Patrick Bogans

Patrick Bogans

Patrick is a former Community Editor and A&E editor for the Niner Times. He is pursuing a Communications major with minors in Film Studies and Journalism at UNC Charlotte. Contact him at pbogans@uncc.edu.

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Show review: Yellowcard, Memphis May Fire (10.29.14)

| October 30, 2014 | 0 Comments
Show review: Yellowcard, Memphis May Fire (10.29.14)

Though it may seem like Yellowcard and Memphis May Fire wouldn’t overlap in any context other than under the category of “rock music,” the bands shared a common idea with the crowd at their Wednesday night show at Amos’ Southend in Charlotte. Both Matty Mullins, lead for Memphis May Fire, and Ryan Key, lead for Yellowcard, […]

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Dance rockers New Politics give new meaning to ‘political party’

| October 17, 2014 | 0 Comments
Dance rockers New Politics give new meaning to ‘political party’

There are bands that know how to perform well on stage, and then there are bands that know how to perform the best on stage. New Politics falls into the latter category. Denmark’s own three-piece rock band hit the stage at the Fillmore Charlotte on Thursday evening to a crowd thoroughly aware of how energetic and lively […]

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The sparks that began Cairo Fire

| October 15, 2014 | 0 Comments
The sparks that began Cairo Fire

It all came together quickly for the guys of Cairo Fire, the four-piece Charlotte pop/rock band. About a year and a half ago, Will White moved down to Charlotte with a desire to gather up some musicians to perform with. So he posted a shot-in-the-dark invite on Craigslist to see what could happen. He received a […]

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Charlotte band Thanks to You aims to revive their genre

| September 26, 2014 | 0 Comments
Charlotte band Thanks to You aims to revive their genre

Ben Hilton’s road of rock ‘n’ roll has been a long one. Ever since high school, the Statesville-native and current UNC Charlotte student has been a member of many different bands and projects throughout his years. But Hilton always wanted to start up a band of his own that propelled his own creative vision. After a few attempts […]

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Live in the moment with Jeremiah Wilde

| September 22, 2014 | 0 Comments
Live in the moment with Jeremiah Wilde

It’s fitting that Jeremiah Wilde, a newly reinvented rock band in the Queen City, has their first single titled “Momentum.” Frontman Jeremy Vess and lead guitarist Jeremy Mullis had a force going with their previous project, VESS, recognized throughout the Charlotte music scene as a strong up-and-comer. But the band disbanded last February. “Stuff just […]

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The best 8 hidden features in iOS 8

| September 21, 2014 | 0 Comments
The best 8 hidden features in iOS 8

Do a quick Twitter search of #iOS8, and it doesn’t feel like many people are too pleased with the new update for Apple iPhones. Some are saying it’s not worth the trouble for an operating system that seems to be more of the same, others are complaining about how much space the new update takes up […]

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UNC Charlotte Faculty Biennial

| September 11, 2014 | 0 Comments
UNC Charlotte Faculty Biennial

Interested in viewing studio art from a different perspective? Visit the Art Faculty Biennial Exhibition currently showing in the Rowe Galleries. The exhibit, which features art from a variety of studio art faculty members at UNC Charlotte, has begun and will last until Sept. 24. Jamie Franki, associate chairperson of the Department of Art and Art History […]

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END of Summer Weenie Roast features Charlotte’s own hot alternative act

| September 2, 2014 | 0 Comments
END of Summer Weenie Roast features Charlotte’s own hot alternative act

Charlotte, it’s time to get your weenie roasted. Local rock station 106.5 the END is bringing back their staple end of summer concert tradition to the PNC Music Pavilion this weekend. On Sept. 6, a variety of rock bands, from the well-known (Weezer, Fitz and the Tantrums) to the will-be-known (Flagship, Sir Sly), will hit […]

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Photos: SGA Inauguration Ceremony 2014

| April 10, 2014 | 0 Comments
Photos: SGA Inauguration Ceremony 2014

On Thursday, April 10, at 5:15 p.m., the 2014-15 Student Body President, Vice President, Senators and Chief Justice were sworn in. Photos by Patrick Bogans.

