Musings on folk, Americana, country, bluegrass and newgrass

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‘Friday Flavors’ Concert – Tyler Barham to perform with John Griffin on Friday, Aug. 1, at Stonefield Cellars

Singer-songwriter Tyler Barham, named one of Billboard’s Top 10 Country Artists to Watch in 2014, will perform at 7 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 1, with John Griffin, who originally hails from Madison, N.C., at Stonefield Cellars Winery off U.S. 68 in Stokesdale, N.C. Tickets are $10. Continue reading

FloydFest 12

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Carolina Chocolate Drops among musical acts hoping to find new fans at FloydFest 13

FLOYD, Va. — For music aficionados, FloydFest is a five-day vacation off the Blue Ridge Parkway filled with a variety of eclectic tunes, stunning vistas and making new friends while getting re-acquainted with old ones. Continue reading

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Exile and Juice Newton to perform at High Point Theatre on Friday, July 25

It’s not 1982, but if you want to relive the music of that era, then Friday night’s show at the High Point Theatre is for you. The country-rock crossover band Exile and Grammy- winning singer-songwriter Juice Newton are scheduled to hit the stage at 8 p.m. With 16 No. 1 hits between them, the event is part of “The Lovin’ It” tour and it even has its own Facebook page. Tickets are $30-$35 and can be purchased here. Continue reading

The Harvester Performance Center in downtown Rocky Mount, Va., offers a variety of live music.

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Lonesome River Band, Carbon Leaf and The Milk Carton Kids performing at The Harvester in Rocky Mount, Va., this weekend

If you haven’t made it out to the area’s newest live music venue for a concert, this weekend would be a great time to visit Rocky Mount, Va.  Continue reading