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Seasoned vocal-group celebrates 20 years of classic sounds

When he started his band, Winston-Salem singer Michael Thomas didn’t know that he was sort of starting a second family; one that spent hours and ...
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Pyrotechnic, avant-folk provocateur Eugene Chadbourne plays On Pop of the ...

Eugene Chadbourne’s first gig in Greensboro didn’t go so well. “The very first night we played in North Carolina,” Chadbourne said. “We got thrown out ...
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Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Famer Graham Nash plays Greensboro

Rock legends spend a bit of time revisiting the glory days of their past, usually at the prodding of journalists and fans. Sometimes a reissue ...
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Ani DiFranco-approved folk singer/songwriter Chastity Brown comes to Greensboro

The singer and songwriter Chastity Brown was raised playing music in a Pentecostal church in western Tennessee. But she didn’t stay focused on the church ...
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Eclectic soul-rock outfit returns to the Triad

A tent revival is supposed to be boisterous. It’s not a quiet, introspective, monastic situation. It’s rowdy. It’s about embracing the spirit and bringing it ...
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Hyper-productive, experimentalist Gary Heidt makes Greensboro his creative lab

Gary Heidt is a wide-ranging dude. Heidt, who moved to Greensboro in 2015 from New York City, is a guitarist, a D.J. on college radio, ...
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Eclectic soul-pop-gospel group pays tribute to their Robeson County roots

When people talk about the melting-pot culture of America, it’s usually a cute way of signaling that something has a pleasant mix or a curious ...
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Greensboro’s Magpie Thief play Winston-Salem

The Greensboro duo Magpie Thief had some hard-to-ignore, real-life events shaping the music they made last year. Singer, songwriter and banjo player Emily Stewart had ...
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The singer and songwriter balances familiarity with subtle twists

Coco Hames was driving around Arkansas helping dogs. When I called her last week, the singer and songwriter was doing good deeds, assisting with rescue ...
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Quartet explores NC pride on their new album

If you’re smart, talented, creative, cool and you live in North Carolina, Terrance Richard really wants you to stay here. Richard, frontman and singer of ...