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Capital Cities coming to Halton Arena

| March 9, 2014 | 0 Comments
Capital Cities coming to Halton Arena

Grab your dancing shoes – pop duo Capital Cities is coming to Halton Arena on Sunday, April 13. Thanks to the UNC Charlotte Campus Activities Board, the guys behind the chart-topping hit “Safe and Sound” are making a stop at UNC Charlotte for the Campus Consciousness Tour with special guest Scavenger Hunt. Tickets go on […]

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Singer-songwriter Graham Colton dives into a new sound for ‘Lonely Ones’

| February 22, 2014 | 0 Comments
Singer-songwriter Graham Colton dives into a new sound for ‘Lonely Ones’

Venturing to a new sound is a frightening step for a musician. But for Graham Colton, it was a necessity. The singer/songwriter has had success in his genre; nationwide tours with bands like Maroon 5 and artists like Mat Kearney, deals with major record labels, breakout hits like “Best Days,” the list goes on. But […]

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Campus residential construction increases as university plans for the future

| January 14, 2014 | 2 Comments
Campus residential construction increases as university plans for the future

University Master Plan shows the expectation for the on-campus housing boom Brick by brick, UNC Charlotte’s glistening red buildings create a distinctive landscape for the university. With the growth this urban university is experiencing, concern for more of the brick buildings is spreading, especially dormitories for the increasing student population. Although the university has opened […]

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‘Her': a brilliant portrayal of society’s love with new technology

| January 14, 2014 | 0 Comments
‘Her': a brilliant portrayal of society’s love with new technology

Spike Jonze is known to take slightly unbelievable movie concepts and humanize them in an interesting way. Jonze’s portrayal of the influence and integration of technology into society is rather unsettling, as well as completely believable. Our culture already romantizes technology innovations (from new social media platforms to updates to our computer’s operating systems) and according to Jonze, we’re […]

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Plagued by popularity: Why lesser known Netflix selections shouldn’t be buried in your queue

| December 4, 2013 | 0 Comments
Plagued by popularity: Why lesser known Netflix selections shouldn’t be buried in your queue

This winter break, it might be time to give those Netflix items at the bottom of your watch list a little love The idea of “binge-watching” has created a whole new type of procrastination for Generation Y’ers. Television marathons are one thing, but being able to choose what to marathon is a wonderful thing. And […]

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Recap: Weenie Roast 2013 brings lively big name rockers to Charlotte

| September 30, 2013 | 0 Comments
Recap: Weenie Roast 2013 brings lively big name rockers to Charlotte

Photos by Patrick Bogans On Sunday, Sept. 28, the newly reenacted annual Weenie Roast, put on by local rock station 106.5 the END, continued to solidify itself as the Charlotte summer concert sendoff. Prominent local bands like Matrimony and Beyond the Broken started up the roast and big name rockers like AWOLNATION, Sublime with Rome […]

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Is our reliance on technology getting out of hand?

| September 24, 2013 | 1 Comment
Is our reliance on technology getting out of hand?

It was a cold, sunny day in January 2013. I had finally scavenged up the money to purchase the new iPhone 5, released only a few months earlier. I succumbed to the peer pressure to upgrade to a shiny new smartphone with new capabilities and features. That one day in January was a cold and […]

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Despite some problems, 49ers football fans are getting there

| September 10, 2013 | 7 Comments
Despite some problems, 49ers football fans are getting there

Despite the 49ers dominating first win, many students did not request all the available student tickets for the Chowan game and some have left the stadium early during both games. Is this a cause for concern, or just growing pains? It is easy to have a negative mindset about UNC Charlotte, even as a student. A disappointment here, a slight mishap there: […]

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New Beat Fund brings their G-Punk to this year’s Warped Tour

| July 31, 2013 | 0 Comments
New Beat Fund brings their G-Punk to this year’s Warped Tour

Just by looking at the way they stylize their band name, NeW bEAt FUNd probably won’t be similar to anything you’ve heard recently. The word is spreading about this Los Angeles group as punk rock fans across the country are getting their first listen to NeW bEAt FUNd on this summer’s Vans Warped Tour. The 3-month tour recently […]

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Photos: Vans Warped Tour in Charlotte (7.29.2013)

| July 30, 2013 | 0 Comments
Photos: Vans Warped Tour in Charlotte (7.29.2013)

Photos by Patrick Bogans and Michelle Liringis Vans Warped Tour came to Charlotte once again this year at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre. Click the photos for more shots of some of the bands that performed on Monday. All photos by Patrick Bogans and Michelle Liringis.  

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This week in #cltmusic (7.21.2013): Mainstream acts takeover the QC

| July 23, 2013 | 1 Comment
This week in #cltmusic (7.21.2013): Mainstream acts takeover the QC

As it gets hotter in the Queen City, so are the musical acts coming here to perform. It’s getting to be the prime time when favorite artists make a stop in Charlotte, and this week’s performance schedule is a dream for lovers of Top 40 radio. Here’s what’s happening this week in Charlotte music: WEDNESDAY, […]

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