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Indie trio sets sights for new album tour

Addie Beach

October 15, 2016

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The semester might just be settling into a groove, but one band aims to shake things up. Indie-pop trio Zipper Club is taking on Higher Ground Oct. 12. The show begins at 7:30 p.m. The group is comprised of Mason James of Cerebral Ballzy and Lissy Trullie from her eponymous band, with Damar Davis rounding it out on drums...

Octet brings the party into Burly

Octet brings the party into Burly

October 5, 2016

Described as one of the greatest party acts in years, one genre-bending group will bring their energy ...

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 creativity and devotion have led them to surpass the Dead themselves in number of shows played, clocking in ...

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 p.m. and will celebrate the release of her new book, “An Address in Amsterdam.” “An Address in Am...

Local teenagers go behind the scenes

Local teenagers go behind the scenes

September 27, 2016

  A new program is allowing students from Burlington’s local refugee community to collaborate...

Harry Potter fans find the magic once again

Harry Potter fans find the magic once again

September 21, 2016

Merlin’s beard! For Harry Potter fans everywhere, July brought something unbelievable: an eighth install...

World-renowned art showcased at Fleming Museum

World-renowned art showcased at Fleming Museum

September 21, 2016

This semester, students will have the opportunity to view world-class pieces by world-renowned artist...

California band to share sunny tunes

California band to share sunny tunes

September 20, 2016

As the days become shorter and colder, one musician is set to bring a taste of the warm west coast to...

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, including Lady Lamb, Marco Benevento and many more.“It’s super fun to put on these off-beat shows at diffe...

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, will last Sept. 9 to 11. This year’s Art Hop will feature attractions including the STRUT! Fashion ...

Trio takes on Vermont in first tour

Trio takes on Vermont in first tour

April 30, 2016

A young energetic trio will be playing its first Vermont show this Monday.The B Boys will take the st...

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 Northeast tour that kicked off April 22 in their hometown of Asheville, North Carolina. The sextet incl...

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