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Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real // Live @ Boathouse Live // 6.09.18

Article and Photos by: Wendy Podmenik Darugar NEWPORT NEWS, VA: Surrounded by music his entire lifetime and mentored by legends, Lukas Nelson has paid with time, work, and sweat to earn his own way up the musical ranks and not rely on any advantages that having Willie Nelson as a father

Lunatic Luau Festival // Live @ Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater// 5.5.18

Article and photos by Glenn Woodell   Virginia Beach, VA -- Perfect weather, a strong band lineup, and an enthusiastic crowd all came together to make the 2018 Lunatic Luau a great success. This show has been running (almost) annually since 1997 and has been sponsored by FM99, one of the local

Fortunate Youth // Live @ The NorVa // 4.6.18

Article by: Wendy Podmenik Darugar Photos by: Glenn Woodell and Wendy Podmenik Darugar   NORFOLK,VA- Music has long been the great communicator. Throughout the ages, music has been used to evoke emotions ranging from love and longing, grief, anger, frustration, inspiration, love and joy- and Fortunate Youth was on hand in Norfolk to

Papadosio // Live @ The NorVa // 3.23.18

Article by: Wendy Podmenik Darugar Photos by: Glenn Woodell and Wendy Podmenik Darugar   NORFOLK, VA- Asheville, North Carolina's own “space rock” band Papadosio arrived in Virginia to promote latest release Pattern Integrities with an interesting merge of science, philosophy, and music. Their Spring Tour 2018 was supported by the funky jams of

The Hunts // Live @ The NorVa // 3.10.18

Article by: Wendy Podmenik Darugar Photos by: Glenn Woodell and Wendy Podmenik Darugar NORFOLK, VA: Chesapeake Virginia's own The Hunts drew a huge crowd of local followers to The NorVa for the release of their second album Darlin' Oh Darlin'. Part of a regional movement that highlights original indie folk featuring themes

Doyle // Live @ Shaka’s // 2.28.18

Article by: Wendy Podmenik Darugar Photos by: Glenn Woodell and Wendy Podmenik Darugar   NORFOLK, VA: Doyle and crew raged onstage at Shaka's Live in Virginia Beach last week, accompanied by four local bands- Glenrose, Rose Milk, Dirty Toys, and Mammoth Black- all with an intensity appropriate to set the scene for an

Lights & Chase Atlantic // Live @ The NorVA // 2.23.18

Article by: Wendy Podmenik Darugar Photos by: Glenn Woodell and Wendy Podmenik Darugar   NORFOLK, VA: Multi-talented and fiery in both tresses and spirit, Canadian Lights brought her gifts to The NorVa from up north and was joined in support with her friends from down under, Australians Chase Atlantic in a strong ticket. Chase

Phillip Phillips // Live @ The NorVa // 2.11.18

Article by: Wendy Podmenik Darugar Photos by: Glenn Woodell and Wendy Podmenik Darugar   Norfolk, VA -- The incredibly popular American Idol TV series generated a line up of talented artists over the past decade, a scant few of whom have carved out successful, enduring careers, such as Carrie Underwood and Kelly Clarkson. Write

Dark Star Orchestra // Live @ The NorVa // 12.1.17

Article by: Wendy Podmenik Darugar Photos by: Glenn Woodell and Wendy Podmenik Darugar   NORFOLK, VA- Dark Star Orchestra gives us a chance to reach back into the footprints of history- more than just a simple tribute band, DSO crafts shows that honor the Grateful Dead by recreating setlists of the past and

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