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With Songs, Stories, and Curiosity, David Holt Made a Life Out of North Carolina Folk

With Songs, Stories, and Curiosity, David Holt Made a Life Out of North Carolina Folk

David Holt is bringing the family bones with him to Saxapahaw this weekend.

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Oddisee Might Not Be a Megastar, But He's a Creative Champion of Instrumental Hip-Hop

Music Feature The Washington, D.C. native performs at Kings in Raleigh on Friday, April 21.

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Streaming Didn't Kill the Music Industry. Major Labels Did.

Music Feature Musicians struggle to make money through streaming, but the same platforms offer other opportunities for artists to build their careers.

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With Theft!, Two Duke Law Professors Examine The History of "Borrowing" in Music

Music Feature You can download the comic for free through a Creative Commons license.

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Listening to Boy Bands and Riot Grrrls with Bruxes' Rachel Hirsh

Music Feature Bruxes headlines at Deep South in Raleigh Saturday night.

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Travel Restrictions Create New Headaches for Foreign Artists, U.S. Presenters, and Organizations Like Center Stage

Music Feature What do we lose when international artists can't tour in the United States?

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Jake Xerxes Fussell Unearths More Hidden Gems of Folk Music on His Excellent New Record, What in the Natural World

Music Feature Fussell celebrates the release of his second LP Friday night at Chapel Hill's Nightlight.

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The Nile Project Lays Down Sustainable Solutions in Its Weeklong Triangle Residency—And a New Record, Too

Music Feature The collective of musicians hailing from countries along the Nile hosts a bevy of events in Raleigh this week.

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In Durham, The Ambitious Beat Makers of Raund Haus Are Building Their Own Home for Electronic Experimentation

Music Feature Now a year old, the collective is strengthening its presence in the Bull City.

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The Zombies' Rod Argent Reflects on Fifty Years of Odessey and Oracle, the Classic Record That Almost Wasn't

Music Feature The Zombies perform the album in full at Durham's Carolina Theatre Monday night.

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Polyphonic Spree: Cappella Pratensis Turns to the Music and Art of Two Fifteenth-Century Dutchmen to Celebrate Chaos

Music Feature The acclaimed choral ensemble performs at Duke's Baldwin Auditorium Friday night.

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Pulitzer-Winning Composer Caroline Shaw Returns to Her Home State for a Run with the North Carolina Symphony

Music Feature Shaw performs with the symphony's string quartet at Kings Friday night before joining the full ensemble on Saturday.

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Byrd Is the Word: Jonathan Byrd Reflects on His Craft and Carolina

Five Words with... Five words with the Carrboro troubadour, who performs at Motorco Sunday evening

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Record Review: Blue Cactus Mends Prickly Heartache With Country Crooning

Record Review The new project from Steph Stewart and Mario Arnez has bright outlook for the future.

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Record Review: Trust Trandle's Comfortable Instrumental Hip-Hop

Record Review The young Durham beatmaker's debut album is the second release for the new Raund Haus Records.

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Record Review: Natural Causes Go Fast and Furious on LP Number Two

Record Review The Carrboro trio releases its second self-titled record Saturday night at Local 506.

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Record Review: With A Series of Circles, Stray Owls Offer Accented Rock

Record Review Stray Owls celebrate their new record Friday night in Chapel Hill.

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Popular Events

  • An Evening with The Figgs @ The Cave Tavern

    • Wed., April 26, 8 p.m. $10-$13
  • Farewell Angelina, Katelyn Read @ Motorco Music Hall

    • Sun., April 30, 8 p.m. $14-$16
  • An Evening with Noah and Abby Gundersen, David Ramirez @ Cat's Cradle

    • Mon., April 24, 8 p.m. $16-$18
  • The Pasadena Band, Frankie Goodrich @ Pour House Music Hall

    • Mon., May 1, 9 p.m.
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    • Thu., May 4, 9 p.m. $13-$15

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