David Holt, right, with Rhiannon Giddens of Carolina Chocolate Drops. Holt’s “State of Music” features an impressive lineup of Tar Heel acoustic performers.
David Holt, right, with Rhiannon Giddens of Carolina Chocolate Drops. Holt’s “State of Music” features an impressive lineup of Tar Heel acoustic performers. WILL AND DENI MCINTYRE
David Holt, right, with Rhiannon Giddens of Carolina Chocolate Drops. Holt’s “State of Music” features an impressive lineup of Tar Heel acoustic performers. WILL AND DENI MCINTYRE
On the Beat

On the Beat

Musings about all things related to music and culture of the popular variety

UNC-TV show explores the state of North Carolina music

January 22, 2015 08:00 PM

On The Beat

David Menconi
News & Observer music critic David Menconi's random (and we do mean random) musings about all things related to music and culture of the popular variety.