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  1. Charlotte (1418 profiles)
  2. Raleigh (793 profiles)
  3. Greensboro (444 profiles)
  4. Asheville (408 profiles)
  5. Wilmington (394 profiles)
  6. Fayetteville (317 profiles)
  7. Winston-Salem (255 profiles)
  8. Durham (221 profiles)
  9. Jacksonville (192 profiles)
  10. Concord (161 profiles)
  11. Hickory (161 profiles)
  12. Cary (157 profiles)
  13. Greenville (143 profiles)
  14. Gastonia (138 profiles)
  15. Winston Salem (137 profiles)
  16. High Point (120 profiles)
  17. Lexington (112 profiles)
  18. Chapel Hill (110 profiles)
  19. Mooresville (106 profiles)
  20. Salisbury (103 profiles)
  21. Sanford (100 profiles)
  22. Burlington (99 profiles)
  23. Boone (98 profiles)
  24. New Bern (88 profiles)
  25. Kannapolis (85 profiles)
  26. Monroe (80 profiles)
  27. Kernersville (80 profiles)
  28. Huntersville (78 profiles)
  29. Statesville (75 profiles)
  30. Goldsboro (72 profiles)
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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  • Pilot Mountain, North Carolina, 27041
  • Alternative, Heavy Metal, Other, Rock
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Vocalist
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  • Charlotte, North Carolina, 28277
  • Alternative, Heavy Metal, Electronic, Rock
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Acoustic Guitar, Bass Guitar, Rhythm Guitar, Lead Guitar
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  • West End, North Carolina, 27376
  • Country, Folk, Southern Rock, Rock
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Rhythm Guitar, Acoustic Guitar
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  • Concord, North Carolina, 28025
  • Alternative, Acoustic, Folk, Rock
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Lead Guitar, Acoustic Guitar, Bass Guitar, Keyboard, Piano, Background Singer, Vocalist, Rhythm Guitar
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  • Country Park Acres, North Carolina, 27408
  • Acoustic, Blues, Classic Rock, Rock
PLAYS:
Vocalist, Background Singer
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  • Allen Jay, North Carolina, 27263
  • Heavy Metal, Blues, Southern Rock, Rock
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Bass Guitar, Other Percussion, Background Singer, Dobro, Trombone, Electronic Music, Rhythm Guitar, Acoustic Guitar
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  • Sanford, North Carolina, 27330
  • Blues, Classic Rock, Country, Pop
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Vocalist - Soprano
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  • Raleigh, North Carolina, 27587
  • Classic Rock, Cover/Tribute, Pop
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Drums, Other Percussion
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  • Taylorsville, North Carolina, 20610
  • Classic Rock, Country, Southern Rock, Rock
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Rhythm Guitar, Acoustic Guitar, Bass Guitar, Background Singer, Lead Guitar, Drums, Keyboard, Piano, Mandolin, Steel guitar, Vocalist, Vocalist - Bass
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  • Charlotte, North Carolina, 28226
  • Rock, Progressive
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  • Greensboro, North Carolina, 27410
  • Acoustic, Country, Hip Hop/Rap, Pop
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Vocalist - Baritone, Vocalist, Vocalist - Bass
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  • Concord, North Carolina, 28025
  • Funk, Electronic
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  • Charlotte, North Carolina, 28104
  • Acoustic, R&B, Jazz, Rock
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Acoustic Guitar, Bass Guitar, Keyboard, Piano, Background Singer, Rhythm Guitar, Lead Guitar, Drums, Other Percussion, Vocalist, Flute, Banjo, Mandolin, Accordion
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  • Boone, North Carolina, 28607
  • Country, Christian Contemporary, Cover/Tribute, Rock
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Drums, Other Percussion
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  • Clyde, North Carolina, 28721
  • Acoustic, Christian Contemporary, Christian / Gospel
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Lead Guitar, Acoustic Guitar, Electronic Music, Vocalist, Vocalist - Tenor
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  • Garner, North Carolina, 27529
  • Alternative, Country, Cover/Tribute, Rock
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Drums
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  • Wilmington, North Carolina, 28401
  • R&B, Blues, Jazz, Classic Rock
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Lead Guitar, Background Singer, Vocalist
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  • Winston Salem, North Carolina, 27103
  • Alternative, Classic Rock, Funk, Rock
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Acoustic Guitar, Background Singer, Rhythm Guitar, Lead Guitar
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  • Winston Salem, North Carolina, 27104
  • Blues, Classic Rock, Rock
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Bass Guitar
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  • Manteo, North Carolina, 27954
  • Alternative, Heavy Metal, Punk, Rock
PLAYS:
Lead Guitar, Acoustic Guitar, Vocalist, Rhythm Guitar
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