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North Carolina Symphony New Year’s Eve Extravaganza | Dec 31

Nobody does New Year’s Eve like the North Carolina Symphony. Count down to midnight with our sure-to-be sold-out evening of fabulous music and great company! The concert begins at 7:30pm in Meymandi Concert Hall at the Progress Energy Center for the Performing Arts on December 31. Join Music Director Grant Llewellyn and his special guests,… Read More ›

The Clockwork Ball: A Steampunk Masquerade | Dec 31

Attention Pilots of Airships and their Crews, Mad Scientists, Explorers of the Unknown, Admirers of Verbosity, Respecters of the Strange, Those Lost in the Throes of Opium or Absinthe, Teetotalers, Scallywags, Ladies and Gentlemen, Dandies, Fops, and Urchins… Our next event will be on NEW YEAR’S EVE: Thursday December 31st, 2009. Hosted by the Davenport… Read More ›

PineCone and the NC Museum of History Continue Partnership Amid Budgetary Concerns

In the midst of North Carolina’s state budget woes, the North Carolina Museum of History has committed to maintaining the Music of the Carolinas series, which it has been presenting for more than a decade in partnership with PineCone – the Piedmont Council of Traditional Music.

Bluesman, Scott Ainslie — June 14

Scott Ainslie’s performances weave music with interesting stories and anecdotes about the songs, not only leaving his audiences fully entertained but also slyly more educated.

Bluesman John Dee Holeman — June 20

Holeman has been awarded a National Heritage Fellowship (1988) by the National Endowment for the Arts and a North Carolina Heritage Award (1994) by the NC Arts Council. Born in Orange County, North Carolina in 1929, John Dee grew up on a small farm and began playing the blues at the age of 14.