In August, Music Maker booked a show for the Glorifying Vines Sisters in Lugano, Switzerland at the Blues to Bop Festival. Music Maker first played this festival in 1995 with founding artist Guitar Gabriel! The Vines’ journey was written about in the News & Observer with a short documentary about the Vines and their trip […]

Diggin’: Drink Small – Widow Woman

inTheir Musicon September 28, 2017

Hallelujah Boogaloo by Drink Small Drink Small’s bass voice is sweet and savory, his storytelling is wry and real. But on “Widow Woman” it’s the way he plays that sparse, delicate guitar riff steadily looping behind his voice, setting off the low with the high, that makes this particular song so captivating. Drink Small is […]

Music Maker partner artists Guitar Lightnin’ Lee, the Como Mamas, Little Freddie King and Robert Finley will all be playing at the 12th annual Crescent City Blues & BBQ Festival, presented by our god friends at the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation. Music Maker is honored to be part of this amazing festival in […]

Diggin’: Harvey Dalton Arnold – Peace In Hell

inTheir Musicon September 21, 2017

Outlaw by Harvey Dalton Arnold Harvey Dalton Arnold is a bona fide rocker. He’s performed for stadiums full of fans as a member of the Southern rock outfit the Outlaws. The crazy thing is that it doesn’t feel as though Harvey performs any differently in front of thousands of people than the acoustic performance of […]

Music Maker & the Bullpen: a Partnership for Champions!

inTheir Musicon September 21, 2017

When Michael Goodmon, the Vice-President of Real Estate for the Capital Broadcasting Company, drove past a billboard near downtown Durham promoting Music Maker’s 20th anniversary no one ever would’ve thought that this would lead to what has become one of Durham’s most dynamic and diverse music venues. After learning more about MMRFs work, Goodmon quickly […]


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