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Converge performing at Hopscotch 2016 at The Lincoln Theater in Raleigh North Carolina

Hopscotch Music Festival 2016 – Day 1

Hopscotch Music Festival 2016 Day 1 - Thursday, September 8th, 2016 Downtown Raleigh As another muggy North Carolinian summer begins to wind down, the town of Raleigh begins to amp up for the annual Hopscotch Music Festival. I got the call from my partners in crime, Lan and Yang, late in the afternoon. They were headed downtown to check out some day parties, one facet of the Hopscotch experience in which I seldom partake. Yes, they are free, fun, and [...]

Hopscotch Music Festival 2015 – Day 2

Hopscotch Music Festival – Day 2 September 11th, 2015 Downtown Raleigh — TV on the Radio City Plaza, Downtown Raleigh — Hopscotch is a younger man’s game. I couldn’t even be bothered to drag myself back downtown before 8pm so I missed all but Tycho’s last song, which was disappointing since they seemed like they were worth another listen. Instead, I pressed on to TV on the Radio, all the while hoping that I wouldn’t have to cower against the […]

Hopscotch Music Festival 2015 – Day 1

Hopscotch Music Festival – Day 1 September 10th, 2015 Downtown Raleigh — Godspeed You! Black Emperor City Plaza, Downtown Raleigh — Every time I think of Godspeed You! Black Emperor, I am reminded of that line by Seth Rogen in Pineapple Express: “It means that you are gonna go to college next year. You’ll get into Godspeed You! Black Emperor and the fucking Shins. And you’ll blow a bunch of dudes and become a lesbian.” Further perpetuating the eternal question […]