Feb. 13, 2013 09:29
The leap that Winston-Salem indie-rock soiree Phuzz Phest (happening April 4-6) has made in its third year is witness, first and foremost, to a genuine admiration for the little guy....
Feb. 6, 2013 09:47
The New Grass Revival were more than just a group of bluegrass pickers that broke all the rules; they were a band that piqued tastes undiscovered in the most stubborn of string purists and reticent outsiders....
Jan. 30, 2013 08:39
Plainly put, Yonder Mountain String Band is on fire these days. For every time it has looked like their jam-scene popularity is starting to wane, i.e. every time another hot string band gains traction, they come back harder, tour harder and do things fans never thought they’d do....
Jan. 23, 2013 10:07
Sometimes it feels like you can’t walk from the Green Bean to Center City Park without tripping over a Laurelyn Dossett performance....
Jan. 16, 2013 09:13
For an artist who has shown enormous promise since he was first discovered at a New York City open-mic night nearly 20 years ago while rooming with Beck on the Lower East Side, Paleface seems to be interminably on the come-up....
Jan. 3, 2013 10:33
The year is 1988. The day is any given Saturday afternoon at Aladdin’s Castle. You plunk a few quarters into the Contra machine and before you’ve even reached the Waterfall Base, a looky-loo of questionable employ is hovering over your shoulder, silently and mindlessly watching you spray unlimited ammo at 8-bit aliens....
Dec. 19, 2012 08:45
Jamey Johnson’s Greensboro Coliseum performance in 2011 was likely an introduction to the burlap-voiced songwriter for someone who was there on the notion that he’s the savior of country music, and it was extremely likely they came away disappointed....
Dec. 12, 2012 10:28
So long as his shows continue to be under-attended (i.e. not sold out), Malcolm Holcombe will continue to appear in this space. But then, the Swannanoa native’s story is somewhat typical thus far of the tortured songwriter: Toil brilliantly but remain overlooked, fade into obscurity and ultimately become forgotten, before a glorious revival....
Dec. 5, 2012 08:45
Well, if this hasn’t taught you nothin’ else, it’s that everybody’s got a closet and they own problems that need solvin’. What’s that? The coursing pains caused by the acute lack of available tickets for R. Kelly’s sold-out Friday night performance at the War Memorial Auditorium....
Nov. 28, 2012 09:50
In a presidential race that even Nate Silver couldn’t call, Doyle Lawson edged out Del McCoury this month for the title of President of Bluegrass. His campaign promises for the post include pushing policies favorable to the key of G and Monroevians and newgrass disciples across the aisle....

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