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Brilliant Pianist Stephen Hough Joins the N.C. Symphony for Brahms’ Piano Concerto No. 2

AUTHOR’S NOTE: This review was prepared with assistance from Ian Von Wald.— DRL Grant Llewellyn and the North Carolina Symphony’s latest gift to the classical music lovers of the Triangle is billed as the perennial favorite, Piano Concerto No. 2 by Johannes Brahms (1833-97), but it’s much more than that. It’s an evening with a… Read More ›

Shun the Ravin

Shun the Ravin @ The Blind Tiger, Greensboro January 11, 2020 I had a chance to meet and see the 2019 Carolina Music Awards “Rock Band of the Year”, Shun the Raven, this weekend at the Blind Tiger. The guys of this progressive metal band; Jairus Combs (bassist), Chad Hough (drummer), Aaron Monk (vocalist/guitarist) and Cody Pike… Read More ›

Snoop Dogg

Snoop Dogg @ The Ritz December 19, 2019 The Ritz is packed as the show is sold out to a diverse crowd. Snoop Dogg crosses all gender, race and ages as only he can. Snoop is in the house!!! From this point the party moves to the next level and beyond. You can feel the… Read More ›

Delta Rae

Delta Rae @ Lincoln Theater December 13, 2019 Delta Rae is a national band from here in the Triangle. Formed as a quartet in Durham, NC, by three siblings: Brittany Hölljes (vocals), Ian Hölljes (vocals, guitar) and Eric Hölljes (vocals, piano, guitar), as well as Elizabeth Hopkins (vocals) and they debuted at Duke University in… Read More ›

Diamante – Blue Balls Holiday tour

Diamante – Blue Balls Holiday tour @ The Cat’s Cradle Back Room December 3, 2019 I saw Diamante perform as one of the opening acts for Breaking Benjamin this summer at Walnut Creek. I was, “Who the hell is that? They’re great!” Diamante (Diamante Azzura Bovelli) is a solo, hard rock artist who released her first… Read More ›