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Tame Impala: Summer Tour and SoundBite’s Top Five Tracks

Psychedelic group, Tame Impala from Perth, Australia was created by frontman Kevin Parker in 2007. Kevin Parker produces, writes, and arranges most of the group’s songs himself. He posted a few tracks onto MySpace and was noticed by several record labels. Soon, he added touring musicians to the group to help with live shows. They went on to release their debut self titled EP which earned a number one spot on the Australian Independent Record Labels’ chart.

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Public: Your New Favorite Band

Public is a three piece band based out of Cincinnati, Ohio. The band consists of lead singer- John Vaughan, bassist- Matt Alvarado, and drummer- Ben Lapps. They met in high school, and went on to release their first EP titled Red in June of 2012. Afterwards they opened for acts like Neon Trees, Walk the Moon, Jesse McCartney, and Twenty One Pilots. After the release of their latest EP, Sweet Lemonade, they went on the Sweet Lemonade tour, which consisted of dates all across the US. In 2018, they released the song “One That I Want” along with a music video.

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The Avett Brothers – Inviting Fans to be a Part of the Family

The origin of the Avett Brothers resonates much closer with punk-rock and metal, seemingly an attempt to break free of their musical roots back home. Amidst tireless efforts to pursue a career in those heavy-handed genres, Scott and Seth realized their calling lied with inspiration from family, friends, and the sounds of home. Stripping back the loudness and distortion of guitars heard in the earlier years, the group ultimately migrated to an emphasis on vocal harmonies and carefully crafted guitar riffs seen vividly in Thursday night’s performance.

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Hozier celebrates his birthday and St. Patrick's Day during his Wasteland, Baby! tour

Ireland based singer-songwriter Hozier recently released his second studio album, Wasteland, Baby!. Following this album release, he announced a tour which is set to travel through the United States and Europe. During the first week of this tour, Hozier visited Charlotte, North Carolina. This show was not only special because it was St. Patrick’s Day, it was also the singer’s 29th birthday.

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A Night of Dancing With Walk the Moon

On one of the final nights of their winter tour, Walk The Moon performed at the Fillmore in Charlotte, North Carolina. Walk The Moon has performed at the venue before but this time the venue was sold out. In 2006, lead singer, Nicholas Petricca, created Walk The Moon, deriving their name from the Police’s song “Walking on the Moon.” In 2011, the band added Eli Maiman, completing their current roster. They went on to write chart topping singles such as “Shut Up and Dance,” “Kamikaze,” and “One Foot.” They also contributed to the new Ghostbusters movie with a rendition of the beloved title track.

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A Dirty Heads Concert Feels Like Vacation

Summer can’t really start until you spend a night at a Dirty Heads show! Thankfully, a rainy day in Raleigh, NC turned into a sunny afternoon and the fans showed up to dance all night long. With a killer lineup, The Dirty Heads were joined by Pacific Dub, The Movement and Iration at the Red Hat Amphitheater. Each band’s set radiated nothing but good vibes and created a night that the crowd never wanted to end.

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Viva Le Vox - An Unexpected Gem!

Viva Le Vox is a three piece band that originated in Lake Worth, Florida but currently hail from Greensboro, North Carolina. They are a mix of Tom Waits, off beat Southern swing ala Squirrel Nut Zippers, with a dash of Nick Cave thrown in for good measure.

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