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Thursday August 11th


Courtesy of Goodnight, Texas.

Folk, country, garage rock combine in show

Banjos, mandolins and acoustic guitars will collaborate tonight at Local 506. Goodnight, Texas will perform with special guests The Bones of J.R. Jones and Less Is More, combining traditional folk with bluegrass, garage rock and a sprinkling of operatic vibrato.

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Q&A with punk rock 'n' roll band Raw McCartney

Raw McCartney is an eccentric band whose oddity extends well past their music. They are a self-labeled chill, psych and punk rock 'n' roll band from Indianapolis. They will be performing tonight alongside bands SOON and the mineral girls at Local 506. Staff writer Everett Handy interviewed Raw McCartney band members Jacob Gardner and Brian Bissart.

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UNC Process Series: The New Generation Project mixes African American poets and composers in a performance which took place at Kenan Music Building on Thursday, September 4th. Sopranos Louise Toppin (shown above) and Marquita Lister put together this project with intentions of representing less-known artists and traditions of African Americans.

Soprano duo will bring spirituals, poetry to UNC

UNC Department of Music chairwoman Louise Toppin has sung spirituals all around the world. And there is one question she’s always asked herself about these songs that have roots in slavery: Why are people still connecting to this music from 1865?

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