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Local 506 Gets New Ownership, But Keeps its Local Roots Intact

Local 506 Gets New Ownership, But Keeps its Local Roots Intact

Stephen Mooneyhan and Rob Walsh step in as owner-operators for the Chapel Hill club.

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Five Words with Fleet Foxes Frontman Robin Pecknold

Music Feature The band returns to Raleigh Thursday night, making good on a seven-year-old promise.

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Record Review: The Coke Dares' Fake Lake Is a Fast, Funny Romp

Music Briefs Brevity is a boon to the Raleigh trio's sonic breadth.

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Mat Cothran Bids Goodbye to Coma Cinema After More Than a Decade of Crafting Celebrated, Scrappy Indie Pop

Music Feature The band's farewell tour begins Monday night at the Cat's Cradle Back Room in Carrboro.

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Chris Stamey Chronicles His Connections to North Carolina and New York in a New Song-Inspired Memoir

Music Feature The musician and producer reads from A Spy in the House of Loud: New York Songs and Stories Saturday.

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Listening to Alt-Country and Deadheads with Guitartown's Jonathan Lee

Music Feature The Raleigh institution celebrates its nineteenth anniversary at Kings with The Backsliders and Tonk.

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Raleigh Hip-Hop Crew Kooley High Reunites with Rapsody and 9th Wonder to Glow Up on Never Come Down

Music Feature The group celebrates the release of its latest project at Raleigh's Lincoln Theatre Saturday night.

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Can The Decemberists, a Brainy Folk-Rock Band Pointed Toward the Past, Leap Into the Future on its Synthy New Record?

Music Feature Get one answer to the question Thursday night, when the band stops at the Durham Performing Arts Center

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Record Review: Matt Douglas Has a Need for Reeds on His Woodwinds-Only Solo Debut

Music Briefs Affirmation (with Discomfort) demonstrates Douglas's broad-minded approach to the instrument he knows and loves best.

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Anna & Elizabeth Put a Staggering New Spin on Old Traditions with The Invisible Comes to Us

Music Feature The duo plays at Nightlight in Chapel Hill with Jake Xerxes Fussell on Saturday, April 18.

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On the Brink of Becoming a Stateside Sensation, Wolf Alice Offers an Exciting Alt-Rock Amalgam

Music Feature The U.K. ensemble headlines Cat's Cradle Monday night.

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A Beginner's Guide to Yo La Tengo

Music Feature Here's what you shouldn't miss from the band's thirty-year career. They headline Cat's Cradle two nights in a row on April 10 and 11.

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Xiu Xiu's Jamie Stewart Has Kept Pushing Boundaries in Experimental Electronic Music. But Does He Still Hate Durham?

Music Feature You can find Xiu Xiu Saturday at Duke Coffeehouse's annual Brickside Music Festival alongside Laurel Halo, Tashi Dorji & Sarah Louise, Bill Orcutt, and more.

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Record Review: On Years, Sarah Shook & The Disarmers Offer Another Unstoppable Round of Whiskey-Soaked Country

Record Review The band celebrates their second album for Bloodshot Records at Cat's Cradle Friday night with Spider Bags.

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As a Writer and as DJ/rupture, Jace Clayton Has Been Both Prophet and Architect of Our Digital, Global, Post-Genre Musical Age

Music Feature Clayton's SOUND~SITE~ECHO event series unfolds in Durham and Chapel Hill next week.

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6 String Drag Gives Alt-Country a New Spin on Top of the World

Record Review Top of the World is the sound of a long-postponed promise being definitively fulfilled.

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