TAKE THE MIC(TURN): MicTurn app wraps first original song contest

  Wilmington’s Jason Ashby and Kennon Young just closed entries for their first original song contest on Sunday via their MicTurn app. With 59 entries (and the nonprofit 100 Men Who Care in Wilmington matching each $5 entry donation with $10), they raised $590 for Meals For Heroes. “Nothing crazy but it feels great to give back in any way,” Ashby says. Submissions were open … Continue reading TAKE THE MIC(TURN): MicTurn app wraps first original song contest

TAKING ACTION: Music and arts are brewing this Sunday at Waterman’s

    “I have instant respect for people who use their talents and influence to help kids and communities in need,” Tumbleweed’s McKay Glasgow says of fellow musician Jason Andre of The Midatlantic. “I don’t know Jason well, but I’ve seen him out in the water and he’s a good surfer. I also see him supporting other musicians at shows and doing cool things in … Continue reading TAKING ACTION: Music and arts are brewing this Sunday at Waterman’s

ARE WE THERE YET? Where to celebrate the end of 2016 and beginning of 2017 in ILM

Whether encore readers are enthusiastically celebrating the end of this past year or happily welcoming the beginning of another, all sorts of fun ways await to celebrate New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day in the Port City. Here are a few highlights… Continue reading ARE WE THERE YET? Where to celebrate the end of 2016 and beginning of 2017 in ILM