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Instrumental band preps for Nectar’s

Instrumental band preps for Nectar’s

March 1, 2016

Instrumental rock fusion group TAUK will be performing at Higher Ground March 2.Guitarist and alumnus Matt...

Boston horn duo returns to steal Nectar’s spotlight

Boston horn duo returns to steal Nectar’s spotlight

February 24, 2016

Despite the chilly weather, one band is sure to heat up the night this Friday. The Hornitz will be...

Girl group gets in gear for Burlington

Greta Bjornson

February 17, 2016

Filed under Arts, Previews

Sisterhood is a source of power for one Brooklyn-based band. The four women who make up TEEN are set to perform in Burlington Feb. 25 at Signal Kitchen. The alternative rock band is currently touring to promote their third album, “Love Yes,” which will be released Feb. 19 with Carpark records. The three si...

Electronic jam band returns to Higher Ground

Izzy Schechter

January 27, 2016

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Concert goers next week will be pulled in by the hypnotic music of one popular electronic jam band.      At Higher Ground Feb. 3, Lotus will bring a harmonious mix of “emotion and party vibes,” band member Luke Miller said. Lotus has been playing for about 14 years and has maintained a solid fanbase by touring steadily and in...

Through the cold, local writers read their stories

Catie Owen

December 11, 2015

Filed under Arts, Previews

Winter is coming, but despite the cold, local Burlington artists are celebrating. The 11th annual showing of “Winter Tales” by the Vermont Stage theatre company will take place at the Flynn Dec. 9 - 13. The show will include pro- fessional readings of stories and poems by local novelists and members of the Y...

Nectar’s celebrates four decades

Nectar’s celebrates four decades

December 10, 2015

For the first time in 10 years, a UVM band is reuniting to “bring the magic” to a local music ven...

Ballet takes a crack at a classic

Ballet takes a crack at a classic

December 9, 2015

‘The Nutcracker” will once again bring the world of classical ballet to Burlington. The productio...

<p>July Talk Preview</p>

July Talk Preview

November 19, 2015

A gritty, edgy and innovative sound is coming to the Higher Ground stage this month. Canadian rock ba...

<p>Dopapod Preview </p>

Dopapod Preview 

November 19, 2015

Dopapod, a funk-rock band, will be performing at Higher Ground at 9 p.m. Friday Nov. 13.“We throw ourselves into the jam band genre. We’re funk-rock that improvi...

Band tours for their new album

Band tours for their new album

November 17, 2015

A psychedelic techno group returning to Higher Ground Nov. 15. Papadosio is touring for their new album, “Extras in A Movie,” released earlier this year carr...

<p>Artists returning for first headlining tour </p>

Artists returning for first headlining tour 

November 15, 2015

An up-and-coming electronic artist will return to Burlington for his first headlining tour. Kill Paris, aka Corey Baker, will perform at Higher Ground Nov. 20. ...

‘Futurebirds’ come to Burlington

‘Futurebirds’ come to Burlington

November 15, 2015

Psychedelic country band Futurebirds will be bringing their Southern-infused sound up north to Higher...

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