SOUNDS LIKE FALL: ILM’s music scene going strong into November

This week leads into the final days of October with the end of 2019 shortly closing in. Despite outdoor venues wrapping up their summer roster, we aren’t seeing a slowdown in live music throughout ILM quite yet, even as winter approaches. Here are just a few highlights from the coming days—and be sure to see the rundown of live music on encore’s Soundboard in print … Continue reading SOUNDS LIKE FALL: ILM’s music scene going strong into November

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

A CELEBRATION OF ALL-THINGS LOCAL: encore’s Best Of 2019 turns into all-day Bestival, featuring beer, art, music, comedy, food and awards

Shea Carver breaks down more history of Best Of and dishes the deets on the inaugural Bestival, set to take place Saturday, May 11, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. Continue reading A CELEBRATION OF ALL-THINGS LOCAL: encore’s Best Of 2019 turns into all-day Bestival, featuring beer, art, music, comedy, food and awards

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