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Wednesday, February 1, 2017




Hank Barbee has a show this evening at The Shuckin’ Shack Oyster Bar, located at 707 Arendell Ave, Morehead City, NC. Music starts at 5:30 pm;  making Barbee a great choice for dinner and a show.


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The first Wednesday of each month brings the Folkstone String Band to the Mellow Mushroom, located at 4311 Oleander Ave., Wilmington, NC. They serve up the music during the dinner hours of 6:30 pm-9:30 pm


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Over in Jacksonville, NC there is a fun night of hip-hop scheduled for fans at Orleans House, located at 1319 Lejeune Blvd. On the agenda, you can check out the sounds of Phunc Milla and JBaby252. For more information on this show, such as times and cost, give the establishment a call at 910-346-6815.


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It is a listening session for, the Addicted to My Ex. This includes a meet and greet and an awesome session too. Featuring Atlantic Recording Artist M City JR, this event is taking place at Celebrity Studios, located at 5312 Six Forks Rd., Raleigh, NC. Doors open at 5 pm and the session starts at 6 pm. Here is what else I learned on the FB event page about the artist:

What better way to enjoy music than with the artist that actually created it? Well, Atlantic Records artist M City JR is coming to Celebrity Studios of Raleigh, NC to do just that with you! This will be M City JR’s first project released since signing in June 2016, he has spent a great deal of time in North Carolina since then on a College Tour and is headed back to bring the project right to you! Make sure you are there for an exciting time, great music and maybe a leaked track or two from the upcoming project. Photo opportunity available, merchandise will be available also, refreshments will be served during meet and greet. Mr. Addicted To My Ex himself is excited to share this time with you!

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Live at The Bullpen, located at 359 Blackwell St., Durham, NC, is Harvey Dalton Arnold. He will be performing live from 7 pm- 10 pm. Here is what I learned on the Facebook events page:

Harvey Dalton Arnold is a singer, guitarist and North Carolina-native who has a passion for the blues. He sold millions of albums as a member of southern-rock band The Outlaws from 1976-80 and has played at Madison Square Garden and Radio City Music Hall. He has also shared the stage with the Rolling Stones at Anaheim Stadium. Harvey performs a left-handed finger-picking style and slide playing on electric and acoustic guitars. He has received much acclaim for founding and performing with The Harvey Dalton Arnold Blues Band.
$1 of every draft pint will be donated to the Music Maker Relief Foundation. Always.


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Travers Brothership with Jive Mother Mary have a show this Wednesday, February 1, 2017 at The Blind Tiger, located at 1819 Spring Garden Rd., Greensboro, NC. Here are all the details I found on the Facebook event page:

Travers Brothership
w/ Jive Mother Mary
ADV $5 / DOOR $8
With the use of electric or acoustic instruments; our band projects a wide variety of music making each concert unique. The Brothership performs live with 4 to 7 musicians, performing a vast repertoire of original and covered music. Utilizing the Travers Brothers’ roots of Soulful Blues, Rock, Funk, Jazz and Improvisational jam, the band covers all the bases.
Our goal is to provide an atmosphere that conveys a message of community and emotional fulfillment with grooves that are sure to get you on the dance floor.
“The band are consummate musicians, jam-band aficionados with a deep understanding of their preferred genre. Put simply, they rock, and in doing so, their enthusiasm, gusto and talents carry the day.” –Robert F, Leicester Bangs
“This is a band that possesses a soulful magic and heart you don’t find in many young bands. This is real art.” –Danny Harlen Mote, Lucky Trend Music.


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The St Olaf Choir will perform this Wednesday at First United Methodist Church, located at 501 N Tryon Rd, Charlotte, NC. You can get your tickets for this magical night of heavenly music by clicking on this link:

Here is more information included on the event page:

The world-renowned St. Olaf Choir, conducted by Dr. Anton Armstrong, is coming to Charlotte, North Carolina! Repertoire will feature J.S. Bach’s “Singet dem Herrn” with chamber orchestra, as well as other choral works by Ēriks Ešenvalds, György Ligeti, and St. Olaf College composers Robert Scholz and F. Melius Christiansen. They will close the concert with a set of traditional American folksongs, including a work by Moses Hogan.

Tickets are $35 for adults and $10 for students. A discount for groups of 10 or more is available.

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Live at Lunchbox Records, located at 825 Central Ave, Charlotte, NC, on Wednesday February 1, 2017 are performances by My Brother, My Sister;  Dollhands and Pink Pots. Music starts at 8 pm and here are more details about the bands and cost for the event:

MyBrother MySister (SC)
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w/ local darlings…
Pink Pots



Looking around town here in New Bern tonight they have an open mic event each week at Mesh, located at 2500 Trent Rd., New Bern. All players are welcome to come out and enjoy the fun, found in making music. Display your talents and have an impromptu practice with the band.

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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.


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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