Tag: Music

Reading Day 2015

| April 29, 2015 | 0 Comments
Reading Day 2015

As the spring semester come to an end we thought it would fun to see what students are up to during reading day. As it is tradition, a reading day is set aside by the college to study for final exams. Congratulations to everyone that made it though the semester and good luck on exams […]

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Steven Wrembel plays The Evening Muse

| April 18, 2015 | 0 Comments
Steven Wrembel plays The Evening Muse

  “Hot” is how French born guitarist, Stephane Wremble describes his band. The New York City based musician says the bands energy is what sets them apart. “Once you hear this band you know it’s different from anything else. It’s hard to describe,” Wremble says. Wremble, being formally trained in impressionism and having spent six […]

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Rob Paravonian hits UNCC

| April 14, 2015 | 0 Comments
Rob Paravonian hits UNCC

Like many people, I am a big fan of comedy, and stand-ups are no exception. In fact, it is what I enjoy the most when laughing, so there was already some predetermined excitement about seeing comedian Rob Paravonian, a man who has opened up for comedy legend George Carlin in the past, perform on our […]

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Rob Paravonian brings musical comedy to UNC Charlotte

| April 7, 2015 | 0 Comments
Rob Paravonian brings musical comedy to UNC Charlotte

Everyone should know about Rob Paravonian. I had the good fortune to talk with the comedian for a little while earlier this week. I can tell you I rarely have I spoken with such a humble, hardworking and good-natured person, who also happens to be extremely funny. His unique brand of comedy has gone viral on the […]

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CAB Opens the Mic to Students

| March 19, 2015 | 0 Comments
CAB Opens the Mic to Students

Photos by Makeedah Baker. Tuesday, March 17 UNC Charlotte’s Campus Activities Board invited students to sing, dance, tell a joke or deliver a poem at After Hours in Cone University Center.

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Young Jules cruises through with ‘Coastin’

| February 24, 2015 | 0 Comments
Young Jules cruises through with ‘Coastin’

Baltimore born rapper, Young Jules is expected to debut his new mix tape this week. Since he began rapping, Jules has transitioned from Gospel Rap to mainstream music while managing to preserve his progressive image. The BNR Records artist released the album’s title track and music video, “Coastin” earlier this month. If the video speaks […]

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The tales of Tyler Nail

| February 10, 2015 | 1 Comment
The tales of Tyler Nail

    There has to be dedication to the process of song writing to successfully blend music genres and that is what indie-folk artist, Tyler Nail, achieved in his two new singles, “San Antonio” and “Valentina”. Both songs are part of his album, “Feathers”. Tyler Nail is from King, North Carolina, and developed his own […]

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Pradigy GT – “She’s Got It”

| November 26, 2014 | 0 Comments
Pradigy GT – “She’s Got It”

Pradigy GT offers up their rendition of the signature fantasy girl themed song with, “She’s Got It.” The track opens with a smooth bassline and subtle metronome, later accompanied by lead vocals that describe the around the way girl in full form. “Super sexy, she draws stares. Men want her in their lives.” The description […]

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Students with sounds: Cameron Floyd

| November 9, 2014 | 0 Comments
Students with sounds: Cameron Floyd

UNC Charlotte senior and artist, Cameron Floyd has been playing around Charlotte for some time now. He, along with band members Aaron Schwiebert and Dalton Robertson  perform at venues like The Evening Muse, Boardwalk Billie’s and The Neighborhood Theater. Live music is their thing. “We love playing music, it’s something we do to let off steam […]

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From Paper Trail to Paper Work

| November 4, 2014 | 0 Comments
From Paper Trail to Paper Work

Fresh off of the season finale of his reality TV series T.I. & Tiny: The Family Hustle, T.I. returns to music after a two-year hiatus with Paperwork, continuing his streak of currency themed album titles. The project was released Oct. 21, 2014 via Columbia Records (in collaboration with his own Grand Hustle Records), and is […]

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Motivation Monday: getting fit one beat at a time

| November 3, 2014 | 0 Comments
Motivation Monday: getting fit one beat at a time

Have you experienced that moment of horror when you arrive at the gym and realized you forgot to bring your MP3 player or headphones? Let’s face it: a workout without music is boring, bland and anything but motivating. This may explain why buildings where people gather to exercise and play sports are typically trembling with […]

