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  • By Katy Wilkie November 17, 2014 Andrew McMahon put on an intimate and indelible show on November 16 at Visulite Theatre. The mastermind behind the early 2000s pop-punk band Something Corporate, as well as the piano-rock band Jack’s Mannequin, brought his new outfit Andrew McMahon...

  • By Nick Bequette Photos by Daniel Coston November 13, 2014 Good luck trying to chronicle the set list of a Buddy Guy show. Sure, the song he starts is generally the song he finishes. It’s the in-between, however, that gets complicated. Nearly every song is a...

  • By Jeff Simpson November 11, 2014 Hip-hop has been pronounced dead by some of its most faithful members, while others champion its actuality. N’DangR Species walks a fine line between the two dissenting opinions. Night Terrors, the latest sonic sampling from the N’DangR Species collective,...

  • By Daniel Coston November 10, 2014 A few months ago, a friend sent me the song “Turtles All the Way Down” in an email. No comments, context or pre-conceived notions. Hearing this song, which I can only describe as psychedelic country soul, reminded me of...

  • By Nick Bequette  November 5, 2014 Ray LaMontagne’s fans were thrown off by the direction he went on his fifth studio album Supernova, released earlier this year. Lamontagne recruited Dan Aurerbach of The Black Keys to produce the album. The songs are his most polished...

  • By Kelli Raulerson Photos by Daniel Coston  November 3, 2014 Grammy-nominated folk artists The Milk Carton Kids & Sarah Jarosz, brought their 16 city limited tour to Knight Theatre this past Wednesday evening. Along with bassist Samson Grisman, cellist Nathaniel Smith, and violinist Alex Hargreaves...

  • By Katy Wilkie Photos by Carter Short October 31, 2014 Wednesday night was a night for rock and roll at Amos’ Southend. Emarosa, Memphis May Fire and Yellowcard each reign from musical genres far enough apart that this tour is an unexpected one. But they made...

  • By Amber Donoghue Photos by Daniel Coston Oct. 30, 2014 An all-ages crowd filled The Neighborhood Theatre in NoDa Tuesday night for The Lake Street Dive. The heavy red curtain opened to reveal a backdrop with red letters spelling the band’s name in neon lights....

  • By Katy Wilkie All good things must eventually come to an end. Alternative pop-rock outfit Anberlin will take the stage of The Fillmore Charlotte for the last time on Friday, November 21. The Florida quartet released their debut album, Blueprints for the Black Market,in 2003...

  • By Brent Hill Photos by Daniel Coston and Carter Short October 23, 2014 Perhaps it was the perfect pacing of the setlist or maybe it was the cast of charismatic musicians or it could have been the vaudevillian-like stage banter, but Sunday night’s sold out...