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Oxford American Celebrates North Carolina Music

Each Fall, Oxford American highlights the music of a Southern state. This year, it’s North Carolina’s turn.

To celebrate the North Carolina music issue, Oxford American is hosting a series of events “from Asheville to Raleigh.”

Tickets go on sale at noon today, Friday, October 5.

As follows:

MONDAY, NOV. 26 | GOVERNOR’S MANSION
Raleigh, NC at 5:30 PM | PURCHASE TICKETS
The Oxford American will host a reception with readings and music, to be followed by a full 90-minute concert at Fletcher Opera Theater. Entry is limited as part of a VIP admission to the Fletcher Opera Theater concert that evening.

MONDAY, NOV. 26 | FLETCHER OPERA THEATER
Statewide Singing Circle – Raleigh
Raleigh, NC at 7:30 PM | PURCHASE TICKETS
Presented in partnership with Bob Nocek Presents, join us for a Statewide Singing Circle featuring Tift Merritt, ASM (Alexandra Sauser-Monnig of Mountain Man), Shirlette Ammons, Chatham County Line, Phil Cook, Alice Gerrard, Big Ron Hunter, Chris Stamey, and other surprise guests.

TUESDAY, NOV. 27 | THE PINHOOK
Stories From the Issue – Durham
Durham, NC at 6:30 PM | FREE EVENT
Presented in partnership with The Pinhook and Letters Bookstore, join us for stories from the issue featuring Dasan Ahanu, Sarah Bryan, Benjamin Hedin, Jill McCorkle, Mark Powell, and Tom Rankin, and musical guests Tift Merritt and Phil Cook.

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 28 | FREE RANGE BREWING
Stories From the Issue – Charlotte
Charlotte, NC at 7:00 PM | FREE EVENT
Presented in partnership with Free Range Brewing, join us for stories from the issue featuring Rebecca Bengal, Lina María Ferreira Cabeza-Vanegas, Lauren Du Graf, Maxwell George, Jon Kirby, John Thomason, and Dave Tompkins, and musical guest Tift Merritt.

THURSDAY, NOV. 29 | BOOTH PLAYHOUSE
Statewide Singing Circle – Charlotte
Charlotte, NC at 7:30 PM | PURCHASE TICKETS
Presented in partnership with Maxx Music, join us for a Statewide Singing Circle featuring Tift Merritt, Chócala, Phil Cook, David Childers, writer Lina María Ferreira Cabeza-Vanegas, Benji Hughes, Bill Noonan, Thomas Rhyant, and other surprise artists.

FRIDAY, NOV. 30 | ISIS MUSIC HALL
Statewide Singing Circle – Asheville
Asheville, NC at 8:30 PM | PURCHASE TICKETS
Presented in partnership with Isis Music Hall, join us for a Statewide Singing Circle featuring Tift Merritt, poet Nickole Brown, Pat Mother Blues Cohen, Mike Guggino, Amanda Anne Platt, Jimmy Landry, Michael Libramento, Tyler Ramsey, Graham Sharp, Shannon Whitworth, and other surprise guests.

SATURDAY, DEC. 1 | MALAPROP’S BOOKSTORE & CAFÉ
Stories From the Issue – Asheville
Asheville, NC at 3:00 PM | FREE EVENT
Presented in partnership with Malaprop’s Bookstore & Café, join us for stories from the issue featuring Nickole Brown, Wiley Cash, David Joy, Jon Kirby, Melinda Maynor Lowery, and C.L. White, and musical guest Tift Merritt.

See you ’round!