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‘Lean On Me,’ ‘Lovely Day’ singer Bill Withers dies at 81

Singer Bill Withers has died. He wrote and sang a string of soulful songs in the 1970s that have stood the test of time, including “Lean On Me,” “Lovely Day” and “Ain’t No Sunshine."  

2020 Carolina Country Music Fest postponed until September

Carolina Country Music Fest is postponing its 2020 events to September.

Crossover country superstar Kenny Rogers dies at 81

Kenny Rogers, who embodied “The Gambler” persona and whose musical career spanned jazz, folk, country and pop, has died at 81.
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Musicians play nightly for neighborhood, hope to raise spirits

Nightly street concerts help a New Hampshire neighborhood ease a little stress during the Coronavirus outbreak.
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Patient plays violin during unusual brain surgery

Surgeons at King's College Hospital in London have removed a brain tumor from a woman who played the violin during the procedure.
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Local quartet will sing to your Valentine to help homeless

If you still need an idea for Valentine’s Day, you can surprise your special someone with a singing Valentine and help a good cause. 
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Free community choir to open in Wilmington in Feb.

Wilmington will soon have a new community choir that is free and open to all skill levels. 
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Shakira and Jennifer Lopez electrify Super Bowl halftime show

Music superstars Shakira and Jennifer Lopez shared the Super Bowl halftime stage Sunday — delivering an electrifying performance of their greatest hits.

Local pawn shop donates 100 instruments, $2K to middle school

A school in New Hanover County just received a big donation for their music department.

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