Category Archives: Music

Battle Of The Bands

Honoring One Of Our Areas Fallen Heroes STORY BY: ALAN BEASLEY On Saturday September 24th at Spring Lake Park in Boiling Springs there will be a “Battle of the Bands” from our area. These battles can be very exciting and

Three Cheers for the Red, White and Blue!

  The Sea Notes Celebrate our independence BY: JEFFERY STITES The Sea Notes Choral Society has been helping Southport with its official North Carolina Fourth of July celebrations since 1974. This year’s shows, Saturday, June 25 at 7:30 pm and Sunday,

Stop Kiss

  Breaking new ground for BLT STORY AND PHOTOS BY JEFFREY STITES Beth Strickland isn’t playing it safe with her choice of Stop Kiss for her directorial debut. She admits the show, centering around two women, Callie (Cat Thomas) and

Summer Music Showcase 2016

SUMMER MUSIC SHOWCASE By: Ami Brown   That time of year is upon us once again! The hot summer is just around the corner. What better way to cool off than to join friends and listen to awesome music! The

Bringing Back the Front Porch

  The Southport Songwriter Festival is building our community and bringing people together BY: JEFFREY STITES One of the hallmarks of human civilization, of the dividing line between animals driven by instinct and humans driven by culture, is the creation of

That’s What Friends Are For

      The Sea Notes 2016 Spring concert STORY BY: JEFFREY STITES   Friends. Many of us came to the Southport area from elsewhere, putting us far from family. Friends fill that gap– sharing holidays, supporting us through troubles, celebrating

Vance Gilbert

OFF-THE-CUFF, FOR A CAUSE STORY BY: JEFFREY STITES Vance Gilbert’s upcoming visit to Brunswick County is in support of his just-released album of sublime jazz standards, but don’t think that that alone tells you who he is or what to expect.

Stayin’ Alive

      After all these years! BY: JEFFREY STITES So what’s your favorite Bee Gees song? Come on, you know you have one. The album Stayin’ Alive alone sold over 30 million copies. Songs from “I Started A Joke”

The Kennedys Sing an American Dream

  The folk-rock duo make a stop at Odell Williamson BY : JEFFERY STITES Fans of American roots music have a treat in store this month as The Kennedys make their third appearance in Brunswick County. Combining sounds reminiscent of Buddy

An original family band

The Annie Moses Band is six siblings and dad offering an eclectic musical mix By Neill Caldwell Reading the background on The Annie Moses Band might remind the reader of the Von Trapp family … musical parents encouraging their large

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