Shakori Fall Fest October 9-12

The autumn 2014 edition of the bi-annual Shakori Hills GrassRoots Festival happens this weekend in Silk Hope, near Pittsboro, NC. The festival is a family-friendly celebration of music, dance, art, & education over 4 days with 4 stages/tents and over Continue reading

Wide Open Bluegrass, Music Maker 20th Anniv. Celebration this weekend

A run of local festivals continues this weekend with bluegrass and the blues. IBMA World of Bluegrass Homecoming Wide Open Bluegrass takes over Raleigh for the second straight year October 3 & 4. Part of the larger IBMA World of Continue reading

Hillsborough Jazz Festival September 13

The 4th annual Hillsborough Jazz Festival happens this Saturday, September 13 (rain date Sunday), outdoors at the historic 84-acre Moorefields Estate. Festival hours are Noon to 6:15. Food, beer & other beverages will be available onsite. The 2014 festival celebrates Continue reading

Bull Durham Blues Fest September 5 & 6 (video)

Local blues fans are excited that, after experimenting with a variety of formats in recent years, the 2014 Bull Durham Blues Festival returns to Historic Durham Athletic Park (the “old ball park”) on Saturday, September 6. The show features Kermit Ruffins, Continue reading

Warehouse Blues kicks off July 11 (video)

July 11 is the first of four Fridays of free, live blues at the Pavilion in Durham Central Park. Warehouse Blues 2014 features a slide guitar theme. In addition to music performances, the series includes a variety of mini lectures, Continue reading