Music

Moonlighting musician set to play at music festival

Moonlighting musician set to play at music festival

Charles Cleaver practices his accordion in his backyard in Chapel Hill to prepare for the upcoming festival. He said playing his accordion gets him warmed-up for his shows. Staff photo Anshu Gupta) By Anshu Gupta Carrboro Commons Staff Writer Although he’s no stranger to music, Charles Cleaver will be meeting the Carrboro Music Festival for the first time. Cleaver, a… Read more →

Music Festival celebrates 10 years in Carrboro

Music Festival celebrates 10 years in Carrboro

Cody Braun Carrboro Commons Writer The night before the Carrboro Music Festival 10 years ago, Gerry Williams was scared. “Lots of professionals said we couldn’t do it,” the music festival’s creator and organizer says. Despite this advice, Williams went forwards with the project, which he says has been a great success. Andrews and Williams proudly display the Carrboro Music Festival’s… Read more →

WCOM hosts candidates in musical debates

WCOM hosts candidates in musical debates

by Gregg Found Carrboro Commons Writer Carrboro aldermen candidate Katrina Ryan will spend plenty of time focused on campaigns, fliers and policy arguments in these months leading up to the December elections. But on Saturday Sept. 1, she undertook a contest of a different sort – she spun tunes for Carrboro residents as part of WCOM’s “musical debates.” The brainchild… Read more →