The Vermont Cynic

Let’s Keep Making America Great

November 10, 2016

Though this may well be one of the most heartbreaking days in many of our young lives, remember that this is our country, the divisions that define it define our lives and our futures, its losses are our...

White Fang Album Review

White Fang Album Review

November 19, 2015

They call themselves the “stupidest band in the world.” Their Twitter picture is their band name illustrated as the Taco Bell logo. They are Portland-based rock band White Fang.The neo-grunge, skate-punk...

 Canadian rock band July Talk will play on Nov. 16

July Talk Preview

November 19, 2015

A gritty, edgy and innovative sound is coming to the Higher Ground stage this month. Canadian rock band July Talk will play on Nov. 16, alongside Little Hurricane and the John Daly Trio. July Talk formed...

DIY Humanitarianism Hits UVM

November 5, 2015

No matter what day of the week, walk through the Davis Center atrium or past the library steps and you’re likely to be asked for a moment of your time by a group of activists. In an atmosphere where...

‘Born Ruffians’ Spotlight

October 30, 2015

With plenty of spunk, enthusiasm and fresh music, this Canadian indie band resurfaces in Burlington. Born Ruffians made their second visit to Signal Kitchen Oct. 27, which was their first stop on the...

Nectar’s 40th anniversary 

October 14, 2015

When walking down Main Street, the Nectar’s retro sign is sure to stand out amongst the red and blue awnings of the venue’s neighbors. Nectar’s, founded in 1975, is celebrating its 40th birthday...

An Eclectic Evening with Friends + Family

October 5, 2015

             On a recent Sunday night, local arts institution Burlington City Arts and whimsically charming music collective Friends + Family collided in a raw display of talent and passion.            ...

Fun with Friends and Family

Fun with Friends and Family

September 14, 2015

In warehouses, coffee shops and living rooms across town, a local collective of musicians and music-lovers called Friends and Family is working to bring live music from concert venues to the community....

UVM band fired up

November 18, 2014

There’s a new underground sound in Burlington that’s coming to the surface. That sound belongs to UVM band Holy Smokes.Composed of all seniors, the band is set on making a mark during their last year...

‘Slam’ brings local jams

‘Slam’ brings local jams

November 18, 2014

JENNIFER RAMIREZ The Vermont CynicA student performs at Burly AMA Slam at Skinny Pancake Nov. 10.Friends, classmates and foodies alike made up the Skinny Pancake crowd Nov. 10 during the inaugural night...

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