On the Beat Blog
Posted by David Menconi on December 20, 2014
Strumming his acoustic guitar, Harvey Dalton Arnold got ready for his rounds at the cancer ward of UNC Hospital by warming up in the lobby with an old blues tune.
Im a cool, cool driver and I know my way around
I need a cool mama that wont mind me roamin round.
Posted by David Menconi on December 18, 2014
Chatham County Line's "Electric Holiday Tour" Saturday at Saxapahaw's Haw River Ballroom also includes Johnny Irion, Jay Brown and Zeke Hutchins.
Posted by David Menconi on December 15, 2014
Tim Carless will lead a quartet, including members of Mount Moriah and American Aquarium, in the live scoring of Frank Capra’s classic 1946 film, “It’s a Wonderful Life,” at the ArtsCenter in Carrboro next week.
Posted by David Menconi on December 9, 2014
“The Brantley Family Band Christmas Album,” a delightful and long-running tradition, is back -- and it’s more of a family affair than ever.
Posted by David Menconi on December 5, 2014
Eric Church, Ryan Adams, Alice Gerrard, Steep Canyon Rangers and Anthony Hamilton are among the North Carolina-tied acts scoring Grammy nominations. Church alone had nominations in four categories.
Posted by David Menconi on December 4, 2014
Biographer Rick Bragg enters Jerry Lee's world and lives to tell the tale, "Jerry Lee Lewis: His Own Story." Bragg makes appearances at bookstores in Raleigh, Durham and Pittsboro next week.