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Collective Soul at The Ritz
By:  Mark Winston - 10/8/2015
Opening day of a tour in support of ‘See What You Started by Continuing,’ the band’s 9th album release.

Rain Can't Stop The Music At Wide Open Bluegrass Festival
By:  Ike Riddick - 10/3/2015
Despite torrential rain and flash flood warnings, the Wide Open Bluegrass Festival persevered and thrived upon relocating inside to the Raleigh Convention Center. The Steep Canyon Rangers along with Alison Krauss & Union Station brought the house down as they performed on Friday night downtown Raleigh.

IBMA Awards Show 2015
By:  Cindy Faulkner - 10/2/2015
The 26th Annual International Bluegrass Music Awards Show held in Raleigh Memorial Auditorium was a night of celebration for bluegrass music.

Wide Open Bluegrass Festival Moving Indoors
By:  Press Release - 9/30/2015
The ticketed portion of this weekend's Wide Open Bluegrass festival will be moved from the Red Hat Amphitheater into the Raleigh Convention Center.

Dawes: Folk Music With Just The Right Edginess And Indie Feel
By:  Sheryl Bryant - 9/27/2015
Rain and wind doesn't dampen the spirit in the venue as Dawes delivers a solid set at the NC Museum of Art Amphitheater on Friday, September 25th in Raleigh, NC.

Raleigh's Love For Janet Jackson is Unbreakable
By:  Sue Hardee - 9/19/2015

Janet Jackson's Raleigh stop on the Unbreakable tour wins hearts and makes memories for all that attended.

Death Cab for Cutie w/ Twin Shadow at Red Hat Amphitheater in Raleigh
By:  Chris Dunbar - 9/18/2015
There was no better site, no better way, to begin the transition out of summer than with the atmospheric sound of Death Cab for Cutie.

Ten Time Grammy Winner George Benson’s Performance at the Carolina Theater
By:  Karl Thor - 9/18/2015
There are legends in the world of music… and then there are icons. Nat King Cole broke barriers and two decades later George Benson redefined the world of jazz by garnering the first platinum jazz album in 1976.

Whole Lotta Rockin’ at the 2015 Lockn’
By:  Sheryl Bryant - 9/17/2015
A one day delay due to severe storms the night prior to the opening day of the Lockn' Festival in Arrington, Virginia does nothing to spoil the next three days. An amazing effort by the production and recovery staff saves the Show!

Whole Lotta' Rockin at 2015 Lockn' - Part Two
By:  Sheryl Bryant - 9/17/2015
The musical collaborations and vibes just keep getting better as Lockn' Day Two unfolds.

Whole Lotta’ Rockin at 2015 Lockn’ - Part Three
By:  Sheryl Bryant - 9/17/2015
Super Sunday's sermon: Let the Music Keep Your Spirit High!

Lineup announced for MerleFest sponsored showcases at IBMA’s World of Bluegrass
By:  Press Release - 9/17/2015
Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen, Jim Lauderdale, Blue Mafia, Barefoot Movement and MIPSO are among the artists performing at the Bluegrass Ramble Sept. 29 - Oct. 1

The Avett Brothers Announce New Year's Eve Show At Greensboro Coliseum
By:  Press Release - 9/14/2015
The Avett Brothers announced that they will be returning to North Carolina's Greensboro Coliseum Complex for a not to be missed New Year's Eve Show.

Dead & Company Announce Additional U.S. Dates - Greensboro Coliseum November 14
By:  Press Release - 9/14/2015
On the heels of numerous sold-out shows, Dead & Company are announcing additional U.S. dates. Grateful Dead members Mickey Hart, Bill Kreutzmann and Bob Weir joined forces with singer/guitarist John Mayer to form the band Dead & Company and will play Greensboro Coliseum on Saturday, November 14.

Greg Allman And The Doobie Brothers Rock Koka Booth
By:  Ike Riddick - 9/3/2015
On a very hot and humid Tuesday evening at the Koka Booth Amphitheater in Cary, Greg Allman along with special guest The Doobie Brothers "sizzled" as they played their impressive catalog of rock classics.

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