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Duke Performances’ Ten-day Monk@100 Festival Celebrates the Unbounded Legacy of One of Jazz’s Greatest Architects

The ambitious undertaking at the Durham Fruit & Produce Company explores every aspect of the titanic pianist's work.

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Tricky’s Thought-Leading Trip-Hop Discography Remains Uneven But Thrilling

The former Massive Attack member headlines Raleigh's Lincoln Theatre Thursday night.

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The Once-Heavy Wand Gets in Tune With Its Melodic Side on Its New Album, Plum

Catch Wand Tuesday night in Raleigh at Kings.

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When L.A. Beatmaker Linafornia Didn't See What She Wanted On Stage, She Decided to Do It Herself

Linafornia headlines The Pinhook in Durham Friday night.

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Stretching Strings: The International Bluegrass Music Association Looks at Year Five in Raleigh

The bluegrass institution's annual World of Bluegrass, which includes a wide variety of free and ticketed programming, is in Raleigh all week.

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Off Main: Our Picks for IBMA Week

Had enough Steep Canyon Rangers? We're here to help.

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Molly Tuttle Is IBMA's First Female Nominee for Guitarist of the Year—And She’s Not Stopping There

The twenty-four-year-old musician shares her thoughts on her work and the award she's up for Thursday night.

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Shouting, Shining, and Showing Pride at IBMA 2017

Diversity efforts at this year's festival are positive steps toward a more inclusive IBMA.

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Nigerien Guitarist Mdou Moctar Reaches Beyond Boundaries of Country or Genre

Moctar headlines Kings on Tuesday, October 3, part of his band's first ever tour of the United States.

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Hiss Golden Messenger's New Hallelujah Anyhow Is a Concentrated Effort from a Well-Oiled Machine

The Durham band buckled down over the summer for the mature and mellow LP.

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Durham's Fortified Beats N Bars Festival Promises a Hip-Hop Heavy Weekend That's Stronger Than Ever

The festival holds court downtown on Friday and Saturday nights.

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Liars' Latest Album, TFCF, Is a Break-Up Record—But Not Quite How You'd Expect

The band headlines at Cat's Cradle in Carrboro Saturday night.

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Fall into Music

Not sure where to start with concerts this fall? We can help with that.

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David Liebe Hart’s Comedy and Music Is Far, Far Out—But His Approach Is Delightfully Sincere

The Adult Swim star stops by Kings in Raleigh for a night of fun on Sunday, September 3.

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Chuck Johnson Crafts a Peaceful Pedal Steel Paradise with His Latest LP, Basalms

The former Chapel Hill mainstay returns to his old stomping grounds Wednesday, September 6, with a set at Nightlight.

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Following Accusations of Rampant Misogyny and More, a Raleigh Promoter's Career Is Effectively Over. What Comes Next?

The Pour House, Groove in the Garden, and several local bands cut ties with Younger Brother Productions' Craig Reed after an online storm last week.

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Durham Jazz Club The Shed Suddenly Closes After Conflicts with Golden Belt's New Landlords

Just a few months before its third anniversary, the intimate club quietly closed for good over the weekend.

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The New York Times Analyzed Americans' YouTube Habits—How Does It Look Locally?

Cary likes Coldplay, Raleigh loves Gucci Mane, Hillsborough digs Rihanna, and more.

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With Wooden Wand and Beyond, James Jackson Toth's Discography Has Gotten As Wide As It Is Deep

Wooden Wand headlines at The Pinhook in Durham on Wednesday, August 23.

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Twenty Years In, George Holt Keeps Steering the N.C. Museum of Art's Summer Music Series As a Major Regional Attraction

Superchunk headlines at the museum Saturday night as part of Holt's efforts this year.

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