texas songwriting legend Steve Earle played a couple of great paternal figures on David Simon’s HBO projects over the last decade. First, he was the addictturned-Narc Anon counselor Walon on “The Wire”, and then the enigmatic street musician who mentored Lucia Micarelli’s character on the gorgeous, but underappreciated “Treme”....

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