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  1. Charlotte (1600 profiles)
  2. Raleigh (893 profiles)
  3. Greensboro (517 profiles)
  4. Asheville (491 profiles)
  5. Wilmington (464 profiles)
  6. Fayetteville (361 profiles)
  7. Winston-Salem (277 profiles)
  8. Durham (267 profiles)
  9. Jacksonville (219 profiles)
  10. Hickory (188 profiles)
  11. Concord (186 profiles)
  12. Cary (185 profiles)
  13. Gastonia (184 profiles)
  14. Greenville (179 profiles)
  15. Winston Salem (167 profiles)
  16. Chapel Hill (146 profiles)
  17. High Point (142 profiles)
  18. Burlington (129 profiles)
  19. Mooresville (129 profiles)
  20. Salisbury (121 profiles)
  21. Lexington (120 profiles)
  22. Boone (109 profiles)
  23. Sanford (109 profiles)
  24. Kannapolis (104 profiles)
  25. New Bern (102 profiles)
  26. Hendersonville (99 profiles)
  27. Monroe (98 profiles)
  28. Statesville (92 profiles)
  29. Asheboro (90 profiles)
  30. Kernersville (89 profiles)
  31. Huntersville (87 profiles)
  32. Goldsboro (84 profiles)
  33. Wake Forest (84 profiles)
  34. Apex (83 profiles)

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North Carolina Music Scene

North Carolina is known for a tradition of old-time music, such as jazz, bluegrass, rural blues, and Piedmont blues. In the 1920s groups like the North Carolina Ramblers were the signature sound of the state. Doc Watson, a great bluegrass guitarist, represented North Carolina in the bluegrass genre during the 1940s.


North Carolina’s most notable exports are Thelonious Monk and John Coltrane, who are both jazz legends. Monk, a legendary pianist, lived in NC as a child. Coltrane resided in Hamlet until he was a young adult. Other famous jazz musicians from North Carolina include hard-bop saxophonist Lou Donaldson, pianist Billy Taylor, and innovative trumpeter Dizzy Gillespie.


Today, North Carolina is still grinding out relevant artists. American Idol contestant and McLeansville, NC resident Chris Daughtry is enjoying one of the best careers that have been launched from Idol. Ben Folds Five, Squirrel Nut Zippers, and The Annuals are among other rock acts that got their start in “The Tar Heel State”.


Popular rapper Petey Pablo paid homage to his home state with his song “Raise Up”. The lyrics from his 2001 tribute say “North Carolina, go on and raise up!”. Pablo’s hit surprised the nation and the state by making the top ten R&B singles; it was surprising because North Carolina is not known for producing hip-hop artists.


Best Music Venues in North Carolina:


Charlotte – The Double Door Inn is a nationally known venue where Buddy Guy and Eric Clapton have played. This laid-back club has been open since 1973 booking blues, alternative-county, and rockabilly.


Raleigh – Many popular acts have been known to play at the Cat’s Cradle under surnames purely because of the club’s loyal crowd and intimate atmosphere. When big-names aren’t around Cat’s is known for it variety of bands, which ranges from ska to hip-hop.


Greensboro – Ziggy’s is a music venue first, bar second. This place is very eclectic: the crowd is mainly made up of hippies who sell their own yield of hemp necklaces, the stage is on the same level as the audience, and the building is made entirely of wood.




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Electricity

  • Band | Burlington, North Carolina, 27215
  • R&B, Blues, Jazz, Funk
  • Active within 24 hours

david3897

  • Rhythm Guitar, Lead Guitar, Acoustic Guitar, Keyboard
  • Musician | Woodleaf, North Carolina, 27054
  • Classical, Christian Contemporary, ...
  • Active within 24 hours

Jayke Steel

  • Acoustic Guitar, Lead Guitar, Rhythm Guitar, Background Sing...
  • Musician | Jacksonville, North Carolina, 28546
  • R&B, Country, Cover/Tribute, Ro...
  • Active within 24 hours

tyler1121371

  • Rhythm Guitar, Lead Guitar, Acoustic Guitar
  • Musician | Albemarle, North Carolina, 28001
  • Metal, Classic Rock, Cover/Tribute,...
  • Active within 24 hours

marcus clay

  • Acoustic Guitar
  • Musician | Mount Airy, North Carolina, 27030
  • Acoustic, Christian / Gospel, Blueg...
  • Active within 24 hours

Wafer Thin

  • Band | Advance, North Carolina, 27006
  • Other
  • Active within 24 hours

Soul Scape

  • Band | High Point, North Carolina, 27262
  • R&B, Funk, Other, Rock
  • Active within 24 hours

businger

  • Acoustic Guitar, Vocalist
  • Musician | Kernersville, North Carolina, 27284
  • Country, Classic Rock, Alternative,...
  • Active within 24 hours

90decibelsofbass

  • Bass Guitar, Background Singer, Ukulele
  • Musician | Hendersonville, North Carolina, 28792
  • Metal, Classic Rock, Cover/Tribute,...
  • Active within 24 hours

poprock1

  • Lead Guitar
  • Musician | Southern Pines, North Carolina, 28387
  • R&B, Classic Rock, Country
  • Active within 24 hours

Artair

  • Band | Fayetteville, North Carolina, 28314
  • Metal, Progressive
  • Active within 24 hours

Billy Stuart Graham

  • Vocalist, Rhythm Guitar, Lead Guitar, Acoustic Guitar, Trump...
  • Musician | Goldsboro, North Carolina, 27530
  • Blues, Christian Contemporary, Chri...
  • Active within 24 hours

MartinK

  • Rhythm Guitar, Acoustic Guitar, Lead Guitar, Bass Guitar, Dr...
  • Musician | Sparta, North Carolina, 28675
  • Classic Rock, Country, Southern Roc...
  • Active within 24 hours

Kimberlylouvguitar

  • Rhythm Guitar, Acoustic Guitar, Lead Guitar, Other Percussio...
  • Musician | Erwin, North Carolina, 28339
  • Metal, Blues, Classic Rock, Souther...
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SchuhFits

  • Bass Guitar, Electronic Music, Rhythm Guitar, Drums, Keyboar...
  • Musician | Winston-Salem, North Carolina, 27107
  • Jazz, Classic Rock, Electronic, Pro...
  • Active within 24 hours

Dpooh

  • Rhythm Guitar, Lead Guitar
  • Musician | Brentwood, North Carolina, 27616
  • R&B, Funk, Reggae, Hip Hop/Rap
  • Active within 24 hours