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  1. Charlotte (1,768 profiles)
  2. Raleigh (1,033 profiles)
  3. Asheville (694 profiles)
  4. Greensboro (563 profiles)
  5. Wilmington (539 profiles)
  6. Fayetteville (429 profiles)
  7. Durham (343 profiles)
  8. Winston-Salem (276 profiles)
  9. Jacksonville (245 profiles)
  10. Gastonia (244 profiles)
  11. Cary (234 profiles)
  12. Greenville (214 profiles)
  13. Winston Salem (211 profiles)
  14. Hickory (209 profiles)
  15. Concord (208 profiles)
  16. Chapel Hill (205 profiles)
  17. Mooresville (180 profiles)
  18. Hendersonville (162 profiles)
  19. High Point (159 profiles)
  20. New Bern (157 profiles)
  21. Burlington (154 profiles)
  22. Salisbury (153 profiles)
  23. Wake Forest (145 profiles)
  24. Kannapolis (139 profiles)
  25. Lexington (132 profiles)
  26. Statesville (131 profiles)
  27. Boone (129 profiles)
  28. Asheboro (122 profiles)
  29. Sanford (112 profiles)
  30. Apex (109 profiles)
  31. Kernersville (108 profiles)
  32. Monroe (106 profiles)
  33. Clayton (105 profiles)
  34. Matthews (98 profiles)
  35. Huntersville (98 profiles)
  36. Shelby (93 profiles)
  37. Goldsboro (92 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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Dave Hunter

  • Drums, Other Percussion
  • Musician | Highlands, North Carolina, 28741
  • R&B, Classic Rock, Cover/Tribut...
  • Active within 24 hours

Allman Brothers Tri...

  • Band | Leland, North Carolina, 28451
  • Blues, Classic Rock, Southern Rock
  • Active within 24 hours

Rough Draft

  • Band | La Grange, North Carolina, 28551
  • R&B, Jazz, Funk, Christian Cont...
  • Active within 24 hours

KinstonSings

  • Bass Guitar, Vocalist
  • Musician | Mount Airy, North Carolina, 27030
  • R&B, Country, Christian Contemp...
  • Active within 24 hours

musicman61

  • Bass Guitar, Background Singer
  • Musician | Madison, North Carolina, 27025
  • Blues, Classic Rock, Rock
  • Active within 24 hours

bryan1205773

  • Rhythm Guitar, Acoustic Guitar, Lead Guitar
  • Musician | Charlotte, North Carolina, 28226
  • Blues, Jazz, Classic Rock, Country
  • Active within 24 hours

Avarice

  • Band | Hickory, North Carolina, 28601
  • Metal, Rock
  • Active within 24 hours

eppydan

  • Rhythm Guitar, Lead Guitar, Acoustic Guitar, Vocalist - Teno...
  • Musician | Cary, North Carolina, 27511
  • Acoustic, Funk, Rock, Progressive
  • Active within 24 hours

jonathan1531248

  • Drums, Vocalist, Keyboard
  • Musician | Fayetteville, North Carolina, 28311
  • Alternative, Classic Rock, Southern...
  • Active within 24 hours

dexter1975

  • Drums
  • Musician | Raleigh, North Carolina, 27614
  • Alternative, R&B, Blues, Christ...
  • Active within 24 hours

evan1530152

  • Electronic Music, Keyboard, Rhythm Guitar, Vocalist
  • Musician | Cary, North Carolina, 27518
  • Acoustic, Blues, Electronic, Rock
  • Active within 24 hours

scottpaul

  • Rhythm Guitar, Lead Guitar, Acoustic Guitar, Bass Guitar, Ke...
  • Musician | Greensboro, North Carolina, 27409
  • Blues, Jazz, Lounge, Funk
  • Active within 24 hours

etom1396176

  • Vocalist
  • Musician | Durham, North Carolina, 27712
  • Christian / Gospel
  • Active within 24 hours

AngelsAmongDemons

  • Vocalist, Drums, Other Percussion, Background Singer, Rhythm...
  • Musician | Jacksonville, North Carolina, 28540
  • Alternative, Metal, Punk, Rock
  • Active within 24 hours

jed1517866

  • Keyboard
  • Musician | Fuquay Varina, North Carolina, 27526
  • Funk, Reggae, Cover/Tribute, Americ...
  • Active within 24 hours

ReadThis!

  • Band | Raleigh, North Carolina, 27525
  • Blues, Classic Rock, Rock, Progress...
  • Active within 24 hours