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Most popular cities in North Carolina

  1. Charlotte (2568 profiles)
  2. Raleigh (1401 profiles)
  3. Greensboro (762 profiles)
  4. Asheville (674 profiles)
  5. Wilmington (639 profiles)
  6. Winston-Salem (622 profiles)
  7. Fayetteville (528 profiles)
  8. Durham (401 profiles)
  9. Hickory (373 profiles)
  10. Gastonia (325 profiles)
  11. Jacksonville (324 profiles)
  12. Cary (299 profiles)
  13. Winston Salem (277 profiles)
  14. Concord (251 profiles)
  15. Greenville (250 profiles)
  16. Huntersville (195 profiles)
  17. Mooresville (186 profiles)
  18. Matthews (173 profiles)
  19. Indian Trail (172 profiles)
  20. High Point (172 profiles)
  21. Thomasville (171 profiles)
  22. Sanford (170 profiles)
  23. Salisbury (169 profiles)
  24. Wake Forest (169 profiles)
  25. Chapel Hill (162 profiles)
  26. Lexington (158 profiles)
  27. Hendersonville (157 profiles)
  28. Burlington (150 profiles)
  29. Kernersville (149 profiles)
  30. Boone (147 profiles)
  31. Statesville (135 profiles)
  32. Kannapolis (135 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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DD214

  • Rhythm Guitar, Bass Guitar, Lead Guitar, Acoustic Guitar, Dr...
  • Musician | Bunnlevel, North Carolina, 28323
  • Cover/Tribute
  • Active within 24 hours

3d Monkey

  • Vocalist, Rhythm Guitar, Acoustic Guitar, Bass Guitar, Backg...
  • Musician | Sanford, North Carolina, 27330
  • Alternative, Other, Rock
  • Active within 24 hours

steven1089432

  • Vocalist, Acoustic Guitar
  • Musician | Dunn, North Carolina, 28334
  • Alternative, Acoustic, Country, Sou...
  • Active within 24 hours

Dave Daniels

  • Vocalist, Keyboard, Vocalist - Alto, Vocalist - Tenor, Vocal...
  • Musician | Maiden, North Carolina, 28650
  • R&B, Funk, Latin, Cover/Tribute
  • Active within 24 hours

Not Yet There

  • Band | Louisburg, North Carolina, 27549
  • Jazz, Classic Rock, Rock, Progressi...
  • Active within 24 hours

ScottK9

  • Drums, Other Percussion, Background Singer
  • Musician | Wilmington, North Carolina, 28411
  • Alternative, Funk, Cover/Tribute, R...
  • Active within 24 hours

mrf82590

  • Vocalist, Rhythm Guitar, Acoustic Guitar, Drums, Background ...
  • Musician | Grover, North Carolina, 28073
  • Metal, Acoustic, Classic Rock, Rock
  • Active within 24 hours

jack1080723

  • Rhythm Guitar, Lead Guitar, Other, Acoustic Guitar, Backgrou...
  • Musician | Indian Trail, North Carolina, 28079
  • Blues, Classic Rock, Southern Rock,...
  • Active within 24 hours

brian1138944

  • Rhythm Guitar, Acoustic Guitar, Lead Guitar, Bass Guitar, Ke...
  • Musician | Garner, North Carolina, 27529
  • Blues, Jazz, Funk, Rock
  • Active within 24 hours

jimmie1138256

  • Bass Guitar
  • Musician | Thomasville, North Carolina, 27360
  • Classic Rock, Country, Southern Roc...
  • Active within 24 hours

michael1041011

  • Drums, Other Percussion
  • Musician | Matthews, North Carolina, 28105
  • Acoustic, Classic Rock, Cover/Tribu...
  • Active within 24 hours

R-Moose

  • Drums
  • Musician | Greenville, North Carolina, 27834
  • Blues, Country, Cover/Tribute, Rock
  • Active within 24 hours

stoney1094519

  • Drums
  • Musician | Durham, North Carolina, 27713
  • Classic Rock, Funk, Southern Rock, ...
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Trip and Darnell

  • Band | Burgaw, North Carolina, 28425
  • Acoustic, Classic Rock, Punk, Rock
  • Active within 24 hours

mike1100290

  • Bass Guitar
  • Musician | Raleigh, North Carolina, 27591
  • Alternative, Metal, Punk, Rock
  • Active within 24 hours

Jayke Steel

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