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Outdoor Live Music Blends with NC’s Past

Outdoor Live Music Blends with NC’s Past

Raleigh’s closest beach is a good two-and-a-half hour drive… unless it’s a warm spring or summer Thursday night. Although the sound of ocean waves might be more than a little faint, that’s when the happy sounds of Midtown Beach Music take...
We Love You Gavin

We Love You Gavin

Fridays are the best day of the week, always, but a Friday that includes scoring last-minute concert tickets? That’s absolute heaven. And heavenly Gavin DeGraw was, kicking off the Rock ‘n Roll Marathon weekend with a stellar Red Hat Ampitheater show...
Beck: Not Just a Phase

Beck: Not Just a Phase

Admit it. When’s the last time you bought, or really even considered, downloading an entire album instead of just a couple tracks?1 For me, it’s probably right around the time I bought my first iPod nano. I love music, but to my amateur ear, over the...
Tune Up: A Look at the Music of June 2014

Tune Up: A Look at the Music of June 2014

Compared to the bonanza we saw in 2013, the first half of 2014 was fairly slow in the music world for everyone not named Iggy or Ariana. Things picked up quite a bit in June though, which saw a number of high profile album releases and announcements. A quick,...