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Fiddlin' Around

Davidson College’s Old Time Music Series grew out of professor’s new-found appreciation of traditional art form. When Bill Lawing, J. Estes Millner Professor of Music at Davidson College, learned the Kruger Brothers were opening a performance…
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Carolina Sound Man

  Newly launched Croquet Records, the first ever nonprofit North Carolina label, is an artist first incubator for Tar Heel songwriters and musicians. Strike up a conversation between sets with an indie band member playing a local club…
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LAKE NORMAN MAGAZINE - Music Men

Key influencers make the burgeoning musical scene an integral part of Lake Norman lifestyle. These are heady times for the Lake Norman music scene. Cornelius and Davidson are leading the charge showcasing local talent and making the…
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THE CHARLOTTE OBSERVER - Pickin' & Grinnin'

Riley Baugus wanted to become a musician from the time he was a young boy growing up in the Piedmont region. “I was surrounded by traditional American roots music at church and in the home, and saw the respect musicians received and…
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From Russia With Love

Growing up in Moscow, Olga Orlovskaya was surrounded by music. Her mother was a choirmaster and a professional musician with expectations that her daughter would become a concert pianist. Orlovskaya mastered the piano, yet her true passion…