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  1. Charlotte (1,835 profiles)
  2. Raleigh (1,048 profiles)
  3. Asheville (676 profiles)
  4. Greensboro (590 profiles)
  5. Wilmington (556 profiles)
  6. Fayetteville (439 profiles)
  7. Durham (339 profiles)
  8. Winston-Salem (293 profiles)
  9. Jacksonville (250 profiles)
  10. Gastonia (245 profiles)
  11. Cary (235 profiles)
  12. Hickory (219 profiles)
  13. Greenville (214 profiles)
  14. Winston Salem (211 profiles)
  15. Concord (211 profiles)
  16. Chapel Hill (202 profiles)
  17. Mooresville (179 profiles)
  18. High Point (163 profiles)
  19. Hendersonville (155 profiles)
  20. Salisbury (155 profiles)
  21. New Bern (154 profiles)
  22. Burlington (152 profiles)
  23. Kannapolis (142 profiles)
  24. Lexington (139 profiles)
  25. Wake Forest (138 profiles)
  26. Boone (130 profiles)
  27. Statesville (124 profiles)
  28. Asheboro (123 profiles)
  29. Sanford (120 profiles)
  30. Monroe (114 profiles)
  31. Kernersville (114 profiles)
  32. Apex (107 profiles)
  33. Clayton (101 profiles)
  34. Matthews (100 profiles)
  35. Huntersville (100 profiles)
  36. Shelby (93 profiles)
  37. Goldsboro (93 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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kate1372018

  • Vocalist, Keyboard, Background Singer, Piano
  • Musician | Winston Salem, North Carolina, 27106
  • Acoustic, Classic Rock, Cover/Tribu...
  • Active within 24 hours

Impulse

  • Band | Cameron, North Carolina, 28326
  • Alternative, Classical, Punk, Rock
  • Active within 24 hours

scott492585

  • Rhythm Guitar, Lead Guitar, Acoustic Guitar, Bass Guitar, Ba...
  • Musician | Lexington, North Carolina, 27292
  • Blues, Classic Rock, Pop, Rock
  • Active within 24 hours

Local Gossip Party ...

  • Band | Hendersonville, North Carolina, 28759
  • Funk, Pop, Rock
  • Active within 24 hours

AricG

  • Drums, Other Percussion
  • Musician | Charlotte, North Carolina, 28226
  • Metal, Jazz, Rock, Progressive
  • Active within 24 hours

harold1300564

  • Rhythm Guitar, Vocalist, Acoustic Guitar, Background Singer,...
  • Musician | Chapel Hill, North Carolina, 27516
  • Acoustic, Blues, Classic Rock, Rock
  • Active within 24 hours

Kevyndungjen

  • Rhythm Guitar, Acoustic Guitar, Lead Guitar, Bass Guitar, Ke...
  • Musician | Hendersonville, North Carolina, 28791
  • Metal, Acoustic, Other, Rock
  • Active within 24 hours

david1029739

  • Bass Guitar, Acoustic Guitar, Lead Guitar, Rhythm Guitar, Vo...
  • Musician | Greensboro, North Carolina, 27410
  • Acoustic, Blues, Southern Rock, Roc...
  • Active within 24 hours

Orchid-Ra

  • Vocalist, Vocalist - Soprano, Vocalist - Alto, Vocalist - Te...
  • Musician | Bald Head Island, North Carolina, 28461
  • Other
  • Active within 24 hours

Mike

  • Band | Boger City, North Carolina, 28092
  • Alternative, Classic Rock, Rock
  • Active within 24 hours

John

  • Band | Glendon, North Carolina, 27325
  • Alternative, Christian Contemporary...
  • Active within 24 hours

Jamminon

  • Vocalist, Drums, Other Percussion
  • Musician | Shelby, North Carolina, 28152
  • Alternative, Metal, Classic Rock, R...
  • Active within 24 hours

TomG

  • Rhythm Guitar, Acoustic Guitar, Vocalist - Soprano, Lead Gui...
  • Musician | Apex, North Carolina, 27539
  • Acoustic, Blues, Classic Rock, Cove...
  • Active within 24 hours

Jupitersgonemad

  • Vocalist, Acoustic Guitar, Keyboard, Piano, Background Singe...
  • Musician | Adams, North Carolina, 28607
  • Alternative, Acoustic, Rock
  • Active within 24 hours

Alexandriite

  • Rhythm Guitar, Lead Guitar, Acoustic Guitar, Vocalist - Alto...
  • Musician | Julian, North Carolina, 27283
  • Classic Rock, Punk, Pop, Rock
  • Active within 24 hours

grant1352047

  • Vocalist, Lead Guitar
  • Musician | Clemmons, North Carolina, 27012
  • R&B, Blues, Pop, Rock
  • Active within 24 hours