The Southern Cafe and Music Hall

Vulfpeck's Cory Wong plays the Southern on August 15. Publicity image.

ARTS Pick: Cory Wong

Indie group Vulfpeck might be known for its sultry vocals, but backing that falsetto are the crazy, unpredictable riffs of Cory Wong. To better showcase his guitar skills, Wong is on a solo tour that combines his serious musical skills with his unique, off-the-wall  comedy. Many of the tracks are likely to be instrumental, but […]

Stavros Halkias let's loose at the Southern on Friday. Publicity image.

ARTS Pick: Stavros Halkias

Stavros Halkias is a busy guy. Not only has the comedian toured his stand-up routine alongside artists like Tig Notaro and Tom Papa, he co-hosts a raunchy podcast called Cum Town, and has a scandalous Instagram account, in which the plus-size star likes to pose in as little clothing as possible. Despite the controversy that […]

The Jason Burke Band teams up with Bobblehead for gig at the Southern on Saturday. Image: Jack Looney

ARTS Pick: Jason Burke Band and Bobblehead

With so many bands filling local venues, how does one stand out? If you’re Bobblehead, the answer is to be as unique as possible. Boasting influences that range from Devo to The Beatles to Kate Bush, the band is full of surprises, finding creative ways to entertain its audience—even if that means wearing an umbrella […]