Staff writer Kylie Piper is volunteering at the Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival this weekend. As a part of her experience, she is posting daily blog posts while she is there. This is the fourth post of the series.
Staff writer Kylie Piper is volunteering at the Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival this weekend. As a part of her experience, she is posting daily blog posts while she is there. This is the third post post of the series.
I didn’t know what to expect from Bonnaroo, but I’m definitely pleased.
HRVRD, a indie rock and experimental band from Charlotte, N.C., just started their tour with alternative rock band Say Anything. They will be performing tonight at the Cat’s Cradle, and staff writer John Howell, Jr. talked to HRVRD guitarist Jason Shaw about the tour, their fans and the Charlotte music scene.
Staff writer Kylie Piper will be volunteering at the Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival this weekend. As a part of her experience, she will be posting daily blog posts while she is there. This is the first post of the series.
The sun-soaked harmonies of Surfer Blood have always had a distinctly West Coast vibe to them, and nowhere is that more apparent than on their new album, Pythons.
Brian King and David Prowse’s rock band, Japandroids, became famous overnight following the release of their first album in 2009. Now, three years later, the band is touring again for their newest album Celebration Rock, and stopping at the Cat’s Cradle Wednesday. Prowse spoke with Summer Arts and Diversions Editor Samantha Sabin about how the band formed, the origin of the band’s name and their growing popularity.
Future Bible Heroes
★★★★ Indie electronic At first glance, Future Bible Heroes’s Partygoing seems to simply be a retread of The Magnetic Fields’ classic synthpop origins circa their seminal records Holiday and Get Lost.
Jason Kutchma is the passionate and talented leader of the alternative country and folk group JKutchma & the Five Fifths. The band will be playing Wednesday at the Sarah P. Duke Gardens in Durham as a part of Duke Performances’ Music in the Gardens. Staff writer Charlie Shelton talked to Kutchma about his upcoming solo album, his other musical endeavors and the influences behind his career.
The Shy Guys are a local alternative and indie rock band. Their album release show is tonight at Local 506. Staff writer Kylie Piper talked to guitarist and lead vocalist Sean Neagle about the band’s formation and their new album.