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By:  Press Release - 10/29/2014
Grammy nominated and platinum selling rock band Skillet has sold more than 2.5 million units in the U.S. racked up more than 160 million YouTube views and amassed a diehard following whose members number more than five million on Facebook alone.

Blues Hall of Fame Tour with Charlie Musselwhite, James Cotton, and John Hammond
By:  Mark Winston - 10/20/2014
Mississippi born James Cotton and Charlie Musselwhite are two of the most revered blues harmonica players in the world.

The Toasters & Archbishops of Blount Street at The Pour House 10/21/2014
By:  Press Release - 10/14/2014
Led by transplanted Englishman Robert "Bucket" Hingley, The Toasters are one of the longest active third wave ska bands. Third-Wave Ska trends towards the punk rock of the 1990s, encompassing a more American sound.

21st Pleasure Island Seafood, Blues and Jazz Festival - October 11-12th
By:  Sheryl Bryant - 10/13/2014
Robert Cray and Delbert McClinton headline this year's fine Festival at the Fort Fisher Recreation Area.

Fleetwood Mac Announces Dates For Charlotte And Greensboro
By:  Press Release - 10/10/2014
Rock legends Fleetwood Mac have confirmed they will be adding at least 28 more dates to their already scheduled 40-city ON WITH THE SHOW tour. Fleetwood Mac will play TIME WARNER CABLE ARENA CHARLOTTE on Saturday March 7 and GREENSBORO COLISEUM on March 17.

The Who Hits 50! Tour Makes Stop In Raleigh - April 21, 2015
By:  Press Release - 10/10/2014
THE WHO, one of rock's most legendary and defining bands, will celebrate their 50-year legacy when they bring their "THE WHO HITS 50!" tour to North America in 2015. "THE WHO HITS 50!" tour will kick off its spring run April 15 in Tampa, FL and include a stop in Raleigh, NC at PNC Arena on April 21.

IBMA World Of Bluegrass -
One Fan's Experience
By:  Ike Riddick - 10/5/2014
What an incredible week of bluegrass music and associated activities as some of the top bluegrass musicians from all over the world convened in Raleigh for IBMA's World of Bluegrass September 30 - October 4.

No Way to Slow Down: 30 Albums and Over 3000 Concerts During a 40+ Year Career
By:  Mark Winston - 10/5/2014
Jethro Tull front man Ian Anderson is widely recognized as the man who introduced the flute to rock music. His new composition Homo Erraticus was featured last night at the Durham Performing Arts Center

Balsam Range Takes Home The Entertainer Of The Year Award At The 25th Annual International Bluegrass Music Awards
By:  Press Release - 10/4/2014
North Carolina's own Balsam Range took home the Entertainer of the Year award at the 25th annual International Bluegrass Music Awards Thursday night, October 2nd, at Raleigh, North Carolina's Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts.

Your Backstage Pass: IBMA in Raleigh 2014
By:  Mark Winston - 10/3/2014
The International Bluegrass Music Association is the professional trade organization for the global bluegrass music community. Their six-year stay in Raleigh is the result of a partnership with The Greater Raleigh Convention & Visitors Bureau, The Piedmont Council of Traditional Music (Pinecone), and the City of Raleigh

The Gospel According To Bloody Sabbath
By:  Sheryl Bryant - 9/27/2014
Tribute band gives 110 percent in their tribute to heavy rockers Black Sabbath.

Melissa Etheridge Coming To DPAC - November 11, 2014
By:  Press Release - 9/24/2014
Academy Award® and GRAMMY® winning artist Melissa Etheridge will take the stage for the "Melissa Etheridge: This Is M.E." U.S. tour stopping at DPAC, Durham Performing Arts Center, on November 11, 2014.

Michael Manring to perform Thursday, Sept. 25 at 54 West - Joe Myers opens
By:  Chris Dunbar - 9/22/2014
This Thursday night Michael Manring will be bringing his bass and his truckload of talent to 54 West in Graham - his only stop in NC for this tour.

Rock 'n' Roll Royalty Grace Raleigh's PNC Arena
By:  Mark Winston - 9/19/2014
Grammy Award Winners and Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Fame Members Steve Winwood and Tom Petty captivate a near capacity crowd.

Jethro Tull's Ian Anderson Releases New Concept Album
By:  Mark Winston - 9/16/2014
'Homo Erraticus' is the legendary progressive rock pioneer's 7th studio album. He will perform it at DPAC on October 4th followed by a selection of Tull classics. Hear our exclusive interview.

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Live and Loud Trailer

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Based in Raleigh NC, Listen is a dynamic original rock band who writes and performs unforgettable songs about real life. Here is their performance at Deep South for our Live and Loud Production

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Robert Randolph

This performance is from Shakori Hills October 2013.

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