Category: Music

RALEIGH NOW SPOTLIGHT: Y’all at Dix Park

Y’ALL AT DIX PARK by Jessie Ammons I’ve always loved the idea of grass under my feet when I listen to music. It’s something that goes along with a really cool vibe, created by trees and grass and shade. ……

Hear: U2’s Joshua Tree 30 Years Later

U2’s Joshua Tree 30 Years Later, The Record’s Lasting Impressions Are Evident by Charles Marshall As Irish rock band U2 celebrates the 30-year anniversary of its blockbuster album The Joshua Tree this year, the record’s impact on the Triangle can be…

Off duty: Wade Smith

photograph by Tim Lytvinenko “I couldn’t really live without music. You just make time for it.” – Wade Smith, criminal defense lawyer Wade Smith knew he loved music when he co-founded Raleigh’s oldest string band 50-odd years ago, but he never…

Spotlight: My February live music fix

by Charles Marshall Lead singer and songwriter, The Balsa Gliders (and partner at the law firm of Brooks Pierce) Live music doesn’t come easy in the cold and dark of February. There are no Oak City Seven outdoor concerts beckoning…

Delta rising

by Samantha Thompson Hatem Most of Raleigh might have missed it, but Delta Rae, the edgy alt-pop band, has quietly set up home here over the past year, and its six members are now on their way to becoming some…

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