NCPI Workmark
Articles in regional publications that pertain to a wide range of North Carolina-related topics.

Search Results


12 results for Music festivals
Currently viewing results 1 - 12
PAGE OF 1
Record #:
3666
Author(s):
Abstract:
The state's rich musical heritage appeals to many tastes, including those who enjoy folk, bluegrass, gospel, and jazz. Such yearly events as the Merle Watson Festival in North Wilkesboro and Greensboro's Eastern Music Festival attract thousands of music lovers.
Source:
Subject(s):
Full Text:
Record #:
4808
Author(s):
Abstract:
From the mountains to the coast, traditional music is alive and well in North Carolina, with numerous festivals highlighting fiddlers and other stringed instrumentalists, dancers, and singers. Gatherings include Fiddler's Grove, now in its 76th year at Union Grove; OcraFolk Festival on Ocracoke Island; Alleghany County Fiddlers' Convention; and the Mountain Dance and Folk Festival, stared in 1927 and held in Asheville.
Source:
Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 17 Issue 20, May 2000, p35-37, il Periodical Website
Full Text:
Record #:
24161
Abstract:
Merlefest is one of the most popular music festivals in western North Carolina and was created after the death of Eddy Merle Watson in October 1985.
Subject(s):
Record #:
24801
Author(s):
Abstract:
The North Carolina HIP (Historically Informed Practice) Music Festival features music from the sixteenth, seventeenth, and eighteenth centuries, all played in their original forms. Often, musicians involved in this festival use antiquated instruments or older versions of modern instruments and play the instruments with techniques more common in those centuries.
Source:
Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 5, February 2016, p25, por Periodical Website
Full Text:
Record #:
24935
Author(s):
Abstract:
For John Tosco, music is life. He has been playing the guitar since he was 8 years old and has been hosting music parties for most of his adult life. His children were even a band that toured briefly. He has been teaching music for years and is described as selfless, and the kind of guy who is always willing to give pointers on music.
Source:
Full Text:
Record #:
27077
Author(s):
Abstract:
This weekend's Festival on the Hill, which occurs at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, explores the interactions between music and science. Launched in 2002 by the Department of Music, this biennial festival fosters discussion between scholars, composers, and performers. This year’s theme is Music, Science, & Nature, which stems from the work of UNC composition professor Lee Weisert.
Source:
Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 13, March 2016, p36, il Periodical Website
Full Text:
Record #:
27130
Abstract:
After House Bill 2, the discriminatory legislation against the LGBTQ community, concert promoters worried that artists would cancel tours to North Carolina. The Shakori Hills Grass Roots Festival issued a statement that disavowed the bill by restating the festival’s purpose. No one cancelled and musicians, such as Brett Dennen, donated money and stage time to local groups supporting transgender rights.
Source:
Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 18, May 2016, p25, por Periodical Website
Full Text:
Record #:
27591
Author(s):
Abstract:
The Raleigh arts and music festival Artsplosure is celebrating its 35 anniversary this year. The festival was started as a way to get Raleigh residents to visit the downtown. Now, Artsplosure is struggling to remain relevant with all of the changes to the downtown over the years. Around the time of the festival, there will be at least five other festivals or events in downtown Raleigh. Promoters are looking for ways to attract attendees to keep the festival alive.
Source:
Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 31 Issue 20, May 2014, p21-22 Periodical Website
Record #:
27912
Author(s):
Abstract:
Instro Summit is holding their second annual festival in the coming week. The festival features instrumental groups. The number of groups has grown from four to seventeen and the cover many genres of music.
Source:
Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 27 Issue 16, April 2010, p37 Periodical Website
Subject(s):
Record #:
27930
Author(s):
Abstract:
The Beaufort Music Festival reflects the vibrancy and energy of North Carolina’s modern music. The festival hosts acts from many genres of music. The culture of Beaufort is highlighted for making this one of the best festivals in the state. The festival is noted as one of the state’s best-kept secrets.
Source:
Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 27 Issue 19, May 2010, p37 Periodical Website
Record #:
29343
Author(s):
Abstract:
Summer in North Carolina is filled with festivals, Shakespeare, modern dance and classical music. Summer in the “State of the Arts” brings a whole range of cultural events to attract the native or out-of-state vacationer. One of the biggest events is the Brevard Music Festival, which features seven weeks of chamber music, ballet, symphonies, pop concerts, and musicals.
Source:
Tar Heel (NoCar F 251 T37x), Vol. 9 Issue 5, May 1981, p40-42, il, por
Record #:
32609
Author(s):
Abstract:
North Carolina offers a variety of cultural events ranging from art exhibitions, crafts shows, dance programs, music festivals, outdoor dramas, and performing arts. This article highlights several main events occurring this summer, and provides a comprehensive travel guide to events throughout the state.
Source: