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Warmer weather means Friday Night Music at the Bynum General Store[May 3, 2011]
Dust off your chairs and head on down to the Bynum General Store on Friday night for the kick-off concert of the Bynum Front Porch Friday Night Music Series featuring Boys From Carolina! Series veterans, this band is known nationwide for their award-winning vocal harmonies, tight sound, and hard and fast traditional picking. The Bynum General Store is also celebrating its 75th anniversary.
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Bynum Front Porch seeks donations for auction[Apr. 22, 2011]
Dogwoods are in bloom, gardens are turned and ready for seed, and spring cleaning has begun. As you clean and consider letting items find another home, remember that gently used items can be donated for *Bynum Front Porch's* fall fundraising concert & auction coming this year. Bynum Front Porch is seeking donations from businesses
Bynum Front Porch Friday Night Music Series begins May 6 With Boys From Carolina[Apr. 21, 2011]
Bynum Front Porch, a non-profit community organization, begins this year’s Friday Night Music Series on May 6th with the bluegrass sounds of Boys From Carolina. Known nationwide for their award-winning vocal harmonies and fast traditional picking, Boys From Carolina repeatedly deliver some of the series best bluegrass music. In addition to bluegrass music, other genres represented during the season include old time music, rhythm and blues, swing, roots, gospel, West African traditional music, folk, Americana, world music, rock, country and honky tonk.
Shakori Hills is going even greener this earth day[Apr. 12, 2011]
The Shakori Hills GrassRoots Festival of Music & Dance, held April 21-24, has a new project. It may seem small, but they are hoping to make a big impact. Every festival, without much thought, thousands of people buy water in plastic bottles. Some of them get recycled, some get re-used, and some just get thrown away.
Shakori Hills Community Arts Center presents "A Carolina Luau"[Feb. 14, 2011]
On March 26, the Shakori Hills Community Arts Center will be holding A Carolina Luau on its property in Silk Hope,
NC. The luau is the second big fundraising event the SHCAC has held in their efforts to raise the down payment to buy the land on which the Shakori Hills GrassRoots Festival of Music & Dance is held twice a year.
Fourth annual Hoppin' John Old-Time & Bluegrass Fiddlers' convention[Aug. 8, 2010]
Shakori Hills Community Arts Center presents The Hoppin' John Old-Time & Bluegrass Fiddlers' Convention, September 17-19. Hoppin' John is a three-day event for musicians, dancers and music lovers to come together to celebrate the traditions of bluegrass and old-time music. There are dance, instrument and band contests, square dances, a cook-off, and many unscheduled special musical moments.
North Carolina Symphony to perform at the Village Green at Southern Village[Jun. 21, 2010]
Can't make it to Summerfest in Cary? No problem: the North Carolina Symphony has your summer live music experience covered with four free performances throughout the state, June 20-25. Resident Conductor William Henry Curry leads the orchestra in a concert of fan favorites, including Mendelssohn’s Wedding March, selections from Porgy and Bess, Robert Wendel’s patriotic From Sea To Shining Sea and more.
Shakori Hills music festival will celebrate Earth Day[Apr. 11, 2010]
This April 22 marks the 40th Anniversary of Earth Day! To celebrate, the Shakori Hills GrassRoots Festival of Music & Dance will be doing its part to reduce its footprint, to put the earth first, and to educate all festival attendees about how easy and fun it is to protect and care for our planet.
Shakori Hills GrassRoots Festival to unveil new dance tent[Oct. 8, 2009]
Drive out into the country, past Pittsboro on Henderson Tanyard Road, as you pass a nice horse pasture and just before you start seeing signs that say "festival" with arrows pointing down the drive, something else stands out just beyond those trees. Through the branches of the trees that line the back of the pasture, a large white and yellow thing emerges.
Reno Sharpe Store Music Fundraiser takes place on Saturday[Aug. 14, 2009]
Sharpe Store Music invites everyone to join us for our 10 Year Anniversary & Memorial Celebration this Saturday, August 15 from 10 a.m - 8 p.m. Bands will be playing all day, parking-lot jammin', crafts, vendors, food, bouncy house and more.
Cat's Cradle benefit concert to help Goathouse Refuge care for cats[Jul. 23, 2009]
Music fans and animal lovers won’t want to miss a very special concert August 21st at 8:30 pm at the Cat’s Cradle to benefit The Goathouse Refuge, a no-kill cat sanctuary in Pittsboro, North Carolina. Nationally acclaimed trio Tres Chicas will be joined onstage by southern rockers Luego and Gambling the Muse.
Mountain Aid concert to educate about mountain top removal[May 13, 2009]
Spending a summer weekend listening to music will help to ensure a safe school for hundreds of children. How? The Mountain Aid concert June 19-20, 2009 at Shakori Hills Farm in Chatham County, NC benefits Pennies of Promise, a grassroots campaign to construct a new building for Marsh Fork Elementary School in West Virginia.
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