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Dopapod and TAUK Bring Progressive Funk-Rock to Raleigh
By:  Danielle Rode - 12/15/2014
Dopapod and TAUK create an eclectic and vibrant new feel to the instrumental music world, giving a fresh new meaning to the term "jam band."

Double Trouble: Bonamassa Opens For Bonamassa At The DPAC
By:  Hunter Riddick - 12/7/2014
Joined by a varied lineup of talented musicians, blues guitarist Joe Bonamassa's immense skill was on full display as he treated the crowd at the DPAC to both acoustic and electric sets on Thursday night.

Sarah Lee Guthrie And Johnny Irion Bring Their Musical Journey To 54 West
By:  Chris Dunbar - 12/6/2014
The connection between Sarah Lee Guthrie and Johnny Irion has proven to be extremely successful not only as a talented unit of entertainment, but also one that is steeped in a strong sense of family.

Sex, Chocolate, And Girls: The 1975 Come To The Duke Energy Center
By:  Hunter Riddick - 12/4/2014
Matty Healy, the frontman for British pop-rock band The 1975, feels like a remnant from another generation. From the moment that he sauntered out onto stage carrying a bottle of wine and shaking his curly locks, the entire crowd at the Duke Energy Center in Raleigh knew that they were in for something special.

An Evening With Gov't Mule With Special Guest John Scofield - DPAC March 3, 2015
By:  Press Release - 12/3/2014
Rock torchbearers Gov't Mule are celebrating their 20th anniversary with an extensive tour and a series of dynamic live archival releases that highlight the group's versatility and epic, fearless live performances. No two Gov't Mule shows are alike. Catch them at the Durham Performing Arts Center on March 3, 2015.

Young Rising Sons on Tour with The 1975
By:  Danielle Rode - 12/2/2014
The band met fans for photos and signings just after the show and gave a brief interview about their inspiration, their fan base, and their time spent in Raleigh.

Music School Rocks its Way into Cary: New School of Rock Franchise Proves Rock 'n' Roll is Here to Stay!
By:  Press Release - 12/1/2014
All School of Rock programs are performance-based and emphasize the message that music is not just about playing an instrument; it's about teamwork, building confidence, and creating leaders.

Adrian Belew Launches His Dynamic New Music App FLUX (Exclulsive Interview)
By:  Mark Winston - 11/28/2014
FLUX is an ios app by King Crimson Guitarist Adrian Belew that blends music and art into an interactive experience and NEVER plays the same twice. Belew will perform with his power trio at the Cat's Cradle on 12/5.

Donna the Buffalo - Lincoln Theatre on Sat 1/10/2015
By:  Press Release - 11/26/2014
Sugar Hill Records Recording Artists and Shakori Hills Fan Favorites Celebrating 25th Year as a Band. Driftwood Opens the Show!

Eric Johnson And Mike Stern Join Forces At The Carolina Theatre
By:  Ike Riddick - 11/24/2014
World renown guitarists Eric Johnson and Mike Stern share the stage at the Carolina Theatre and take those in attendance to another place far away from Durham. To a magical place where masters of the six string rule and intoxicate their captives with their soulful offerings of music.

Carl Meeks Executive Producer on new Dancehall Reggae Album
By:  Press Release - 11/23/2014
Mix Up Reggae - New Dancehall Reggae Album by Wild Falcon Records

Dave Mason at the Carolina Theatre
By:  Mark Winston - 11/14/2014
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member who co-founded the legendary band 'Traffic.' This performance was not only a concert but was also in essence, a biographic history of a stellar musical career.

The Time Jumpers (Vince Gill) - Carolina Theatre 11/24/2014
By:  Press Release - 11/13/2014
The band's current, self-titled release on Rounder Records was nominated for 2 Grammys in 2013.

Zappa/Bowie/King Crimson Guitar Legend Adrian Belew: Cat's Cradle 12/5/3014
By:  Press Release - 11/10/2014
King Crimson frontman, singer, and guitarist Adrian Belew has worked alongside many of the most innovative artists of the past 30 years, including Paul Simon, David Bowie, Talking Heads, Frank Zappa, Laurie Anderson and Nine Inch Nails.

Get The Led Out Returns To Durham Performing Arts Center
By:  Press Release - 11/6/2014
From the bombastic and epic, to the folky and mystical, Get The Led Out have captured the essence of the recorded music of Led Zeppelin and brought it to the big concert stage. Come experience Get The Led Out (GTLO) perform at DPAC, Durham Performing Arts Center, on March 22, 2015.

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