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Trio shifts from subways to Higher Ground

Trio shifts from subways to Higher Ground

Allie Osorno

April 13, 2016

One band is bringing their sound from the subways of New York City to Burlington. Three-man band Moon Hooch is set to play Higher Ground April 22.   The band’s live shows call for a lively dance party featuring James Muschler on drums and Mike Wilbur and Wenzel McGowen on saxophone. Set t...

Bison prepares SpringFest setlist

Bison prepares SpringFest setlist

April 7, 2016

It’s not often one comes across a group of musicians whose music is as tasty as their band name, but Bison is one of those rare bands.The self-described nomadic disco punk rockers will be opening this year’s SpringFest April 30 for Madaila and The Head and the Heart.The band consists of junior K.C. Dressing...

Photography show exhibits community

Addie Beach

April 6, 2016

There’s more to find in the Davis Center than just dining and study space: it might also change the way students view the community. Throughout April, the Davis Center will be hosting a juried photo show to showcase photographers from UVM and the Burlington area.  The exhibit is being organized by the UVM student ...

Wind ensemble creates worldly experience

Wind ensemble creates worldly experience

Ben Elfland

April 6, 2016

Some of Burlington’s most adept musicians will be performing on campus at the end of the week. The Vermont Wind Ensemble will be performing at 7:30 p.m. April 10 in the UVM Music Building Recital Hall, where  they hope to once again impress the audience with their progression as a band. Th...

Artist interprets America

Artist interprets America

March 31, 2016

Art is often up for interpretation, evoking ideas unbounded in space or time. Erik Hougen, a young artist living and working in Brooklyn, describes his new exhibition as taking place in a “floating time period.” “It could have taken place a year ago or 20 years ago, and it could be the story that ta...

Folk group grows brotherhood

Folk group grows brotherhood

Bettina Cataldi

March 23, 2016

Red, mole, chili and green sauces mixed into a bed of chicken and rolled into a corn tortilla form what is commonly known as an enchilada. That’s the delicious metaphor  Auyon Mukharji used to describe the fraternal bond of his band, Darlingside. “We’re so intimately familiar with each other’s childhoods, families, high school experiences and...

SpringFest lineup announced

SpringFest lineup announced

Greta Bjornson

March 22, 2016

The University Program Board announced the folk band The Head and the Heart will be headlining this year’s SpringFest. The annual concert is scheduled for April 30 and is set to take place in the Jeffords parking lot with local band Madaila opening. The Head and the Heart was chosen for the eve...

Comedian returning to Burly for round two

Comedian returning to Burly for round two

Ben Elfland

March 16, 2016

One comedian is most easily recognized by his voice. Kyle Kinane has been the voice of Comedy Central for the last five years, doing on-air announcements in addition to frequent appearances on “Bob’s Burgers” and “Drunk History.” For Kinane, comedy has been a long battle. He began his...

Musician curates monumental sound

Musician curates monumental sound

Ben Elfland

March 3, 2016

Four musicians are taking on the task of capturing the sound of a 30-artist ensemble. Wrekmeister Harmonies is an experimental music collective with only one permanent member that features the work of many other artists. The group will be playing at Nectar’s March 7 as part of the venue’s Metal Mon...

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 Jalbert said he, bassist Charlie Dolan and pianist Alric “AC” Carter became friends in middle school, and have been playing music together ever since. “We’ve always had some sort of band ...

Boston horn duo returns to steal Nectar’s spotlight

Boston horn duo returns to steal Nectar’s spotlight

Ben Elfland

February 24, 2016

Despite the chilly weather, one band is sure to heat up the night this Friday. The Hornitz will be performing Feb. 26 at 10:30 p.m. at Nectar’s, a stage they said is one of the best in the country.   The duo, made up of Stoobaka Dashiki and Friendship, boasts, “the biggest, baddest party-funk experie...

Girl group gets in gear for Burlington

Greta Bjornson

February 17, 2016

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...

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