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Ben Peverall’s Nashville Adventure

"I always knew that I was going to pursue music, but as high school was winding down, there was this pressure to make a decision, ...

Tugged Toward Music- Jonathan Grogan’s Journey

It's not often that someone's life is changed by having a few beers with a friend, and if a night of drinking does change things, ...

From Farm to Fame: The Journey of Chris Vos and The Record Company

It would be a mistake to call Chris Vos an overnight success. If you just focused on the last decade, it would appear that things ...

Jenny Vaughn: Finding Rhythm and Balance in Life

"Music is a distraction for me. It's like a therapy session. It's my time to express my art and my emotions and what I am ...

Port City Rock Jam announces 2024 lineup

WILMINGTON, NC -- Nine well known local and regional performers and groups make up this year’s lineup for the 2024 Port City Rock Jam presented ...

Crawling out of a hole with music as your shovel

"When I bump into other musicians around town, they keep asking 'where the hell have you been?' I really don't have an answer for them. ...

Linda Flynn and the art of Urban Sketching

The next time you're out and about in Wilmington, the next time you're listening to live music, or attending a craft show, strolling on the ...

Chasing Dreams on the Road

"We bought a brand new Ram Pro Master van. This is me going all in!" For a guy who has moved around a lot, Nick ...
The One Eighties

After facing uncertainty, The One Eighties set to debut a new sound in Wilmington

WILMINGTON, NC -- Autumn Brand and her musical partner Daniel Cook freely describe themselves as “fairly indecisive” people, but when it came to choosing a ...

Win Tickets to The One Eighties Concert this Saturday at Bourgie Nights

WILMINGTON, NC - Just For Buyers Realty and The Scene: Wilmington have an exciting opportunity this week.  We’re giving away TWO free pairs of tickets ...

Delia Stanley: and a pursuit worthy of happening

"Right now, I'm on my way to the SeaWitch Cafe. I have a gig there tonight, and the traffic is terrible, but I guess that's ...

You Have Several Live Music Options to Ring in the New Year in the Cape Fear

WILMINGTON, NC -- If you’re looking to dance your way into the new year with live music, you are in luck. Several of our local ...

The Scene: Wilmington Awarded Artist Support Grant from The Arts Council of Wilmington & New Hanover County

WILMINGTON, NC -- The Scene: Wilmington is honored to announce that we have been awarded an Artist Support Grant from The Arts Council of Wilmington ...

Justin Heter “Pan”: The serious business of entering the comedy world

"I see myself as a serious musician, but lately my attitude has been... you know, 'to hell with it!' Let's just have fun!" There was ...

It may be Turkey Day, but it’s time to get ready for some Spicy Spaghetti

WILMINGTON, NC -- Justin Heter "Pan" vividly recalls the moment when inspiration struck. It was six or seven years ago while he and his then-girlfriend ...

Si Cantwell and his Band of Brothers

WILMINGTON, NC -- "It's tremendously gratifying when you get to look out from the stage and see that everyone is having fun, having a good ...

Rock gets the Classical Treatment in this High Concept Tour set for Wilmington in 2024

WILMINGTON, NC -- Foo Fighters, Metallica, Rage Against the Machine. All legendary rock acts that are about to get new life breathed into their songs ...

Fred Flynn: Mixing Music and Mixology at the Greenfield Lake Yacht Club

"It’s like you’re on stage. It’s just like playing music. You are giving them a product that they love, and they want more of it." ...

The Scene: Wilmington Weekly Newsletter Launches

WILMINGTON, NC -- It’s an exciting day at The Scene: Wilmington as we sent out our inaugural FREE newsletter of local music news. Our Wilmington-area ...

Keep the Party Going! How to Get Booked and Stay Booked at Local Venues

WILMINGTON, NC - The nuggets of wisdom shared Wednesday night at the latest Creative Career Workshop at The Painter & The Poet were meant for ...

Harmonizing Hearts: Emily Burdette’s Collaborative Odyssey

"The idea came to me during a time when I was working at a salon, doing chair massages. My fiancée is a teacher. From time ...

Halloween brings lots of treats for music lovers in the Wilmington area

WILMINGTON, NC -- Halloween may fall on a Tuesday this year, but the partying will last over several days for music lovers in the Cape ...

Local Artists Share the Keys to Finding Your Authentic Image and Audience

WILMINGTON, NC -- Let's be honest, there was a moment when your music dreams woke up to a harsh reality. You formed the band, you ...

Meet the couple responsible for one of the best kept secrets in Wilmington

WILMINGTON, NC -- Psst! Want to know a secret? It may just be the best-kept secret in downtown Wilmington. Near the corner of Surry and ...

Elvis Costello and The Imposters plan a 2024 tour visit to Wilmington

WILMINGTON, NC -- Legendary singer and songwriter Elvis Costello announced a 2024 southern tour of the United States and it includes a stop in Wilmington ...

Four local musicians being considered for Shuckin’ Shack Showcase

WILMINGTON, NC  -- Four local performers are part of a national competition to win a trip to Nashville and be showcased in a singer/songwriter show ...

“Shakori Hills Grass Roots Festival: Music, Volunteerism, and Community Unite for Two Decades of Bliss”

For two whole decades, music lovers from far and wide have been making the pilgrimage to rural Chatham County, North Carolina, for one of the ...

Cape Fear Ukulele Players Plan Tribute to Jimmy Buffett

Local ukulelists (yep, that’s a word) in the Cape Fear region plan to pay tribute to the legendary performer Jimmy Buffett, who recently passed away ...

Interested in Entertaining? Here’s a FREE Way to Learn From Performing Artists

WILMINGTON, NC - Ready to move from singing in the shower to singing on the main stage? Over the next several months, performing artists from ...

Fire Captain and Friends Form Wilmington’s Newest Roots and Bluegrass Band

Different music moves us in different ways, you know? Club music's all about making you groove on the dance floor. Psychedelic Rock? It's like you're ...

2024 concert season announcements already underway at GLA!

WILMINGTON, NC -- We’re still in the throes of a strong concert season at Greenfield Lake Amphitheater, but we’re already getting a sense of what ...

Ryan Adams concert in Wilmington postponed; performer overcoming “relentless spell of illness”

WILMINGTON, NC -- Singer/songwriter Ryan Adams has postponed the rest of his solo shows for 2023, including one scheduled for September 13th at Greenfield Lake ...

Seven Questions with Benny Hill

We love live music! Obviously that means we love going to a big show at Live Oak Bank Pavilion, Greenfield Lake Amphitheater or the Wilson ...

Local brewery/live music option closes in Wilmington

WILMINGTON, NC -- Talk on social media Thursday among local musicians centered around the sudden closure of Catawba Brewing in Wilmington. The brewery, which also ...

New parking option now available for music fans at Live Oak Bank Pavilion

WILMINGTON, NC  -- One of the early criticisms of the project to bring a new park and amphitheater to downtown Wilmington was about parking.  The ...
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Popular music venue attempting a comeback

WILMINGTON, NC - A popular local music venue is attempting a comeback, according to a post on Instagram from its organizers. The Place, which was ...

Wilmington’s Biggest Amy Grant Fan

"That was the moment when the music in my life became my music, it belonged to me, it wasn't just something my parents had playing ...

This year’s Grizmas in July will truly be memorable

WILMINGTON, N.C. - The headline isn't a stretch. Even before the DJ and electronic music superstar Griz stunned his fans early last month with the ...

Why we’re on The Scene Wilmington

WILMINGTON, N.C. - It's an exciting time to live in the Cape Fear region. If you can't feel it yet, you can definitely hear it ...
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