The Vermont Cynic

Jazz-rock returns to Burlington

Jon Zinter

March 31, 2015

Filed under Arts, Previews

Students are excited for the return of a funky smooth pianist to Vermont. Marco Benevento, a jazz -rock artist, will be playing Signal Kitchen, April 4. Sophomore Josh Ross said he looks forward to the show. “The ivories [or piano] were made for Marco,” Ross said. “He guides the notes through stories of mythic nosta...

Local artist masks Burlington

March 24, 2015

Filed under Artist Spotlight, Previews

An up and coming community of designers in downtown Burlington is ushering in a wave of innovation.Generator is “a combination of artist studios, classroom, and business incubator focused on making things,” according to their website.The artists and inventors of Generator are working with technology and mixing creativity...

Boombox is coming back to Burlington

March 20, 2015

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Dynamic musical duo BoomBox will return to Higher Grounds March 21 to deliver some rock-disco house-vintage psychedelic melodies to all you funky resident of Burlington.Calling Muscle Shoals, Alabama their home, BoomBox’s members, Russ Randolph and Zion Godchaux, come well-equipped to deliver a captivating musical fusion th...

Disco Biscuits serve fresh jams

Disco Biscuits serve fresh jams

March 18, 2015

The Springfest artists have been announced and the Disco Biscuits and AlunaGeorge will grace the sta...

Lines of heaven and hell crossed

Allie Osorno

March 18, 2015

Filed under Arts, Previews

In 2011 one band entered into the music scene with a sense of electric mystery to their music. Four years later, the group Purity Ring has resurfaced with an enhanced pop-y sound to their new album, “Another Eternity.” There has been much anticipation for the release of Purity Ring’s new album. Due to this, it has big...

Dance duo to warm up Burlington

Dance duo to warm up Burlington

March 10, 2015

A popular indie pop power duo are kicking off their tour with a two-night event at Arts Riot on March...

Duo drops double night of dance in Burly

Duo drops double night of dance in Burly

February 24, 2015

Two college friends have taken over the electronic music scene with slow, psychedelic beats and crowd-roc...

Musician creates a solo sound for fans

Allie Osorno

February 24, 2015

Filed under Arts, Previews

Some musicians can do it all, from cozy living room shows to big festival performances. Chadwick Stokes, member of Dispatch and State Radio, is coming to Higher Ground Feb. 26 to debut his solo album, “The Horse Comanche.” The idea for “The Horse Comanche” was formed during Stokes’ Living Room Tour, where he playe...

Border breaks group

Border breaks group

February 17, 2015

One band is bringing an eclectic sound to the indie pop genre.And The Kids, a three-piece band from w...

Small arts center wins big

Small arts center wins big

February 10, 2015

Curator DJ Hellerman poses for a photograph. Hellerman is the director of exhibitions at burlington ci...

Murder By Death unveils new love

Murder By Death unveils new love

February 10, 2015

Trying to fit an artist into one genre is like using primary colors to describe a sunset.When I first heard o...

First Night festival returns to town

First Night festival returns to town

December 9, 2014

Those remaining in Burlington over winter break shouldn’t worry about making New Year’s Eve plans.Fir...

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