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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Ellis Dyson & the Shambles expertly blends old-time influences ranging from early New Orleans jazz to Piedmont murder ballads. The result: whiskey-soaked, foot-stompin’ original songs that bring party music of departed eras to crowds both young and old. The Shambles…Find out more »
...a folk singer with the heart of a rock 'n' roll band.” — K. Oliver, Free Times Jonathan Byrd is a preacher's son, a Gulf War veteran, and an award-winning songwriter from Chapel Hill, North Carolina, known for literary, outsider…Find out more »
The Gingersnaps is the folk/bluegrass/jazz collaboration of Billie Feather, Anna Rose Beck, and Waverly Leonard. Performing a sweet-and-salty mix of old-time folk and jazz standards, country classics, smooth Americana favorites, and heart-wrenching original songs, The Gingersnaps’ vocal harmonies and classic…Find out more »
Raised by musically enlightened and ever encouraging parents, Striking Copper’s cradle was rocked by the hands of legends. The band believes music is a way in which to tell a story. It’s not just what the story is about, but…Find out more »
The Roman Spring is a Triangle, NC based five piece, concocting dreamy, Americana tinged pop: think Band of Horses meets R.E.M., with a dash of Ryan Adams. After the demise of his rock outfit Colourslide, singer/songwriter Alex Lawhon decided to…Find out more »
“Listening to Toney Rocks is like driving down a long desert highway”. After two years on the scene, Toney Rocks suddenly left Las Vegas for a round-the-clock commitment to the road. "For years I really tried to have the best…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 »
Brian Stephenson Vocals, Guitar Brian grew up in Wake Forest, North Carolina and moved to Wilmington in 2011 to study at UNCW. His first exposure to playing music was going to the Campbell Folk School and other folk music camps…Find out more »
“The last ten years have been a rollercoaster of deep despair and amazing opportunities that somehow present themselves at the last possible second,” says Eef Barzelay. “During that time, the band bottomed out, my marriage was crumbling, I lost my…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 »
$18 advance on sale now. $20 door. Marti Jones & Don Dixon have been performing together, off and on, for over twenty years. This longtime partnership has resulted in an intimate stage rapport as well as the seamless blending of…Find out more »