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Winston-Salem Label Does Grassroots Hip-hop

Hip-hop has its centers of gravity. New York, Los Angeles, Atlanta, Chicago, Houston and  Memphis all have thriving scenes and names associated with their sounds. North Carolina may not be linked with a lot of ...
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Chapel Hill’s Jphono1 to Play at on Pop of the ...

Chapel Hill-based musician John Harrison performs and records under the name jphono1. In a 21st century kind of digital-native spin on the whole band-name game, jphono1 is, as you might guess, a part of Harrison’s ...
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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 McGee, the singer and songwriter and frontman behind Chapel Hill’s ...
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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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Chasing the Blues : Lee Street’s Concert Series Kicks-Off with ...

Live at Lee Street starts the Concert Series with soul! The Music Maker Blues Revue is an all-star band and a thriving musical institution. Their enormous repertoire includes boogie, funk, soul, R&B, and the entire ...
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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 combination of components. But Dark Water Rising, a band originally ...