The Vermont Cynic

Singer to warm up local venue

October 28, 2016

One artist will arrive in Burlington to warm souls with their music just in time for winter to set in. Singer-songwriter Joshua Radin is kicking off his tour, “Good Old War,” Nov. 1 at Higher Ground. Radin expressed his excitement for the tour. “I’ve played in Burlington three or four times in...

Indie pop group to return with new sounds

Healy Fallon

October 26, 2016

This November will see the return of a group with a reputation for unique, yet accessible music. Frankie Cosmos will perform at 8 p.m. Nov. 10 at ArtsRiot. After missing the band’s performance at ArtsRiot Nov. 2015, senior Melissa Moldovan is looking forward to seeing the band live she said. “[G...

Quartet to share love with Burlington

Quartet to share love with Burlington

October 18, 2016

Hailing from many musical backgrounds, one band aims to create a message of peace, love and unity through their music. The Nth Power, a jazz-funk-gospel-soul hybrid, is coming to ArtsRiot Oct. 20.  The band will be touring their latest album, “To Be Free: Live.’’ The band, formed in New Or...

Indie trio sets sights for new album tour

Addie Beach

October 15, 2016

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 Da...

Octet brings the party into Burly

Octet brings the party into Burly

Ben Elfland

October 5, 2016

Described as one of the greatest party acts in years, one genre-bending group will bring their energy to Burlington. Red Baraat, an octet lead by Sunny Jain, is performing Oct. 7 at Club Metronome. Jain began his musical career as child, studying jazz drumming in school.  It was not until later in l...

Cover band to recreate vibes in Burly

Bridget Dorsey

September 30, 2016

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...

Author returns to a painful past

Bridget Higdon

September 29, 2016

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 Amste...

Local teenagers go behind the scenes

Local teenagers go behind the scenes

Ben Elfland

September 27, 2016

  A new program is allowing students from Burlington’s local refugee community to collaborate with an iconic African refugee music group. Sierra Leone’s Refugee All Stars will be performing at Signal Kitchen in a concert Oct. 1 that is the product of a youth internship through King Street ...

Harry Potter fans find the magic once again

Harry Potter fans find the magic once again

Bridget Higdon

September 21, 2016

Merlin’s beard! For Harry Potter fans everywhere, July brought something unbelievable: an eighth installment in the beloved series. ‘‘Harry Potter and the Cursed Child’’ is not a novel, but rather the published script of the two-part play currently showing at the Palace Theatre in London...

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 artists right here on campus. “Sargent to Basquiat” opens Sept. 22 at the Fleming Museum. The exhibit features 60 works by renowned European and American artists from the early modern to contemporary ti...

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 the Burlington area. Mild High Club, the brainchild of musician Alexander Brettin, will play at The Monkey House in Winooski Sept. 29. Brettin is based out of Los Angeles, according to the Sto...

Concert to overtake Main Street

August 31, 2016

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 of...

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