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Spend five days "Dreamweavin'" At Floydfest this Summer - July 27-31
By:  Sheryl Bryant - 6/24/2016
FLoydFest Annual gala on the mountain returns for its sixteenth appearance. Check out both the eclectic village of Floyd, VA and its namesake festival FLOYDFEST in July.

Zoocru Debuts New Album Lucid
By:  Claire Benton - 6/20/2016
Dynamic quintet Zoocru released their newest album Lucid this month, fusing jazz, hip-hop, R&B, and Gospel.

IDLEWILD SOUTH Annouces Summer Show Dates
By:  Don Eason - 6/14/2016
IDLEWILD SOUTH recreates the musical experience of The Allman Brothers Band that emerged from the late '60's through the mid '70's, with their entire catalog of songs from their first five albums; The Allman Brothers Band, Idlewild South, Live At Fillmore East, Eat A Peach, and Brothers And Sisters.

4EverAll: 2HeartsBeatlike1 As The Band Spreads It's Spirit Of The Music
By:  Sheryl Bryant - 6/9/2016
Carteret County local favorites 4EverAll entertain friends, neighbors and visitors to the Crystal Coast at the beautiful Carolina Home and Gardens courtyard patio.

The North Carolina Museum of Art announces Gillian Welch as an addition to its summer outdoor performing arts lineup
By:  Danielle Rode - 6/7/2016
Gillian Welch will perform in the Museum Park on Saturday, August 20, at 8 pm. Tickets are on sale now to NCMA members and will go on sale to the public on Friday, June 10, at 10 am.

The Doobie Brothers/Journey Serenade The Rain-Soaked Patrons At Coastal Credit Union Music Park
By:  Sheryl Bryant - 6/6/2016
The Bay Area Musicians brought a San Francisco celebration to Raleigh and the fans heartily soaked it up, along with the ever present rain.

Guitar Icon and Supertramp Legend Carl Verheyen & Band To Tour North American Summer 2016
By:  Danielle Rode - 6/1/2016
Guitarist Carl Verheyen, best known as guitarist for classic rock legends Supertramp, will be performing with his band at The Pour House Music Hall in Raleigh on June 22, 2016

2016 North Carolina Heritage Awards
By:  Cindy Faulkner - 5/31/2016
The NC Heritage Awards were given to eight recipients on May 25th, by the North Carolina Arts Council.

Acoustic Highway - Swanfest Concert Series - May 29 - Swansboro, NC
By:  Sheryl Bryant - 5/29/2016
Acoustic Highway members all trace their roots to Raleigh but have a strong following on the coast. They played Swansboro's Swanfest series on this the third Sunday this coastal town's four month series.

Joshua Gunn - The last DownBeat at The Vault
By:  Claire Benton - 5/26/2016
Joshua Gunn aka J. Gunn is a North Carolina-based rapper known for his battle rap prowess. As a member of the collective Thethyrday, he was featured on the group’s The Perfection Xperiment 2.

Wide Open Bluegrass Festival Main Stage Performers Announced
By:  Danielle Rode - 5/25/2016
The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Del McCoury Band, Soggy Bottom Boys, Earls of Leicester, Marty Stuart, Steep Canyon Rangers, John Cowan, Greensky Bluegrass Among the Performers

Snarky Puppy - Live at NCMA
By:  Brandon Schneider - 5/3/2016
If you ever want to see a band that will blow you away with their musical talent while simultaneously impressing each other with their live improvisational skills, check out the New York-based instrumental jazz-fusion group, Snarky Puppy.

The Joy Formidable: Beautifully Chaotic
By:  Brandon Schneider - 4/27/2016
Described by Rolling Stone as “wickedly bracing and Himalaya-huge”, The Joy Formidable created so much noise inside the Cat's Cradle that the speakers rattled the walls. But yet they were also able to quiet down the audience to the point where you could hear the heels of the lead singer’s shoes clanking on the wooden stage.

Jason Adamo Band releases And Friends EP
By:  Erica Suarez-Pinket - 4/25/2016
A thoughtful and romantic collection so solid that it can be easily compared with the likes of other North Carolinian sound collectives such as Ben Folds Five, Firehouse, Daughtry, and even James Taylor.

Groove Fetish And TWIDDLE Live At The Lincoln
By:  Sheryl Bryant - 3/30/2016
3-D SPACE TRUCKIN' with Groove Fetish and TWIDDLE. A New Vision Voyage into the Unknown.

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