It’s jazz. Laid back and countrified. "Their repertoire reaches back to New Orleans’ earliest syncopaters but also forward to hipster bards like Bob Dylan and Tom Waits; a tango might trip on the heels of a French waltz or a Russian folk song. The Wolves are sought out by swing dancers, but their tenderer tunes make the perfect nightcap for late-night lovers."
Peter Lamb and the Wolves
The Raleigh based band performs Sunday, June 8
All you chicks, and roosters too, that love music - we have quite a summer planned. 13 Sundays and a Thursday for good measure. Here’s the near future for Aberdeen
May 4 Kate McGarry and Keith Ganz Fabulous acoustic jazz . Wonderful songwriter, Rob Nance opens
THURSDAY May 8 Koa - Local boy makes good ! Very good ! WIll Youngclaus joins his Nashville cats on their first trip to the Spot
May 11 Pierce Pettis, Amy Speace Exquisite writing, and singing and playing too.
May 18 Dale Ann Bradley 4 time IBMA vocalist of the year
May 25 Miss Tess and the Talkbacks Grooving modern vintage music
June 1 David Holt and Josh Goforth, Jacob Groopman and Melody Walker. Bluegrass newgrass, visiting tradition and making history .
June 8 Peter Lamb and the Wolves Killer jazz from swing to a full on horn section
June 15 David Jacobs-Strain, Ten String Symphony, Tattletale Saints , Celebrating the open with a three set evening of blues , strings and songs.
June 22 the Get Right Band Catchy songwriting with musical expertise and fearless improvisation.
June 29 Chaise Lounge equal parts dry wit and dry martini
July 6 Deb Callahan Sultry summertime blues from Deb and her full band
July 13 Deep Chatham, Tellico unbridled organic Appalachiacana sound
July 20 Choro das 3 World music comes to Aberdeen all the way from Brazil. magnífico !
July 27 Tom Maxwell and the Minor Drag . He leaves me speechless. His band - well well well. vibes, horns, voices. Nuff said.
What a way to go ! Out that is, hardly like a lamb , with Catherine Russell bringing our winter season to a close. Her trio will rock your jazzy socks off. Show time 6:46 . Doors at 6 . Dinner from Asten’s , a la carte. Chicken fajitas, black bean corn salad. YUM ! See you soon ! March 30 is our last show for the winter.
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THANKS for your support of LIVE LOCAL music.
Matinee begins at 2:46. Doors at 1:46 $65.
Evening show at 6:46 . Doors at 5:46 $75 includes a light supper from Asten’s
Tickets to either show receive this GORGEOUS poster.
See you soon !
March 16 the Kennedys, Tough Cats
March 23 Asleep at the Wheel 2:46
March 23 Asleep at the Wheel 6:46
March 26 Kim and Reggie WEDNESDAY
March 27 Foghorn Stringband THURSDAY
March 30 Catherine Russell
Your Spring Break, Local Style.
ASLEEP AT THE WHEEL !
Matinee 2:46, doors at 1:46
Evening show 6:46, doors at 6
Every ticket includes a limited edition poster created for the event . Evening show includes a light supper from Ashten’s !
Snacks and beverages provided at the matinee.
Purchase on line with credit or debit cards,
or in person with cash or check. Call 910.944-7502 to save your seat.
Only 100 seats sold per show.
TONIGHT March 13 , 6:30 , Turlington School, 116 W. Prospect St. Raeford
Joe Craven is working with high school and middle school students in Hoke County on creative problem solving. Tonight we celebrate the work of Mary Archie McNeill, a beloved Hoke County music teacher, in the auditorium named in her honor with a concert brought to you by the Hoke County Community Foundation. Turlington School, 116 W Prospect St., Raeford NC at 6:30 . See YOU soon ! Living an artful life makes EVERYTHING better. !
Feb 23 Back to back IBMA Entertainers of the Year , the GibsonBrothers play a matinee at 12:46 AND an evening show a the usual 6:46. Bringing their 11th ! album, and a great time WILL be had by all. Ashten’s Restaurant serves fine local fare at every show.
THE GIBSON BROTHERS ARE SOLD OUT ! A limited number of standing room tickets will be available at the door.
March 2 Brett Harris, fresh from his Big Star tour of the antipodes, has a new project to share. Birds and Arrows will open.
March 9 Ameranouche Gypsy jazz trio invades our space and fills it with barely controllable joy. The trio Ameranouche features two French acoustic Gypsy jazz guitars and upright bass, and is a winner of Best of New Hampshire awards as well as being veterans of the famed Newport Jazz Festival. The group tours nationally, year-round, and has released two albums, largely of original music inspired by legendary Gypsy guitarist, Django Reinhardt.
March 16 Who better to celebrate St Paddy’s than the Kennedys ? That would be the Tough Cats !The Kennedys are an American folk-rock band, consisting of husband and wife Pete and Maura Kennedy.
For ten years now Tough Cats, a power trio of banjo, resonator guitar, and drums have been surprising audiences with their original take on what might be described as Indie Americana Rock. They have an explosive energy with to-the-point songs. Their music winds its way from banjo driven instrumentals, to 70′s sounding power pop, and finds a way to make a delicate ballad or rock rhythm fit right in. Balanced by two lead vocalists and well timed harmonies, Toughcats create a sound that’s all their own. These are your favorite bands. You just might not know it yet!
To celebrate the 50th anniversary of The Beatles first visit to America, Pete Kennedy is offering a workshop on guitar (or uke) that will have you playing Beatle songs before you can say “one-two-three-FOUR”! Pete was guitarist for the NYC John Lennon tribute show for three years, backing Patti Smith, Jackson Brown, Cyndi Lauper, Taj Mahal and others paying homage to these great songs (Pete also saw the Beatles in concert, at a very young age). So bring your acoustic axe, a portable recorder, and unleash your inner Beatle!
March 23 Asleep at the Wheel . TWO shows ! 1;46 and 6:46 . Your ticket includes a signed and numbered screen print from Tim Lee , specially created for this visit.
March 26 Kim and Reggie History, and social activism, combine with melody and poetry for a mini festival of diversity !
March 27 FOGHORN ! Finally coming to LA the quintessential old time string band brings it to the Sandhills.
March 30 Catherine Russell. Pedigree predicts success. When your dad was Louis Armstrong’s music director, and your mom is Carline Ray , chances are definitely in your favor. Catherine has capitalized on her genetic predisposition playing Montreal, Monterey, Newport . SO very proud to bring Ms Russell to Aberdeen.
Tickets by mail: the Rooster’s Wife, 114 Knight St. Aberdeen, NC 28315 Cash and check at the door if available. Click the ticket link above for prices and view the full season. Children under 12 FREE , with seating preference to grown ups.
General admission, doors open at 6 pm. Plenty of comfy chairs. We only seat 100; not a bad seat in the house.