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Hope for the Future Remains Star Trek's Lodestar as Its Music Evolves to Reflect the Times

Hope for the Future Remains Star Trek's Lodestar as Its Music Evolves to Reflect the Times

The N.C. Symphony performs classic music from the TV program at Meymandi Concert Hall this weekend.

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A Requiem for David McKnight: Prodigy, Journalist, Politician, Homeless Street Musician

Music Feature After a long struggle with mental illness and a shorter battle with cancer, the Mayor of Ninth Street—or, in Raleigh, Hillsborough Street’s Handel—is dying. But his music changed lives.

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Power-Pop Powerhouse Peter Holsapple Is Solo Again After Playing in Other People's Famous Bands

Music Feature The R.E.M. and Hootie alum's new single, "Don't Mention the War" b/w "Cinderella Style," comes out Feb. 3.

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Suppressive Fire Brings Brutality Back to Local Metal on Its New Record, Nature of War

Music Feature The Raleigh outfit celebrates the album's release Saturday night at The Maywood.

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Bluegrass Whiz Sierra Hull Starts from Scratch on Her Great New Album, Weighted Mind

Five Words with... The Grammy nominee performs at Raleigh's Fletcher Opera Theatre Friday night.

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How My Childhood Love of Elvis Taught Me to Question Authority and Cherish the Blues

Music Essay Elvis Fest in Carrboro celebrates what would have been the singer's eighty-second birthday this weekend.

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Raleigh's Local Band Local Beer Concert Series Now Has a Cover Charge. Can the New Model Pick Up the Slack?

Music Feature Beginning this week, the shows will cost five dollars after being free for a decade.

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From Record Stores to Music Festivals and HB 2, Triangle Music Grappled with Growth This Year

Music Feature Plus, the ten best local albums and songs of 2016.

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Raleigh’s Community Music School Stumbled and Shuttered. Can it Pick Itself Up Again?

Music Feature The nonprofit, which gives low-income kids music education, needs to raise $100,000 by the end of January to resume operations.

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Makers’ Mark: Ten Triangle Records that Turned Ten This Year

Music Feature Issued a decade ago, these local albums hinted at what was to come or heralded the end of an era.

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NC Folk Shines a Light on Jugtown Potters, Harkers Island Mariners, and Burlington Lowriders

Music Feature We speak with director Evan Hatch about the institute’s work in advance of a benefit show at Motorco.

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