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February 15, 2015 - 5:38pm
University Union announced today the concert will take place on March 4th at 8pm in Syracuse University's Schine Underground.

University Union's Bandersnatch concert series is known for bringing big names like Cash Cash and Trippy Turtle to Syracuse University and this semester will be no different.

February 8, 2015 - 11:30pm
Grammys 2015: Sam Smith wins big, Kanye pulls a Kanye, and Beck beats Beyoncé; the night in review

They don't call it 'music's biggest night' for nothing. Here are some of the most memorable moments from the 57th Annual Grammy Awards:

It's Sam Smith's night. No, it's Sam Smith's year

Beating out artists like Iggy Azalea, Miley Cyrus, Katy Perry, and Ed Sheeran, the 22-year-old English singer took home 4 Grammys including Best New Artist, Best Pop Vocal Album, Song of the Year, and Album of the Year. Smith also hit the stage to give a bone-chilling performance of "Stay with Me" with none other than Mary J. Blige.

February 8, 2015 - 6:13pm
Review: R&B singer Teyana Taylor tops a bill of dance, music and comedy at 'SNL: the Showcase'

Although Saturday night was filled with a variety of different entertainers, the spotlight was on R&B singer Teyana Taylor. Known best for her appearance on MTV's "My Super Sweet 16", Taylor took the audience on a roller coaster ride of emotions from the minute she stepped onto the stage until the very last note she sang.

December 16, 2014 - 2:13pm
Goldring Arts Journalism grad student Kate Drozynski picks the best recordings, the best live shows and the best musicians from 2014.

Music is personal. With a bevy of end-of-the-year best-of lists streaming from every outlet, it’s easy to forget that what matters most is how you felt about what you heard in 2014. I’ve been fortunate enough to see and hear a lot of things this year. Sifting through the musical memories and compiling a list of favorite moments is what these wrap-ups are all about. Here are a few moments that made my 2014 worth listening to.

December 5, 2014 - 12:13am
Give your head a break from cramming for finals and treat your ears to these five home-stretch tunes instead.

We get it -- finals week is tough. If you're not frantically trying to cram names and dates into your noggin, you're likely pounding out a term paper in the midnight hour. I speak from experience here. Luckily, music is always here to help.

December 1, 2014 - 11:26am
The legendary piano man will stop by Syracuse March 20, officials announced this morning.

Last week, entertainment juggernaut AEG Live tipped off local media about an upcoming concert announcement, something they billed as "major."

It doesn't get much more major than Billy Joel.

November 24, 2014 - 11:56am
Review: The red-headed singer-songwriter brought her charming pop songs to the State Theatre of Ithaca on Saturday, Nov. 22.

Ingrid Michaelson brought warmth to the snow-covered audience on Saturday at the State Theatre of Ithaca with her wit and beautiful music.

November 9, 2014 - 10:11pm
The former Rilo Kiley singer led a spirited, impressive, career-spanning solo show at the State Theatre of Ithaca on Nov. 8.

Inside the State Theatre of Ithaca Saturday night, it might as well have been 1978. Jenny Lewis, the former lead singer of Rilo Kiley who’s now fortifying an impressive solo career, wears her sonic influences proudly.

November 4, 2014 - 4:38pm
The New Jersey dance-pop trio will bring their electronic melodies to the Schine Underground on Wednesday, Nov. 12.

Update (Nov. 4): Julian Nelums, an SU student, won a DJ competition to open for Cash Cash, according to University Union social media updates.

The masses have called for more electronic dance music, and University Union has responded in kind.

November 3, 2014 - 12:19am
Review: The Radiohead frontman steps back into the studio for an eight-song experimental album that isn't worth much past its delivery method.

Like plenty of music makers in 2014, Radiohead frontman Thom Yorke hates the corporate hold on the industry. But Yorke is actively working to change it, devising new ways to deliver music directly to listeners without any major-label meddling.