Joe Bonamassa golden strums fills Blumenthal

Joe Bonamassa golden strums fills Blumenthal Photographer: Richard Thigpen With a career that spans 16 full albums and near three decades, the blues guitar virtuoso Joe Bonamassa ventured into Charlotte last night to entertain. To those unfamiliar with his career let’s do some catch-up: he has such a collection of gear, vintage guitars, and memorabilia […]

The Steep Canyon Rangers Pickin’ at the Knight’s Theater

The Steep Canyon Rangers Pickin’ at the Knight’s Theater // Western North Carolina is home to one of the best Bluegrass Bands around. The Grammy Award winning, Steep Canyon Rangers live in the beautiful mountain town of Brevard,NC. Woody Platt, Graham Sharp, and Charles Humphrey III formed the group in 2000 while they were students […]

Taking it to Church with Umphrey’s McGee

Umphrey’s McGee Kicks off 2017 Tour with Three Nights in Atlanta Words by Ben Gartenstein Photos and recordings by Nathan Leslie of NSL Media This past weekend, Umphrey’s McGee kicked off the new year with a three night run of shows at the Tabernacle in Atlanta, GA. Known for their unique blend of styles and […]

Breaking Benjamin sells out CDEC

Breaking Benjamin sells out CDEC Photos by Luke Jamroz Words by Sheila Walsh Pennsylvania rock outfit Breaking Benjamin (Hollywood Records) visited Greensboro’s Cone Denim Entertainment Center last night and brought along songs from their multi-hit repertoire. Fan favorites from all five albums were played for nearly 1,000 people from all over the Carolinas. Detroit quintet […]

SWET in G-boro for NYE: attendees crashed into 2017

SWET in G-boro for NYE: attendees crashed into 2017 Somewhere Else Tavern was a safe space for metal and hard rock fans for the final breaths of 2016. Once the clock struck midnight, though, there was no need to stop the party. Stars of the party were A Light Divided, Blackwater Drowning, The Reticent, Raimee, […]