Hob Nob Jazz Series – A Cary Original

Cary, NC – In another sign of the maturation of the Cary music scene, the Hob Nob Jazz series returns to the Crescent at Booth Amphitheatre tonight for the start of a 4-week run.
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Green Hope Students Win Big at Choral Competition

Myrtle Beach, SC – Three students at Green Hope High School took home big prizes for their singing ability as they won in several areas at the district championships for the Barbershop Harmony Society. Read more

2016 Guide to Live, Outdoor Music in Cary

Cary, NC — Each year, Cary welcomes the onset of warmer weather with a variety of free, live outdoor music series. The list keeps growing – here’s what we found this year. Read more

A New Guide to Live Music in Cary

Cary, NC — Robby Robinson and Kevin Kendall wanted to know where they could go to hear local, live music on any given night – so they created Triangle Live Music, a website that tells its visitors just that. Read more


World Renowned Conductor Visits Cary

Cary, NC — On Sunday, January 17, 2016, the Concert Singers of Cary will welcome two-time Grammy winner Joseph Flummerfelt to guest conduct their latest major orchestral work, “Voices Across the Centuries.” Read more

WHUP FM- Hillsborough’s New Community Radio


Hillsborough, NC — We discovered WHUP 104.7, an FM radio based out of Hillsborough, when CaryCitizen’s publisher, Hal Goodtree, performed live on-air in the studio.  Read more


Profile: Ari Pappalardo


Cary, NC — I had coffee with Ari Pappalardo, a singer/songwriter who was born in Cary.

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Green Hope

Cary Students Perform in Orchestra Festival

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Dr. Kevin Geraldi, associate conductor of Conducting at the University of Greensboro, led a full ensemble of students in the final performance of the ‘Can Can’ before a packed house.

Editor’s Note: This was a big week for music students in Cary. Three high school bands competed in regional competitions last weekend, and Green Hope held its annual orchestra festival last night. Photographer Dave Gill sent us this story.

Cary, NC — Just over 300 local middle and high school students participated in the annual Green Hope Orchestra Festival on Thursday, October 15, 2015. Read more