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Erica Loves the Blues!

“The blues tell you the truth,” the woman on the screen said with conviction. Even though I was watching Precious Bryant’s nearly twenty year-old interview on a giant iMac screen, it felt as if she was speaking directly to me.   I’ll admit– up until this summer, I had not considered myself much of a blues fan. Heresy, I know.(Tim…

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Leyla’s CD On Sale Now!

Next Generation Artist Leyla McCalla’s CD is now available in the Music Maker Store! “It’s a beguiling album in the way it pulls the listener in distinct directions. At once unvarnished and sparse, like field recordings in high definition, it’s also rich with the organic suppleness” – Boston Globe “McCalla isn’t simply reclaiming a style of music. She’s also honoring…

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Gearing Up for the Blues Crawl

Yesterday, Music Maker Artist Services Coordinator Aaron Greenhood and Program Associate Rebecca (B) Parsons met with the Sunrise Preservation Group in Southern Pines, NC. They met to plan for the annual Blues Crawl, and this is the first year that Music Maker is the exclusive booking source for the event. Blues Crawl venues include the Sunrise Theater, Eye Candy, the…

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