With the Rosebuds, Ivan Howard Inspired a Generation of Triangle Musicians. So Where Did He Go?

This weekend, at least, he’ll be at the Cat’s Cradle Back Room in Carrboro as Howard Ivans.

Ivan Howard grins when he talks about crossing over Kanye West. Early in October 2014, Howard—the cofounder of longtime Raleigh pop favorites The Rosebuds and a native of city suburb Fuquay-Varina—was about to wrap up weeknight band practice for an annual Halloween-themed crew he’d assembled in Portland, Oregon.… …read more