Like all of his colleagues, Caleb Caudle is stuck at home now, deprived not only of the touring income he depends on but also of the constant motion he acclimatized to over the past 10 years. This summer, Caleb spoke about tobacco memories, the lonely grind of the road, and the unpretentious essence of North Carolina musicians.
From Historic Halifax in the east to Horne Creek Farm in the west, many state historic sites will be backdrops for Singing on the Land, a new virtual music project highlighting treasured North Carolina landmarks.
On September 24-27, Come Hear NC is presenting Surfalorus, a three-day film festival showcasing the year’s newest surf films. The pandemic interfered with our plans to present music programming at this year’s festival, but we curated a playlist of surf-inspired music from North Carolina artists with our partners at Surfalorus.
Rural rivers and country songs have long crisscrossed the life of Durham singer-songwriter H.C. McEntire. They have become inextricably braided, like ivy vines around a live oak trunk or barbed wires across a weathered fence post.