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Recommendations: WRUV’s top music of the week

Recommendations: WRUV’s top music of the week

WRUV April 13, 2018

Looking to update your Spotify playlist? Need some new tunes for your next dance party? WRUV has got you covered with their top artists of the week. Yo La Tengo Frankie Cosmos Bahamas Young...

Folk quartet Darlingside is pictured. The group will be playing Higher Ground March 31. PHOTO COURTESY OF ROBB STEY

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...

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...

Singer-songwriter Kurt Vile plays a set at Higher Ground Feb. 19.
 JEN RAMIREZ/The Vermont Cynic

Indie artist mesmerizes at local venue

Allie Osorno February 25, 2016

Feb. 19, Higher Ground sold out for Kurt Vile and The Violators. With the will call line out the door, a sold out coat check and a full parking lot, Higher Ground was flooded with people. The venue...

Burlington-based psychedelic progressive trip-hop band Binger practices Feb. 18.  JEN RAMIREZ/The Vermont Cynic

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....

Burlington-based psychedelic progressive trip-hop band Binger practices Feb. 18.  JEN RAMIREZ/The Vermont Cynic

Trio takes on new horizon

February 23, 2016

An experimental trio whose sound lacks conformity, Binger formed effortlessly over a discussion about Pink Floyd and Radiohead during a chemistry lab back in 2013.The group is a trio of alumni from the...

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...

Student band gets into the groove

Student band gets into the groove

Jensen Wainwright February 2, 2016

It’s groovy, it’s punk, it’s reggae, it’s metal, it’s MELON. MELON is a Burlington-based cover band that has been together since August 2015. Even though MELON songs contain...

Nectar’s Bar and Lounge on Main Street is pictured Oct. 11. Nectar’s was bought by Nector Rorris in 1975 and has hosted bands like Phish and Grace Potter.

Nectar’s celebrates four decades

Izzy Schechter December 10, 2015

For the first time in 10 years, a UVM band is reuniting to “bring the magic” to a local music venue’s anniversary bluegrass showcase. Burlington-based eclectic bluegrass band Smokin’...

 The band brings their distinct sound to Higher Ground on November 15th.

Band tours for their new album

Emily Daroga 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 carrying a very orchestral and cerebral...

Modest Mouse Hits Burlington

Autumn Benjamin October 28, 2015

Burlington finally got its much needed indie-rock fix when hundreds of fans gathered at the Memorial Auditorium for the sold out Modest Mouse concert Oct. 19. With a diverse fan base of old and...

Musicians share the stage

October 15, 2015

From the dark depths of an off-campus basement five friends got together to form a band. What they created was the “creature” known as Tar Iguana. The members met during their time at UVM and are still...

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