Live Music

May the wind be at your back when Celtic rock band Gaelic Storm blows through the Jefferson on Sunday night. Photo: Publicity photo

ARTS Pick: Gaelic Storm

The name evokes a tempestuous clan of freckled redheads taking no prisoners as they blast through a set of fiddle-driven pub rock in the heart of a Celtic village, but, in reality, Gaelic Storm is a group of friends who met in Santa Monica, California, and made it big after appearing as the steerage band […]

All will be Xilent on Friday when the DJ brings his dubstep by way of Warsaw, Poland, to the Jefferson. Photo: Publicity photo

ARTS Pick: Xilent

  Xilent’s rise to prominence has been meteoric, to say the least. At just under two years since his debut release, Choose Me II, marked the arrival of a serious new talent, he’s become one of the most talked about names in dubstep. Maintaining a global DJ schedule alongside his production and remix work, Xilent is […]

Photo: Tom Daly

UPDATED: Lockn’ to open Friday morning

The Lockn’ organizers have officially announced that all Thursday performances at the music festival have been cancelled, due to a severe thunderstorm that caused damage to the festival’s parking and campground area Wednesday evening. It is now scheduled to open “first thing” Friday morning, according to organizers who are also offering places campers can stay […]