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Live Music Options for Tuesday, February 7, 2017

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There is a free concert taking place on Tuesday evening at Salem College’s Hanes Auditorium, located on E Salem Rd., Winston-Salem, NC. Music starts with a pre-concert session at 7 pm.Here is what I found on the Facebook event page:

Join Salem Band in Hanes Auditorium for a concert of band classics and transcriptions, including music by Dvorak, Mozart, Holst, Rogers & Hammerstein, and more. Enjoy the slow movement of Rodrigo’s “Concierto Aranjuez” for Flugel Horn and band featuring Salem Band Principal Trumpet Chip Seiler. Free. 7 pm pre-concert music by the W-S Adult Beginning Band, directed by Adam Joiner.



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This sounds like a fun event for anyone lucky enough to hang their hat around Winston-Salem. Sip ‘n Symphony 80’s Inspired Trivia is taking place at Carolina Vineyards and Hops, located at 1111 S Marshall St. Winston-Salem, NC. Here is what they mentioned about this event that starts at 5:30 pm

Join your Winston-Salem Symphony Chamber Series and Carolina’s Vineyards & Hops, as they host an 80’s Inspired Trivia Night. This is a FREE EVENT! You will receive one free drink from a select menu and free food. We hope to see everyone there!


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Lonesome Journey will provide the music for residents at Brookdale, located at 2980 Reynolda Rd. Winston-Salem, NC. They will perform from 6:15 pm-7:15 pm. If you need some uplifting spirit moving music, check out the band at this link:


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Here is an interesting event going on in Greensboro, NC this Tuesday at The Comedy Zone, located at 1126 S Holden Rd. It is Lip Sync Battle. There is still time to register to perform. Here are the details on tickets and signing up!-522/details


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Coming down around the RDU area we have Down Right Dance, offering a FREE Swing & Blues Dancing night at The Blue Note Grill, located at 709 Washington St., Durham, NC. This is a weekly event and the fun starts at 7:30 pm. For more on Down Right Dance check them out by clicking on the following link:


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It is Beer and Banjos night at Raleigh Times Bar, located at 14 E Hargett St., Raleigh, NC. This weekly series is brought to us by Younger Brother Productions and features the music of Brothers Egg. This is a free show and music starts at 7:30 pm and they play until 10:30 pm. Here is the biography their Facebook page:

Brothers Egg formed in 2014 in Wilmington and Raleigh, NC when brothers Jamie Eggleston (guitar, banjo, drums, piano, vocals) and Hunter Eggleston (mandolin, guitar, drums, vocals) teamed-up with Suzanna Crist (fiddle, vocals) to forge a vibrant, individual sound from their wide range of instruments and musical influences. Their music and influences reflect an eclectic and driving blend of Americana, Roots Rock, Indie Folk, Bluegrass, Grunge, and World Music with influences including Dave Matthews, Alison Krauss, The Avett Brothers, Habib Koiti, John Butler, and Led Zeppelin.
Brothers Egg hatched after Jamie spent time living and surfing in South Africa, where he honed his ear for African rhythms and melodies while traveling and making music throughout South Africa and Mozambique. In the meantime, Hunter thru-hiked, solo the 2,200 mile Appalachian Trail where he gained a newfound appreciation for American roots music and Appalachian bluegrass. Jamie and Hunter returned from their far-flung adventures in South Africa and the Appalachian Mountains with new song ideas and a fresh approach to songwriting. Suzanna Crist, a classically-trained violinist with a beautiful voice, adds tasteful melodies on violin and bright harmonies to the Brothers Egg. Her musical influences include Radiohead and Bach, and her style on the violin adds another unique musical dimension to the Brothers Egg.
Brothers Egg is also a family affair. Their father played drums and recorded with some infamous R&B and rock bands out of Richmond, VA in the 1980’s, and he plays drums on the Brothers Egg newly released EP, Bleeding Slow. Their mother, Jenny Eggleston, is a visual artist and poet—she created the art for and contributed lyrics to Bleeding Slow. The driving blend of music by Brothers Egg reflects the fact that Jamie and Hunter each started out as drummers before learning stringed instruments. Live performances by the Brothers Egg are described as fun, high energy, musically stimulating, and a hidden gem.


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Tyler Ray will be on the bill along with other performers at Club Caza, located at 2526 Hillsborough St., Raleigh NC. Here is what else was listed on the events page:

Special Guest Artist Performing Live
Easy x Bank$ x EL Man
$10 tickets
$15 at the door
Drink Specials all night
$300 VIP



Well seeing how it is February 7, 2017; Birthday countdown begins…T minus ten days til we rock The Brown Pelican with Hank Barbee  (photo above taken with my camera in the possesion of Charlie Hall) on Friday and Adam Hill on Saturday; February 17 and 18, 2017


I ask that you come out to these free shows and see these awesome artitsts. Support live and local music. It happens everywhere. I work hard to make sure you know it. So for my birthday I ask that you support these artists and dance with me, here in my home town.

In lieu of gifts,  I will also be accepting cash donations and walmart gift cards for Promise Place. PP is a sexual assault resource center serving  Craven,  Jones and Pamlico Counties. They are centrally located here in New Bern, NC. Your donations will help them meet day to day operations around the office and you may request a tax deductible receipt. You can even donate straight from their website. To find out more about the agency and their mission, please vivst their website today.

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That is what I found for music options for your dancing pleasure this evening. I hope you get out and enjoy the sounds of live music sometime soon. I am dedicated to making sure you know where to go to find it. If you like this blog please sign up and get an email each time we publish. I appreciate my readers, the musicians and the venues who all do a part in keeping live music alive!  Thanks for keeping me informed!

Please take kindness with you today and hug strangers. Don’t forget that life is short and could end in a moment, so make sure you take time to enjoy the dance.


Send all of your event invites to me on Facebook and you will end up in the list of options in the days ahead. I can be found on Facebook by following this link:

I also read emails daily. You can send those to:

Please include the day, the date, the time of the event, the time of your scheduled performance, what time doors open and the price of tickets. Pictures are also helpful. I share links to band websites, so send those along as well. Thanks so much for taking the time to fill me in on the details, together we will reach the people!


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