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Sarah Siskind and Sunliner shine with ‘LOVE’

North Carolina native Sarah Siskind and Sunliner will release their long awaited and latest collaboration,” LOVE,” on April 14, 2017.

In a handwritten note delivered with the album, Siskind wrote, “Well after all this time, here it is!”

Trust me when I say it’s worth your time to give a listen to this sampler to get just a taste of what this fresh and funky new album has to offer. It’s a mix of rock, folk, country, jazz fusion and delta blues, that all the while somehow manages to stick to its Americana roots. It ranges from the upbeat “By You” to the heartbreaking “Not Enough.”

“This whiskey is the closest thing I have to a friend … I wake up late at night and cry; I drink the bottle til it’s dry, but it’s not enough to make me forget how you love me.”

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Zoe & Cloyd to perform at Reynolda House Summertime Social on June 9

According to our friends at Reynolda House Museum of American Art, it’s not officially summer until you’ve toasted with friends in Reynolda’s Winston-Salem, North Carolina, back yard. Bring a blanket and enjoy food trucks, drinks from local vendors, lawn games, excellent music and an after-hours opportunity to visit “Ansel Adams: Eloquent Light” beginning at 6 p.m. Thursday, June 9.

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Sample the sounds of New Orleans’ Caleb Caudle and tastes of microbrews, food trucks at Reynolda House’s Harvest Moon Festival

Celebrating the Harvest Moon and the Reynolda Estate in Winston-Salem, N.C., this annual event connects art, food, and music on the Reynolda lawn. Hear rising star Caleb Caudle, a New Orleans singer-songwriter, and enjoy outdoor games, the exhibition The Art of Seating: Two Hundred Years of American Design , a keepsake art activity, microbrew beer, free tastings, and meals available from food trucks, according to the Reynolda House Museum’s website.

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Catch Sarah Siskind tonight at BBQ + Brews at Reynolda House

Celebrate the start of summer in the Museum’s backyard! The museum is hosting a Summertime Social on June 5, 6-8 p.m., featuring live music by Sarah Siskind, barbecue sampling, beer tasting, cash bar, games on the lawn, and art activities. Admission is $15 ($10 for members of the Museum and students).

The event is rain or shine; in case of rain, the performance and tastings will be moved inside the Museum. Guests are welcome to bring blankets for outdoor seating. No dogs, please. For more information, visit http://reynoldahouse.org or call 336-758-5150.