Live Music

Halloween night finds Erin Lunsford walking into spiderwebs for her impersonation of Gwen Stefani at the Southern’s annual Mock Stars Ball. Photo: Publicity photo

ARTS Pick: Mock Stars Ball

A frighteningly talented lineup of local groups recreate the songs and styles of five legendary bands at the Mock Stars Ball. This version of the annual Halloween tradition finds Erin & the Wildfire performing as No Doubt, The Secret Storm rocking out as Guns N’ Roses and Lord Nelson slaying the audience with tunes from […]

Czech duo DVA plays outside the lines of pop music expectations at the Twisted Branch Tea Bazaar tomorrow. Photo: Publicity photo

ARTS Pick: DVA

Bára Kratochvílová and Jan Kratochvíl make up DVA (meaning two in Czech), a worldly duo that’s carved out its own sophisticated version of neo-pop. Employing a unique performance style—at times singing in an imaginary language—the pair charms its audience with an aural collage self-described as “pop for non-existing radios.” Modern folk specter Diane Cluck and […]