This spring, we’ve curated a roof-raising, harmony-laden Spotify playlist featuring 20 great gospel songs by North Carolina artists.
Black History Month in North Carolina
Seven sites, sounds, and Black-owned businesses to explore in February.
History: Pilgrimage in Song
For decades, thousands have gathered at Grandfather Mountain to lift their hearts and voices.
How the Spirit Moves You
Shout bands gave the Charlotte African-American community something of its own in the early 20th century. Colorful parades. Mass baptisms. And a haunting, beautiful sound that transcended race and time, and still moves people today.
Playing by Heart: The Story of Jim Avett
Jim Avett’s life is a song with many verses, but it always returns to the chorus — a hard-working father with a passion for music.
Music Among Friends
Stop by Maness Pottery and Music Barn in Carthage on a Tuesday night, and you might think you’ve found a concert. But it’s really just a gathering of neighbors who enjoy bluegrass, good food, and each other’s company.