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Carolina Rebellion 2018

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December 15, 2017

Its coming! The 8th annual Monster Energy Carolina Rebellion at Rock City Campgrounds at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Charlotte, NC on Friday, May 4, Saturday, May 5 and Sunday, May 6, 2018. This will be my first time attending the event being I moved here last year. My tickets and campsite are all set. Now its just the… Read More ›

Nine-year-old Quvenzhané Wallis earned an Oscar® nomination for playing Hushpuppy in Beasts of the Southern Wild

Lost Bayou Ramblers and N.C. Symphony Spiced Up Beasts of the Southern Wild at Duke

A conductor stands at attention. Before him are 25 of the North Carolina Symphony’s finest. To his right sits a row of six musicians that look more like Mumford & Sons than Stravinsky. Silence. On the film screen behind the orchestra bursts a cityscape, with a golden beam of light streaking across it. Duke Performances… Read More ›

Four Voices, which Cat's Cradle brought to the N.C. Museum of Art on June 7th, includes (from left) Mary Chapin Carpenter, Joan Baez, Amy Ray, and Emily Saliers (photo by Daniel Hosterman)

Four Voices – Legendary Performers Delight at the NCMA

This is the age of badass women. You can find them everywhere: marching in pink hats, fighting for democracy on the floor of the U.S. Senate, and portraying superheroes in your summer blockbuster. But this week, four badass women were singing in Raleigh, NC, for a rescheduled (and sold out) midweek show, Four Voices: Joan… Read More ›

The North Carolina Symphony presented The Music of Prince on June 7th

The Music of Prince Celebrated His Birthday on June 7th in Raleigh in Royal Purple Style

Who can sit down when pop idol Prince’s music comes on the radio? No one who gathered together at Meymandi Concert Hall to celebrate Prince’s music on what would have been his 59th birthday on Wednesday, June 7th, that’s for sure! Fans filled the hall to hear The Music of Prince, performed by the North… Read More ›

Nine Entertainment presented 1964 The Tribute, which recreates a Beatles concert from the pre-Sgt. Pepper era, Nov. 4th at The Carolina Theatre of Durham

1964 The Tribute Rocked The Carolina Theatre Nov. 4th with a pre-Sgt. Pepper Beatles Concert

To borrow a line from The Beatles’ 1963 chart-topper, “Do You Want to Know a Secret?,” written by Paul McCartney and John Lennon (not Lennon-McCartney, as they are usually billed) and their first Top 10 hit to feature George Harrison on lead vocals: “Listen (do dah do), do you want to know a secret (do… Read More ›