southern college music circuit
flaffles at unc.edu
Sun Aug 14 09:23:55 EDT 2005
i, for one, would nix charlottesville, just because that is the spawning
ground of dave matthews band (whom i hate), but admittedly, i know very
little more about the scene. that bis aside, my pic for up and coming
college band in CH definitely goes to Cities. you can check them out here:
they've recently been signed toYepRoc while in the process of
self-recording adn releasing an EP (which, i believe will now become a
>Hi -- I'm a UNC grad (1999) and freelance travel writer contemplating a
>story on the Southern college music circuit. I'm just trying to get
>some perspectives on my idea.
>I'm thinking of focusing on Athens, Chapel Hill, and Charlottesville,
>which seem to be the biggies. Am I missing a place? Or is one of these
>not a good pick?
>Also, I just need to get a clue about the Chapel Hill music scene
>again. I guess Cats Cradle gets a lot more national acts than local,
>yes? Is Local 506 the best place for local?
>Also, any picks for up-and-coming bands? I'll listen to about anything,
>but I do have a sweet spot for alt country type stuff.
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