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~Live Music Options For Saturday, February, 4, 2017~


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Rockin’ Around the Region

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Checking things out in Winston-Salem; there is a triple shot of talent on the agenda at The Garage, located at 110 W 7 th St., Winston-Salem, NC. Tonight you can rock the grooves of Wahyas, Paralyzer and Crystal Meh? Doors open at 8 pm and music starts at 9 pm. For more information check out The Garage’s Facebook page.


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There is an all ages show happening tonight at Muddy Creek Music Hall, located at 5455 Bethania Rd., Winston-Salem, NC. Tonight for your pickin’ pleasure you can enjoy Hank, Pattie & The Current.  Tickets are $15 at the door. Doors open at 7 pm, music plays from 8 pm-10 pm. I learned lots about this duo on the Facebook event page:


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The final show I heard about in that area is going down at Johnny N Junes, located at 2105 Peters Creek Pkwy, Winston-Salem, NC. You can catch HedTrip who will rock you from 9 pm til 1 am.


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Thick n Thin have a show tonight at 240 Bar & Grill, located at 3706 Elmsley Court, Greensboro, NC. They will be offering up the music from 8 pm-11 pm.


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Brothers Pearl have a show tonight at The Deck at River Twist, located at 118 E. Main St., Jamestown, NC. Music starts at 9 pm.


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Jive Mother Mary will be jamming tonight at Brewballs, located at 3730 S Church St., Burlington, NC. Music starts tonight at 9:30 pm and they keep you in the groove til 1 am.


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The Gravy Boys are on stage tonight at The Blue Note Grill, located at 709 Washington St., Durham, NC. Music starts at 8 pm and they will keep you grooving til 11 pm. The cost for this show is $10.00. I recommend going early and enjoying a wonderful dinner before the show.


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Having a look around other areas throughout the state we find Caliber .45  has a show tonight at The Junction, located at 791 Tarheel Rd., Benson, NC. Come on out and boot scoot with this country band tonight from 9:30 pm til 1:30 am. Doors open at 8 pm and there is a music charge to be paid at the door.


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Checking things out around Charlotte, NC, Gump Fiction will be live at Flight Beer and Music Hall, located at 314 N College St., Charlotte, NC. The music will bring you back through the 90’s and it all starts at 9 pm with music going til 1 am.


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It is the 6th Annual Winter Splash ~ A Tribute to Bob Marley happening tonight at Visulite Theatre, located at 1615 Elizabeth Ave., Charlotte, NC. Doors for this event open at 5:30 pm and the show starts at 6 pm. You can get tickets for $15 at the door. For more information or to get tickets right now follow this link:


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David Childers will be offering his sounds to the crowd over at Riverview Raw Bar, located at 10012 Moores Chapel Loop, Charlotte, NC. Music starts at 8 pm and he provides his talents til 11 pm.


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Live tonight at Schooly’s Bar & Billiards, located at 102 East Trade St., Sanford, NC, it is the music of Ponder. The music starts at 9:30 pm and the band will rock you til 1:30 am.


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Tonight at The Red Room, located at 220 N Heritage St., Kinston, NC, you can get your southern rock fix with Southbound 85.  They get the party started tonight at 10 pm and keep you rocking til 2 am. There is a $5.00 music charge payable at the door.


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It is night two of Daniel Johnson and Justin Dukes at Mad Boar Restaurant, located at 111 River Rd., Wallace, NC. They get the music started tonight at 8 pm and keep you in the groove til 11 pm. Come early for a great dinner and stay late for the beer and band! Let’s dance!


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Digger Foot has a show this evening at The Grey Goose, located at 9527 Highway 903 N., Ayden, NC. Music starts at 10 pm. The cost is $10 per person or $15 per couple. This band plays a wide variety of music and look forward to making you dance til 1:30 am.


