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James Gregory: The Funniest Man In America
Sat, 24 Jan 2015 00:00:00 +0000

The James Gregory Show is "clean" and great for ages 12-112 "For over two decades, the unforgettable caricature of veteran comedian James Gregory has stood grinning: his shirt un-tucked, his arms outstretched, a carefree welcome to a down-home, hilarious comedy experience. It's storytelling at its best.

When: Jan 24, 2015 12:00:00 AM to Jan 24, 2015 12:00:00 AMin Wilmington, North Carolina
Cost: $22.00 / $28.00 / $36.00 / $50.00 * contact the Venue listed below for ticketing information

Emerging Choreographer Showcase 2014
Sun, 07 Dec 2014 00:00:00 +0000

Emerging Choreographers Showcase 2014 - Up and coming choreographers are paired with a mentor to create dances!

When: Dec 7, 2014 12:00:00 AM to Dec 7, 2014 12:00:00 AMin Wilmington, North Carolina
Cost: $8.00 * contact the Venue listed below for ticketing information

Tue, 30 Dec 2014 00:00:00 +0000

HAIR - The American Tribal Love-Rock Musical is a rock musical with a book and lyrics by James Rado and Gerome Ragni and music by Galt MacDermot. A product of the hippie counterculture and sexual revolution of the 1960s.Hair tells the story of the "tribe", a group of politically active, long-haired hippies of the "Age of Aquarius" living a bohemian life in New York City and fighting against conscription into the Vietnam War.

When: Dec 30, 2014 12:00:00 AM to Dec 30, 2014 12:00:00 AMin Wilmington, North Carolina
Cost: $20.00 * contact the Venue listed below for ticketing information

Lucy Wilkes, "Cackle, Packle, and Friends"
Sat, 22 Nov 2014 00:00:00 +0000

When: Nov 22, 2014 12:00:00 AM in Lenoir, North Carolina
Cost: Free

Fall Applachian Dance Ensemble
Sat, 22 Nov 2014 19:30:00 +0000

When: Nov 22, 2014 7:30:00 PM in Boone, North Carolina
Cost: Starting at $16.00

Dreaming of the 90's Dance Party!
Fri, 12 Dec 2014 22:00:00 +0000

The dream of the 90's is alive at the Pinhook.

Presenting another installment of the Pinhook's infamous 90's dance party w/ DJs PlayPlay and Queen Plz.

Channel your inner Janet, Mariah, Whitney, Jordan Catalano or whatever and come ready.

(also, we might possibly bring back the Lisa Frank projections)


DJ PlayPlay creatively interweaves nostalgic hip-hop and raver anthems from the 90’s into both her DJ sets and her music production, which are largely composed of US city-specific sounds – namely Chicago juke and footwork, Baltimore club, New Orleans bounce and Miami bass. Her aim is to be in constant musical conversation with the crowd, speaking across generation, race, ethnicity, gender and sexuality to create an all-inclusive dance floor. PlayPlay has opened for Big Freedia, TT the Artist, Mighty Mark, Le1f, Jubilee, MikeQ, Cakes Da Killa and others. She is also one of the organizers behind Party Illegal, a monthly dance party at the Pinhook.

Birdgherl loves to play global bass, house music, 90s vogue house music, 90s R&B, most anything created in Chicago, most anything that ends in -ton and is pretty open to a lot of genre with PlayPlay, Birdgherl

When: Dec 12, 2014 10:00:00 PM in Durham, North Carolina
Cost: $5

EARPHUNK - w/ PobCause
Thu, 29 Jan 2015 22:00:00 +0000

EARPHUNK w/ PobCause $7 adv | $10 day of show
Doors:9pm | Show:10pm



$7 adv | $10 day of show
Doors:9pm | Show:10pm


For Fans Of:

Yo Mama’s Big Fat Booty Band, The Mantras, Dopapod, BIG Something, Sol Driven Train, George Clinton, Tauk

Hailing from New Orleans, Prog-Funk band Earphunk has emerged as one of the Southeast’s premier jam acts. The quintet has been steadily building a rabid fan base across the United States with their unique brand of high-energy funk, inspired improvisation, and dynamic stage production. In an innovative move to get their music in the hands of live music fans, Earphunk have partnered with direct-to-fan publisher platform BitTorrent Bundle to release content-rich collections of live shows and studio albums. Visit the band’s website (www.earphunk.com) to stream and download songs from Earphunk’s current discography for free.

When: Jan 29, 2015 10:00:00 PM in Wilmington, North Carolina

Soul Funk Disco Dance Party!
Fri, 28 Nov 2014 22:00:00 +0000

NC fans of dope music... please. buckle. up. This go round of SFD brings you DJ Akalepse. Co-owner of the Truth & Soul record label out of NYC, and looooong time professional with these things we call records.... Lepse has shared the bill with the likes of Parrish Smith (EPMD), KRS-One, Cypress Hill, Kenny Dope, DJ Spinna, Lord Finesse, and J-Rocc to name just a few... Expect speaker. smashing. tunes. (Heavy on the SOUL FUNK & DISCO, of course ;) Accompanied by local host and long time homie DJ Ryah... pinhook fam since before day uno.... the dance floor awaits y'all.

