Here are the five best events going down in Charlotte and the surrounding area today, Sept. 24, 2016 as selected by the folks at Creative Loafing. • International Festival at UNC-Charlotte • Stand Against HB2 - North Carolina Musicians...Show More Summary
For all the variety and energy most music festivals provide one element that’s often absent is the intimacy of a porch front picking session, folks gathered close and listening with care at the heel of a singer-songwriter or acoustic quartet. Show More Summary
Here are the five best events going down in Charlotte and the surrounding area today, Sept. 18, 2016 as selected by the folks at Creative Loafing. • Arc Iris at The Evening Muse • Festival of India in Uptown • Schoolboy Q at The Fillmore • 5 Lesbians Eating a Quiche at Warehouse PAC • SCarowinds at Carowinds …
Any worries I had about a sophomore slump were quickly put to rest during their electrifying set at Newport Folk Festival. When I first saw them a few years back, their manager told me that once some of the kids in the band finished college, they were hitting the road for a long, long time. [...]
Here are the five best events going down in Charlotte and the surrounding area today, Sept. 11, 2016 as selected by the folks at Creative Loafing. • Yiasou Greek Festival at Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Cathedral • Amazing Maize MazeShow More Summary
Burning Man, a yearly gathering of 70,000 festive folks in Nevada's Black Rock Desert that celebrates art, inclusion and community, has concluded for 2016. However, it's just beginning for those who have been anxiously awaiting photos of the event. Show More Summary
After an amazing experience at the Newport Folk Festival in 2016, I wasn’t sure how to finish up my 2016 summer season. As a recent appreciator of bluegrass, when I heard about New England Festy, I knew Twangville had to be there. This festival is not purely a bluegrass festival, but one that includes a genre-hopping […]
Twenty two military, police and folk bands from all over the world will be performing before live audiences in the Russian capital as “Spasskaya Tower” festival kicks off. Besides Red Square, which is the main venue for the festival, performers will be playing in Moscow’s parks and even at the city’s four railway stations.
As bait-and-switch scenarios go, Jackie Panuisiak's was a pretty bold one. Of course, it wasn't entirely the Canadian women's fault, but you'd imagine that folks showing up to the Northern Alberta Lobster Festival were a little disappointed when they were served hot dogs instead of the delicious crustaceans. According to VOCM, the last-minute menu...
Every Gilmore Girls fan has the same wish of one day visiting Stars Hollow — the fictional, quaint Connecticut town where the folks are friendly and attractive and talk like they're all on cocaine. Thankfully, fans can finally visit the actual place that inspired the hometown of Lorelai and Rory for an epic Gilmore Girls Fan [...]
The two annual festivals at Gettysburg, in May and August, always have the feel of a family reunion. You catch up with folks that you haven’t seen for a few months, hear some terrific music, stumble across some interesting characters and leave already looking forward […] The post Wayne Taylor’s return Is a hit at Gettysburg appeared first on Bluegrass Today.
Join the good folks from the GLAS Animation Festival on Saturday, August 27th, 8pm at Open the Portal Studios for the GLAS Animation Fundraiser BBQ! Meats and veggies on the grill, beer from Lagunitas as well as local brews, Reed’s Natural sodas and beats and visuals by KRON. There’ll also be a brief screening of some of our personal favorite […]
Entries are now being accepted for the 2nd annual Scott Street Five Sting Finals competition, to be held in Richmond, VA on October 8. Held in conjunction with the Richmond Folk Festival, the competition is hosted in honor of the late Scott Street, a prominent […] The post Scott Street Five String Finals expands to include old time appeared first on Bluegrass Today.
Joan Shelley Emerging Artist Interview When I first heard Joan Shelley’s 2015 album “Over and Even” I was stunned. In a year where I came through a broken leg with an infant at home, it took me a while to warm up to the power of music again. Maybe it seemed like family and people […]
Holy moly. This was the second time that I was able to go photograph the famous Newport Folk Festival. Sometimes I have to pinch myself to make sure I’m not dreaming when I get these opportunities. Pros: Being among lots of incredible photographers, the awesome media tent (thanks for all of those diet cokes!), […]
One of the coolest things about the Newport Folk Festival are the frequent impromptu collaborations that occur, making the festival an artists’ affair in the truest sense of the word. Here is a trifecta of highlights from this year’s event. And in honor of the Olympics currently underway, we’re going to make it a pass […]
Julien Baker covered Bruce Springsteen’s “Badlands” (from 1978's Darkness on the Edge of Town) during a backstage performance at last month's Newport Folk Festival. Baker said that “It’s a song that always makes me feel better because...Show More Summary
Newport Folk Festival 2016- Sunday After a scorching first two days at Newport, I was tired. But the lineup on Sunday was definitely the most exciting. From start to finish, the acts on Sunday were incredible. When I arrived to see Joan Shelley at the Harbor Stage, I was already moved by her previous great […]