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Shakori Hills GrassRoots Festival Begins Today

PITTSBORO, N.C.- Four days, 4 stages, and over 50 bands come together in the beautiful, lush Chatham County for the annual festival of music, art, and community. Today kicks off the Fall Festival featuring the ...
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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 Africa that borders Algeria, Mali, Chad, Libya, Burkina Faso, Nigeria ...
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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,” off of Gilded Palms, the group’s second full-length record, which ...
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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 ...