Monday, November 24, 2014

Idina Menzel announces 2015 tour, coming to Raleigh

Actress and singer Idina Menzel, best known these days as the voice of Elsa in Frozen, has just announced a big 2015 tour that will take her across North America from July through early October.

Menzel will play the Red Hat Amphitheater in Raleigh on Wednesday, July 22. Tickets will go on sale at 10 a.m. on Friday, December 5, via the Duke Energy Center box office and Ticketmaster for $38 to $99.50. There are various pre-sales that will begin as early as 10 a.m. on Monday, December 1.

In addition to the success of Frozen including the signature song "Let It Go," sung by Menzel, winning the Oscar for best original song, Menzel has stayed very busy starring in a new Broadway musical If/Then this year and releasing a holiday album titled Holiday Wishes.

Ex Hex announces winter tour, coming to Raleigh

D.C. rockers Ex Hex have only been a band since last year but in a short amount of time they've worked and toured practically non-stop. They released their debut album Rips earlier this year (check out the album review HERE) and are heading back out on the road on a southern tour in January.

The band will return to the Triangle to play Kings in Raleigh on Saturday, January 3. Birds of Avalon  and See Gulls will open. Tickets are on sale now via Etix for $10.

The band recently performed on Late Night with Seth Meyers. Check out their performances of "Don't Wanna Lose" and "Hot and Cold" from the show below.

Friday, November 21, 2014

Video: Sylvan Esso plays "Coffee" & "Hey Mami" on Conan

Hiss Golden Messenger weren't the only Triangle rising stars that hit the late night circuit recently. Last week Sylvan Esso made their second U.S. television appearance performing on Conan.

The duo performed the song "Coffee" for the broadcast and then taped a performance of "Hey Mami" exclusively for the web. Check out both performances below.

Sylvan Esso doesn't haven't any Triangle shows currently on their schedule but they will play Charlotte and Charlottesville in the new year. Check out the tour schedule below.

Hundred Waters announces 2015 tour, coming to Chapel Hill

Florida indie rockers Hundred Waters will hit the road again in early 2015 in support of their latest album The Moon Rang Like a Bell (check out our review HERE) and the dates will bring them back to the Triangle.

The band will play Local 506 in Chapel Hill on Saturday, March 7. Tickets will go on sale at noon today, November 21, via Ticketfly for $10.

Check out Hundred Waters full performance for KEXP in Seattle in July below. The set includes the songs "Murmurs," "Cavity," "Out Alee," and "Down From the Rafters," all from the album The Moon Rang Like a Bell.

Bush announces winter 2015 tour, coming to Raleigh

British 90s alt rockers Bush released a new album last month titled Man on the Run and they have just announced an early 2015 headlining tour that will bring them to the Triangle.

The band will play The Ritz in Raleigh on Wednesday, March 4. Theory of Deadman and Stars in Stereo will open. Tickets will go on sale at 10 a.m. today, November 21, via Ticketmaster for $32.50.

Check out the title track from the Bush's new album Man on the Run below.