365 Days of Music

It's Grammy week, and today's edition of Throwback Thursday features a Grammy Award fun fact about Roberta Flack. 

School Kids Records

Introducing "On The Record," a series on North Carolina record stores. First up: Schoolkids Records, the longest running independent record store in the state.

Lesley Riddle was an African-American musician and song collector who helped shape country music.

Grammy Awards

North Carolinians are well represented at the 61st Annual Grammy Awards, which air on CBS on Sunday, February 10 at 8 p.m. EST. Meet the artists who make our state proud.

Watch gospel singer Sister Lena Mae Perry lead an amazing group of musicians from Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill in a rousing rendition of "This Little Light of Mine."


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The Ocean City Community, founded in 1949, was the only place African Americans could purchase coastal property in North Carolina, 15 years before the Civil Rights Act was passed. In 2009 the Ocean City Beach Council conceived the idea of a summertime family celebration to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the Ocean City community.

With over 120 bands across 3 days in September, Hopscotch is known for adventurous lineups, memorable performances, and a fan-friendly atmosphere. From large outdoor main stages in Raleigh City Plaza and Red Hat Amphitheatre to intimate club shows, the festival features music in almost every genre imaginable – rock, hip-hop, metal, folk, electronic, experimental, and more – and its schedule highlights this diversity every year.

Wide Open Bluegrass will once again feature a North Carolina musicians stage, sponsored by the Department of Natural & Cultural Resources. The free street festival features IBMA and Grammy Award winners, top-notch emerging acts, traditional bluegrass, and acts that stretch the boundaries across eight stages in downtown Raleigh.