FALL ‘GRASS: Folkstone Stringband return to 2nd Cape Fear Bluegrass & BBQ Fest on October 12

  “Spring” and “fall” are loose terms in North Carolina. Nowadays, it feels like we have “early summer” and “extended summer” (I mean, the calendar says October 3, but at 95 degrees outside, it feels like August 64). While this might extend summertime activities, the heat index can make outdoor events a little less enjoyable. Last year’s inaugural Cape Fear Bluegrass and BBQ Festival learned … Continue reading FALL ‘GRASS: Folkstone Stringband return to 2nd Cape Fear Bluegrass & BBQ Fest on October 12

THE BEST OF HUMANITY: Surfers Healing releases ‘One Perfect Summer’ album at Wrightsville Beach Brewery, May 19

Surfers Healing and friends finally will get to celebrate the album properly at One Perfect Luau on Sunday, May 19 from 1 p.m. – 7 p.m. at Wrightsville Beach Brewery. Continue reading THE BEST OF HUMANITY: Surfers Healing releases ‘One Perfect Summer’ album at Wrightsville Beach Brewery, May 19

FAST TO ACT: Local musicians band together to raise monies for hurricane relief

Wilmington’s musicians and artists are always quick to act when it comes to supporting their community in times of crisis or general need. Whether raising monies for a nonprofit or for another band going through a harship, or more recently fundraising for hurricane recovery, Signal Fire’s Cullen Seward says community creatives are always fast to mobilize. “After all, we (artists) only thrive because Wilmington supports … Continue reading FAST TO ACT: Local musicians band together to raise monies for hurricane relief

DREAMING BIG: Onward, Soldiers will debut a new EP at the Carolina Pine Music Festival

Onward, Soldiers are ready to debut a new EP and new originals at the Carolina Pine Music Festival this weekend, along with more than three dozen bands playing at five venues from November 4-6. Continue reading DREAMING BIG: Onward, Soldiers will debut a new EP at the Carolina Pine Music Festival