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Country Picks, June 26: Jeff Black at The Cary Theater

Jeff Black will perform at The Cary Theater on Friday along with Katelyn Read from “The Voice.”
Jeff Black will perform at The Cary Theater on Friday along with Katelyn Read from “The Voice.”

Missouri native Jeff Black is best known as a songwriter whose work has been covered by Alison Krauss, Waylon Jennings, Sam Bush and others. In 1994, Nashville’s Blackhawk band scored a Top 10 single with Black’s “That’s Just About Right.” He has also earned a following for his intimate, honest live shows. Friday night, Black brings his songs to The Cary Theater for a show which also features Raleigh resident Katelyn Read, who recently appeared on NBC’s “The Voice.” Tickets are $10-$25. For more information on the show, see thecarytheater.com.

Other highlights

▪ Laurelyn Dossett , the Greensboro singer songwriter who composed “Anna Lee” for Levon Helm and “Leaving Eden” for the Carolina Chocolate Drops, will perform Wednesday at Duke’s Music in the Gardens series.

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