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Sunday Preview: On Your Radar

May 3rd, 2015 by Emily Bloch

For Sunday’s acts: one met in a bar, one met in a classroom, and you already met the last one…on your radio. Some of today’s performances are still considered “unknown,” but that doesn’t mean they shouldn’t be on your radar. Here are three you should look out for: Somekindawonderful With a catchy alternative single peaking at No….

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Q&A with Stop Light Observations

May 3rd, 2015 by Cassie Morien

Warming up the Ford stage on the last day (sobs) of SunFest is South Carolina act Stop Light Observations, affectionately called SLO. The six-piece pack describes their style as “southern-retro-electro-rock,” which may sound like an earful, but I assure you it sounds good. The band is led by lead singer Will Blackburn; songwriter, pianist and…

Headliner Review: Hozier

May 3rd, 2015 by Cassie Morien

One of the biggest names to hit SunFest this year currently has the hit single the nation can’t stop singing. The Irish singer-songwriter and musician, Andrew Hozier-Byrne, led fans on a soothing adventure from the Ford Stage last night. Hozier’s rise to stardom has been swift. The popular heartthrob only released his first debut album…

An Evening with Zeale

May 2nd, 2015 by Emily Bloch

Trying to navigate through the middle barge last night as a short girl in a flower crown deemed itself difficult. But my path was made simpler thanks to a sweet, tall rapper in skinny jeans and Vans Sk8-Hi’s. “I’m good at this,” said Austin, Texas based Zeale. He kindly offered me his arm as we made…

Kaskade: Coast to Coast

May 2nd, 2015 by Cassie Morien

I’m incredibly spoiled to live the life I do, I know. Every penny I make, every hour of vacation time I earn all goes to concerts and music festivals. This lifestyle allows me to see many artists I love and respect on multiple occasions. One of these artists is the DJ and record producer Kaskade….