Cary, NC – On Sunday, it will be ten years since the awful events of September 11, 2001. Here are three musical events in the area that may bring a measure of comfort to all those who still suffer. Read more
Story by Hal Goodtree.
Cary, NC – Call me a dinosaur, but I still love listening to music on the radio in the car. Last Motel is a new local show that satisfies with an eclectic focus on music from or inspired by the South. Read more
Concert Notes by Cris Cohen.
Cary, NC – Alison Krauss could sing selections from the US Tax Code and it would sound good. Her voice is that amazing.
She and her band, Union Station, performed Thursday night at the Koka Booth Amphitheatre in Cary, playing a mix of older tunes and songs from their new album, “Paper Airplane”. Their country / bluegrass music and their friendly demeanor made for a relaxed, you-are-hanging-out-with-friends feel. Read more
Brennin Cummings is CaryCitizen’s Journalism Intern this summer. She heads back to Ithaca College in just a few days. Photo by Ashley.
Cary, NC – “You’re a quiet bunch, huh?” asked Death Cab For Cutie’s front man Ben Gibbard to a lackluster crowd at Koka Booth Amphitheatre in Cary.
Unfortunately, he was 100% right. The crowd stood stiffly in the general admission pit section, barely moving at all, let alone jamming out or dancing. Read more
photos and story by Lindsey Chester
Cary, NC- It’s August and it’s hot, but that didn’t stop the crowds from enjoying the Ritmo Latino Festival this past Sunday in Bond Park. Read more
Story by Julie Roland. Her Route 64 Journal in Pittsboro is managed by CaryCitizen.
Durham, NC – It’s moving, it’s one day and it’s going to be free. But after a period of some uncertainty, The Hayti Center has announced that the 2011 Durham Blues Festival is on for Saturday, September 10, 2011. Read more
Story by Lindsey Chester, all photos by Brooke Meyer
Cary, NC- It may be over, but the memories will live on until next year’s return of the Cary Cross Currents Chamber Music Arts Festival. For two weeks from July 3- July 17, the new Cary Arts Center played host to the Brussels Chamber Orchestra in the festival that called Cary home this summer. Read more
Cary, NC – This weekend the heart of rock ‘n’ roll will be beating in Cary. On Sunday, July 24, Huey Lewis & The News will take the stage at the Booth Amphitheatre.
Huey Lewis spoke with Cris Cohen about the new album, the fun of recording live, and the evolution of his voice. Read more