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Lorde hypnotizes Boston with new album

Lorde hypnotizes Boston with new album

Hunter McKenzie, Arts Columnist

April 11, 2018

Whenever I attend a concert, the aftermath is the only thing I remember clearly: running up cement staircases into cement garages, holding onto a new t-shirt and sweating. My mind always unable to catch up with itself, spinning from the lights, the sounds and the stage. These were the events that unfolded after I ...

Singer-songwriter chronicles journey to Burlington stage

Singer-songwriter chronicles journey to Burlington stage

Dahlia Maleh, Arts Columnist

March 1, 2018

ZZ Ward made her way back to Burlington this past Presidents Day at 9 p.m. Feb. 18 at Higher Ground. The long wait standing on the dance floor for her to arrive on stage was worth it. Fans showed up for the show; it was a packed house. The concert-goers ranged from teens to the middle-aged. All ...

Seasoned musician to perform in Lane Series

Seasoned musician to perform in Lane Series

Sarah Robinson, Staff Writer

January 24, 2018

Somewhere between a violin, cello and the human voice lies the sound of the electronic instrument, the theremin. Its relative, whose bright red neoprene keyboard is distinctive, is the Continuum Fingerboard. Composer and performer Rob Schwimmer is a maestro of both these instruments, and he’s comin...

FallFest artist picked by students

September 20, 2016

The lineup for this year’s FallFest has been locked in and the genre is hip-hop, junior Jack Hockman, a concert committee member for UVM Program Board, said. Students will be working around the clock from Oct. 13 until after the concert has ended Oct. 14, he said. “I’ll be on call ...

Fun in the sun

Fun in the sun

Bettina Cataldi

May 4, 2016

Saturday was a sunny day filled with an abundance of body tie-dye, truffle fries, friends being escorted to the drunk tank and the highly-anticipated main musical acts Bison, Madalia and The Head and the Heart.  UPB hosted its annual SpringFest March 31 in the Jeffords parking lot. This was the first y...

SpringFest receives a change in venue

Bryan O'Keefe

April 20, 2016

Construction has forced SpringFest to relocate to a more concrete area of campus.   This year’s artist of choice, The Head and the Heart, will perform in the Jeffords Hall parking lot April 30. In years past, the concert has been held on the green outside the recently demolished Chittenden/...

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...

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...

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...

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