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Celebrating the Life of Eddie Watkins

EddieFest: A Benefit and Memorial Concert to raise funds for suicide awareness and prevention.

By Sheryl Bryant - 5/1/2017

EddieFest 2017: Join the Benefit and Memorial Concert at King's in Raleigh on May 28, 2016.

L.O. Temple's To Be a Simple Man packs heat and heart

By Sheryl Bryant - 4/18/2017

Lanny Temple of Bunnlevel, NC in Harnett County released To Be A Simple Man in 2015. It is an impressive volume of blues and Southern rock that deserves exposure. You really need to check it out for yourselves.

NC Ska & Reggae Launches skaNCk*wid*me Radio

By Danielle Rode - 3/2/2017

Listen to skaNCk*wid*me radio! Sixty-one classic and current North Carolina artists. Nearly four hundred Tarheel chunes. From Roots Reggae to Ska Punk and everything in between. NC skanks and ranks on skaNCk*wid*me radio!

KDTU feat. Jimmy Herring

By Erika Rasmussen - 11/22/2016

Karl Denson's Tiny Universe and Widespread Panic's White Wizard are coming to expand your horizons 12/2/16 at Charlotte's Neighborhood Theatre.

Chris Robinson Brotherhood Invades Raleigh For Two Nights At The Lincoln

By Ike Riddick - 10/12/2016

Riding the cosmic wave of their new release, Anyway You Love, We Know How You Feel, CRB brings their psychedelic groove jam to Raleigh for two shows at the Lincoln Theatre - Oct. 22 and 23.

The Benefit for Dylan: Ivy Stone, Mechabull and Motrendus come together to raise funds for injured Garner resident.

By Sheryl Bryant - 10/11/2016

Local Raleigh bands unite in a show of compassion, the Benefit for Dylan Young will be held at the Korner Pocket in Raleigh on 10/22/2016 at 9:00 PM.

An Interview With Terry Bozzio

By Paul Voran - 9/16/2016

Bozzio answers questions on his humble beginnings, the state of music, and his monstrous drum kit with him on tour.

A Quick Interview With Jared Kolesar of Jared & The Mill

By Paul Voran - 8/23/2016

In today's saturated music market it is becoming increasingly difficult to carve out a distinct sound. Jared & The Mill does exactly that by bringing a fresh, hip approach to western rock. They'll be playing at MotorCo in Durham on August 25th.

Terry Bozzio to perform on world's largest tuned drum & percussion set at The Pour House Music Hall in Raleigh on Sept 19, 2016

By Danielle Rode - 7/11/2016

Drum legend Terry Bozzio, known for his work with Frank Zappa, Jeff Beck, UK and his critically acclaimed solo ventures, celebrates his latest release “Terry Bozzio Composer Series” with “An Evening With Terry Bozzio”

A Conversation With NC's Own, Marc Pruett, Banjo Player for Balsam Range & Recent NC Heritage Award Winner

By Cindy Faulkner - 7/5/2016

After Marc Pruett received a NC Heritage Award recently, I had the pleasure of candidly chatting with him about bluegrass, playing the banjo, and some of his experiences and impressions along life's way...

Into the Bass: An Interview with Stuart Hamm, International Recording and Performing Musician

By Paul Voran - 7/2/2016

Legendary bass player Stuart Hamm talks his signature style, performance history, and the “Greatest Rock Hits” tour.

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.

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.

Beer & Banjos at the Raleigh Times Bar

By Cindy Faulkner - 2/21/2016

Beer & Banjos is becoming a local favorite and takes place Tuesday nights at 7:30 pm. Raleigh Times is located at 14 E. Hargett St.(formerly at Tir Na Nog)

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.

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.

Cat's Cradle Welcomes Lost Element - August 30

By Ike Riddick - 8/26/2015

Recently I caught up with Lost Element's Brian Barrett as the Houston based band prepares to invade Chapel Hill in support of a new album, Stereo Dream. Be sure to check these guys out Sunday night at Cat's Cradle.

The Ritz's Stella VIP Lounge Grand Opening

By Mark Winston - 7/30/2015

Live Nation is doing an excellent job in restoring and rebuilding one of our most historic music venues.

Beyond The Voice: An Interview with Katelyn Read, Local Folk Singer and Musician

By Danielle Rode - 7/14/2015

Katelyn Read talks life after The Voice, living in Raleigh, and finding her own voice.

Telling Folktales with Jeff Black: A Review of Friday Night's Show

By Danielle Rode - 6/27/2015

Six String Presents Jeff Black at the Cary Theater, Friday June 26th. Read more about the incredible performance by an award-winning Folk singer, songwriter, and raconteur.