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Mad Pride March in Burlington, Vermont celebrates psychiatric survivors and those with mental illness, promoting rights and communication within the community. Peace.Fest in Lincoln offers substance-free music festival with workshops and Vermont music lineup.
Linda Bassick and Greg Rothwell are touring Vermont libraries, performing songs from their children's album "Maple's Busy Morning" and showcasing their new book "Squirrel in a Tree."
Revolver electronic music series returns to Burlington after ending in 2017. Teen band The Radiance wins 2024 Beats for Good contest, performing at Do Good Fest. Jam 4 SlamT1D battle of the bands raises money for type 1 diabetes fight. Check out Vermont jams playlist on Spotify.
Wilco is releasing a new EP titled Hot Sun Cool Shroud coinciding with Solid Sound festival. Fans can get exclusive white vinyl copies at the fest.
Madaila, Burlington indie rock band, reemerges with new lineup and album. TURNmusic marks 10 years with mini music festival.Highlights from Little Gordo Creemee Stand in Burlington.
Xander Naylor is a busy musician, touring India, playing with Mwenso & the Shakes, scoring films, and launching a new studio. Zach Pollakoff hosts experimental music show. Pinery's South End Get Down & new Sundown Sessions concert series. Williston's Maple Tree Place offers tribute acts.
Burlington locals lament city's demise but find hope in vibrant jazz fest with Big Freedia. Oasis and Flynn throw successful party, proving city lives.
Cricket Blue celebrates 10 years with a performance of "Corn King" with a chamber orchestra. Maple Roots Festival lineup announced for July 27.
LaMP, a trio of talented musicians, is releasing a double live album titled Live at Nectar's from their jam-band shows. They prioritize live interplay and improvisation, staying in the moment to create chemistry and connect with the audience. The band's dedication to in-the-moment music and arranging jams sets them apart from others in the industry. The trio has a strong connection and highly anticipated upcoming shows at the Burlington Discover Jazz Festival.
ArtsRiot in Burlington quietly reopened under new ownership amid construction. Grace Potter launches foundation to support arts education in Vermont.
Brattleboro is set to host two captivating events featuring the renowned hip-hop artist Killah Priest and acclaimed visual artist John Newsom.
Annual Kingman Fest in St. Albans features music, food trucks, and local artisans. Family-friendly, free, and growing in popularity each year.
Burlington musician Tyler Mast released new single "I Could Get Used to Your Love." Vermont rapper Real Ricky drops diss track on entire VT rap scene. Belizbeha to reunite for final shows in September. DJ Neil Cleary hosts weekly vinyl session at Big Spruce. Live music highlights at South End Get Down with food vendors and music.
BLKBOK, a prodigy composer from Detroit with influences in classical, rap, and pop music, aims to inspire diversity and representation in classical music.
Summer in Vermont is full of exciting festivals, including POP Montréal. New Vermont music releases feature Robber Robber, Ryan Sweezey, Miles of Fire, and Yonders. The music industry honors late sax legend Joe Moore at Burlington Discover Jazz Festival.
Buck Meek discusses the relationship between truth and abstraction in love songs, drawing inspiration from his upbringing and experiences in music.
Gen Zers have likely never seen a phone booth, but Rutland's Nick Grandchamp installed one at Mountain Music record shop as a jukebox. WGDR celebrates 51 years with special programming and events. Ripton Community Coffee House music series will close after 29 years.
Indie-folk artist Freya Yost released debut album "Delicate Elements" with help from mother Kristina Stykos. Radio Bean temporarily closed due to fire.
All music section for Waking Windows fest with highlighted shows: Reorder Narcotic, Katie Von Schleicher, and They Hate Change. Enjoy the small town vibe!
Waking Windows music festival in Vermont faced challenges in recent years but continues with a smaller, focused event, highlighting local and touring acts.
Join the Vermont Jazz Center on May 18th, 2024, for an enchanting evening with Artemis, the acclaimed "Jazz Group of the Year." Don't miss this opportunity to witness jazz excellence in action.
Phish wraps up residency in Las Vegas, releases new single "Evolve" ahead of album. Folk music double bill in Grafton featuring Lomax and Specker families. High Breaks play Jay Peak Pump House Indoor Waterpark beach party. New Vermont jams on Spotify playlist.
Burlington Record Plant, known for printing custom vinyl records, is moving to Albany. Started by Justin Crowther, the business will join Equal Vision Records.
