Slingshot Cash, latest lineup, played their first show at the Speakeasy in Carrboro last Thursday. They’re sounding damn good these days, and it was a pleasure to hear the way old songs get made new with new contributors, and all the new stuff, as well. You should go see them. Full set here.
Sometimes it’s just nice to wander around your town on a sunny Sunday afternoon in September and watch bands play. Yep. Full set here.
So lovely — warm and fun and full of singalongs, this was the first of CCL’s annual Electric Holiday Show that I have been to, but I will not miss another one. Full set is here.
I’d missed the last two Americana Revues at the Station, their second Thursday of the month residencies for bands — Sinful Savage Tigers took over for the Magnolia Collective last November, and in both December and January I had elsewhere jobs that kept me from being there. Last night’s Cradle show, however, started early and…
Last night I got to Durham too late to see the Save Our Arts show with the Beast, Mount Moriah, and Megafaun (sold out! Good on them) so I trundled back to the Thrill and spent the evening hanging out with Jeremy Blair and Effingham, who are recording their first full-length in the Cowboy’s studio….
Yesterday I had the undeniable pleasure of sitting down, in a noisy Weaver Street Market, with the three guys who make up fast-rising North Carolina Americana band Mipso Trio. Joseph Terrell, Jacob Sharp, and Wood Robinson will be headlining at the Cradle on Saturday night, with Overmountain Men and Jim Avett. (Details: Saturday 1/14, doors…
Love these guys so much. Cannot wait for their full-length release; 10/22 at the Station, 10PM, with Phil Cook & his Feat. Be there. Or miss the revels.
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