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  • By Shirley Griffith June 20, 2015 If you’ve not experienced the neon glow of Miami Dice, you’ve been missing out on one of Charlotte’s unparalleled party soundscapes. Members include Shaun Olson and Josh Faggart from Cement Stars with Scott Weaver of Babyshaker and Snagglepuss on...

  • By Shirley Griffith Photos by Daniel Coston June 20, 2015 Taking the stage in the blue-collar classic white t-shirt and blue jeans, it’s easy to see how The War On Drugs and its front-man Adam Granduciel are so easily compared to the American legends who paved...

  • By Elizabeth Thomas Photos by Remy Thurston June 19, 2015 Gaining mass popularity for his mega-hit “Take Me To Church” and coming off his performance for thousands at Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival, some music fans may have been skeptical about Andrew Byrne’s, also known...

  • By Alison Tracy June 16, 2015 K.Flay is different. She is a Stanford University graduate with a musical career that initially began as a joke between friends, then steadily grew into something she genuinely enjoyed. Being 29, she grew up in the MTV era with...

  • By Katy Wilkie June 16, 2015 The Weepies are a husband and wife, indie-folk duo made up of Deb Talan and Steve Tannen. What began as two individual singer-songwriters eventually merged to form The Weepies in 2001, after the duo met at one of Tannen’s...

  • By Evana Bodiker June 9, 2015 If one had to guess which artist could draw a massive crowd of people to Time Warner Cable Arena on a Monday night, it would not take long to guess the hit-maker who captivated an audience of 15,000. Taylor...

  • By Amber Donoghue June 7, 2015 Bonnaroo is a test of the human condition. This diverse music festival hosts around 100,000 people from all walks of life in the peak of the summer season on “The Farm” in Manchester, Tennessee. Hot, unshaded long days make...

  • By Bree Stallings June 3, 2015 After buying a college bar in Kansas, Brett Mosiman caught the music bug after seeing that the Midwest needed a spot that answers the call of the people: we want music and we want it in our natural, beautiful...

  • By Brent Hill June 2, 2015 The godfather of the modern music festival returns for its 14th year. That can’t be right…14 years? In any event, over 90,000 attendees will ascend on 700 acres of land smack dab in the middle of Tennessee for four days,...

  • By Elizabeth Thomas June 2, 2015 Longshoreman is the solo project of former Charlottean and now-Brooklyn-based Aaron Hodges. While listening to Longshoreman’s self-titled debut album, one word in particular kept coming to mind to describe it: ethereal. The mellow, synth-rock album takes the listener on...