Winston-Salem-based band The Genuine is made up of husband and wife Matthew and Katelyn Allivato, drummer Devin Forkel and guitarist Gunnar Nagle. They stopped by the Our State lobby late one evening to play a few songs from their recent album, “Blooms.”

Other Performances:
South Carolina Broadcasters
Rhiannon Giddens and Laurelyn Dossett
Mandolin Orange
Possum Jenkins
Big Daddy Love

Our Music in the Lobby series is bringing some of North Carolina’s best musicians into our offices, instruments in hand, to perform a song or two just for us. We’re filming these live performances and showcasing them on our website. See the performances at

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Erin Reitz is a former digital content specialist at Our State.