MacArthur Foundation Fellowship recipient Rhiannon Giddens has teamed with three other artists for an ambitious exploration into slavery's effect on women in a 13-song album, "Songs of Our Native Daughters," out today.
Zoltan Kodaly (Hungary, 1882-1967), Bela Bartok (1881-1945), and Johannes Brahms (1833-1897) were all born and worked within the Austro-Hungarian empire, but all three also had an interest in common: folk music (think of Brahms’ Hungarian Rhapsodies). Kodaly and Bartok actually worked togeth…
When you’re in the depths of despair, you feel all alone.
Jen Ledger’s new self-titled band,Ledger, is making its debut on this year’s Winter Jam Tour. But for Ledger herself, it’s hardly a debut at all.
In his wildest dreams, Duncan Phillips probably never imagined the Christian rock-pop group Newsboys would ever get back together.
https://www.jeopardy.com/be-on-j?fbclid=IwAR1eHf-byGlLI4tgEHTXiiMmvwFnzLaPEqj2CkC2WH3RnZTirTvM0qs3d18BJive Mother Mary’s new album is called “The Long Odds,” a title whose meaning has evolved for Mason Keck since he wrote the song of the same name.
Daniel Sage, 27, has spent much of his life as a wanderer, both in his music and personal life. After years of travel, he has rooted himself in his hometown of Winston-Salem. He released his third album, “Triad,” in 2018.
Stone Temple Pilots will headline this year's Gears and Guitars Music Festival May 23-26 in Bailey Park in the Wake Forest Innovation Quarter.
You can never really guess what will happen at the Grammy Awards, but when Kacey Musgraves won for best country album Sunday night, that seemed fairly predictable. Although she was also nominated for album of the year, the most prestigious trophy, it was logical that voters would award her in the genre-specific category — and then the big prize could go to a superstar such as Drake, or the critically lauded Brandi Carlile, or even the soundtrack to the billion dollar-grossing "Black Panther" film.
WINSTON-SALEM — The Inspiration & Praise Gospel Concert, presented by R&B and gospel station WQMG, comes to the Lawrence Joel Veterans Memorial Coliseum March 30.
The Kennedys have brought their driving Americana sound to Winston-Salem for several Fiddle and Bow Society concerts over the years, so the huband-and-wife duo was a natural choice when the nonprofit organization decided to start staging shows once a month in Greensboro.
Seth Walker has seen a lot of the world since leaving his childhood home in Alamance County, where an unconventional environment fueled his diverse musical tastes and spirit of adventure.
Trumpeter Miles Davis was a jazz giant with a bad reputation, acquiring nicknames such as “evil genius” and “the prince of darkness.” But Herbie Hancock thinks his old boss, a scowling curmudgeon who died in 1991, would be happy to know there’s an academic music program named for him.
NEW YORK (AP) — R. Kelly is announcing a new tour, but it won't be in the United States.
This is First Friday in downtown Greensboro, when shops and galleries stay open from 6 to 9 p.m. with special events. Ambleside Gallery at 528 S. Elm St. will display a mix of works by 30 artists. At GreenHill gallery in the Greensboro Cultural Center, 200 N. Davie St., Seagrove pottery will…
GREENSBORO — Iconic rock group Three Dog Night is coming to the Carolina Theatre on May 2.
Drew and Ellie Holcomb’s music has always been a family affair. The two performed together in Holcomb’s band The Neighbors until Ellie left in 2015 to take care of their daughter, Emmylou. Sons Huck and Rivers are now part of the family as well, touring with their parents on this latest outing.
It’s been a hectic couple of months for Luke Combs since he won the New Artist of the Year award at the 52nd annual Country Music Association Awards in mid-November. But as the North Carolina-raised country star said when calling from his adopted home in Nashville hours before decamping for …
Brandon Lancaster is living the dream — literally.
Folk singer-songwriter Arlo Guthrie will perform at 8 p.m. Feb. 1 at Carolina Theatre, 310 S. Greene St. in Greensboro, as part of his “Alice’s Restaurant Tour.”
December was an exciting month for the Down East Boys, a gospel quartet based in Reidsville. “Beat Up Bible” reached No. 1 on the Singing News chart out of Nashville — a first for the band since being founded in 1985.
It’s said absence makes the heart grow fonder. That seems to have been the case for Metallica.
The members of Chatham Rabbits didn’t name the band; their community chose it for them.
Arlo Guthrie is marking the anniversary of his 1967 classic album, “Alice’s Restaurant,” performing concerts with his son, Abe, and granddaughter, Sarah Lee.
Lady Gaga is a double nominee at the Academy Awards, where rapper Kendrick Lamar is nominated for the first time while songwriter Diane Warren is also vying for her first win with her 10th nomination.
Fifteen years ago, Gabriel Pelli was asked to join a band that a friend of his was forming. The intention was to play gypsy jazz in the style of the legendary guitarist and composer, Django Reinhardt.
It takes big feet to lead The Drifters. For the past 29 years, Jerome Jackson has had the daunting task of filling the shoes formerly worn by Clyde McPhatter, Ben E. King and Rudy Lewis, covering lead vocals that produced chart-topping hits for The Drifters from the late 1950s to the early ’70s.
Since the late 1800s, music fans have been putting money into machines and getting back a earful of their favorite tunes. The 1890 model bore the clunky label of Coin Actuated Attachment for Phonograph, and in the late 1920s was revamped and renamed by player piano manufacturer Justus P. See…
Grammy-winning Country music star Alan Jackson is coming to Winston-Salem.
People gather to say goodbye to storyteller and musician Lorenzo "Logie" Meachum.