Category Archives: Showcase

2017 Songwriters’ Festival

Call for Sponsors! S2F returns June 14-18, 2017, featuring over 50 regional and national songwriters, with afternoon and evening events plus a full lineup on Father’s Day. The festival benefits ScreenDoor year long programs using songwriting to aid veterans and

Getting My Hands Dirty through Art

A potter’s artistic story STORY BY: CARLA EDSTROM Carla Edstrom, a local Boiling Spring Lakes artist, will be joining the Southport Magazine family with a new monthly Art feature focusing on local artists from Southport, Oak Island, and the surrounding

Nashville Roadshow Rolls into Town

Down home country tunes that span the test of time STORY BY: JEFF STITES Do you miss the days when country and western music wasn’t just pop sung by a guy or gal with a twang? Would you love to

Everything’s Coming Up Roses!

Spring and Sweet Sounds are in the air! This impressive 150-member community chorus has performed an array of styles of music for over 40 years. The Sea Notes Choral Society Presents – Everything’s Coming Up Roses! This year’s concert focuses

Finger Pickin’ Good – Pure Americana

That is to say it is very popular and bluegrass/Americana bands are seemingly everywhere. But no one wants to be just another in the crowd following the herd, so every bluegrass act describes itself as unique with a diverse musical

Listen Up for Joe Crookston!

Joe Crookston will be stopping at Brunswick County Community College’s Odell Williamson Auditorium on Saturday, January 21. The show will be at 7:00 pm and take place in the Virginia Williamson Event’s Center, a more intimate venue inside the larger

Move Over Chicago!

Beginnings, the nation’s premier Chicago tribute band, is coming to Brunswick County’s Odell Williamson Auditorium on the campus of Brunswick Community College on Thursday, January 25, to do just that and share some horn-infused rock and roll.

Emile Pandolfi

  Delivers an entertaining evening STORY BY: JENNIFER BARNETT   Are you a fan of Rachmaninoff, Debussy and Chopin? Maybe you’re a musical theater buff that knows all the lyrics from “ANNIE” to “CATS”. Just like a Reece’s peanut butter

Never Too Old For the Holidays

  Celebrate the season with song & dance! STORY BY: JEFFREY STITES The performing arts are never more alive in the Southport area as during the winter holidays. With the tourist mostly gone home, we love to welcome the season,

A Lifelong Love of Music

Delivered up close and personal STORY BY: LISA P. STITES This fall, the Listen Up Brunswick County concert series brings a couple of singer/songwriters to the stage at Odell Williamson Auditorium. Abbie Gardner and Jim Henry will share headlining duties for

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