R&B Singer Monica along with Dru Hill, and special guest Jagged Edge helped famed radio stations 93.1 WKZAK FM and Z107.9 FM kickoff the perfect summertime party with their annual Stone Soul Festival. Fans of all ages were in attendance, they filled the Nautica Pavilion to almost capacity and a lot of fans were still coming in well after the show had started, myself included. … Continue reading Monica Heats Up The Summer Night In Cleveland
by Glenn Woodell There was a small but very dedicated crowd at the Vanguard for the Sponge show. Graduation weekend combined with rainy weather held back all but the die hard fans of this Detroit-based alternative, sometimes punky rock band. Virginia Beach-based favorites, Everafter, opened the show up with a powerful mix from this small but versatile trio, starting with an instrumental selection from Pink … Continue reading Sponge with Everafter at the Vanguard in Hampton, Virginia June 14, 2019
Marcus Len: Who was your music guru? Shawn Perry: if you’re asking which artists influenced me the most I would probably have to say, Freddie Mercury, Sammy Hagar, and Prince… If you’re asking who personally mentored me I would have to say that would be my main guitar teacher growing up Ron Renick, he still teaching and was actually my big inspiration for becoming a … Continue reading Shawn Perry Chats About New Single, Influences, Writing, and More!
Country music icon, Tracy Lawrence returns with his 16th studio album titled ‘Made In America’. The alum is due out August 16th and the debut single off the upcoming album is the self titled album ‘Made in America ‘. Paying respect to those that make this country as great as it is and a sense of pride this one goes out to the hardworking American. … Continue reading Tracy Lawrence with 16th Studio Album ‘Made In America’ out Aug 16th!
NF just dropped his new music video for ‘The Search’! The dark and gloomy atmosphere sets the mood for NF to bust out and break new grounds. NF has been on fire since his debut and fans cannot get enough. He has multiple big hits and on every tour he sells out every…EVERY tour date. Will there be a tour? YES! Yes there will be … Continue reading NF Drops New Single ‘The Search’ with Headlining Tour!
Heavy rock band SMALL TOWN TITANS have paired front-man Phill Freeman with BLACKTOP MOJO’s Matt James on an extraordinary cover of the TEMPLE OF THE DOG classic hit, “Hunger Strike.” “The stars aligned with this one. The fact that we were all able to pay tribute to our musical heroes, and record it live off the floor in one of the best studios in the … Continue reading SMALL TOWN TITANS Team Up with Matt James (BLACKTOP MOJO) for Stunning Cover of TEMPLE OF THE DOG Classic Hit Single, “Hunger Strike”
Initially built as an armory for the Virginia National Guard in 1936, the Vanguard is now a brewery/distillery in downtown Hampton that hosts live music five days a week. Four bands took the stage this evening as Tantric, Saving Abel, Saliva, and Trapt joined forces for a big crowd. Tantric Saving Abel Saliva Trapt Continue reading Trapt with Tantric, Saving Abel and Saliva at the Vanguard in Hampton, Virginia May 23, 2019
The 19th Annual Lunatic Luau in Virginia Beach, Virginia, brought out a powerful lineup of bands on what was a perfect day for an outdoor music event. Although twelve bands played on two stages throughout the afternoon, only eleven are covered here. The lineup was as follows: ENTRY PLAZA HELLZAPOPPIN CIRCUS SIDESHOW 2:00 NANCY’S NOOK SIDE STAGE JUST STANDING 2:15 – 2:35 (20 MIN) SEVEN TEN … Continue reading Lunatic Luau May17, 2019 Virginia Beach, Virginia
Like so many of the opening acts that come to the NorVa, Des Rocs could just as easily have been a headliner. Not to take anything away from The Struts who headlined this night, but those who came only for the main act missed out on a great performance. Think of a more energetic and bluesy version of Elvis, armed with a Stratocaster. More distortion … Continue reading The Struts May 16, 2019 at The NorVa in Norfolk, Virginia
American singer songwriter Marty Brown has ended his hiatus from country music to return since his top 10 placing on America’s Got Talent In 2013. Since then Marty Brown has regained fame as he has been busy in Nashville putting together a new album. Marty Brown found fame in The 90’s as a MCA Records artist but also well known for timeless hits performed by Tracy … Continue reading Marty Brown’s ‘American Highway’ Hit Shelves YESTERDAY!