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There is a great musical duo scheduled to perform this evening at The Old Theater, located at 609 Broad St., Oriental, NC. Beleza offers an eclectic mix of sounds and will offer the music from 7:30 pm til 9:30 pm. You can get your ticket at the door. The cost is $22.00 for this show

United by musical interests that include samba, funk, soul, blues, bossa nova, jazz and Spanish flamenco, this dynamic duo blends the melodic, rhythmic and harmonic riches from North and South America.

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~ Cruising Along the Coast ~


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The show to see along the coast is Tommy Redd/ Adam Hill’s Bluelight Jam. In full celebration of birthday month we celebrate Tommy Redd’s tonight at Rookies Sports Bar, located at 1187 Highway 58 Cape Carteret, NC. That show starts at 8 pm but there is more than that happening tonight. Check out what Roger Morton had to say:

Have you heard? 4 bushels of oysters steaming tomorrow
At Rookies Sports Bar in Cape Carteret, Peltier NC !
In honor of our good friend, local rocker / painter extraordinaire –
“Mr.HYde” Himself. Michael Nicholson
Starting at 5pm
So get in there and show some dam love!

Rebecca Kimberly Ivey band Roger That getting the live music started at 8:00pm

Tommy Redd/ Adam Hill Bluelight Jam S
tarts at 9:30pm

This is a once in a life time get together ya’ll. Tommy Redd’s birthday is next week. Let’s show him some hometown love back where he came from. Most everyone knows this legend. Hailing from Maysville NC , he’s founder, songwriter , guitar player, singer for legendary NC rock-n-roll hall of fame, RCA, Epic National Recording artist Nantucket. Though Nantucket is Tommy’s baby and they will be playing next week at the Lincoln Theatre in Raleigh for Tommy’s official birthday bash….
Tommy has had and has great bands like Soul Daddy’s, The Boogie Chillin’s and Red Wigglers and loves a good down home jam like this one here tomorrow. Peltier NC is gonna be rocking.
Adding up to the spice, get you a load of guitar slinger Adam Hill… Yew, are gonna be pleased you did. From the NC touring original band Victim of the Cause to the great covers of Almond Bro’s, Molly Hatchet, Collective Soul, you name it and new original music Adam Hill Band..

I’m gonna stop rambling on because this is long to read and I know ya’ll don’t want to read my lines all day.. 🙂
This is gonna be a real good time ya’ll. Come on everyone show up, free your mind, free your soul. Forget about all the BS going on in the world. Gather up with some rockers and good friends who are so happy to be home giving a rock-n-roll party show… I’ll see ya there!

For more on The Adam Hill Band visit their new website at


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Live tonight at Cru Bar & Wine Store / The Beaufort Coffee Shop, 120 Turner St., Beaufort, NC, you can enjoy the rockin’ blues grooves of the Little Cecil. He offers the free live music from 8 pm til 11 pm. There is no cover for this show, but you might want to come early to get a seat and taste some wine.



4EverAll will be offering the familiar songs that make you groove tonight at Harrika’s Brew Haus, located at 911 Cedar Point Blvd., Cedar Point, NC. This charismatic duo will have you dancing the night away from 7 pm-10 pm. There is no charge for this show, but free music is never free so share some love and tip the players!


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The Aqoostix will be the entertainment tonight at Church St Pub & Deli, located at 99 Church St., Swansboro, NC. They offer up the music that goes well will dinner from 7 pm-10 pm.



Ed Prophet will be rocking at The Icehouse Waterfront Restaurant, located at 103 Moore St., Swansboro, NC. He delivers the tunes in the bar from 9 pm til 12 am.


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Looking around the southern shores of our great state, there are four bands on the bill tonight at The juggling Sun Cafe, located at 1612 Castle St., Wilmington, NC. You can enjoy this free show featuring WhotheFolklohr Boy Legs, Lavier and Litt. Here are the details about the bands from the Facebook event page:

Winter has pushed us inside, so this month we’ve decided to bring you a unique event with some very talented LIVE indie/electronic/hip hop acts on the line up.


