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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Psylo Joe is a Psychedelic Rock Trio based out of Greenville, NC. The band has been touring for 5 years and has developed a loyal and congenial following. Psylo Joe provides a creative experience each show with alternating setlists and…Find out more »
Jon Shain had the good fortune to learn directly from a number of NC's older blues players, and became a member of Big Boy Henry's backing band. He got his start playing his own music with old area favorite roots…Find out more »
We are stoked to be playing at Magnolia Roots Music Lounge on February 22rd as part of the Wake Forest Listening Room series! Kendra and Zack Harding form The Brown Mountain Lightning Bugs, a folk(ish)/Americana group hailing from Winston-Salem, NC.…Find out more »
The Wake Forest Listening Room Presents: Chris Titchner's Official CD Release Show featuring Marcel Ardans on guitar, Mike Rosado on drums, and Tracy Feldman on violin. Suggested $10 Donation.Find out more »
With vivid storytelling, vibrant musicianship and arresting honesty, Anya Hinkle & Tellico explore the beauty of songcraft through the lens of the Appalachian stringband tradition. Tellico features the singing and songwriting of Anya Hinkle, originally from the mountains of Virginia,…Find out more »
"The endearingly ramshackle riff rock of Raleigh's Poinsettia vacillates between the tongue-in-cheek slacker blues of "Motel Room" to the supercharged Archers-like nineties indie of "Necklace Vial", all rendered with the ebullient, off-the-cuff charm of the best sort of low-stakes enterprise.”…Find out more »
It’s an exhilarating feeling finding a new band or artist on SoundCloud to connect with. I could see Fallow Ground being of these ‘finds’ for many. They came to me with a plan to play together, live, and uncut. It’s…Find out more »
“Bill and the Belles showcase with their debut album, DreamSongs, Etc., what may be the most innovative modern interpretation of vintage roots music.” — No Depression “ is committed to helping early country music remain appreciated – not just replicated.”…Find out more »
Jonathan Parker is an American, no apologies, country music artist from the moonshining swamps of Johnston County, North Carolina!Find out more »
"Sweeter than honey, Momma Molasses sings like a quilt comforts." — Tom Netherland, Bristol Hearold Courier "Superbly haunting, a poignant anthems to loneliness, heartbreak, hope and the wistful intracacies of life's twists." — David Namerow "There is power in simplicity,…Find out more »
Sarah Siskind is one of today's most respected and covered songwriters as well as a stand-out independent artist. Armed with a striking vocal style and solid guitar and piano work, she has toured with Bonnie Raitt, Paul Brady, Grammy winner…Find out more »