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The Dublin-based roots band, I Draw Slow is playing the Duke Energy Center on February 26th.
By:  Press Release - 2/5/2016
White Wave Chapel, engineered and mastered by veteran Irish producer Brian Masterson (Planxty, The Chieftains, Van Morrison, Christy Moore, Norah Jones), has taken the band and their unique sound to an even wider audience.

Jonny Lang Brings His Faith, Heart and Soul To The Carolina Theatre
By:  Sheryl Bryant - 2/4/2016
Blues Kings Freddie, B.B and Albert souls must have stirred during Jonny Lang's exceptional performance.

Arlo Guthrie's 50th Anniversary Of Alice's Restaurant Tour - Carolina Theatre
By:  Sheryl Bryant - 1/29/2016
Arlo Guthrie captivates his audience with sentimental stories and meaningful songs. Guthrie brings the folklore and folk music history of the past 50 years to life.

Country Music Outlaw Jamey Johnson Serenades The Carolina Theatre
By:  Ike Riddick - 1/23/2016
On a rather frigid evening on 309 W. Morgan Street in Durham, Jamey Johnson ignited the Carolina Theatre with his deep soulful voice and heartfelt lyrics which reveal one man's journey through life in the South.

Arlo Guthrie's "Alice's Restaurant 50 Year Anniversary Tour" Comes to Carolina Theatre
By:  Sheryl Bryant - 1/12/2016
Woody Guthrie's eldest son brings his folk music artistry to the intimate Carolina Theatre in Durham on the 28th of January, 2016.

The Cary School Of Rock: The Benefit For The Wounded Warrior Project
By:  Sheryl Bryant - 12/7/2015
Cary School of Rock's Class of 2015 report cards are in and each student made the Dean's list. Hats off to the dedicated teachers for their hard work and devotion in developing each student's skill level.

Aretha Franklin appearing at DPAC on 1/28/2016
By:  Press Release - 11/24/2015
In 1987 the "Queen of Soul" was the first woman inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

A King And His Two Princes: The Carl Palmer ELP Legacy
By:  Sheryl Bryant - 11/22/2015
Legendary drummer Carl Palmer's dynamic delivery amazes the small crowd assembled at the Cary Theater in Cary, NC. on Saturday, November 21, 2015. Clearly, he belongs at the top of the ranks of drum and percussion royalty.

A Night with Janis Joplin
By:  Press Release - 11/9/2015
An Electrifying Musical Celebrating the Queen of Rock & Roll Featuring Tony Award-nominated actress Mary Bridget Davies.

Why Bluegrass Is Fascinating
By:  Cindy Faulkner - 11/9/2015
Balsam Range, 2015 IBMA Vocal Group of the Year, said the bluegrass community is like a big family reunion and has a heritage that needs to be passed down.

Prine Time At DPAC
By:  Ike Riddick - 11/8/2015
Friday night the Bull City welcomed one of the most prolific singer-songwriters in country/folk music history as John Prine graciously took the stage at the Durham Performing Arts Center. Prine's performance not only delivered from an entertainment perspective but also left those in attendance inspired and appreciative of a musician's journey through life.

Monday Morning After Seeing Yellowcard And New Found Glory At The Ritz:
By:  Elizabeth Rosemary Harrington - 10/20/2015
Shaving twelve years off of your life? Some people would pay a lot of money for that, or at least for it to look like that’s physically the case. But that’s the effect that Yellowcard and New Found Glory both achieved; In energy, but not necessarily agility. In the words of New Found Glory frontman Jordan Pundik, “Welcome to 2003.”

The American Roots Music and Arts Festival
By:  Sheryl Bryant - 10/19/2015
Day Two of the inaugural American Roots Music and Arts Festival found the temperatures falling but the spirits rising as the performances reached incredibly high peaks.

The American Roots Music and Arts Festival
Walnut Creek Amphitheatre

By:  Sheryl Bryant - 10/18/2015
The sun was shining on a brisk Saturday in Raleigh, where LiveNation brought us the first annual American Roots Music Festival in all its power and glory. Seven bands played Day One.

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.

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