local music scene: an outdoor stage at the bluegrass festival in Raleigh Exploring the Vibrant Local Music Scene (4/4/2019)- Music has always been a big part of my life. Moving recently from New York, I was pleasantly surprised by the diverse and vibrant music scene in Durham and the greater Triangle area. With many live concert and music venues hosting various artists throughout the year, you can always find a show of any genre on any given day. Many well-known musicians often include a stop in the area during their tours. And it is also exciting to discover some incredibly talented local musicians. Exploring the local music scene and its variety of venues has been my favorite off-campus experience… ...Read More

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