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  • By Delaney Clifford  May 29, 2017 Putting Tiny Moving Parts, Have Mercy and Real Friends on the same tour with support from Broadside will guarantee two things: the first is a feeling of longing for better days and simpler times, a message prominent in each...

  • By Lane Claffee (Cover photo: @courtneyw110 ) May 27, 2017 Franz Ferdinand, simply put, is an underrated band. In recent years, it feels like they have been unfairly pigeonholed as “one hit wonders” of the early 2000’s, all due to the infectious single “Take Me Out”...

  • CLTure’s 2017 Music Festival Guide  By Amanda Cosenza  January 28, 2017 (Updated May 29, 2017) Music festival culture provides fans an opportunity to see a wide-array of live acts over a short period of time in a unique environment. The festival scene has grown substantially...

  • By Shirley Griffith May 17, 2017 Have you ever submerged your head underneath bathwater, eyes closed to shield away the harsh world, and waited there quietly, patiently suspended until you can hear the silence slowly becoming more than itself, a nothingness replaced with an undeniable...

  • By Ally Mickler May 16, 2017 In a world where it is becoming harder to differentiate popular music festivals from one another, Hangout’s founders, A.J. Niland and Shaul Zislin, knew of something that would make their festival truly unique. So, in November 2009, the idea...

  • By Shirley Griffith May 16, 2017 Deerhunter is the type of band that not only puts on a killer show technically, but they exceed the idea of greatness in nearly every facet of their art. Even on their more abstract days, the quirky Atlanta-bred band’s...

  • By Shirley Griffith  May 15, 2017 Touring off their much-anticipated 2016 release, The White Album, Weezer graced Charlotte with their infectious hits Friday night at Charlotte Metro Credit Union Amphitheatre. Most people congregated pre-show, sharing worries on whether the veteran band would only play off...

  • By Amanda Cosenza (Cover Photo: Chris Lazzaro) May 12, 2017 While the weekend was met with some rain and colder than expected temperatures, the fire coming from the speakers was more than enough to heat things up. With over 90 acts over the course of the three...

  • By Kallan Louis May 11, 2017 I’m willing to bet most hip-hop fans never heard of the Rolling Loud Festival prior to the release of its initial star-studded 2017 lineup, even though this year’s three-day event was the third annual rendition. But most hip-hop fans...

  • By Sharelle Burt May 11, 2017 Los Angeles-based band LANY didn’t let failed solo careers stop them from creating a much greater collective sound that would put them on the map. Waking up from a much-needed nap as the band is on the road touring,...