Particle plays The Grey Eagle, Xpress gives away tickets

Fifteen years into its career, livetronica pioneers Particle started in L.A. but have played coast-to-coast tours and shows in eight countries. Changing family and work situations among the band’s members (led by keyboardist/songwriter Steve Molitz) led to a semi-hiatus from 2006-2014. But last year “Molitz felt the overwhelming desire to relaunch Particle as a full-time […]

DON’T FORGET! Win tickets to Merge 25 festival for Saturday, July 26

Merge Records celebrates its 25th anniversary in style: with a four-day music festival. The lineup for the July 23-26 event, held in Durham and Carrboro, includes bands from the label — Neutral Milk Hotel, Superchunk, Reigning Sound, Imperial Teen, Hospitality, Hiss Golden Messenger and many others. Read about the lineup here. Full-festival passes are already […]

Win tickets to see Seven Handle Circus at New Mountain TONIGHT (Thursday, June 5)

“Okay, so maybe we aren’t really a bluegrass band…” begins the bio of Atlanta-based Seven Handle Circus. Surprise, the sextet isn’t a circus, either. Instead, the group performs a “modern style of rock, played with energy, skill and folk instruments. Their bluegrass roots reveal themselves from time to time, but so does their classical training […]