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Juicebox wins Battle of the Bands

Juicebox wins Battle of the Bands

Cyrus Oswald, Staff Writer

March 26, 2019

Student bands performed original songs and smeared themselves in fake blood while posters of legends like Jimi Hendrix and Bob Marley hung on the walls. UVM Program Board hosted its annual Battle of the Bands Finale from 5 to 7 p.m. March 23 at Nectar’s. Stumble Street, Boys Cruise, Juicebox a...

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...

Nectar’s celebrates four decades

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’ Grass will reunite to play their first show in 10 years to honor Nectar’s 40th anniversary Dec....

Nectar’s 40th anniversary 

October 14, 2015

When walking down Main Street, the Nectar’s retro sign is sure to stand out amongst the red and blue awnings of the venue’s neighbors. Nectar’s, founded in 1975, is celebrating its 40th birthday this year. “We wanted to make our 40th anniversary not just a celebration of Nectar’s, but of the B...

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