University of Vermont sex educator Jenna Emerson debuts a new Little Mermaid-themed parody song about sex lube, combining comedy and sex education.
Umphrey's McGee discusses the evolution of their sound as they transition from rock bands to professional musicians, focusing more on chemistry and improvisation.
Berklee-trained singer-songwriter Justin Levinson releases classical piano single "Go and Catch That Dream." Adam Tendler to perform in VT. Jesse Taylor Band's new hard-hitting single "Thinking of You" recorded by Urian Hackney. Listen on jessetaylor.bandcamp.com.
Jimmy Sheldon-Dean reflects on music's role in hard times through his new band Jimmy's Party of Nine, featuring Vermont musicians of his generation.
The Next Stage Arts and Twilight Music present roots and folk/rock quintet Session Americana with Eleanor Buckland, plus singer/songwriter Sam Robbins, at Next Stage on Saturday, April 20, at 7:30 pm. 
The Vermont Jazz Center celebrates the vital impact that the piano has played in jazz history by hosting its 8th annual Solo Jazz Piano Festival on April 19 and 20, 2024.
WTSA radio launches "Listen Local" program focusing on Vermont, Massachusetts, and New Hampshire artists. Burlington rapper Mavstar releases new single, album coming July 5. Vermont music scene thriving with local talent and support.
Proto-Irish people in 3340 BC freaked out during an eclipse, carving trippy petroglyphs. Vermont bands celebrate upcoming eclipse with Floyd covers.
Next Stage Bandwagon Summer Series Returns in 2024. Next Stage Arts announces the lineup for the fourth summer of its outdoor cultural performance series running from May through October throughout Windham County.
Next Stage Arts and Twilight Music present an evening of acoustic folk music from far and near by Louisiana-based Ordinary Elephant and Putney-based Early Risers at Next Stage on Friday, April 12 at 7:30 pm.
Bands can enter battles to support causes and win recording opportunities. Jam 4 SlamT1D supports diabetes fight, Do Good Fest offers prizes for high school bands.
Music journalism has changed as the industry evolves. Discovering new bands like TEKE::TEKE reminds us of the power of musical diversity and community.
Forest Station drops single "Yellow Aspens" on 3/22 ahead of debut LP release. River City Rebels return with EP & 25th anniversary show in 2024.
Singer-songwriter Phil Cohen discusses his new album, I Put the Day Away, reflecting on his career, move from NYC, and fears of judgment.
Get ready for summer music festivals in Vermont! Waking Windows, Kingman Fest, Maple Roots, and Grand Point North announced their lineups. Enjoy the music!
Bobby Hackney Jr. of Rough Francis and Drowningman joins J Mascis and Heavy Blanket for a one-night show on March 21. spontaneity leads to fun.
GRRRLS 2 the Front series aims to increase female, trans, and nonbinary representation in the music industry through workshops and live shows in VT.
Luke Awtry shares sampling's history and its influence on modern music. The High Breaks in Burlington offer sample-ready tunes for local hip-hop artists.
Vermont artists releasing fresh music, including singer-songwriter Phil Cohen's high-energy power pop, Kitbash's indie-pop mix, and Construction Joe's return.
Avi Salloway retreats to the mountains of Vermont for introspection and music creation after touring, forms a new trio, and plans for upcoming performances.
Holy Smokes Studio are two brothers making high-quality music videos for Vermont artists, and their work is catching attention beyond the state.
Reuben Jackson, beloved Vermont jazz DJ and poet, passed away last week. A new music series is coming to Rutland, and Audrey Pearl drops her latest single. Photographer Luke Awtry surveys the local nightlife.
In Vermont, the event "Black Experience" aims to address racist tendencies and educate on racial issues hosted by the Flynn.
Sons of Mystro, Robber Robber, Provisions Hip Hop, Marina Prikis, Phish festival, and Cotter Ellis in Burlington on February 6.
Jer Coons discusses how nostalgia plays a role in his 90s-inspired song "Legs" and his return to music in new single "90s" with a planned full-length album later in 2024. He discusses the influence of Caroline Rose on his musical evolution over the years.
Noah Kahan lost out on Best New Artist at the 66th annual Grammy Awards. Vermont's Erin Bentlage claimed victory for Best Arrangement, and Plattsburgh, N.Y. has new hip-hop happenings.
A music writer reluctantly shares his experience and change of heart about covering Vermont artist Noah Kahan and his significance to locals.

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