iS Venue

IS and US: Magnus speaks, cryptically
Published on Sep 29th, 2009
0 comments There's a cryptic new post by local music man Jeyon Falsini on the web site for Magnus Music LLC, the name under which he ran his ambitious and hyperactive independent concert booking and promotion...
Is not: West Main music hall closes
Published on Sep 28th, 2009
18 comments The iS music venue lasted barely a year before shutting its doors Monday morning. PHOTO BY HAWES SPENCER For the little venue that could, the iS music lounge announced Monday that it iS no longer in...
The Black Diamond Heavies
Published on Sep 21st, 2009
0 comments Nashville's powerhouse Black Diamond Heavies sear together blues, punk, and garage rock with the sort of raw, primitive drive that can only come from a minimalist turn-on-a-dime lineup, and do so...
The Leeroys
Published on Sep 21st, 2009
0 comments Honky-tonk rock band featuring Young Divorcees lap steel player Charlie Bell, drummer Josh Lowry, and other local luminaries. Alt-country songwriter Sarah White and her harmonizing buddy Sian...
Needtobreathe
Published on Sep 14th, 2009
0 comments Christian rock. Serena Ryder and Green River Ordinance open.
The Grey Matter
Published on Sep 6th, 2009
0 comments Local rock, blues, and funk quintet. The Grey Matter - Pumpkin The Grey Matter - Laughing Bones The Grey Matter - Stagger Lee The Rhythm Administration and the Double Hi-Fives open.
Papadosio
Published on Sep 6th, 2009
0 comments Jamband/electronica rock. The SILO Effect opens.
Damn Right! and the Former Champions
Published on Sep 6th, 2009
0 comments Improvised instrumental electronica and a modern jazz.
A Cosmonaut's Ruin
Published on Sep 6th, 2009
0 comments Photo by Nick O'Grady Chunky local metal band A Cosmonaut's Ruin drops a chunky vinyl plate on you with this show, the release party for their new 7" record "The Inverse Of Man," an imposing and...
Raw Dawg
Published on Aug 17th, 2009
0 comments Local rock band. The Gaslight Street opens. Raw Dawg - Alibi Raw Dawg - Dig Raw Dawg - HOI
Dexter Romweber
Published on Aug 16th, 2009
0 comments Leading North Carolina retro-rocker Dexter Romweber plays proto-rock tunes that are displaced by at least fifty years, except for the points where sister Sara rockets them forward about halfway...
J-Willz
Published on Aug 16th, 2009
0 comments Hip hop. T3 and C-Ryan open.
Soldiers Of Jah Army
Published on Aug 16th, 2009
0 comments Modern reggae quintet. Jah Works opens.
Justin Jones and Sarah White
Published on Aug 16th, 2009
0 comments DC cowboy Justin Jones, local songwriter Sarah White, and White's duo project The (All New) Acorn Sisters all play various forms of alt-country and Americana. (Which is, it seems, not all that...
XPS
Published on Aug 16th, 2009
0 comments Andy Waldeck's all-star improvisational funk troupe boogies down. Social Viscosity opens.
Badfish (canceled)
Published on Aug 16th, 2009
1 comments Though it's hard to imagine why playing in a Sublime tribute band could ever be artistically unfulfilling (cough cough, sorry, something in my throat), that's what happened to the Badfish guys,...
The Soft Parade
Published on Aug 5th, 2009
0 comments Doors tribute band. Sweetbriar opens. Sweetbriar - Long Time Since Sweetbriar - Line 'Em Up Sweetbriar - Baby, Don't Say Goodnight
Immortal Technique
Published on Aug 3rd, 2009
0 comments The thinking man's hip hop crusader. With Diabolic, Poison Pen, and J. Arch.
John Brown's Body
Published on Aug 3rd, 2009
0 comments Progressive reggae from Boston with a futuristic edge and elements of dancehall, hip hop, and drum and bass. Passafire opens. John Brown's Body - Give Yourself Over John Brown's Body - The Gold [...
Yarn and Chick Tragic and the Roosters
Published on Aug 3rd, 2009
0 comments Up-and-coming folk and alt-country from Carleigh Nesbit's C-ville outfit Chick Tragic and the Roosters and Blake Christiana's Brooklyn-based Yarn. Yarn - Bad Bad Man Yarn - Don't Break My Heart...
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