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152nd Anniversary Surrender Commemoration Event

Learn about the events that occurred inside the home of James and Nancy Bennett 152 years ago. Learn about the negotiations that took place in their parlor and listen to military historians who w…


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Empire Strikes Brass

The force is strong with Empire Strikes Brass. With the capability to perform as a full 10 piece stage band, 6-7 piece combo lineup, add DJ Push/Pull for an electronic set, or take you to New …


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Christian Scott

Trumpeter Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah is an artist who perpetually moves forward. He's been killing it for years, playing at the top of his game since he was a kid in New Orleans and putting out …


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Goldlink

GoldLink is an American rapper from Washington, DC who gained notoriety after a string of well-received tracks on Soundcloud in the second half of 2013. He self-released his debut project The God …


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Kooley High

Kooley High is a dynamic collective that represents the bridge between classic hip-hop and the resurgence of the golden era sound. Hailing from North Carolina this group of 5 met during their time …


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Makaya McCraven

In a new era of genre-bending music, Makaya McCraven pushes the boundaries of sound and rhythm to create categories of his own. Called "a sound visionary" (jazzinchicago.org) who is …


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Marquis Hill

Bio -Trumpeter and composer Marquis Hill is widely recognized as one of the preeminent voices on the instrument of his generation. Raised in the Chatham neighborhood on Chicago's South Side, his …


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Masego

TrapHouseJazz multi-instrumentalist Masego (real name Micah Davis) is a vocalist who also plays cello, trumpet, drums, guitar and piano, but he specializes in the saxophone, both alto and tenor.


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Matthew Stevens

Over the last year or so, guitarist Matt Stevens has really stepped out. For years, the Toronto native was a part of Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah's group. He's compatriots with Esperanza S…


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Nance

Born and raised in Raleigh North Carolina, rapper NANCE has started to rise on the music scene with the release of two EP's titled "Thanks for Having Me" (2014) and "Everything I …


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OC from NC and BSquared

Octavius Taylor (aka OC from NC) is a Burlington, North Carolina MC and songwriter. With heavy music influences by Nas, Wu Tang, Common, Black Thought, Phonte, DOOM, OC has been rising in NC with …


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Rakim

Commonly revered as "The God MC," Long Island-born hip-hop legend, Rakim Allah, has been the gold standard for all rappers ever since he and his former duo-mate, Eric B., released the …


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Revive Big Band

A Journey Though the Legacy of Black Culture with Igmar Thomas & the Revive Big Band Feat. Special Guests Produced by Revive Music A Journey Through The Legacy of Black Culture - a …


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Shaun Martin

Pianist Shaun Martin is from the Snarky Puppy camp. He's a talented player, constantly busy, constantly pleasing crowds. He's back Chaka Khan and Erykah Badu, he's been the music director for Kirk …


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SkyBlew

Introducing, SkyBlew! A young BUZZING emcee who resides in Chapel Hill, North Carolina by way of Auburn, Alabama. Signed to Mega Ran's RandomBeats Music label, he is rapidly becoming the hip-hop …


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St. Beauty

St.Beauty is the soulful love­child of Alex Belle and Isis. Both are originally from Atlanta, Georgia; a rarity in its own right in the self proclaimed "Melting Pot of the South". …


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Stella Santana

When listening to STELLA, it's impossible not to picture her belonging in a smokey underground club, with her unique brand of high-temperature, thoughtfully produced swirl of dreamy soul and m…


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Theo Croker

Bio - Theo Croker plays on the razor-sharp edge, merging genres and idioms. He is a "rare American jazzman, who draws on the legacy of Fela Kuti, as much as that of Miles Davis." (Wall …


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Will Wildfire

The Charlotte, North Carolina self-taught producer, musician and singer-songwriter, known as Will Wildfire, exemplifies the new age of Alternative R&B with his distinguished guitar riffs and …


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Zoocru

ZOOCRÜ formed amidst the thriving music and arts community of Durham, North Carolina. Common interests and experiences brought founding members Jonathan Curry, Christian Sharp and Alan …


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Common

DPAC and the 2017 Art of Cool (AOC) Festival announce the addition of Golden Globe, Academy and 2-Time Grammy® award-winning rapper/actor/film producer/poet Common as part of the official lineup …


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DJ Double J

DJ Double J has been deejaying since the age of 5, he did his first party when he was 8 years old. DJ Double J has been on the road and did parties with Bow Wow, Lil John, DJ Nabs, Future, Yo …


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