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Carolina Rebellion 2018

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 ›

BLACKHEARTS new doc looks inside the life of black metal fans

      Coming to DVD, Digital, and VOD on April 11th Awarded “Best International Documentary” at the Sound On Screen Film Festival 2016 Features music by bands like Burzum, Gorgoroth, Myrkskog, Manes, From The Vastland, Naer Mataron, Luciferian and more BLACKHEARTS is a documentary that tells the compelling story of three die hard fans… Read More ›

Robotics Team Students Create Replicas of Thomas Sayre Sculptures for Artsplosure’s Art Putt Mini-Golf Course Installation

Southeast Raleigh High School’s VEX Robotics Team have created replicas of artist Thomas Sayre’s sculptures for Art Putt, Artsplosure’s mini-golf interactive art installation, to be featured in Moore Square May 21-22nd. RALEIGH, N.C. – Students of the VEX Robotics Team at Southeast Raleigh Magnet High School are creating large-scale replicas of two of Sayre’s iconic… Read More ›

Band Together and Kidznotes Partnership Raises $1 Million

Concert marks more than $6.5 million raised for community through live music Raleigh, N.C., May 17, 2016 – Under a clear blue sky on Saturday May 14, Band Together kicked off one of its most successful concerts to date, featuring Trampled By Turtles, The Devil Makes Three and Dr. Bacon. At the end of the… Read More ›

Acclaimed Music Documentary JANIS: Little Girl Blue

Janis: Little Girl Blue is an intimate portrait of the iconic but troubled rock ‘n’ roll singer Janis Joplin.

Viral Popularity Of Hit Single ‘We Love Raleigh’

Totty Announces New Album ‘Oak City’ After Viral Popularity Of Hit Single ‘We Love Raleigh.’ Bryan Totty, featured on ABC News and The News and Observer is a rapper by the stage name of Totty. He released ‘We Love Raleigh,’ a culture driven music video for the software company Red Hat. The music video has… Read More ›

Yolanda Rabun’s New Album, Yolanda, Is Available for Pre-Order Today! It Arrives March 8th

RALEIGH, N.C. – Feb. 12, 2016 – North Carolina Singer/Songwriter Yolanda Rabun announces the global release of her highly anticipated third studio album, YOLANDA, for Tuesday, March 8, 2016. The Yodyful Music release is available now for pre-order on the iTunes Store ( and Yolanda’s exclusive online store via Square ( A number of fans,… Read More ›

Award-winning alto saxophonist extraordinaire David Sanborn brought his Electric Band to the Bull City on Friday, Dec. 4th

The David Sanborn Electric Band Will Blow into the Bull City at 8 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 4th

The David Sanborn Electric Band will play The Carolina Theatre of Durham at 8 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 4th. Born on July 30, 1945 in Tampa, FL and now based in New York City, 70-year-old David Sanborn is an award-winning alto saxophonist extraordinaire, who blends jazz with rhythm-and-blues, rock, pop, and even funk. According to… Read More ›


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Wide Open Bluegrass StreetFest Moving Inside Raleigh Convention Center

Even the weather can’t steal center stage from all the great bluegrass musicians in Raleigh this week for IBMA’s World of Bluegrass, but this weekend the Raleigh Convention Center will be the physical manifestation of the proverbial “Big Tent”

NC Symphony 2015-16 Classical Season starts Sept 25th

The 2015/16 Raleigh Classical Season Begins September 25 Secure Your Seat and Savings Today Subscribers save up to 35% off individual ticket prices for performances in the 2015/16 Raleigh Classical series including Rachmaninoff’s Symphony No. 2, Beethoven’s Triple & Brahms Double Concertos, A Baroque Christmas and a collaboration with the North Carolina Museum of Natural… Read More ›

City of Raleigh Announces Return of Banjostand for 2015 World of Bluegrass

Sponsored by the City’s Office of Raleigh Arts, artist Bland Hoke will install an enhanced version of his “Banjostand,” a popular interactive public art project, for the International Bluegrass Music Association’s 2015 World of Bluegrass, brought to you by Chiesi USA. World of Bluegrass runs from Sept. 29-Oct. 3 in Raleigh. Installation of “Banjostand” begins… Read More ›

North Carolina Symphony 2015-16 Season

Great Music Awaits You! Buy Your Tickets Now for the Concerts You Want to Hear This Season Highlights of the season on sale now include Sept 24-26 – Opening Weekend: Jean-Yves Thibaudet Plays Gershwin Oct 1 – Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 3 Oct 2 – Russian Spectacular Oct 24 – An Evening with Jeffrey &… Read More ›

Louisburg College Announces an Exciting Line Up for the 2015-2016 Allen de Hart Concert Series

With seven sensational shows and two pre-concert holiday dinners, this series is sure to offer something for everyone!

