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A Different Beat: MACRoCk 2011 in Photos

Thursday, April 7, 2011

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If success can be measured by the length of the lines waiting to get into packed downtown venues then MACRoCk, Harrisonburg’s homegrown celebration of indie music, was once again a hit. The two day event, which draws bands and spectators from around the East Coast, is also a showcase of local talent and the downtown venues where they […]

MACRoCk XIV: A Preview

Sunday, March 27, 2011

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It’s the last week of March and that means that the MACRoCk committee is putting the finishing touches on what will be the 14th iteration of Harrisonburg’s own spring independent music festival. For those unfamiliar with this event, MACRoCk is a festival that originally took place on JMU’s campus, but two years ago moved to […]

What Downtown Could (Should) Be

Saturday, April 3, 2010


Convertible Mercedes and shiny Porsches mingled with bumper stickered Volvos and beat-up bicycles. The crowded streets were a mix of khakis and polos, skinny jeans and metal t-shirts.

MACRoCk 2010 Preview: The Highlights

Thursday, April 1, 2010


One day to MACRoCk XIII and here are some of the highlights of this year's event.

MACRoCk 2010: Laying the Foundation for the Future

Tuesday, March 23, 2010


The weekend of April 2-3 marks the return of MACRoCk, Harrisonburg's own indie music festival, to downtown. As MACRoCk celebrates its 13th year (its third downtown) the event's steering committee looks to position the festival for future success.

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