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By Sarah on October 18, 2010
Lots of stuff during the week to check out; not so much over the weekend. I’ll be checking out Carolina Chocolate Drops on Friday. As always, the below is just a list of shows that tickle my fancy. Your mileage, or taste in music, may vary.
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By Sarah on March 15, 2010
There are a lot of great shows this week featuring local bands, and lots of them are free or very cheap. You should check some of them out, give some love and support to the local music scene.
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By Sarah on September 28, 2009
Kind of a quiet week for music, but not every week can be full of difficult concert-going choices. There are actually a lot of great classical events going on this week, most of which I didnâ€™t list, but a quick Google or stroll through Metromix should find you a ton of classical events if thatâ€™s […]
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