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St. Paul and the Broken Bones at The Millennium Center

By: Olivia Willams On Sep. 20 the Millennium Center in Winston-Salem hosted The Banditos and St. Paul and The Broken Bones. This was one of the best concerts I’ve been to so far. Both bands ...
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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 does bluegrass renditions of Dead tunes. In their own way, ...
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“May It Last: A Portrait of The Avett Brothers” review

By: Carole Perkins It may come as no surprise to fans of North Carolina’s Avett Brothers that their recently released documentary, May It Last: A Portrait of The Avett Brothers, landed on Rolling Stones Magazines’ ...
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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 made. He went on to draw on his love of ...
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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 City in the rural community of Monkeys Eyebrow, Kentucky. Waldon, ...
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Annual festival brings young artists and old favorites

Thousands filled High Point’s Festival Park this weekend to enjoy a variety of jazz, rhythm and blues next to the picturesque lake Oak Hollow lake for the 7th annual John Coltrane International Jazz and Blues ...
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Jazz festival gives back to aspiring Triad musicians

At a time when students are faced with the results of budget cuts to the art and music programs in many school systems, a select group of students in the Triad area will receive new ...
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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 and pulses with electric jolts through the present moment. In ...
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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 Greensboro Sept. 8 through 10. We bookend the summer season ...
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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, and is now enrolled as an undergrad at the University ...