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P!nk goes Folk with You+Me

| October 31, 2014 | 0 Comments
P!nk goes Folk with You+Me

Mega-pop star P!nk has turned over a new leaf within music by teaming up with Canadian musician Dallas Green and forming a duo, You+Me, and compiling a band of folk songs for their debut album, rose ave., released Oct. 14, 2014 via RCA Records. Baring a much more subtle and serene sound than her hits […]

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ALBUM REVIEW: Islander

| September 16, 2014 | 0 Comments
ALBUM REVIEW: Islander

Islander’s genre can best be described as a blend of alternative rock and heavy metal – not quite hardcore enough to make your parents nervous, but just enough to make people from your grandparents’ generation shake their fists at you and call you a ‘rebel youth’ when you’re blasting the music from your apartment into […]

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Levi Weaver hits The Evening Muse

| August 11, 2014 | 0 Comments
Levi Weaver hits The Evening Muse

I met this dude when I was 22 years old and what I loved most was he had so much soul. “Flava,” as defined on Urban Dictionary, is one’s style, swag, appearance or uniqueness. A five letter word often used to describe soulful musicians and less often describes a folk rock artist from Texas. Singer-songerwriter, Levi Weaver […]

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Downfall 2012 prepares for release of final installment in concept album trilogy

| July 24, 2014 | 0 Comments
Downfall 2012 prepares for release of final installment in concept album trilogy

Downfall 2012 might sound like an odd band name to some, but frontman Daniel Gil describes it from the perspective of a kid whose interests lay in comic books and science fiction; a kid who experienced the same anxiety and social concern that can resonate with many. “And that kid was me,” says Gil. The band’s trilogy […]

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2014 Vans Warped Tour Ticket Giveaway

| July 15, 2014 | 6 Comments
2014 Vans Warped Tour Ticket Giveaway

The 2014 Vans Warped Tour will visit Charlotte’s PNC Pavilion on Monday, July 28.  The annual music festival features dozens of artists and bands representing a variety of musical genres. This year’s lineup includes bands and artists such as Crizzly, All Time Low, Less Than Jake, Mayday Parade, We The Kings, 3OH!3, Tess Dunn and Yellowcard. For […]

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Win tickets for Bone Thugs-N-Harmony

| June 19, 2014 | 3 Comments
Win tickets for Bone Thugs-N-Harmony

West Coast swag with East Coast roots, hip-hop group, Bone Thugs-N-Harmony is easily one of America’s most memorable rap groups. Their tongue-tying lyrics and relatable hooks gave the 90s a taste of that “Cleveland Sound.” The Grammy Award winning group is set to rip the stage Sunday, July 20 at The Fillmore Charlotte. Doors open […]

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Quiet Company, The Tontons, Driver Friendly.. Oh My!

| June 15, 2014 | 0 Comments
Quiet Company, The Tontons, Driver Friendly.. Oh My!

With a trio of different sounds that combined together for a completely electric vibe, Quiet Company, The Tontons and Driver Friendly really rocked The Evening Muse on the rare Friday the 13th. Coming off of their previous run with Warped Tour ’13 last year and starting off their ’14 season on the road with Quiet […]

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If “They Don’t Know,” They Do Now

| June 13, 2014 | 0 Comments
If “They Don’t Know,” They Do Now

You may not know him by name, but I guarantee you know his work. Hip Hop artist, Rico Love made sure Charlotte knew both Tuesday night, June 10 at Amos’ Southend. With records like Usher “Hey Daddy,” Kelly Rowland “Go Lover,” and Trey Songz “Heart Attack,” its fair to say, Love is no rookie to […]

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Preview: An Evening with Quiet Company and The Tontons Alongside Driver Friendly

| June 9, 2014 | 0 Comments
Preview: An Evening with Quiet Company and The Tontons Alongside Driver Friendly

Fresh from their shows up north, Quiet Company will be making their premiere and starting the southern leg of their east coast tour at the Evening Muse on June 13. Since their initial forming in 2006, Quiet Company has put out three full-length albums, their third one “We Are All Where We Belong” winning them […]

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