The "Idina Menzel World Tour" played Red Hat Amphitheater in Raleigh on Wednesday, July 22nd (photo by Robin Wong)

Broadway Star Idina Menzel Will Twinkle on July 22nd in Raleigh’s Red Hat Amphitheater

Award-winning Broadway and movie star Idina Menzel will twinkle brightly, starting at 8 p.m. on Wednesday, July 22nd, in Raleigh’s Red Hat Amphitheater, when Live Nation Entertainment® presents the nearly 40-city Idina Menzel World Tour. Menzel won the 2004 Tony Award® for Best Actress in a Musical for originating the role of Elphaba Thropp, the… Read More ›

The 90’s ARE all that as Dashboard Confessional & Third Eye Blind will attest

Alt met Emo as two of the biggest acts from the late 90’s/early 00’s joined together for a co-headlining extravaganza Tuesday night at Raleigh’s Red Hat Amphitheater. Roots rock band Augustana started off the show, playing to the crowd by swapping out the names and places referenced in their songs with the city of Raleigh…. Read More ›

Downtown Durham, Inc. Brings Music to Third Friday Durham

Downtown Durham Inc. will be adding music to Third Friday Durham starting May 15th, 2015. Originally established in 2003, Third Friday Durham is a great grassroots arts event where galleries and non-traditional venues across Durham host free receptions to celebrate their current exhibitions on the third Friday of each month. “Third Friday Durham has been… Read More ›

Raleigh Chamber Music Guild to Become Known as “Chamber Music Raleigh”

New Logo and Website Revealed, Along with Details of Organization’s 74th Concert Season (Raleigh, N.C.) Since its founding in 1941, the Raleigh Chamber Music Guild has presented the world’s leading ensembles to generations of Triangle music lovers. The non-profit organization also showcases North Carolina-based performers and composers, commissions new chamber works, provides educational programs and… Read More ›

North Carolina Museum of Art Announces 2015 Summer Performing Arts Lineup

Outdoor concert and movie series kicks off May 23 Raleigh, N.C.—The North Carolina Museum of Art (NCMA) announces the 2015 summer schedule of outdoor concerts and movies. The summer performing arts series currently includes nine concerts, 22 movies, and several family-friendly performances. Outdoor Concert Series The concert series begins on May 23 with a performance… Read More ›

Koka Booth Amphitheatre

Booth Amphitheatre Event Schedule

For complete concert information log on to Tickets available at Cary’s Booth Amphitheatre Box Office or Event                              Date                      On-Sale                           Ticket Prices A DRAG QUEEN PROM Presented by Chatham Social Health Council Hosted by Mary K Mart and Marilyn Merlot Friday, April 10 7 p.m. Tickets On Sale Now! Lawn – $25 – includes… Read More ›

Cassandra Wilson will celebrate jazz singer and songwriter Billie Holiday in "Coming Forth by Day" at 8:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 4th, at The Carolina Theatre of Durham (photo by Mark Seliger)

Cassandra Wilson Will Perform “Coming Forth by Day: A Celebration of Billie Holiday” on April 4th

Grammy Award-winning 59-year-old Jackson, MS-born jazz vocalist, musician, songwriter and producer Cassandra Wilsonwill perform Coming Forth by Day: A Celebration of Billie Holiday, at 8:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 4th, at The Carolina Theatre of Durham, as part of the Duke Performances series. According to Duke Performances: “Cassandra Wilson, perhaps the greatest living jazz singer,… Read More ›

Four-time Grammy nominee and multi-platinum selling sax-man Boney james will perform in Durham at 8 p.m. on April 3rd

Grammy-Nominated Saxophonist/Songwriter Boney James Returns to The Carolina Theatre on April 3rd

The Carolina Theatre of Durham will present 43-year-old Grammy Award-nominated saxophonist and songwriter Boney James at 8 p.m. on Friday, April 3rd. (James previously performed at the theater on April 20, 2013.) According to The Carolina Theatre: “Four-time Grammy nominee and multi-platinum selling sax-man Boney James continues his artistic evolution with the dynamic futuresoul. Fusing… Read More ›

The World Made Straight

The World Made Straight, directed by David Burris, is a NC-centric film, filmed in Asheville, that opens tomorrow across the country in theaters, on iTunes and Video On Demand. Many great artists, film professionals and actors were involved and we are fortunate to have our song, Jam Up and Jelly Tight, in the movie, as… Read More ›

Laugh, Dance and Sing into the New Year with the Omni Grove Park Inn’s Winter Concert Series

2015 WINTER CONCERT SERIES – Reserve now for a weekend filled with award-winning performances

Husband and wife team to kick off Broadway Voices 2014-2015 season

The sparks were real when Gary Mauer and Elizabeth Southard took the Broadway stage as the Phantom and Christine in Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Phantom of the Opera. Their electricity on stage was genuine. The husband and wife met while working on a cruise ship, playing a pair of newlyweds in New York Honeymoon.  They later… Read More ›

Branford Marsalis

North Carolina Symphony Announces 2014/15 Season

Branford Marsalis & Grant Llewellyn
Friday-Saturday, Sept. 19-20, 2014, 8 p.m.

An evening with Rob Thomas proves both personal and entertaining

A mixed crowd of fans, young and old, assembled into Durham’s Performing Arts Center and erupted into boisterous, unison applause for Grammy-nominated singer/songwriter Rob Thomas as he took the stage and began to croon, “Don’t you wanna go for a ride/Just keep your hands inside”

Patti LuPone Will Perform “Coulda, Woulda, Shoulda” April 11th and 12th with the N.C. Symphony

The penultimate presentation of the North Carolina Symphony’s 2013-14 Pops Series will be the two-time Tony Award®-winning actress and singer Patti LuPone’s 8 p.m. Friday, April 11th, and Saturday, April 12th, performances of her critically acclaimed one-woman show Coulda, Woulda, Shoulda … Played That Role, conceived and directed by Scott Wittman, with musical arrangements by… Read More ›

Durham Symphony Goes to the Movies

– Join the Durham Symphony, under the direction of Maestro William Henry Curry, for a fun filled family concert featuring music from the movies on Sunday, April 6, 2014, 3 PM, at Riverside High School, 3218 Rose of Sharon Road, Durham. Concert goers will enjoy music from John Williams’ Star Wars, and Stravinsky’s Firebird Suite… Read More ›

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