Category: Artist Interviews

Little Hurricane Interview

Little Hurricane, an American rock and blues band out of San Diego, California, was formed in 2010. Since then, they’ve released four albums, including 2017s “Same Sun Same Moon.” Renier Fee, Director of Marketing at Music & Arts, interviewed Anthony “Tone” Catalano, about his past, favorite gear, and the future of the band. I’m a […]

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Music & Arts’ Interview with Lucky Chops

Armed with the belief that positive music can change the world, Lucky Chops is on a mission to bring life back into the music industry. Throughout their career, they’ve headlined at several international festivals and continue to deliver consistent sold out shows in NYC. Renier Fee, Director of Marketing at Music & Arts, sat down with […]

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Artist Interview with a Great Big World

Artist Interview with A Great Big World

A Great Big World features the singing, playing, and performance talents of Ian Axel and Chad King. The duo formed while Axel and King were music business students at New York University. In 2012, the duo officially released a Kickstarter-funded self-titled EP. Things quickly took off in 2013 when their single “This Is the New Year” […]

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Interview with Lzzy Hale from Halestorm

Interview with Lzzy Hale from Halestorm

Lzzy Hale is the lead singer, rhythm guitarist and front-woman of the hard rock band Halestorm. She has been with the band since its inception in 1997. Lzzy has been performing, composing and singing since the age of five along with her younger brother Arejay who co-founded the rocker quartet. In 2013, Halestorm received a […]

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The Voice Finalist & Yamaha Artist Chris Mann Talks About Giving the Gift of Music

The Voice Finalist & Yamaha Artist Chris Mann Talks About Giving the Gift of Music

You might recognize Yamaha Artist Chris Mann from NBC’s The Voice or from his most recent principle role as The Phantom in Andrew Llyod Webber’s Phantom of the Opera. But the ‘Mann’ behind the music is much more than meets the ear. Chris Mann rose to fame as Christina Aguilera’s finalist on NBC’s The Voice. […]

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Music & Arts' Interview with Simply Three

Music & Arts’ Interview with Simply Three

In late 2016, Music & Arts invited the string group Simply Three to perform at several of our stores. Instead of interviewing only one member of the group, we thought we’d switch it up and interview each member individually. Whether you play the violin, the cello, the string bass, or just enjoy music, you’re sure to […]

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Interview with Colbie Caillat

Her voice and hit songs are loved by millions of fans worldwide allowing this GRAMMY-award-winning, singer-songwriter to powerfully bring people together through music. We caught up with Colbie Caillat to ask her how she got her start in music and to get her thoughts on how music unites us. We also learned she has a […]

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Interview with Jason Morely-Nikfar: Founder of the Triangle Pride Band

Interview with Jason Morley-Nikfar: Founder of the Triangle Pride Band

What do you if you’ve always found a sense of community in band but the new town you moved to doesn’t have one?  You could wait for someone to discover your musical talents or you could start your own band. That’s exactly what Jason Morley-Nikfar did when he founded the Triangle Pride Band.  Music & […]

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Interview with Blame the Youth: 2016 Winner of Music & Arts' Battle of the Bands

Interview with Blame the Youth: Winner of the 2nd Annual Battle of the Bands

For this interview, Renier Fee chatted with fellow colleague, Amber Daniel, member of Blame the Youth- the winner of the second annual Battle of the Bands. In addition to spending her time with Blame the Youth, Amber is also the senior sales associate at Music & Arts in Concord, North Carolina. Sponsored by Music & Arts […]

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An Interview with Steven Greenall, Creator of the pBone

An Interview with Steven Greenall, Creator of the pBone

Renier Fee, Director of Marketing for Music & Arts, met Steven Greenall at the Conn-Selmer Institute in Mishawaka, Indiana, earlier this year. Their conversation took so many interesting turns that he thought it a worthwhile interview for The Vault. 1. Welcome to The Vault Mr. Greenall! For those that don’t know you, can you recap your […]

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