One day after opening for business, the South Carolina State Fair will be closing Thursday due to Hurricane Michael. The State Fair will be postponing the Scotty McCreery Concert, which was originally scheduled for Thursday night.
North Carolina singers on Season 15 of NBC’s “The Voice”: Kameron Marlowe of Kannapolis (Team Blake), and Mikele Buck of Greenville, NC (Team Kelly), Caeland Garner of Coleridge. Duke grad Wyatt Rivers on Comeback Stage.
Hayley Jane will perform with both of her groups The Primates and Yes Darling at the Shakori Hills Grassroots Festival of Music and Dance. The festival will feature more than 50 performers over four stages Oct. 4-7.
World of Bluegrass, the International Bluegrass Music Association’s annual festival, just wrapped up in NC for the sixth year. The IBMA will be back, having extended its deal with Raleigh for another three years.
Branford Marsalis is one of the most renowned artists of modern jazz, and he’s also a hometown player. He’ll play with just about anyone who comes through the Triangle, when he’s at home and not on the road with Branford Marsalis Quartet.
The schedule of concerts and conference events at Wide Open Bluegrass and the International Bluegrass Music Association conference in downtown Raleigh Friday and Saturday. That includes Red Hat Amphitheater shows.
Steven Curtis Chapman, who will perform Thursday, Oct. 4 at the Carolina Theatre in Durham, talks about taking requests and what can go wrong when you try to play a song that’s not been played in years.