Hopscotch Music Festival 2016 – Day 2

Hopscotch Music Festival 2016 – Day 2

Hopscotch Music Festival 2016 Day 2 – Friday, September 9th, 2016 Downtown Raleigh I am really proud of myself for my Hopscotch 2016 – Day 1 recap. I paid attention, took insightful notes, and came away with a solid piece. Then I threw all that out the...
311 @ Red Hat

311 @ Red Hat

311 with Matisyahu Sunday, July 24th, 2016 – Red Hat Amphitheater It was a busy weekend for the staff of RDU Music with two shows in two days. The best part was that each show was planted firmly on the opposite end of the musical spectrum. From the depressive,...
311 is coming to Red Hat on July 24th

311 is coming to Red Hat on July 24th

If you attended parties in the Midwest during the late 90s, two things were certain: There was bound to be an abundance of weed smoke and you were assured to hear 311. (Followed immediately by Sublime.) That was simply how you got the party started. Some 20 years...
Refused: The Shape of Punk Remains

Refused: The Shape of Punk Remains

The year of 1998 provided a plethora of amazing albums from all genres of music.  “Aeroplane Over the Sea” from Neutral Milk Hotel, “Aquemini” from Outkast, “XO” from Elliot Smith, “Miseducation…” from Lauryn Hill,...
Faith No More at Raleigh Red Hat Amphitheater

Faith No More at Raleigh Red Hat Amphitheater

Faith No More / Refused Friday, July 31, 2015 Red Hat Amphitheater, Downtown Raleigh — Certain other media outlets (I’m looking at you Indy Week) were quick to write off Friday’s double reunion show as a cash grab, tarnishing the legacies of...