STORY SONGS: Carolina Pines Fest History Spotlight debuts with Stray Local

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED BECAUSE OF THE NC STATE OF EMERGENCY OVER COVID-19.   History, storytelling, art and music are natural bedfellows. As a history major at UNCW and Carolina Pines Fest founder, Anna Mann has found a way to marry a few of her passions in the new History Spotlight music series at Live at Ted’s. “I’ve been wanting to incorporate historical music … Continue reading STORY SONGS: Carolina Pines Fest History Spotlight debuts with Stray Local

COMMUNITY TIES: Carolina Pines Fest returns after three-year hiatus

  Carolina Pines Fest is back in full swing this weekend after a three-year hiatus. Having made it official with a comeback party in June, followed by a series of house parties and small shows, Carolina Pines relaunches with two days of live music Friday at Satellite and Saturday at Waterline Brewing. While original festival cofounder Anna Mann says she’s a little nervous about this … Continue reading COMMUNITY TIES: Carolina Pines Fest returns after three-year hiatus

BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND: Carolina Pines will return in 2019 with a comeback party this Saturday at Waterline Brewing

Locals on the music scene know the name Anna Mann—not because she’s in a band but because she tends to put bands in front of Wilmington audiences. She is behind local festivals like Alt-Zalea and the Carolina Pines Music Festival, which she started with Will Daube and bluesman Randy McQuay in May 2015. It began as a one-day event at Satellite and featured nine bands. … Continue reading BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND: Carolina Pines will return in 2019 with a comeback party this Saturday at Waterline Brewing