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Nashville-based Forlorn Strangers play Winston-Salem’s Muddy Creek Music Hall

A lot of roots/Americana bands tend to romanticize the pull of the land, the rhythms of labor, the poetry of crops and seasons. The founding members of Forlorn Strangers had a first-hand taste of the ...
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Floating With Carri Smithey

Elon-based Singer/Songwriter Teams Up With Greensboro’s The Ends For Debut Carri Smithey isn’t one to take all the credit. Smithey, who sings and writes much of the material for the Carri Smithey Band, says it’s ...
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Josh King, from House of Fools and the Ends, puts ...

PHOTOS BY TODD TURNER Twang and harmonies. A subdued rocking drive, and a sense of loss and struggle that’s kept in check by an ‘I’ll-get-through-this-too’ attitude. Those are some of the qualities that shine through ...
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Gabriela la Foley with Derrick Kirkman

Gabriela la Foley with Derrick Kirkman Doodad Farm (4701 Land Rd. Greensboro) Thursday Nov. 10 6:30-9:30 p.m. “We happened to catch Gabriela la Foley performing recently and just HAD to pull her in for a ...
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GTCC band Mightier Than Me releases record shaped by the ...

Wes Frank Norman hasn’t always gotten the best advice about being a musician. As a teenager, after approaching an older gentleman who he knew played some guitar, the older player asked: “Do you have any ...
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Rolling Stones sideman and go-to keyboardist Chuck Leavell talks trees ...

Chuck Leavell was at his chainsaw guy’s place earlier this week when he called me. People who make a living with the subtle musculature of their fingers and the fine-boned dexterity of their hands have ...
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Carrie Paz at the Tasting Room

Carrie Paz The Tasting Room (901 S. Chapman St. Greensboro) Friday Nov. 4 7 p.m. “Carrie Pazdziora was born in northeastern North Carolina, where the grass is always green but the blues are at your ...
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Dance From Above Halloween 2016 The Crown at Carolina Theatre (310 S. Greene St. Greensboro) Thursday Oct. 27 9 p.m. “The time has come! Come out to celebrate our third Halloween Edition of Dance From ...
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Multi-talented Greensboro performer/producer Imani Pressley lets the sound dictate

Submitting to the Music Imani Pressley — a singer, multi-instrumentalist and producer — got her first thrill from music-making by tinkering around with a drum machine when she was nine. Pressley’s parents both make music; ...
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Sean Patrick and the Newgrass Revolution Bull’s Tavern (408 W. 4th St. Winston-Salem) Thursday Oct. 20 9 p.m. “One day not that long ago Sean-Patrick found a sound repeating in his head. It did not ...