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Farm Aid 2014 to play Walnut Creek Amphitheatre Raleigh this fall!

Farm Aid 2014 to play Walnut Creek Amphitheatre Raleigh this fall!

FARM AID MUSIC AND FOOD FESTIVAL HEADS TO NORTH CAROLINA ON SAT. SEPT. 13 Willie Nelson, John Mellencamp, Neil Young, Dave Matthews and Jack White to headline Farm Aid 2014 at Walnut Creek Amphitheatre RALEIGH, NC July 24, 2014 — Farm Aid announced today that its annual benefit festival will take place on Saturday, Sept. 13, at Walnut Creek Amphitheatre in Raleigh, N.C., with tickets on sale to the public on Friday,  Aug. 1. TICKETS: Farm Aid 2014 (Raleigh, NC) “In North Carolina and across the Southeast, family farmers have struggled to stay on the land, but they have also pioneered new roads to economic sustainability. This region knows the value of its farmers and offers increasing opportunities for new […]

The Fray announce two North Carolina dates!

The Fray announce two North Carolina dates!

The Fray with special guest Barcelona and Oh Honey   Red Hat Amphitheater Raleigh – July 14 Uptown Amphitheatre Charlotte – July 15 THE FRAY TICKETS The Fray will play Red Hat Amphitheater in Raleigh on July 14 and Uptown Amphitheatre in Charlotte on July 15. Special guests Barcelona and Oh Honey will open the shows.   Tickets go on sale Friday May 2 at 10am at livenation.com, all Ticketmaster outlets or charge by phone at 800-745-3000. Tickets for the July 14 Raleigh show will also be available at Duke Energy Center box office and Belk box office at Walnut Creek Amphitheatre.   Tickets for the July 15 Charlotte show will also be available at The Fillmore Charlotte box office. […]

Lea Salonga to accompany Il Divo on tour this summer

Lea Salonga to accompany Il Divo on tour this summer

AWARD-WINNING SINGER LEA SALONGA TO ACCOMPANY MULTI-PLATINUM GROUP IL DIVO ON TOUR THIS SPRING June 3 – Red Hat Amphitheater Raleigh Tickets Los Angeles, CA (Feb. 12, 2014) – Lea Salonga, the award winning singer and actress best known for her Tony Award winning role in Miss Saigon, will join Il Divo on their spring tour across the U.S. and Canada entitled IL DIVO – A MUSICAL AFFAIR: THE GREATEST SONGS OF BROADWAY LIVE. The Live Nation-promoted trek, which kicks off on March 28th, supports the group’s newest compilation of Broadway songs, A Musical Affair. Il Divo previewed this new show on Broadway with a successful limited engagement at the Marquis Theater in November. Tickets for the Raleigh concert can be purchased at […]

Jimmy Buffet coming to North Carolina for summer concerts!
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Jimmy Buffet coming to North Carolina for summer concerts!

FORT ANN, NY, FEB. 7, 2014-Jimmy Buffett released his first album in 1970 and since then he has become the epitome of beach culture and an American icon in the music world.  He has influenced countless artists over the years and has enjoyed a resurgence in popularity thanks to some contemporary country artists who have worked with him on collaborations over the last few years.  He has two dates on his most recent tour, named after his most recent album.  The “Songs from St. Somewhere” tour will be stopping in Raleigh at Walnut Creek Amphitheater on April 22nd and April 24th in Charlotte at the PNC Music Pavilion. Tickets for Jimmy Buffet’s 2014 “Songs from St. Somewhere” Tour in Charlotte […]

Sons of Confederate Veterans Funds Conservation of Another Battle Flag at Museum of History

Sons of Confederate Veterans Funds Conservation of Another Battle Flag at Museum of History

RALEIGH, NC December 16, 2013 – On Nov. 21, 2013, members of the Sons of Confederate Veterans, Camp 379 in Marion, presented an $8,200 check to staff at the North Carolina Museum of History in Raleigh. The funds will be used for specialized conservation treatment of a battle flag carried by the 35th Regiment North Carolina Troops during the Civil War. The generous gift was the result of two years of fund-raising by Camp 379. “It is an honor for Camp 379 to help preserve a part of North Carolina’s important history for future generations,” noted Jeff Cordell, Commander, North Carolina Division, Sons of Confederate Veterans, Camp 379. The historic banner is part of the museum’s Confederate flag collection, one of the […]

