•  By Melissa Wylie January 31, 2018 It might’ve been 30 degrees in January, but Lana Del Rey made the Spectrum Center feel like a summer night at the beach in the 1960s. Del Rey brought her lush nostalgia to Charlotte Tuesday night, touring behind the...

  •  By Michael Venutolo-Mantovani January 26, 2018 Alex Luciano is as irrepressible and exuberant over the phone as she is on stage. Despite the single-digit temperatures in her new adopted home of Richmond, Virginia, Luciano’s voice rings through my tinny iPhone speaker with the same energy that...

  •  By Shirley Griffith (Photo: Drea Atkins) January 22, 2018 Charlotte three-piece Amigo swaggers back into the scene to release their third full-length, Amigo and Friends, a follow-up to 2014’s Might Could on January 26. Amigo and Friends is a triumphant record, incorporating everything from gospel-tinged organs...

  •  By Delaney Clifford January 14, 2018         Everyone carries a different weight. Some drag the baggage of a damaged heart, some hold on to regrets, and some were born into brokenness. No matter the burdens shouldered, people find a way to cope. For...

  • By CLTure News (Updated) Kendrick Lamar and Anthony “Top Dawg” Tiffith of TDE are set to curate and produce “Black Panther: The Album” from the highly anticipated Marvel Studios film Black Panther scheduled to be released on February 16. The album will feature music inspired by...

  •  By Matt Cosper December 24, 2017 Vocalist and instrumentalist Blanche J was steeped in Christian music during her youth in central Florida. She was born into a family of musicians and vocalists who had her singing in the choir when she was only three years...

  •  By CLTure (Updated) December 21, 2017 2017 has been another incredible year in music. From sweaty music festivals, to arenas, to concert halls, we’ve seen a lot of shows this year. Spanning multiple genres and settings, we put together our favorite music moments of 2017....

  •  By Lane Claffee December 20, 2017 Another year in music has passed, and while there were plenty of great albums released nationally in 2017, there were also plenty of quality works from right here in Charlotte that may have passed you by. From southern rap...

  •  By Delaney Clifford  December 15, 2017 A cutting wind and biting cold marked the return of Converge to North Carolina, this time taking the stage at Motorco Music Hall in Durham. As the early birds gathered in front of the door, huddled together with their...

  •  By CLTure Writers December 13, 2017 It’s been another glorious year in music, and with all that consumes us on a daily basis, music tends to be the best method of therapy. There are many lists that circulate this time of year, but one thing...