Category Archives: Concert Review

Nostalgia with a fresh new sound: Jonas Brothers brought both to Raleigh show

By Hollyann Gardner Times-News correspondent    RALEIGH — The Jonas Brothers brought joy and excitement to fans Wednesday night at the PNC Arena. The Happiness Begins Tour is a milestone for the three brothers — it is their first tour since disbanding in 2013. The concert reflected both the nostalgia of the Jonas Brothers we [...]

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Kiss show ‘a night to remember’

By Bret Pierce Times-News correspondent     RALEIGH — From the moment Kiss came on stage at the PNC Arena on Saturday night, it was clear that this was no run-of-the-mill concert. With everything from classic pyrotechnics to the more modern technology-driven special effects, concertgoers were entranced by the performance. This is being called the End [...]

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Troye Sivan’s show personal & upbeat

By Paulina Lopez Times-News correspondent     CHARLOTTE — Australian singer-songwriter Troye Sivan made one of his first stops on the Bloom tour on Tuesday night at the Charlotte Metro Credit Union Amphitheatre. Bursting with energy from the excitement of having just started his tour only a week before, Sivan gave a spectacular performance. His electro-pop/dance-pop [...]

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Panic! At The Disco rocks Raleigh show

Reviewed by Katie Farrell Times-News correspondent     RALEIGH – Panic! At The Disco performed to a sold-out crowd on Saturday night at the PNC Arena. The band was preluded by opening acts Hayley Kiyoko and A R I Z O N A, who each sang a nine-song set before Panic! took the stage. Panic!’s lead [...]

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Logic rocks PNC Music Pavilion

 By Presley Mauney Times-News correspondent CHARLOTTE — Rapper Logic, aka Sir Robert Bryson Hall II, rocked the stage at the PNC Music Pavilion on Tuesday night. Fans from all over North Carolina, which call themselves the “RattPack,” stood and chanted his name as he walked out on stage. The concert began with three openers: Big [...]

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Post Malone concert is a unique experience

Reviewed by Catherine Wiggins Times-News correspondent    RALEIGH — More than 20,000 people gathered at the Coastal Credit Union Music Park at Walnut Creek to see Austin Post, or as he is more commonly known Post Malone, in concert on Friday night. 21 Savage and Post Malone have been touring the country in celebration of [...]

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Endless energy: Imagine Dragons entertains crowd at Spectrum Center

By Catherine Wiggins Times-News correspondent CHARLOTTE — Imagine Dragons brought its Evolve tour to the Spectrum Center on Wednesday night. K.Flay and Grouplove opened the show. Imagine Dragons began its portion of the concert with “Whatever It Takes,” a song off the new album, “Evolve.”

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Review: Logic concert worth going to

By Lily Pope Rapper Logic came to inspire and entertain fans Thursday night at Red Hat Amphitheater in Raleigh, and that he did. Performing alongside Big Lenbo, DJ Rhetorik, his piano teacher, and other people, he certainly provided plenty of surprises and sent the crowd home with full hearts and minds. He talked about race, [...]

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The Weeknd’s ‘Starboy’ tour is mesmerizing

By Jakob S. Miller Times-News correspondent    One might assume that a huge starship hovering over and covering most of a stage, parts shifting and color changing all the while, would distract from whoever is performing. Usually they would probably be right. However it was evident that people attending The Weeknd’s stop at the Spectrum [...]

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Melodious marathon: Tony Bennett’s concert a heavenly night for music lovers

By Logan A. White Times-News correspondent    DURHAM — Sunday evening ended on a high note — and what a heavenly night it had been. Legendary vocalist Tony Bennett serenaded an awe-struck audience at the Durham Performing Arts Center (DPAC). The concert was a family affair. His daughter, Antonia Bennett, opened with a short but [...]

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