Black Hip-Hop Artists Showcase New Wave of N.C. Protest Music

Come Hear NC and the N.C. Arts Council team up with North Carolina hip-hop artists for two multimedia discussions of race, music, and social injustice. 

Caleb Caudle playing guitar and singing

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.

Peach colored background with white text that reads "Singing on the Land"

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. 


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Mipso

Come Hear North Carolina

In 2012, Mipso performed at the @Cat's Cradle for the first time ever. That night the Cradle took a chance on the fledgling college group, now one of North Carolina's foremost folk bands, and it was a pivotal moment in the Chapel Hill-based band's story.

Best Music at the Mansion Moments of 2019

Come Hear North Carolina

As 2019 draws to a close, we are reflecting on some of the biggest moments of Come Hear North Carolina this year. We’ve compiled our favorite moments from every Music at the Mansion, a special concert series celebrating North Carolina’s vibrant and diverse musical traditions hosted by First Lady Kristin Cooper at the N.C. Executive Mansion.

Photograph of the Cat's Cradle

Come Hear North Carolina

The Cat’s Cradle might be North Carolina’s most storied music venue. Established in 1969, the venue has presented some of the best local and national acts to music-loving college students for generations.

Top 10 Videos of 2019

Come Hear North Carolina

As 2019 draws to a close, we are reflecting on some of the biggest moments of Come Hear North Carolina this year. Over the last 12 months, we published dozens of video's profiling musicians venues and one-of-a-kind concert series in North Carolina. We’ve compiled the 10 most popular videos of the year.

Top 10 Blog Posts of 2019

As 2019 draws to a close, we are reflecting on some of the biggest moments of Come Hear North Carolina this year. In celebration of the North Carolina Year of Music, we published a story a day about music in our state on this blog, and we’ve compiled the 10 most popular stories of the year

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