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Photo: Connye Florance by Graham Gerdeman

The General Jackson, a modern-day replica of the flat-bottomed steamers of the nineteenth century, has been paddling the waters of Tennessee’s Cumberland River since 1985.

Photo by Sandra Davidson.

Photo Credit: Allison Lee Isley/Winston Salem Journal

Activism and music go hand and hand for Laila Nur, a founding member of The Muslims, a black/brown/queer punk band from Durham, North Carolina.  Born in Brooklyn, New York, Laila Nur moved south after her family was priced out of the big city.

Alice Gerrard | Photo by Irene Young.

Alexis Raeana | Photo by Sandra Davidson.

In November 2018 the Oxford American launched its North Carolina Music Issue with a series of concerts across the state.

Caroline Shaw masterfully stitches together sound, ideas, and genres.