To really get a sense of who and what Akalepse is you have to check the track record. Steady at work with the records since 1993 when he first put the needle on one, Lepse is the definition of dedicated. This dedication, passion, and integrity are the difference you hear when you hear him play or hear something he produced. Coming up in hip-hop's Golden Era where it truly was your skill set that your reputation was based on, he honed his craft the only way that can really create an individual of his caliber - hard work. Couple this with humility and an endless respect for music and you start to understand how and why he's become so respected in soul, funk, and hip hop circles the world over. Maybe more impressive, this success has been achieved solely on his own terms and strictly based on his talents.

Coming up as a Battle DJ, Lepse learned early the importance of moving the crowd. Back then, if you didn't impress the crowd, you got yanked off the stage, and this sets a certain standard. With this show-and-prove attitude and through battling and doing basement / backyard parties in Long Island--where Lepse is from--he got his first gig as a tour DJ, DJing for Parrish Smith when PMD's manager saw him rock a party. It's been a lot of the same introductions to opportunity ever since: someone hears Lepse play and off the strength of his DJing, he's invited to play somewhere else. Never being one for the hype, Lepse has moved through almost two decades of DJing depending only on his impeccable ear and his skills.

When Lepse moved to Brooklyn and started really pushing his mixtapes, it opened up the doors to what is today his worldwide fan base. Selling more mixtapes than most indie labels sell albums, Lepse began landing steady work and getting booked for shows off of the pure quality of his mixes. His tape ?€?Eviva?€? landed him a ton of gigs, perhaps the most notable being a Monday night residency at NYC's most esteemed venue for DJs to play at, APT. In a matter of weeks he was asked to take on a residency Wednesday nights there as well, this lasted 8 years until the club closed it's doors forever. Successes like these, plus keeping things thorough at every show propelled Akalepse on stage with the likes of KRS-One, Cypress Hill, Kenny Dope, DJ Spinna, Lord Finesse, J-Rocc, DJ Scratch, & Just Blaze to name a few.

To maintain the momentum, Lepse always keeps the music fresh and interesting. An obsessive record digger, Lepse has at his command a library of 20,000+ LPs and 45s--all making him better at what he does. "I really don't think of myself as a record collector. I am a DJ," Akalepse explains in an interview. "Getting more records is like learning more words in a language. It gives me the ability to be more articulate as a DJ." However, You could have all the rare records in the world, but not be able to do anything with them if you don't have that ear for quality, inventiveness, and feel. Akalepse has these things in spades. So much so that Brooklyn's own Truth & Soul records, the funk/soul imprint that is responsible for monstrous acts like Lee Fields and The Expressions and El Michels Affair, hired Lepse five years ago to bring his expertise to the label. Now Lepse is a jack of all trades for the label, from Label Manager to Head of A&R to house DJ.

Today you can find Lepse continuing to bring that raw, heavy, fun, sexy, soulful and honest music. His ability to run the full spectrum of soul music has officially become what he's known and respected for. Akalepse and Philly-bred DJ Rich Medina run the worldwide respected weekly party PROPS in Manhattan, playing classics right next to "Are they really playing this out?!?"-type obscurities. This night, like many of Lepse's other parties before it is about pushing music forward and promoting culture. In that way, it's reflective of the choices and moves he's made, and the high regard in which his craft is kept. with DJ Akalepse, DJ Ryah

When: Nov 28, 2014 10:00:00 PM in Durham, North Carolina
Cost: $5

Aquila Theatre: Wuthering Heights
Sat, 28 Feb 2015 20:00:00 +0000

When: Feb 28, 2015 8:00:00 PM in Raleigh, North Carolina
Cost: Starting at $28.00

CHERUB - w/ Mystery Skulls - ForteBowie
Wed, 21 Jan 2015 21:00:00 +0000

CHERUB w/ Mystery Skulls
ForteBowie $17 adv | $19 day of
Doors:8pm | Show:9pm

Mystery Skulls

$17 adv | $19 day of show
Doors:8pm | Show:9pm


For Fans Of:

Chromeo, Daft Punk, The Neptunes, N.E.R.D.



Check out the new music video for Cherub’s latest single:




Cherub is a sexy electro-pop duo that is the dance love-child of 80’s funk, and pop-music from the future. The members of Cherub, Jordan Kelley and Jason Huber, share a love for honest original music and vibrant live performance, with a common goal to share a little bit of sex, a little bit of drugs, and a whole lot of love with people across the globe.


Cherub on iTunes – http://bit.ly/S5fMqF
Cherub on YouTube – http://youtube.com/cherublamusica
Cherub on SoundCloud – http://soundcloud.com/cherublamusica

When: Jan 21, 2015 9:00:00 PM in Wilmington, North Carolina