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Cover band to recreate vibes in Burly

Bridget Dorsey

September 30, 2016

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Year after year, one band reincarnates the sweet sounds of psychedelic Americana originally spun by the Grateful Dead in their heyday. On Oct. 11, Higher Ground is once again hosting Dark Star Orchestra. The band’s creativ...

Author returns to a painful past

Bridget Higdon

September 29, 2016

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Literature lovers and history buffs alike will be interested in a spectacular event coming to Burlington next week. Local author Mary Fillmore will be speaking at Phoenix Books in Burlington Oct. 4. The event begins at 7 ...

Concert to overtake Main Street

August 31, 2016

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Just in time for the beginning of a new school year, one local band is bringing a new experience to Burlington.Burlington-based band Madaila will host a concert on Main Street Sept. 4 featuring several other artists, includin...

Community curates annual art show

Greta Bjornson

August 31, 2016

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This year, hundreds of artists will congregate in the South End of Burlington for the 24th year in a row to display their artwork and promote their businesses during the South End Art Hop. The event, which occurs annually, w...

Rock band offering new sound in Burly

April 28, 2016

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One band promises to satisfy concert-goers hungry for new music. Midnight Snack, a self-described art-rock band will be hitting the stage at ArtsRiot May 4.The six-piece psych-folk-rock band will stop by Burlington on their Northe...

Musician goes solo with sounds of ‘60s

Ben Elfland

April 22, 2016

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The energy and sounds of the ‘60s will be on full display in Burlington in a modern context. Psychedelic rock artist Sam Cohen will be performing with White Denim at Higher Ground April 23. Cohen began his career in the...

Student nonprofit hosts benefit concert

Jensen Wainwright

April 21, 2016

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UVM’s Books4Equality will be hosting a free benefit concert on the Redstone Green May 4. Books4Equality is a recognized nonprofit organization aimed at providing free textbooks to college students. Live music, good foo...

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