“Healin’ with a Feelin’ ” Benefit Concert August 31

Healin’ with a Feelin’ : A Night of Burnin’ Love, the 3rd annual concert & auction to benefit the Anderson Family Fund, serving burn survivors and the NC Jaycee Burn Center, happens Saturday, August 31 at Cat’s Cradle in Chapel Hill.  Again this year, Continue reading

Bob Dylan is 72

Currently between legs of his Never Ending Tour, and showing no signs of letting up, Bob Dylan celebrates his 72nd birthday today. Dylan recently completed a 23-date April-May U.S. tour in fine form, with guitarist Duke Robillard replacing Charlie Sexton. Continue reading

Joe Bell & the Stinging Blades personnel changes in the works; last show this Friday

This from Joe Bell: “Please be aware that this Friday, May 10th at 8:30 pm at the City Tap in Pittsboro, the Stinging Blades will be making their last public appearance featuring the combined rhythm prowess of drummer Ed Mezynski Continue reading

Happy Birthday, Willie Nelson – 80 y.o.

Country music legend Willie Nelson will celebrate 8 decades on Earth today by — what else — playing a concert.  Nelson, whose birthday is April 30 according to his birth certificate (he claims April 29), is scheduled to play in Continue reading