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Sevendust & Tremonti // Live @ The NorVA // 2.9.19

Article and photos by: Wendy Podmenik Darugar   NORFOLK, VA: Sevendust and a slew of metal/ rock bands held another sold out show at the NorVA, which made for an intense evening of music that hit the spot for attendees suffering from the winter blahs. Originally slated to co-headline with Clutch in

Jimmie’s Chicken Shack // Live @ The Vanguard // 1.18.19

Article and photos by: Wendy Podmenik Darugar     HAMPTON, VA: Back in the days of yore when MTV actually played music videos, many notable bands that may have not had an opportunity for the spotlight of national exposure were given airtime. Jimmie's Chicken Shack arrived on the scene in 1996 with the

Puddle of Mudd // Live @ Boathouse Live // 1.10.19

Article and photos by: Wendy Podmenik Darugar   NORFOLK, VA: Hampton Roads' local favorites Seven Ten Oil made an emotional return to the stage after a hiatus of several months, and this return was their debut at Boathouse Live, opening for Puddle of Mudd. The audience was full of supporters welcoming vocalist/

Halestorm & In This Moment // Live @ Ted Constant Center // 11.16.18

Article and photos by: Wendy Podmenik Darugar NORFOLK, VA: Virginia proudly hosted the first day of tour for co-headliners Halestorm and In This Moment, with a show that had lines of fans winding around the exterior of Old Dominion University's Ted Constant Convocation Center on a Friday night. In This Moment is

Clutch // Live @ The NorVa // 10.31.18

Article and photos by: Wendy Podmenik Darugar NORFOLK, VA: Three bands with three different interpretations of rock n' roll, all on a Halloween's night. Originally scheduled for September, an illness in one of the bands on tour forced a change of dates for the Norfolk, Atlanta, and Raleigh shows. Norfolk drew the

Chris Robinson Brotherhood // Live @ The NorVa // 10.27.18

Article and photos by: Wendy Podmenik Darugar NORFOLK, VA: In a relaxed flowy jam session that extended through two sets at the NorVa, the Chris Robinson Brotherhood spun a dreamy web that enveloped the audience in a glow of love, peace, and good times. Promoting latest release Barefoot in the Head,

Sebastian Bach // Live @ Boathouse Live // 10.26.18

Article and photos by: Wendy Podmenik Darugar NEWPORT NEWS, VA: A nice mix of rock and metal hit Boathouse Live on a Saturday night, the highlight of which was the return of glam metal legend Sebastian Bach, of Skid Row fame, making a stop to Hampton Roads after many years. The show

Sofi Tukker // Live @ The NorVa // 10.21.18

Article and photos by: Wendy Podmenik Darugar New York club music arrived in Norfolk, and had the audience grooving on the dance floor all night. The evening opened with the enthusiastic jams of DJ LP Giobbi, who personally made sure the music kept flowing without pause the entire show, seamless and upbeat.

The Magpie Salute // Live @ The NorVa // 9.19.18

Article and photos by: Wendy Podmenik Darugar   Norfolk, VA -- Having lived in Georgia with its rich musical history attuned me to the plethora of talented bands that blossomed from the area. Ranging from hip hop/rap to alt rock and southern rock, I became a huge fan of The Black Crowes,

Seether & Tremonti // Live @ The NorVa // 9.17.18

Article and Photos by: Wendy Podmenik Darugar   Norfolk, VA -- The four band lineup of the evening opened a bit earlier than the posted start time with the emotive lyrics and energy of Veio, an alt metal/rock group hailing from Oregon. During their 20 minute set, they displayed a high excitement

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