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Limelight Records, SUB host first ‘Rock The Lawn’ music festival

The sunlight faded across West Lawn on Elon University’s campus as the first Rock the Lawn concert began. Rock the Lawn was hosted by the student record label Limelight Records and SUB. “We’d heard of things that Limelight had done in the past and thought it was a cool idea because they support student performers … Continue reading

What are you waiting for? Neon Trees scheduled to perform at Elon

Students are already chomping at the bit to learn who the artists for this year’s popular Spring Show are going to be. Unfortunately, the announcement is still weeks away. The Student Union Board promises a reveal event like no other during the Feb. 5 men’s basketball game versus Appalachian State University. There is limited information … Continue reading

Phoenix Highway: an original Elon band

About a year ago, Elon University students Jacob Danieley and Frank Hurd started making music together. Then juniors, both were used to delighting the Elon community at Midnight Meals and Friday nights in Irazu. During the summer, Hurd and Danieley decided the time was right to expand into a bigger band. They played with a … Continue reading

SLAMM! shakes up McCrary audience

Carmine Appice’s SLAMM! did not, in fact, begin with a slam. Rather, a haunting reverberation filled McCrary Theatre the night of Sept. 16 and rattled the audience in their seats. Blue light sliced through hazy air. One at a time, Appice and his cohorts strode on stage and began a slow rhythm on what appeared … Continue reading

Drum group SLAMM! mixes theatre, rhythm

What is the sound an ironing board makes when played like a drum? The answer is not some cryptic riddle, but SLAMM!, a drum spectacle compared to everything from Stomp! to Blue Man Group. SLAMM! will perform at Elon University’s McCrary Theatre 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 16. Bandleader and rock drumming icon Carmine Appice … Continue reading

Rip_Chord among the top in national competition

Ask anyone around Elon University with a pair of working ears who Rip_Chord is, and they will probably look at you like you’ve sprouted a second head. Who is Rip_Chord? they will ask, looking you up and down. How can you not have heard of Rip_Chord? The all-male a cappella group is popular on campus, … Continue reading

Nagata Shachu pounds out a solid performance

With a shout and a thudding downbeat, Nagata Shachu Japanese Taiko and Music Group began its performance on Sept. 29. A traditional Japanese music form, Taiko refers to one or more people playing one or more large daiko drums. Nagata Shachu breathes new life into this ancient art and seeks to bring the enjoyment of … Continue reading

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