Whothefolklohr – Whothefolklohr is a mix of hip hop and soul, layered with rock/house/edm style beats. Live with keys and acoustic guitar this time! As well as additional vocals by Sydney Dively, saxophone by Emily Elizabeth, and a collaboration with Yungz Pilot FrenchyBlk

BOY LEGS – Boy Legs brings a unique blend of experimental soundscapes and hip hop to the table, with live vocals and instrumentation, hailing from Boone, NC.

LITT (Life in the Trees) – Local to W Wilmington, NC, LITT has been all over the place this winter, with new material and a brand new live show featuring live guitar and drums over beautifully produced electronic/jam inspired productions.

L A V I E R – Future Jazz / Electronic / Hip hop

Free show with a $5 donation to Liquid Culture and our artists recommended.


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The Swing Shifters will be live tonight from 6:30 pm  – 9 pm at Beale St Barber Shop, located at 6168 Castle St., Wilmington, NC. This is gonna be a fun show with lots of talent that will have you jumpin’, jivin’ and swinging to the beat!



Matt Phillips is making his way to the southern shores as well. He has a show tonight at Satellite Bar & Lounge located at 120 Greenfield St., Wilmington, NC. His show starts tonight at 9:30 pm and he will give up all his rocking jazz inspired grooves til 1:30 am.

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~ Gettin’ Down Around Town, New Bern ~


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Live tonight at Trent River Coffee Company there is a display of Wizard Rock going down. Here are all the details and what to expect, plus ticket information:

“What is a wizard rock band?” you ask. The Blibbering Humdingers specialize in music about Harry Potter, Doctor Who, Celtic Myth, medieval fantasy, and science fiction. Scott & Kirsten Vaughan of Cary, NC began performing together in 1992 and have played hundreds of shows over the years at Sci-Fi conventions, Renaissance Faires, and Harry Potter conventions. Their sound ranges from folksy and medieval to 50’s Doo Wop, 80’s Pop, and straight up acoustic rock. If you’re a fan of Weird Al Yankovic, Jonathan Coulton, or other “geek” music, you won’t want to miss the Blibbering Humdingers’ wit and goofy humor. Scott and Kirsten play guitars and assorted other instruments of musical mayhem. More about them at

Trent River Coffee Company is at 208 Craven Street in New Bern. Doors open at 6:30 pm and the music begins at 7:30 pm. Tickets are $5 (such a deal!) and available at the door. Call 252-514-2030 for more information.


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Ravenz Bru will be serving up the live music tonight at The Brown Pelican, 411 Broad St., New Bern, NC. This free show stars at 8 pm and thy rock the blues til about 11 pm.


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Tonight Live at The City Laundry, located at 901 Pollock St., New Bern, NC,  it is an Comdey Improv Night. Here are all of the details on this event taking place tonight starting at 7 pm:

Live@ The City Laundry is proud to present an evening of Improv theatre on the first Saturday of each month. We invite you to come and explore this one of a kind, audience interactive experience. This month we are offering two exciting Improv comedy Troupes!

*Ouiser & the Innovation Station performs scenes mixed with musically improvised songs. Keyboardist, Molly Peacock accompanies improvisers Brian Thacker and Bradie Wagers as they take on five movie suggestions from the audience, setting up hilarious scenes that you will never see in the movies.

*Third Date is an improvisational theatre group directed by Dan Sipp. They perform regularly at Common Ground Theatre in Durham, as well as other Triangle venues. The cast consists of Dan Sipp, Nancy Pekar, Jenny Spencer and J Chachula. These four veteran actors create improvised shows based on your suggestions. Their scenes are a comic and sometimes bittersweet exploration of relationships with partners, family, friends, and co-workers. They reflect the joys, surprises and everyday frustrations of life in our weird, wonderful world.

8 pm Tickets $7.00
Advance Tickets are available online and at our box office.
Tickets will be available at the door on the date of the event.

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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:

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