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Masquerade Ball

| November 20, 2014 | 0 Comments
Masquerade Ball

  Masquerades are all about mystery. UNC Charlotte’s Campus Activities Board offered a night of mystery for students, full of dancing, food and fun. Photos by Makeedah Baker.  

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CAB hosts Niner Idol

| November 12, 2014 | 0 Comments
CAB hosts Niner Idol

Photos by J Tisdale.

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A chat with Comedian, Josh Blue before he comes to campus

| November 11, 2014 | 0 Comments
A chat with Comedian, Josh Blue before he comes to campus

  Q&A with comedian, Josh Blue before his Nov 14 show at After Hours: 1. What sparked your initial interest in comedy? I like making people laugh. It makes me feel good. I also wanted to meet girls and it seemed like the only way that would work. 2. What separates you from other comedians? […]

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Puppets come to life

| November 11, 2014 | 0 Comments
Puppets come to life

Remember when you were a kid and nothing was more exciting than a field trip? In elementary school we would have special visits from entertainers. I remember walking down the hall in a single file line to the library for a surprise puppet show. Ventriloquist, Lynn Trefzger made kids of college students Thursday, Nov. 6. […]

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Students with sounds: Cameron Floyd

| November 9, 2014 | 0 Comments
Students with sounds: Cameron Floyd

UNC Charlotte senior and artist, Cameron Floyd has been playing around Charlotte for some time now. He, along with band members Aaron Schwiebert and Dalton Robertson  perform at venues like The Evening Muse, Boardwalk Billie’s and The Neighborhood Theater. Live music is their thing. “We love playing music, it’s something we do to let off steam […]

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L.I.F.E on Campus

| November 3, 2014 | 0 Comments
L.I.F.E on Campus

BNR’s College L.I.F.E Tour comes to UNC Charlotte Created with Admarket’s flickrSLiDR. Photos by Makeedah Baker.

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BNR brings L.I.F.E to campus

| October 27, 2014 | 0 Comments
BNR brings L.I.F.E to campus

49ers are invited to support independent artists Saturday, Nov. 1 when BNR brings The College L.I.F.E (Life Is Forever Entertaining) Tour to campus. Director of promotions, Jermaine Spencer says students can expect artists from an assortment of genres. “We’ll have rap artist, R&B singers, pop singers, bands and a variety of Djs. Most of the […]

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CAB: Student Art Showcase

| October 27, 2014 | 0 Comments
CAB: Student Art Showcase

Created with Admarket’s flickrSLiDR. Photos by Mikki Stith.

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PHOTOS: Chance the Rapper kicks off Homecoming

| October 26, 2014 | 0 Comments
PHOTOS: Chance the Rapper kicks off Homecoming

Photos by Ben Robson. The Verge Campus tour brought Chance The Rapper and special guests Sweater beats and Young & Sick UNC Charlotte’s Halton Arena on Wednesday night for the Homecoming 2014 Concert sponsored by the Campus Activities Board (CAB).

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Expect a lot at Yellowcard’s Amos’ Southend performance

| October 23, 2014 | 0 Comments
Expect a lot at Yellowcard’s Amos’ Southend performance

It’s not often that a band from your youth can change its sound and you’re still a fan. Los Angeles based band Yellowcard has transitioned from their pop rock persona to a more alternative rock sound. Front man, Ryan Key says the transition didn’t stop at the music, Yellowcard tours changed too! “I think we […]

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UNC Charlotte Homecoming concert brought to you by EMUZE, LLC

| October 21, 2014 | 0 Comments
UNC Charlotte Homecoming concert brought to you by EMUZE, LLC

The third of its kind, The Verge Campus Tour, sponsored by EMUZE, LLC, connects college students with top emerging artists, leading brands and non profit initiatives, a campus to campus takeover. “We want to create an immersive experience and atmosphere for students on their campus that is unlike anything they would experience at their school […]

