Carolina Music Connection features the latest news from bands and artists we've come to know and love as friends from around the world, with an occasional personal blog & photos thrown in . With regular updates including show info, private performances, articles and original videos, CMC aims to focus on our local and national friends in music. We think you should check out these great talents, too. Many are the rising stars of today.
Jody Mace of CharlotteFive asked 5 people who book shows for a number of small venues in Charlotte just one question: What is one band or artist (ok, maybe two) that you think people might not know about but should? Here were my 2 new suggestions: http://www.charlottefive.com/5-local-charlotte-bands-worth-listening-to-right-now/
“If you’ve been hearing about this heartbreaking songwriter named John Moreland for the last few years and been waiting for the right time to check him out, this would be the perfect opportunity—if you have a Spotify account that is.”
After 15+ (18? 20?) years of my being the original web designer/webmaster of the Tosco Music Party website/s, they’ve excitedly updated to a brand new site you should check out.
“Alexis & the Samurai, made up of Alexis Marceaux and Sam Craft, don’t have the “traditional New Orleans sound” but still integrate many hometown influences into their music.”
Lake Street Dive played at The White House today for President Obama.
“God Saves the QC with month long list of shows to benefit Milestone” – Courtney Devores
“Introducing our new column, “Gear Wolf,” in which Carley Wolf of The Ghost Wolves compares and contrasts gear and instrument options in today’s marketplace. First up: Vintage vs. reissued guitars.”
“New Orleans’ Sweet Crude is a seven-piece band that includes Alexis Marceaux and Sam Craft (who also play together as Alexis & the Samurai), Sam’s brother Jack, and more; and notably they have a strict “no guitars allowed” rule. Also notably, they sing in a mix of English and Cajun French, a dying language in […]
The Los Angeles electro three piece is made up of songstress Meghan Tartamella and twin brothers Michael and Joseph Pepe, from Charlotte, NC! Sleeplust ‘Lies’ | Kings of A&R.