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Artist spotlight: Marianas Trench

Publication date: November 19, 2015.

Marianas Trench is more than just the deepest part of the Pacific Ocean. In the music world, Marianas Trench refers to the Canadian pop-punk band, formed in 2001 in Vancouver. With lead singer Josh Ramsay as the band’s front, other members include Matt Webb on guitar, Mike Ayley on bass, and Ian Casselman on drums.

Ramsay had been singing since Continue reading Artist spotlight: Marianas Trench


Say “hello” to Adele’s new song

Publication date: November 5, 2015.

“Hello” was not only a greeting last week. On Oct. 23, British singer Adele released her latest single titled “Hello.” This is her first song release in three years, so it’s kind of a big deal for her fans.

The single is a part of her long-awaited third album entitled 25, a reflection of her age when the album was recorded.

So, where has Adele been Continue reading Say “hello” to Adele’s new song

Andrew McMahon brings wilderness to Reading

Publication date: October 1, 2015.

Center-City Reading was anything but quiet on Wednesday, Sept. 23. Berks County residents of all ages gathered together on the 500 block of Penn Street to see Andrew McMahon in the Wilderness perform a free show as part of the “Downtown Alive” concert series. Striking Matches performed the first concert on Aug. 5, and Gin Blossoms will perform the third on Oct. 23.

“Downtown Alive” features Continue reading Andrew McMahon brings wilderness to Reading

Kevin MaC

Publication date: March 26, 2015.

If you visited Jake’s Place at 8 p.m. on Tuesday, you were in for a treat. Nashville country singer Kevin MaC put on quite the show for Albrightians, with his catchy original tunes and comedic attitude.

Born and raised under the influence of country music, MaC decided early on to stick to his roots when he became a performer. However, he adds his own twist to the classic acoustic country style.

In addition to writing his own Continue reading Kevin MaC

Rhett Price entertains Albright

Publication date: December 4, 2014.

If you didn’t eat dinner in the dining hall on Nov. 19, you missed out big-time. Not because the food was great or some random act of “yum” occurred, but because the music was perfect.

No, I’m not talking about the Continue reading Rhett Price entertains Albright

Grammy winner visits Albright

My first article ever published in the Albrightian. Front page article.

Publication date: September 19, 2014.

Albright College students had a chance to see where hard work can land them when 2013 Grammy Award winner Rudy Currence was welcomed at Jake’s Place on September 11 to perform in the first coffeehouse special of the semester.

Currence played the piano and serenaded the crowd with his own collection of moving music with songs such as “Have I Told You” and “I Won’t Complain.” In addition to his Continue reading Grammy winner visits Albright