Displaying items by tag: music

Tuesday, 25 February 2020 16:08

John Coltrane: Hamlet's contribution to jazz

One of the most influential musicians in jazz history was (technically) from Hamlet.  Saxophonist and composer John William Coltrane was born in his parents’ apartment at 200 Hamlet Ave. on Sept. 23, 1926 and, though he moved with his family to High Point less than two years later, his birthplace is acknowledged by the North Carolina Historical Commission with a roadside commemorative plaque on Spring Street.

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Monday, 03 February 2020 15:41

Sister Hazel coming to the Cole later this month

NASHVILLE — Platinum-selling group,  Sister Hazel, will be bringing their energetic show featuring new music and chart-topping hits to play Richmond Community College Cole Auditorium for the Fidelity Bank Rock 'N Country Series in Hamlet on Sunday, Feb. 29, 2020.

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Monday, 23 December 2019 16:10

Community comes together for Christmas in Derby

DERBY — For more than a decade, the Lambeth family, of Triple L Farms, has been hosting a community Christmas party at the old general store where they sell produce.

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PEMBROKE — Faculty, staff and students of the UNC Pembroke Music Department will perform in the 11th annual Holiday Extravaganza concert at Givens Performing Arts Center on Friday, Nov. 22. 

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I get bored pretty easily. When I do, I have a few go-to things that I do when I get bored. 

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ROCKINGHAM — Despite the off-and-on rain Saturday, the inaugural Pabst Blue Ribbon Red, White and Fun Southern Festival went on as planned at Rockingham Dragway.

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ROCKINGHAM — During the inaugural Epicenter Festival in May, there were representatives from myriad media outlets, ranging from newspapers and magazines to radio.

But there was one individual who stood out — mostly because of his age.

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HAMLET — All of Richmond County is invited to a gospel concert on Thursday which will benefit the Masonic Home for Children at Oxford.

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HAMLET — Doors opened at 5:45 p.m. Thursday, June 6 at King’s Gate Church allowing VIP ticket holders early entrance to meet Christian musician Jason Crabb. 

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PINEHURST — School’s out for the summer and the “Godfather of Shock Rock” is ready for golf.

Two Richmond County natives, who now live in Moore County and who happen to be brother and sister, both saw Alice Cooper on Tuesday.

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