Award-winning Jazz Pianist Mary Louise Knutson in Concert at Thalian Hall

WILMINGTON, NC March 10, 2015 – The Wilmington Concert Association is pleased to present jazz pianist, Mary Louise Knutson in concert on Friday, March 27th, 7:30 p.m. at Thalian Hall.  Concert includes stellar local musicians Douglas Curtis Irving (bass) and Lee Venters (drums). Ms. Knutson tours the U.S. regularly with […]

Wilmington’s Award-winning Riverfront Provides Backdrop for Winter Festivals

North Carolina Jazz Festival & Wilmington Wine and Chocolate Festival WILMINGTON, NC Jan. 27, 2015 – Wilmington, North Carolina’s award-winning riverfront provides a stunning backdrop for two signature winter festivals. The Wilmington Wine & Chocolate Festival features fine wines and gourmet chocolate the weekend of January 30 through February 1. […]

Call for Artists – Seafood Blues and Jazz Poster Contest (Deadline 9-8-14)

CALL FOR ARTISTS 21st Annual Seafood Blues & Jazz Festival Call For Artists (PDF form download ) KURE BEACH, NC August 17, 2014 – Time is growing short, but there is still time to submit your entry for your vision to convey B L U E S   & J […]

21st Annual Seafood Blues & Jazz Festival Call For Artists

CALL FOR ARTISTS 21st Annual Seafood Blues & Jazz Festival Call For Artists (PDF download) Kure Beach, NC June 23, 2014 – Every Year about this time, we begin the process of finding our Artist that has the vision to convey B L U E S   & J A […]

Celebrate African American Music Appreciation Month in Eastern N.C.

RALEIGH, NC June 6, 2014 — Celebrate Eastern North Carolina’s gospel, blues, R&B, jazz, and funk this month at four music events in four counties that spotlight the region’s impact on American music. A lively tribute to the musical heritage in Eastern North Carolina has been planned for African American […]

Loonis McGlohon: North Carolina Was His Home

RALEIGH, NC January 26, 2014 – On January 26, 2002, noted pianist and composer Loonis McGlohon died. Born in Ayden in 1921, he grew up listening to big band music and learning the piano from the church organist. After graduating from East Carolina University, McGlohon moved to Charlotte where he […]

Jazz Drummer Max Roach, N.C. Native

RALEIGH, NC January 10, 2014 – On January 10, 1924, popular jazz drummer Max Roach was born in Pasquotank County. Shortly after moving to New York City with his family in 1928, Roach began to study piano with his aunt. He showed an early aptitude for music and played in […]

Brian Culbertson added to 4th Annual Uptown Charlotte Jazz Fest

4th Annual “Uptown Charlotte Jazz Fest” Brian Culbertson Friday-Saturday, June 21-22, 2013 Time Warner Cable Uptown Amphitheatre Charlotte, NC – Producers of the 4th Annual Uptown Charlotte Jazz Fest have announced Jazz/R&B musician and instrumentalist, Brian Culbertson, will perform during the two-night festival on Friday, June 21. Culbertson joins BWB, […]

New Bern Civic Theatre presents Bring on the Jazz!

In Honor of Black History Month February 8, 9 @ 7:30pm, February 10 @ 2pm Tickets:  $14 in advance, $16 at the door, $10 for Students and Active Duty Military with ID* Directed by John Van Dyke   Bring on the Jazz! New Bern Civic Theatre presents a night of […]