Warner Music Nashville

Pulling up to the Royal Oak Music Theatre, there was no question Hunter Hayes was in town. A long line of fans in flannel and cowboy boots wrapped around the block, anxiously waiting to see the country music star hit the stage again for the first time in years.


For many of us too young to be millennials and too old to be Gen Z, Vampire Weekend was the soundtrack of our adolescence.

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In the three years following the release of Blank Face, ScHoolboy Q was quiet. However, he had a lot going for him.

RCA Records

“I feel like I’m currently writing songs and music and albums from hell.”


After releasing her ruthless, heavy-hitting 2018 album Nasty, Rico Nasty seemed ready to burst from the underground and dominate the mainstream.

Glassnote Entertainment Group

Here, at least, this writer can immortalize the songs and memory of Jade Bird as she requests –– in unworthy words that can only beg redemption by their bone-deep sincerity.

Nelsonville Music Festival

Their music, which can sometimes feel heavy, thick and buried, was instead crystal clear and feather-light. In an age where streaming reigns supreme, Darlingside is at their best when performing live.

RCA Records

While the album provides all the elements we enjoyed in Tell Me I’m Pretty, Cage The Elephant let fans down by straying from experimentation and falling for monotony.

Broken Social Scene

For such a short project — 17 minutes in total — there are high highs and low lows on Vol. 2.

A$AP Ferg performs as part of SpringFest in Hill Auditorium Tuesday.

When the lights were turned on at the end, a quick glance around left me questioning the heavy use of the n-word throughout the concert by the audience during the refrain of “Plain Jane” given the obvious demographic tilt.