The Grift rocks Middlebury with next-gen talent

Get ready for a night of musical excellence with Vermont’s premiere party band, The Grift, alongside talented young stars at Town Hall Theater on May 4.

Bierman, Panda vie for America’s best song on TV

Josh Panda was selected to sing a song originally written by Clint Bierman for NBC’s “American Song Contest.”

Video: Doc Lyle Sol’s Medicine Show Something special happened in Middlebury last weekend. Folks in Buttolph Acres and at EastView were drawn out of their homes and into the streets by an old-fashioned traveling show. Created by Town Hall Theater’ … (read more)

Quarantine prompts local musician to branch out

When Clint Bierman writes a new song, he tests it out on his sons, Ty and Sam. “They’re the first people I go to,” the guitarist and vocalist for The Grift said in a recent phone interview.  Fourth-grader Ty and second-grader Sam attend the Bridge School … (read more)

The Grift: Rockin’ for 20 years

MIDDLEBURY — Everyone gets it when two Middlebury College kids graduate, move to Boulder, Colo., and decide to start a rock band — they’re just enjoying their 20s and will get “real” jobs in a couple of years. But, for Clint Bierman (’97) and Jeff Vallone … (read more)