Bergenfest spotlights eclectic acts in a historic space

By Billy Ray Malone Bergenfest started in 1993 and has come a long way. What began as an Americana music festival has grown into a diverse musical profile with a growing audience every year. The festival sold out of five-day passes this year, so only one-day tickets were available. Genres at the festival today include country, metal, soft-rock, hip-hop, EDM (Electric Dance Music) and … Continue reading Bergenfest spotlights eclectic acts in a historic space

Exploring the drinking culture at concerts in Norway and the U.S.

By Ethan Reddish When I came to Norway, I noticed how prevalent alcohol was in daily life, at least compared to my home in small-town south Georgia. In Norway, people seem to drink with every meal but my family never drank at lunch or dinner. My college, Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College, is a dry campus, but … Continue reading Exploring the drinking culture at concerts in Norway and the U.S.