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Annabelle’s Curse releases new digital EP, ‘Here and Now’ on Feb. 17

Annabelle’s Curse will release its new digital EP, “Here and Now” on Feb. 17, 2017. In the meantime, here’s the group’s NPR Tiny Desk Contest submission to tide you over.
You can catch this talented Bristol, Tennessee/Virginia-based, alt-rock-folk band live everywhere from Roanoke to Philly over the next month. Learn more about them here.

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Dead Horses set to arrive in North Carolina for three shows Jan. 27-29

After I premiered the Dead Horses single “Ain’t Got Time” off their album, “Cartoon Moon,” last summer on my Huffington Post blog, I couldn’t stop listening to the entire album. In fact, it’s still in my CD player. Yeah, yeah, I’m a dinosaur but I recognize talent when I hear it.

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Annabelle’s Curse, Will Overman Band heading to Charlotte’s The Evening Muse on Saturday, Oct. 22

Two of Virginia’s hottest up-and-coming alt folk rock bands — Annabelle’s Curse and Will Overman Band — will light up the stage at Charlotte’s The Evening Muse  in NODA on Saturday, Oct. 22. Tickets for the late-night show that begins at 10:30 (Doors open at 10) are only $5. Trust me when I say you need to catch these bands at this price while you still can because you won’t be disappointed.

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