Tonight’s Concert Picks: Christian Scott at World Cafe Live, Lady Gaga at Wells Fargo Center, Prophets of Rage at TLA

Christian Scott | photo by John Vettese for WXPN

Christian Scott brings his innovative take on jazz at the intersection of popular music to World Cafe Live tonight. The New Orleans trumpeter recently released Diaspora, the second in a trilogy of albums all released in 2017. Check out XPN’s interview with Christian Scott about the new releases here, listen to the record below, and find tickets at the XPN Concert Calendar. Continue reading →


Just Announced: Prophets of Rage (RATM x Public Enemy x Cypress Hill) will play BB&T in August

Prophets of Rage | photo by Kevin Winter | via

After teasing their collaboration with a handful of gigs, the Prophets of Rage project – Chuck D from Public Enemy; B Real from Cypress Hill; Tim Commerford, Tom Morello and Brad Wilk from Rage Against the Machine – announced a huge summer tour, and one of the first dates happens locally. Continue reading →