Olli Mustonen to Perform Brahms Piano Concerto No. 1 in Two Weekends of Performances with North Carolina Symphony

Olli Mustonen to Perform Brahms Piano Concerto No. 1 in Two Weekends of Performances with North Carolina Symphony

RALEIGH, NC November 1, 2013 – The North Carolina Symphony will perform Brahms Piano Concerto No. 1 with guest artist Olli Mustonen in performances that span two weekends in Raleigh, Southern Pines, again in Raleigh, Wilmington, and Chapel Hill. One of Europe’s best known pianists, Mustonen will share the stage with Resident Conductor William Henry Curry on Friday, Nov. 8 and Saturday, Nov. 9, at 8 p.m. in Meymandi Concert Hall in downtown Raleigh. The next week, Triangle audiences will see Mustonen and Music Director Grant Llewellyn on Friday, Nov. 15, at noon in Meymandi Concert Hall, and Sunday, Nov. 17 at 7:30 p.m. in Memorial Hall on the campus of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Mustonen […]

Sigur Ros coming to Red Hat Amphitheater in Raleigh

Sigur Ros coming to Red Hat Amphitheater in Raleigh

Sigur Rós   Red Hat Amphitheater – Raleigh Saturday September 21   SIGUR RÓS ANNOUNCE FINAL U.S. DATES OF 18 MONTH WORLD TOUR Stream Kveikur In Its Entirety On Amazon.com Now     Sigur Rós announce the ultimate U.S. leg of their globe-spanning tour, which will consist of a final, 20-show run starting at Detroit’s Laneway Festival on September 14th. The tour began a year ago on the East Coast trailing the release of the band’s sixth studio album Valtari, and will continue following next week’s release of its hard-rocking successor, Kveikur (out June 18th). This tour will reach deep into America, and will see Sigur Rós play the biggest shows of their career in some of the country’s most […]

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Special Admission for Landmark Exhibit Showcasing North Carolina’s Artistic Earthenware Traditions

Special Admission for Landmark Exhibit Showcasing North Carolina’s Artistic Earthenware Traditions

Raleigh, NC April 23, 2013 – The N.C. Museum of History in Raleigh announces that tickets are now $5 per person for the exhibition Art in Clay: Masterworks of North Carolina Earthenware. Admission is free for children ages 4 and under and for Museum of History Associates members. Purchase tickets in the Museum Shop. Art in Clay will run through Sunday, Sept. 1. Showcasing nearly 200 objects made by Piedmont potters, the landmark exhibition celebrates the achievements of earthenware potters during the 18th and 19th centuries. Art in Clay was organized by Old Salem Museums & Gardens. Among the most masterful items are slipware dishes created by Moravian potters at Salem and Bethabara (in present-day Forsyth County) and by contemporary […]

North Carolina Highway Historical Marker Commemorates Tobacco Workers on April 20

North Carolina Highway Historical Marker Commemorates Tobacco Workers on April 20

RALEIGH, NC April 15, 2013 — A fertile period of labor organizing in the tobacco industry during the 1940s fed into the civil rights movement. A North Carolina Highway Historical Marker will be dedicated to workers involved in the efforts to unionize tobacco warehouses on Saturday, April 20, at First Calvary Baptist Church at 401 Woodland Ave. in Winston-Salem. African American women were the primary leaf workers in the Winston-Salem tobacco industry, and formed the United Tobacco Workers Local 22 of the Food, Tobacco, Agricultural and Allied Works of America-Congress on Industrial Organizations (FTACIO). The workers removed stems from dried tobacco leaves. Labor organizing began with a sit-down strike on June 17, 1943, at a plant of R. J. Reynolds, Co., then the largest […]

May Programs at the N.C. Museum of History

May Programs at the N.C. Museum of History

MAY PROGRAMS AT THE MUSEUM OF HISTORY Raleigh, NC April 9, 2013 – From children’s programs to informative lectures, May programs at the North Carolina Museum of History offer something for all ages. Bring the kids to Time for Tots, History Corner or History Hunters to learn about Tar Heel inventors. Other programs include a lecture on Quaker pottery, music performances, a tour of the outdoor exhibit History of the Harvest, and a symposium. This year marks the 150th anniversary of the signing of the final Emancipation Proclamation. This life-changing document will be the focus of the Legacy of Freedom Symposium on May 31 and June 1. The special event will include a guest speaker, panel discussions, freedom songs and […]