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Florida duo fuse spirituality, performance art and dance music in ...

Time is an experimental electronic performance duo that blends performance art, dance and devotion from Florida. I spoke to the pair, Michael and Madhava Collins, ...
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Spider Bags play Pine State Holiday Music Festival

Rock ‘n’ roll can save your soul. If it’s not a religion, it’s at least a viable organizing principle or a mode of being. Dan ...
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Tuareg guitarist from Niger stops in Winston-Salem on first ...

Making a living as a musician often means a life of wandering. Mdou Moctar is a guitarist from Niger, the desert country in north central ...
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Winston-Salem’s Estrangers release a new record

“What’s the use in heirlooms if they only gather dust?” Philip Pledger, the singer and songwriter for the Winston-Salem band Estrangers, asks on “The Champ,” ...
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The Grass Is Dead Play bluegrass versions of Grateful Dead ...

The Grass Is Dead is a Grateful Dead tribute band, but rather than trying to emulate the legendary San Francisco band, the Grass Is Dead ...
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The Greg Humphreys Electric Trio plays Winston-Salem

The college rock of the mid-’80s — R.E.M., the Smiths and local bands like Let’s Active and the dBs — shaped the music Greg Humphreys ...
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Country singer Kelsey Waldon plays the National Folk Festival

Kelsey Waldon was only 19 when she came to Nashville to pursue her career in music. She grew up a few hours away from Music ...
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Made in America: Greensboro band sings about love, anger ...

Matthew Armstrong has a broad view of American culture — of American poetry and literature, music and history. It sweeps far back into the past ...
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The 2017 National Folk Festival: The eclectic music festival holds ...

Clear your calendar for a blowout weekend of eclectic, multicultural, American musical entertainment as the National Folk Festival wraps up its three-year residency in downtown ...
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Country music singer/songwriter, college student to play three shows in ...

Tiffany Ashton knows what she’d be doing if she weren’t pursuing a career in music. Ashton grew up in King, attended public schools in Winston-Salem, ...