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2015 CALENDAR


Join us for any or all of the events. We would love to meet you or see you again
and please remember that alcohol is not allowed on the Bynum General Store property!

All shows go on RAIN or SHINE!

In the event of rain, we move everything inside the store!

Special thanks to our 2015 Sponsors: Julie Cummins, Betsy Wilkins, Auto Pro and Hope Crossing Animal Hospital!


The Bynum Front Porch Friday Night Music Series received support from the North Carolina Arts Council, an agency of the Department of Cultural Resources, and the National Endowment for the Arts, which believes that a great nation deserves great art.

 

July
3
The Outliers
7 pm to 9 pm

As the name implies, The Outliers is a different type of band. The band formed out of the respect for traditional American music but a love for genres spanning from reggae to Delta blues and a belief that music can change, become new and still evoke the deep ancient tones within. The Outliers are pushing limits, reaching back in time, and creating an unexpected acoustic experience each time they take the stage.


July
10
The Paper Crowns
7 pm to 9 pm

The Paper Crowns make two piece acoustic music sound huge. They are stomping on drums while they are plucking strings and singing harmonies often all at the same time. The Paper Crowns deliver the emotional spectrum from sweet and heartbreaking earnest ballads to barn burning gypsy raving conga frenzied sweaty dance tunes.


July
11
Bynum Front Porch Pickin'
10 am to 12 pm

The Bynum Front Porch Pickin' takes place every second and fourth Saturday each month from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. The picking is a bluegrass jam session open to musicians and singers of all skill levels and ages. Acoustic instruments only, please!
July
17
Nikki Talley
7 pm to 9 pm

Nikki Talley is a hardworking, energetic, mountain girl with a big voice. She is one half of a full time touring husband and wife duo based out of Asheville, NC contributing acoustic guitar, clawhammer banjo & of course her trademark stunning vocals.


July
24
City Folk
7 pm to 9 pm

City Folk is an acoustic folk group that plays their own original compositions as well as music spanning from acoustic contemporary folk to country folk/rock. Originally based in Washington, D.C., but now residing in North Carolina, the group consists of Jane Muldoon-Smith (lead vocals, guitar, and mandolin), along with husband Peter Smith (lead and background vocals, lead 6 and 12 string guitars, mandolin, and guitar synthesizer) and their daughter, Joanna, on upright bass.
July
25
Bynum Front Porch Pickin'
10 am to 12 pm

The Bynum Front Porch Pickin' takes place every second and fourth Saturday each month from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. The picking is a bluegrass jam session open to musicians and singers of all skill levels and ages. Acoustic instruments only, please!
July
31
Grits and Soul
7 pm to 9 pm

At the heart of Grits & Soul is Anna Kline & John Looney. Their collaboration forges a powerful connection between hard-driving bluegrass, barroom honky tonk, Celtic, Southern gospel, and slow-burning blues. Anna & John have a dynamic musical chemistry that blends seamless harmonies with a shared sensibility of stirring melodies and powerful story lines.


August
7
Milagro Saints
7 pm to 9 pm

Milagro Saints are a Raleigh based eclectic and melodic “British” American band with a line-up of 6-8 musicians featuring Hammond organ, lap steel guitar, mandolin, accordion, trombone and complex harmony vocals.


August
8
Bynum Front Porch Pickin'
10 am to 12 pm

The Bynum Front Porch Pickin' takes place every second and fourth Saturday each month from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. The picking is a bluegrass jam session open to musicians and singers of all skill levels and ages. Acoustic instruments only, please!
August
14
Zambamboogee
7 pm to 9 pm

Zambamboogee is a five-piece band that performs originals and covers from many styles of dance music. All members have performed in the Triangle music scene in solo and band settings for years.
August
21
Matt Phillips
7 pm to 9 pm

Matt Phillips is a soulful artist that strives to make music people can get behind. Based in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, this young performer and songwriter pens songs with folk and soul roots as deep as the cracks in his weathered acoustic. Whether he’s leading a 7-piece band with a huge, sly-jazzy sound or just flying solo with nothing more than his voice, guitar and the occasional harmonica solo – you can’t help but bob your head. With nearly 300 shows already under his belt and two releases paving the way, Matt is proving himself a confident and unique young performer with a very bright future ahead.

August
22
Bynum Front Porch Pickin'
10 am to 12 pm

The Bynum Front Porch Pickin' takes place every second and fourth Saturday each month from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. The picking is a bluegrass jam session open to musicians and singers of all skill levels and ages. Acoustic instruments only, please!
August
28
The Bluegrass Experience
7 pm to 9 pm

The Bluegrass Experience has been a vital force in the North Carolina/Southeastern Bluegrass scene for over 30 years.  Since being named the World’s Champion Bluegrass Band in 1972, the group has performed professionally throughout the eastern half of the United States and has appeared on many major festivals, done numerous college concerts, recorded 3 albums and appeared at The Finnish National Folk Festival. Members have worked or recorded with some of the greats of the genre including: Bill Monroe, Chubby Wise, Bobby Hicks, Jimmy Mills, Roland White, Wilma Lee Cooper, Gene Wooten and many others.

September
4
Front Porch Pickers
7 pm to 9 pm

Every 2nd and 4th Saturdays of the month, musicians of all skill levels get together and jam at the Bynum General Store.  Come see (and listen to) what they’ve been up to!