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  1. Charlotte (1439 profiles)
  2. Raleigh (821 profiles)
  3. Greensboro (457 profiles)
  4. Asheville (424 profiles)
  5. Wilmington (404 profiles)
  6. Fayetteville (323 profiles)
  7. Winston-Salem (261 profiles)
  8. Durham (236 profiles)
  9. Jacksonville (200 profiles)
  10. Hickory (168 profiles)
  11. Cary (167 profiles)
  12. Concord (167 profiles)
  13. Gastonia (155 profiles)
  14. Greenville (143 profiles)
  15. Winston Salem (142 profiles)
  16. High Point (126 profiles)
  17. Chapel Hill (117 profiles)
  18. Lexington (116 profiles)
  19. Mooresville (109 profiles)
  20. Burlington (108 profiles)
  21. Salisbury (104 profiles)
  22. Sanford (98 profiles)
  23. Boone (97 profiles)
  24. New Bern (90 profiles)
  25. Kannapolis (90 profiles)
  26. Monroe (88 profiles)
  27. Huntersville (81 profiles)
  28. Hendersonville (79 profiles)
  29. Kernersville (78 profiles)
  30. Statesville (76 profiles)
  31. Goldsboro (74 profiles)
  32. Thomasville (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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Dustin1976

  • Vocalist, Lead Guitar, Acoustic Guitar, Background Singer
  • Musician | Raleigh, North Carolina, 27610
  • Blues, Jazz, Bluegrass, Rock
  • Active within 24 hours

Dedicated musician

  • Bass Guitar
  • Musician | Salisbury, North Carolina, 28147
  • Classic Rock, Country, Cover/Tribut...
  • Active within 24 hours

Looking for guitari...

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

aaron1104443

  • Rhythm Guitar, Lead Guitar
  • Musician | Benson, North Carolina, 27504
  • Alternative, Classic Rock, Southern...
  • Active within 24 hours

ronnie1106307

  • Rhythm Guitar, Acoustic Guitar
  • Musician | Westfield, North Carolina, 27053
  • Acoustic, Classic Rock, Country, Ch...
  • Active within 24 hours

HEARTS DESIRE

  • Band | Level Cross, North Carolina, 27317
  • R&B, Blues, Funk, Country
  • Active within 24 hours

richnelson

  • Vocalist, Rhythm Guitar, Lead Guitar, Piano
  • Musician | Tryon, North Carolina, 28782
  • Alternative, Classic Rock, Rock
  • Active within 24 hours

Al Sylverfish

  • Rhythm Guitar, Lead Guitar, Acoustic Guitar, Keyboard, Backg...
  • Musician | Durham, North Carolina, 27713
  • Acoustic, Latin, Pop, World
  • Active within 24 hours

Or~d~nary Gentlemen...

  • Band | Goldsboro, North Carolina, 27532
  • R&B, Jazz, Funk, Christian / Go...
  • Active within 24 hours

Ole Dawgs Rhythm Te...

  • Bass Guitar, Drums
  • Musician | Statesville, North Carolina, 28625
  • R&B, Blues, Country, Southern R...
  • Active within 24 hours

kruz

  • Rhythm Guitar, Lead Guitar, Acoustic Guitar, Background Sing...
  • Musician | Fayetteville, North Carolina, 28384
  • Alternative, Heavy Metal, Acoustic,...
  • Active within 24 hours

Shredanator

  • Rhythm Guitar, Lead Guitar, Acoustic Guitar, Bass Guitar
  • Musician | Charlotte, North Carolina, 28277
  • Alternative, Heavy Metal, Electroni...
  • Active within 24 hours

VanThomas2118

  • Bass Guitar, Acoustic Guitar, Keyboard
  • Musician | Cary, North Carolina, 27511
  • R&B, Jazz, Funk, Christian Cont...
  • Active within 24 hours

Bob Marley Tribute

  • Band | Raleigh, North Carolina, 27603
  • Reggae
  • Active within 24 hours

Tiger

  • Rhythm Guitar, Lead Guitar, Acoustic Guitar, Bass Guitar, Ke...
  • Musician | Greensboro, North Carolina, 27410
  • Classic Rock, Rock
  • Active within 24 hours

LBelle85

  • Vocalist, Other
  • Musician | Charlotte, North Carolina, 28212
  • R&B, Jazz, Other
  • Active within 24 hours