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  1. Charlotte (1426 profiles)
  2. Raleigh (799 profiles)
  3. Greensboro (452 profiles)
  4. Asheville (410 profiles)
  5. Wilmington (392 profiles)
  6. Fayetteville (318 profiles)
  7. Winston-Salem (257 profiles)
  8. Durham (230 profiles)
  9. Jacksonville (193 profiles)
  10. Concord (166 profiles)
  11. Hickory (164 profiles)
  12. Cary (161 profiles)
  13. Gastonia (144 profiles)
  14. Greenville (142 profiles)
  15. Winston Salem (138 profiles)
  16. High Point (124 profiles)
  17. Lexington (115 profiles)
  18. Chapel Hill (111 profiles)
  19. Mooresville (107 profiles)
  20. Salisbury (105 profiles)
  21. Burlington (102 profiles)
  22. Sanford (100 profiles)
  23. Boone (98 profiles)
  24. New Bern (89 profiles)
  25. Kannapolis (86 profiles)
  26. Monroe (84 profiles)
  27. Huntersville (79 profiles)
  28. Kernersville (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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chappyB

  • Vocalist, Vocalist - Baritone, Acoustic Guitar, Bass Guitar,...
  • Musician | Raleigh, North Carolina, 27614
  • Classic Rock, Country, Christian Co...
  • Active within 24 hours

steven504245

  • Drums, Other Percussion
  • Musician | Hickory, North Carolina, 28601
  • R&B, Classic Rock, Country, Sou...
  • Active within 24 hours

Myron Hill

  • Vocalist, Keyboard, Piano, Background Singer, Harmonica
  • Musician | Charlotte, North Carolina, 28269
  • Blues, Country, Southern Rock, Rock
  • Active within 24 hours

62JazzBass

  • Rhythm Guitar, Bass Guitar
  • Musician | Kenly, North Carolina, 27542
  • R&B, Blues, Country
  • Active within 24 hours

Looking for guitari...

  • Band | Kings Mountain, North Carolina, 28086
  • Blues, Classic Rock, Country, Rock
  • Active within 24 hours

phil1048739

  • Vocalist - Tenor, Lead Guitar, Acoustic Guitar, Bass Guitar,...
  • Musician | Charlotte, North Carolina, 28173
  • Alternative, Acoustic, Other, Rock
  • Active within 24 hours

Garry0954

  • Dobro, Fiddle, Banjo, Piano, Keyboard, Saxophone, Bass Guita...
  • Musician | Winston-Salem, North Carolina, 27103
  • Bluegrass, Country, R&B
  • Active within 24 hours

Ray Cross and the C...

  • Band | Clayton, North Carolina, 27520
  • Country
  • Active within 24 hours

Cornerstone Assembl...

  • Band | New Bern, North Carolina, 28560
  • Christian Contemporary, Christian /...
  • Active within 24 hours

Wastin Time

  • Vocalist, Vocalist - Soprano, Rhythm Guitar, Lead Guitar, Ac...
  • Musician | Oriental, North Carolina, 28571
  • Acoustic, R&B, Country, Folk
  • Active within 24 hours

HardRock 23

  • Rhythm Guitar, Lead Guitar, Acoustic Guitar
  • Musician | Hickory, North Carolina, 28601
  • Classic Rock, Rock
  • Active within 24 hours

Dru32

  • Rhythm Guitar, Acoustic Guitar, Bass Guitar, Lead Guitar, Sa...
  • Musician | Apex, North Carolina, 27539
  • Acoustic, Other, Cover/Tribute
  • Active within 24 hours

terry475466

  • Bass Guitar, Background Singer, Vocalist - Bass
  • Musician | Erwin, North Carolina, 28339
  • Country, Christian / Gospel, Southe...
  • Active within 24 hours

crankndrums

  • Drums, Background Singer, Vocalist, Bass Guitar, Other Percu...
  • Musician | Charlotte, North Carolina, 28269
  • Alternative, Classic Rock, Cover/Tr...
  • Active within 24 hours

TAGGLINE

  • Vocalist, Rhythm Guitar, Acoustic Guitar, Bass Guitar, Drums
  • Musician | Charlotte, North Carolina, 28273
  • R&B, Blues, Classic Rock, Folk
  • Active within 24 hours

DC-7 Flyin' Soul

  • Band | Charlotte, North Carolina, 28205
  • R&B, Funk, Cover/Tribute
  • Active within 24 hours