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HOMECOMING 2014 -Meet the Acts

| October 21, 2014 | 0 Comments
HOMECOMING 2014 -Meet the Acts

This years Verge Campus Tour highlights artists, Chance the Rapper and Young & Sick. Born Chancelor Bennett, hip-hop novice, Chance the Rapper –please say the “rapper” is a Chi town native with a delivery that’s hard to forget. His raspy slur and witty bars made his verse on Lil Wayne’s Dedication 5 track, “You Song” […]

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Microsoft brings a gem to the crown

| October 13, 2014 | 0 Comments
Microsoft brings a gem to the crown

  Calling all techies, Kelly Clarkson fans, local organizations, bargain shoppers and even the not-so-tech savvy! Microsoft doesn’t miss a beat with the Oct. 18 opening of their first full line retail store in Charlotte’s South Park Mall. “We’re here to really become a part of the Charlotte community and the fabric of the community,” […]

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Q&A with Paul Janeway of St. Paul & The Broken Bones

| October 10, 2014 | 0 Comments
Q&A with Paul Janeway of St. Paul & The Broken Bones

  From the raspy tones of Otis Redding to the sultry vocals of Marvin Gaye. From the prolific grooves of the Beatles to the peaks of every Rolling Stone. This band was made for me and you. St. Paul & The Broken Bones will weave you through a range of emotions when they perform Tuesday, Oct. 14 […]

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In Case You Missed it: When The Well Reds read UNC Charlotte

| October 3, 2014 | 1 Comment
In Case You Missed it: When The Well Reds read UNC Charlotte

The Well Reds, an Atlanta, Ga. based pop-rock quartet hit UNC Charlotte Sept. 30 at After Hours. Comprised of Jeremy Ezell, Torin Pegnats and brothers Sean and Rex Crawford, the band has shared bills with acts like Hot Chelle Rae, Parachute and Automatic Love Letter. Photos by Christina Harris. For more information on The Well Reds […]

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Rudimental leaves it to the vibes

| September 16, 2014 | 0 Comments
Rudimental leaves it to the vibes

Three weeks into their tour with Ed Sheeran, Amir Amor and Piers Agget of Rudimental say life on the road is mostly work. “It’s kind of like going to another planet for a while. We’re in a different place everyday pretty much,” says Rudimental guitarist and keyboardist Amor. Those who have experienced Rudimental live can […]

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Lil Wayne wins the crown

| September 2, 2014 | 0 Comments
Lil Wayne wins the crown

Whatever happened to friendly competition? A little fire under the bum to add that “umph” to your performance as a person. The Drake versus Wayne Tour is the perfect example of that friendly fire Hip-Hop can have. Their choice of video game themed backdrops adds to the spirit of competition. The two went head-to-head in a […]

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Q&A with Michael Grandinetti

| August 27, 2014 | 0 Comments
Q&A with Michael Grandinetti

Q: How did growing up in Pittsburgh encourage you to become a magician? Did your home life encourage variety? A: My family, and growing up in Pittsburgh, had a tremendous impact on me. I am very much the product of a very supportive family and community. From the time I found magic when I was 5 […]

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Do you believe in magic?

| August 26, 2014 | 0 Comments
Do you believe in magic?

“Magic played a big part in helping me to overcome shyness …” says Michael Grandinetti of The CW’s “Masters of Illusion.” The Pittsburgh, Pa. native admits to being a shy youngster and magic, along with the support of his community, played a huge role in building his confidence. “This opened the door to speaking, and […]

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Variety Entertainment Inc. brings Funk Fest to Charlotte

| August 13, 2014 | 0 Comments
Variety Entertainment Inc. brings Funk Fest to Charlotte

  Funk Fest 2014 marks the 20th anniversary of the festival that began in an outdoor venue in Mobile, Ala. The 2014 lineup includes: Outkast, LL Cool J, Salt-N-Pepa, Fantasia, The Roots and more. Grammy nominated hip-hop artist, B.O.B. is also expected to perform. Signed to rapper, T.I.’s Grand Hustle Records, B.O.B. has made his mark […]

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