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Hazel Dickens and Alice Gerrard were groundbreaking female proponents of bluegrass, folk, and country music in the 1960s. The two reflect on their musical careers that have spanned forty years.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 17 Issue 12, Mar 2000, p25-27, il, por Periodical Website
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A 1983 graduate of ECU, Mark Kemp hit a high note in the area of music journalism, getting intimate with musicians such as David Bowie and Eric Clapton. After decades with MTV, VH1, and Rolling Stone, Kemp returned to roots in Charlotte where he writes about musical and cultural history.
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Ten years ago, Local Band Local Beer was started to pair local musicians with breweries in Raleigh. The music series was free but its organizers recently announced that they would begin charging an admission fee. The fee is meant to compensate the musicians fairly.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 51, Jan 2017, p14-15, por Periodical Website
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39439
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Barbara Garrity-Blake is the co-leader of the Down East Cajun and acoustic-roots band the Unknown Tongues and founder of the annual folk-feast at the Gloucester Mardi Gras.
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27465
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One More Wish, a boy band of the 1990s, has rebranded themselves as 1MW. The band is reforming to do a tour of North Carolina venues when other bands are pulling out because of House Bill 2.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 39, Oct 2016, p16-17 Periodical Website
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5363
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James Taylor's fame as a singer/songwriter is worldwide. In North Carolina his roots stretch back to Scottish immigrants in 1790 New Bern. Comer profiles the career of this musician whose song \"Carolina on My Mind\" has become \"the unofficial anthem of the state.\"
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 70 Issue 2, July 2002, p40-44, il, por Periodical Website
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39438
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Becoming a musician at a young age, one of McMillian’s greatest contributions has been his teaching career. He began teaching music in a shack behind his house in 1975, and stopped charging them money, instead doing it for free or charging a canned food donation to the community.
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27253
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Daniel Hart is a musician who lived in Chapel Hill from 2002-2009, crafting gorgeous songs with his band The Physics of Meaning. His more recent work has included composing music for ads and short films, but this year Hart wrote the score for Disney’s remake of the 1977 movie Pete’s Dragon. This is Hart’s biggest project featuring the largest orchestral ensemble with which he has ever recorded.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 32, August 2016, p25, por Periodical Website
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36513
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Holt is receiving this award for his ability to communicate the importance of traditional arts to different audiences from North Carolina to nationwide.
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23987
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Murphy introduces readers to musician David Holt, whose tunes reveal information about music and life in the Southern Appalachians. Holt created the Appalachian Music Program at Warren Wilson College in 1975.
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27154
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Grimes, Oneohtrix Point Never, and Mykki Blanco are three modern Moogfest artists who wrestle with the memory of nostalgic nineties music and modern-day sounds. These musicians remix mid-nineties rap, grunge rock, and pop to create new forms of electronica music.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 20, May 2016, p23, por Periodical Website
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39863
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The Highwoods Stringband was a string band revivalist band that formed in the 1960s, and the documentary follows the band’s doings in a chronological order.
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35399
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Harry Davidson inherited an orchestra desperately in need of leadership to develop its potential. His shared secrets of success included Mozart and Haydn as teaching tools for students and a passion for teaching. By year three of his leadership, faculty and students’ heightened morale inspired Davidson to start planning programs by the season rather than the concert.
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7290
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Earl and Max Carawan are third generation musicians from rural Hyde County. Rufus Carawan, their grandfather, encouraged all his family members to learn to play the banjo, fiddle, and guitar for square dances and local gatherings. For years the brothers played old-time music, bluegrass, and early country music. They received a 2004 Brown-Hudson award for traditional artists for continuing a musical legacy in their part of the state.
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12123
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A musical treasure awaits visitors to the Greensboro area each summer. For the past twenty-two seasons, the Eastern Music Festival has operated a six week classical music festival on the campus of Guilford College. The festival performs music of every type.
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We the People of North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 41 Issue 3, Mar 1983, p36, 38, 68, il