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 ~Live Music Options for Saturday, February 11, 2017 ~

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Rockin’ Around the Region


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Luxuriant Sedans with The Red Dirt Revelator and Harvey Dalton will be live tonight at The Garage located at 110 W 7t St., Winston-Salem, NC. Doors open at 8 pm and the music starts at 9 pm with the sounds of Harvey Daltonwarming things up.


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Time to feel the good vibes of reggae with Sahara Reggae live tonight offering their Reggae Love Show at Churchhil’s Bar located at 213 S Elm St., Greensboro, NC. Music starts tonight at 10 pm and keep you grooving til 2 am.


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Peas Karrots n Taters is on the menu for tonight at Walker’s Bar located at 2116Walker Ave, Greensboro, NC. They get the music started at 8:30 and will rock you thrugh the night til 1 am.


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For those with love in their heart and a flair for supporting live music be sure to check out George K’s Valentine Experience tonight at 2108 Cedar Fork Rd which is in Greensboro, NC. Here are more details I learned for the Facebook event page:


p style=”text-align:center;”>This will be a classy event hosted by Busta Brown with music by DJ Adam T and Rock Steady Band
Age limit is 25 and up
Dress code is classy with no baseball caps, no athletic wear, no biker gear, no T-shirts, and no sports jerseys
For Tables please call 434-429-8627


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Tonight marks the 4th Annual Black to HipHop Music Festival is happening at The Blind Tiger located at 1819 Spring Garden Rd., Greensboro, NC. Here are all of the details you need to know from the Facebook event page:


Black 2 Hip Hop is an annual music festival held every February in honor of Black History Month in Greensboro,NC. Our mission is to help enlighten a people upon a culture that has a huge role in the expansion of music and society today.

The B2HH Music Festival provides a platform for a multitude of independent talent, fashion designers, and entrepreneurs of all sorts. With the key goal of uniting generations together to manifest a substantial support base for one another, through each representative’s craft that’s being showcased each year.

Festival Date
Saturday, Februay 11, 2017

Doors Open: 6:00PM
Show Time: 7:00PM

The Blind Tiger Music Venue
1819 Spring Garden Rd.
Greensboro, NC 27403

General Admission
Online Ticket Price: $10.00
Day of Show: $12.00
($5.00 UpCharge per Guest under 21)


Business, Sponsorship, Press, Volunteers and all other Inquires:
Social Media Hold: Black2HipHop

Come celebrate the Culture of Hip Hop With us!
Peace, Unity, Having Fun…See you soon!

– B2HH Festival Staff and Volunteers


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Moving through other areas of the great state Brothers Pearl will be live tonight at The Fat Frog Bar & Grill located at 2009 Timberline Station Rd., Elon, NC. Music starts a 9 pm. Come on out and enjoy the band as they lock you into their groove and make you dance.


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Better off Dead, Moon Water and Fatmouth 4 are the selections for this evening at The Lincoln Theater located at 126 E Cabarrus St., Raleigh, NC.Tickets are $10 at the door and this is a general amission standing room only venue.

Doors open at 7 pm.

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 ~ Gettin’ Down Around Town, New Bern, NC ~

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Checking things out n James City area first, I found James Ford is live tonight rocking his grooves and offering his take on many tunes from 7-10 pm at BrÜtopia located at 1201 Highway 70 E, New Bern, NC. Ford is a local talent and New Bern business man too. Be sure to check him out soon.


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My friends Les Wetherington and Josh Overby will be gathering with the rest of thier bandmates from 3 Day Weekend and bringing their show to Bambooz II located somewhere on Highway 70 W, New Bern, NC. The party gets started at 9 pm and the classic rock will have you grooving you til 1 am. There is a music charge payable at the door but these boys are worthy of every dime collected!


With Matt Phillips

Back to good business we find that Matt Phillips will be rolling through town tonight and offering his unique twist on many familar songs while offering a great number of original grooves too. He will be live tonight at The City Laundry located at 901 Pollock St., New Bern, NC. Getting the party started for Phillips will be the new local legends Bearfoot Monty an original band recently formed here in town and making a quick name for themselves around the state with their blend of talented players. Be sure to stop in and have a listen to them tonight. Doors open at 7 pm and the music starts at 9 pm. There is a great menu to cure your hunger and a great selection of beer and wine to wash it down.


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The final show around town tonight is that of Hot Buttered Grits who will be rocking through the grooves tonight from 8-11 pm at The Brown Pelican located at 411 Broad St., New Bern, NC. This fun jam band will keep you grooving all night with their fun sound. Come out and get groovy tonight with the Grits.

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~ Cruisin’ Along the Coast ~

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The fun and original band The Phantom Playboys will be rocking souls today at Palate located at 1007 N 4th St., Wilmington, NC. They get the Big Neighborhood Party statred today at 2 pm and will have you jumping and jivin’ til 5 pm


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Following their fun set of music it is time to make room for more talent with music man Hank Barbee will be live at Palate, this evening from 8-11 pm. He offers fun selection of songs that are mostly original and rather melodic. If you have not enjoyed a night with Hank Barbee music you are missing out. Keep up with his dates and music by checking out hos web site at


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Jayke Steel of Steel County Express added this show to the agenda earlier this week for the band. They will be rocking the room at Hell’s Kitchen located at 118 Princess St., Wilmington, NC. You can enjoy their modern country sounds from 9:30 pm til 1:30 am



Having a look at things along the Crystal Coast we find hard working guitar man Justin Castellano will be live tonight at the Church St. Inn Deli and Pub  located at 105 W Church St., Swansboro, NC. He will be working the room and having fun with his audience from 7-10 pm tonight.


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Over at The Icehouse Waterfont Restaurant you can enjoy the sounds of Remedy tonight as they rock away the blues in the lounge from 9 pm til the midnight hour is upon us. The Icehouse is a great place to arrive early for some of the great food then stay late for the fine music.They are located at 103 W Moore St., Swansboro, NC



Mac & Juice Duo will be live again at The Royal James Café  located at 117 Turner St., Beaufort, NC. Tonight they will offer up a Grateful Tribute with their jam selection. Come on out and enjoy their grooves from 9 pm til 12 am.


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Live tonight at The Backstreet Pub we find that Litzwill return for another show upstairs on the stage as they rock the room tonight from 9 pm til 1 am. The Backstreet Pub is located at 124 Middle Ln., Beaufort, NC. There is a music charge at the door, but it is minimal and the music is always worth.


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Our final option for this evening takes us to The Boat Bar at Snapperz Grill & Stream Bar located at 3710 Arendell St., Morehead City, NC. This is an original band that offer many familiar covers to keep the crowd grooving . They will be live tonght from 7-10 pm making them a great choice for dinner and a show for those along the coast.

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That is what I found for music options for your dancing pleasure for 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.

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