The Triangle’s only true listening room setting for local, regional and national musicians.
Our lower level features a live music venue, Magnolia Roots, where shows in the Wake Forest Listening Room series are presented. On weekend nights, you’ll hear original blues, bluegrass, rock, folk, singer/songwriter, Americana, jazz, world music and more. All in a setting where musicians can actually be heard and appreciated, without having to compete with TVs, conversations or other distractions. Come join us, slow down from the the world and really get into the music.
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"L Shape Lot mixes Americana, bluegrass and country for a uniquely upbeat and toe-tapping sound that will instantly grab your attention and get you moving. And to add to their appeal, they’re a down-to-earth, great group of guys..." - Steve…Find out more »
THIS IS DREW GIBSON Like romantic dust Drew Gibson's music draws on influence from the American days of country-blues and songwriters of the recent past. Since releasing his debut album “Letterbox” in 2007 the finger-style guitarist from Virginia has garnered…Find out more »
Aubrey Eisenman & The Clydes are an Asheville-based, Americana act featuring Aubrey Eisenman on the upright bass and vocals, Justin Eisenman on the guitar and vocals and John Duncan on the fiddle and Vocals. Aubrey’s songwriting has placed in national…Find out more »
Seven-time all-Ireland champion John Whelan is one of the world’s best living Irish button accordion players. John was raised in the vibrant London Irish music scene of the 1970s, and learned his craft from such legends as Lucy Farr, Roger…Find out more »
Stories... the ones we tell ourselves, the ones we tell others... the ones we make up, the ones we live through... all these stories are our past and our present, our hopes and our fears, our sins and our salvation.…Find out more »
Robert Mabe loves touring and performing. HIS PARENTS GAVE HIM A BANJO AT AGE 12... HE WAS SOON HOOKED. As a kid growing up in North Carolina, Robert was surrounded by many great bluegrass musicians. In fact, his grandfather was…Find out more »
The Backsliders came to be in 1992 when Steve Howell and Chip Robinson began playing as a guitar-mandolin duet in Raleigh, NC. They soon found themselves wanting to amp up their sound in the spirit of the Flying Burrito Brothers…Find out more »
From Raleigh, North Carolina come Lemon Sparks, a modern rock band blending classic songwriting with sophisticated 60s psychedelia, 70s power pop, timeless folk, and jazz. The band has played regional clubs and festivals, as well as toured as support for…Find out more »