Formerly Underground Music Genres – Part 1 |


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Grime, a formerly underground genre, has been called as disruptive and powerful as punk. A study by Ticketmaster shows that the number of grime streams has surpassed 200 million. How did this music genre gain success and love in the mainstream? If you’ve ever wondered what grime music is, the artists that started it, and what its future will be, here’s everything you need to know. What is grime music? Despite often being associated with hip-hop, grime is actually a […]

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Early Forms Of Rock Music Part 3: Folk Rock |


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The 1960s was a time of great change and upheaval in the Western world. Against the backdrop of war, progressive ideals, and economic crises, folk and rock music had a child called folk rock. If you’ve ever wondered about early forms of rock music, keep reading to find out more about folk rock, its history, and its lasting legacy. Folk Rock in the Mid-1960s Developed in both the United States and the United Kingdom, folk rock is a hybrid of […]

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Early Forms Of Rock Music Part 2: Country Rock |


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Part of the beauty of rock and roll is that its roots come from so many different places. A large part of those roots is country music. The blend of the two has shaped and influenced some major moments and artists in the rock genre. It started in America’s south, but many of the best practitioners hailed from other places. It even reached as far as Britain, when the Rolling Stones’ Keith Richards met Gram Parsons. Read on to find […]

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Early Forms of Rock Music Part 1: Rockabilly |


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Rockabilly is one of the pioneering forms of rock music. Its influence helped shaped rock and infused the music of one of the most successful artists of all time, Elvis Presley. Artists from Morrissey to the White Stripes have used the sound in their music. Read on to find out about this fascinating music genre. The origins of rockabilly Rockabilly came out of the Southern United States, by some accounts as early as the 1950s. Its origins can be seen […]

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The Most Underrated American Cities to Listen Music In |


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Going to see live music in a big city like New York or Austin is a once in a lifetime experience. But have you ever experienced an independent show in one of America’s lesser known music cities? Some of the best music scenes are in places you may never have heard of. It’s these smaller markets that are growing fast. The rise of independent music venues with strong local support is changing the face of live music. To find out […]

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What’s Happening In North Carolina Music News |


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Raleigh, Durham & the Triangle is the place to be when it comes to music. Many musicians got their start there, and it continues to be a place to hear and see the best bands around. Read onEdit Edit date and time to find out what’s happening in North Carolina music news. Reopening of the Cave The Cave has a long history in Chapel Hill, over fifty years of being a place to have a drink and see some music. […]

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Famous North Carolina Musicians |


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North Carolina has given some great artists to more than one genre of music. The history of folk music, country, rock and roll, as well as jazz would not be the same without the people who were born or lived in the state. If you’ve ever wondered who the biggest stars of North Carolina music are, keep reading. Country and rock and roll What’s remarkable about Ronnie Milsap isn’t just his lack of sight. Above all, it’s amazing that he […]

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The History Of North Carolina’s Music |


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Not many places can boast of producing legends of the saxophone, fiddle, as well as punk rockers. Except for the state of North Carolina, that is. The area has a long and rich musical tradition. Want to find out more? Keep reading for a deep dive into the rich history of North Carolina’s music scene. The music of the mountains: Old-Time Music and Bluegrass By far, the state of North Carolina is most known for its old-time music. This folk […]

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All The Best North Carolina Music Festivals |


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North Carolina has some of the best music in America, and its festival lineup is rich and diverse. There’s something for everyone here, whether they’re local or visiting the state. From beaches to mountains, and hip-hop to fiddle music, if you’re looking for music, you’ll find a festival to suit you. For something different Where can you see a competition involving fiddles, banjos, and guitars all in one place? The Appalachian State Old-Time Fiddlers Convention, that’s where. This festival also […]

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