5 Local Bands You Need to be Listening to Right Now

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As you (should) already know, Hampton Roads has an overwhelming amount of talent amongst its seven cities — which ends up being both a good and a bad thing. Too often are awesome bands overlooked because of the vast number of local bands from the area.

This Local Music Scene I Love

Written by Scott Slay on .

When I was kid, I asked my dad for a ‘tiny guitar’ after watching Sam Bush play one at a festival in Southern Alabama when I was 6 years old. I found out a few weeks later, on Christmas day, that my ‘tiny guitar’ was indeed an ‘F-style’ mandolin.

Stopover with Colony House

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Hailing from Nashville, Tennessee, Colony House--named after the apartment complex in which the members all once lived--consists of brothers Caleb and Will Chapman, Scott Mills, and Parke Avery.

18 Rock Questions with: FALLOUT OF FEAR

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"Fallout of Fear has an epic live show," said Billy from Hostile Within. "Can't wait!"
The concert is tonight at the NorVa along with with Strange Flesh, Hostile Within, and TILTID, but first, 18 Rock Questions with Monster from Fallout of Fear.

Exit Interview: Vinylmint and Drinks Downtown's Byron Morgan

Written by Jesse Scaccia on .

Byron Morgan has been a mover and shaker in numerous significant creative circles since he landed in Norfolk just four fast years ago. He's made his mark in the realm of music with Vinylmint, a recording studio and "online marketplace that connects audio creators globally." He's been a regular in Zack Miller's start-up world. If you've gotten an after-work beer on a Friday downtown the last few years you've probably had a drink with Bryon, as he was the instigator of the Drinks Downtown series. He's a busy guy whose absence won't go unnoticed.
This is his exit interview.

VSO Wants to Know: Who are Hampton Roads' Most Outstanding Music Teachers?

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In celebration of the National Association for Music Education’s 30th Anniversary of Music in Our Schools Month, the Virginia Symphony Orchestra invites the public to nominate their favorite music teacher to be honored as one of Hampton Roads’ Outstanding Music Teachers.