Oxford American Launch Events

Monday, November 26, 2018 - 5:30pm to Saturday, December 1, 2018 - 3:00pm

Monday, November 26, 2018
KICK-OFF RECEPTION

Executive Mansion
Raleigh, North Carolina, 5:30pm - 7:00pm

A reception with readings and music, to be followed by a full ninety-minute concert at Fletcher Opera Theater. Entry is limited via Ticketmaster.com as part of a VIP admission to the Fletcher Opera Theater concert that evening. 

 

STATEWIDE SINGING CIRCLE

Fletcher Opera Theater
Raleigh, North Carolina, 7:30pm - 9pm
Tickets are available at Ticketmaster.com and range from $27 (balcony) | $32 (orchestra) | $65 (VIP)*

In partnership with Bob Nocek Presents, the Statewide Singing Circle features

Tift Merritt ♦ ASM (Alexandra Sauser-Monnig of Mountain Man)
Shirlette Ammons ♦ Chatham County Line
Phil Cook ♦ Alice Gerrard
Big Ron Hunter ♦ Chris Stamey ♦ Mary Dobbin Williams

and other surprise guests.

*Please note that VIP tickets include entry to the pre-concert reception at the Executive Mansion.


Tuesday, November 27, 2018
STORIES FROM THE ISSUE

The Pinhook
Durham, North Carolina, 6:30pm
FREE

Presented in partnership with Pinhook and Letters Bookstore, the event will feature stories from the issue with:

Dasan Ahanu ♦ Sarah Bryan ♦ Benjamin Hedin 
Jill McCorkle ♦ Mark Powell ♦ Tom Rankin

musical guests
Tift Merritt ♦ Phil Cook


Wednesday, November 28, 2018
STORIES FROM THE ISSUE

Free Range Brewing
Charlotte, North Carolina, 7pm
FREE

Presented in partnership with Free Range Brewing, join us for stories from the issue featuring:

Rebecca Bengal ♦ Lina María Ferreira Cabeza-Vanegas ♦ Lauren Du Graf
Jon Kirby ♦ John Thomason ♦ Dave Tompkins

musical guest
Tift Merritt


Thursday, November 29, 2018
STATEWIDE SINGING CIRCLE

Booth Playhouse
Charlotte, North Carolina, 7:30pm
Tickets are available via CarolinaTix.org, and range from $20 (balcony) | $25 (orchestra rear) | $28 (orchestra front)

Presented in partnership with Maxx Music, join us for a Statewide Singing Circle featuring:

Tift Merritt  ♦ Chócala ♦ Phil Cook
David Childers ♦  writer Lina María Ferreira Cabeza-Vanegas
Benji Hughes ♦ Bill Noonan ♦ Thomas Rhyant

and other surprise guests.


Friday, November 30, 2018
STATEWIDE SINGING CIRCLE

Isis Music Hall
Asheville, North Carolina, 8:30pm
Tickets are available via IsisAsheville.com, and are $20 (general admission) 

Presented in partnership with Isis Music Hall, join us for a Statewide Singing Circle featuring:

Tift Merritt ♦ poet Nickole Brown  Pat Mother Blues Cohen
Mike Guggino
♦ Amanda Anne Platt ♦ Jimmy Landry  Michael Libramento
Tyler Ramsey 
Graham Sharp Shannon Whitworth  Woody Platt

and other surprise guests.


Saturday, December 1, 2018
STORIES FROM THE ISSUE

Malaprop’s Bookstore & Café
Asheville, North Carolina, 3pm
FREE

Presented in partnership with Malaprop’s Bookstore & Café, join us for stories from the issue featuring:

Nickole Brown ♦ Wiley Cash ♦ David Joy,
Jon Kirby 
Malinda Maynor Lowery  C.L. White 

and musical guest
Tift Merritt