Sarah White

CAAMP (pictured) is just one of the bands playing this weekend's Hoopla festival out at Devils Backbone Basecamp. Publicity photo

ARTS Pick: Hoopla

Devilish details: While it has the best-loved components of most festivals—an extensive list of craft beer offerings and a groovy live music lineup (this one includes CAAMP, Ona, Larry Keel Explosion, Indecision, Gold Top County Ramblers, and Sarah White)—Hoopla goes beyond the party standards to bring all ages together for adventures between sets. A fun […]

Sarah While will perform her newest non-traditional holiday songs at The Southern Café and Music Hall December 22 at 8pm. Image: Rebecca D'Angelo.

ARTS Pick: Sarah White

Sarah White had a banner year with the release of a new album, High Flyer, in August that included a duet with Dave Matthews, caught the attention of Rolling Stone, and spurred a round of festival appearances. In planning her 15th annual Sarah White’s Country Christmas, the songstress says to expect the usual non-traditional holiday […]

Sarah White (pictured) and Rob Cheatham play The Southern on Friday, August 3.

ARTS Pick: Big country

Rob Cheatham is an ideal modern country artist—his twang echoes the sounds that currently dominate the genre, while his lyrics harken to the storytelling abilities of forebears like Willie Nelson or Merle Haggard and cover topics such as love, be it unrequited or shared, and hard drinking as a remedy for life’s ills. He shares […]