Opening for Asleep at the Wheel May 18 in Durham
MagCo is excited to be opening for the Kings of Texas Swing, Asleep at the Wheel, Saturday, May 18th at Motorco in Durham, NC. Show starts at 8pm. Tickets are available here. Check out their album with Willie Nelson: Willie and the Wheel Art courtesy of Poster Royale.
Check out The Dust Hand Sessions radio/podcast!
Huge thanks to The Dust Hand Sessions for playing MagCo on their April 26 show. The Dust Hand Sessions tracks the Songwriter/Outlaw imprints found in Country, Folk, Bluegrass, and Rock & Roll and is broadcast from WCOM 103.5 FM in Carrboro, NC. Stream it live Fridays from 10-11AM here. Or check out the podcast library on ibiblio at www.dusthandsession.com.
Fundfest - A benefit for the Orange County Rape...
Please join us for the 2nd Annual Fundfest on Saturday, April 27 starting at 2pm at the Lincoln Center in Chapel Hill. Carrboro High, Chapel Hill High and East Chapel Hill High School’s UNITY club has created this event to raise awareness about domestic violence. All proceeds benefit the Orange County Rape Crisis Center. Bands playing include Hammer No More The Fingers (4pm), Virgins...
Free show at World Beerfest on April 13 in Raleigh
Saturday, April 13, 2013, we’ll be playing a free show in between World Beerfest tasting sessions at the Pour House Music Hall in Raleigh, NC with Hank Sinatra and Magician Michael Casey. Hank Sinatra will start at 3:30 pm sharp. More info can be found on the Facebook event here.
EFFINGHAM ALBUM RELEASE SHOW - March 9, 2013
Our good friends Effingham have made a great album called “Monster Study” and we’ll be playing along with them at their release party on Saturday, March 9, 2012. Melissa and The Swinglers and The Glorious Veins will also be playing. All this happens at Motorco in Durham. We start at 9pm. More details here. Check out Effingham’s “Monster Study” online now at...
Small Ponds with Magco at Paperhand Theater
Saturday, March 2, 2013 we’re excited to be playing with Small Ponds at the Paperhand Puppet Intervention Studio Theater in Saxapahaw, NC. Music starts at 7 PM. More details can be found here.
Upcoming 2013 Shows
Sunday, February 10, 2013 - Tap The Neuse at Big Boss Brewery in Raleigh, NC. We’re excited to be playing a set at 1 pm along with sets by James Olin Oden, Chip Robinson, and Hank Sinatra. This benefit for the Neuse Riverkeeper Foundation goes from Noon until 5 pm. Ticket info here. Thursday, February 14, 2013 - We return to the Americana Revue Night at The Station in Carrboro,...
Last show of 2012!
We’ll be playing our last show of 2012 Friday, December 7th at Local 506 in Chapel Hill with Desert Noises. Doors are at 8:30pm. We start at 9pm!
Checking into Last Motel - November 25
Magnolia Collective will be stopping by WUNC 91.5FM’s Last Motel on Sunday, November 25th. We’ll play some songs and chat about the upcoming “Benefit to Battle MS” at Motorco on November 30th. Huge thanks to Eric Hodge for inviting us. The broadcast starts at 6PM but you can stream it here.
Friday, November 30th at Motorco Music Hall
We’re super excited to be a part of Motorco’s “Benefit to Battle Multiple Sclerosis” which will take place on Saturday, November 30th in Durham. We’ll be playing with Mandolin Orange, Dogwoods, and Django Haskins. The show starts at 9pm but come out at 5:30pm for the food truck rodeo and bicycle giveaway. All proceeds benefit the Greater Carolinas MS Society. More...
Frontier Ruckus with Magnolia Collective
Magnolia Collective will be opening for Frontier Ruckus at Local 506 in Chapel Hill, NC on Saturday, September 29th. Doors at 8PM/Show at 8:30PM. Advance tickets are available through Etix.com. More details can be found here. Art courtesy of the fine folks at Poster Royale!
Some MagCo love from SCNP Blog
Huge thanks to our favorite Triangle NC based music blog Secret Carrboro Ninja Patrol for showing us some love. Definitely check out the site for great reviews and show previews. Click here for they had to say about a couple of our upcoming shows.
Friday, August 10th, we’ll be opening for a true American (hero) and ”underground country music legend” Jonny Corndawg at the Motorco Garage in Durham, NC. Mike Blair & The Stonewalls start the show off at 9pm. More info can be found here. Art courtesy of Poster Royale.
BEST OF THE LOCAL BEAT
Magnolia Collective will be featured on WKNC Raleigh’s Best of The Local Beat, along with Bombadil and Mandolin Orange, which will be broadcast on Friday, July 20, 2012 at 5PM. The show will include some past on-air performances and interviews. Thanks to Adam Kinkaid for including us in the series. You can stream the broadcast here. www.wknc.org
"Gran Torino" live at WCOM
Huge thanks to No Depression for featuring MagCo’s appearance on WCOM’s Americana Music Show. With special thanks to Calvin Powers for inviting us on. You can listen to the podcast here.
With temperatures heading north of 100 degrees this week in NC, we are not exaggerating when we say we’ve got some hot upcoming shows. First, an early evening show on Friday, June 29 with our good friends Michael Rank & STAG at Sadlack’s in Raleigh. The start time will probably be around 7pm. For more official-like info, check here. And then, on Tuesday, July 3, we’re...
June 15, 2012 in Chapel Hill
Huge thanks to all the sweet folks over at Secret Carrboro Ninja Patrol for their sweet preview of our June 15th show with Driftwood and Clay Pigeons at Local 506 in Chapel Hill. “Magnolia Collective and Driftwood redux their Americana proper down home folk rock show which we first loved when the two bands met on stage earlier this Spring at Motorco.” More show info can be found at...
MagCo on Taproot Radio
On June 11, 2012 we will be playing a set at Taproot Radio live from the WCOM studio. The show starts at 9PM. You can find a lot of great music via the Taproot Radio website including podcasts of previous shows. www.taprootradio.com
Some Upcoming Shows
. . . FRIDAY, MAY 4, 2012 - LOCAL 506, CHAPEL HILL - THE FUTURE KINGS OF NOWHERE CD RELEASE PARTY It’s Future Kings’ first new release in five years! We’re opening along with The Prayers and Tears. Doors at 8:30/Show at 9PM. More info here. . . . FRIDAY, JUNE 15, 2012 - LOCAL 506, CHAPEL HILL - DRIFTWOOD We played a show with Binghamton, New York’s...
Happy Saint Patrick's Day →
Saturday, March 10, 2012 - So, our good friends STAG just made a phenomenal album entitled “Kin” and March 10th they will be doing a CD Release Show at The Station at Southern Rail in downtown Carrboro. A few MagCo folks will be doing a brief opening (experimental) set. It’s an early show so try to get there around 8:30PM! Friday, March 16, 2012 - Magnolia Collective will be...
Busy weekend - February 4, 2012
Kicking off a full day of shows, MagCo will be playing some songs live in studio at WKNC Raleigh at 11AM. Then it’s off to play WKNC’s Double Barrel Benefit Day Party at Tir Na Nog in Raleigh at 3PM. Last but not least, we head to Durham to open for Binghamton, New York’s Driftwood at the Motorco Garage. That show starts promptly at 9pm. Busy busy.
"Ghost Stories" available on iTunes
New shows announced
January 27, 2012 - John Howie, Jr. and The Rosewood Bluff / Magnolia Collective / Lake & Hennepin - The Cave, Chapel Hill February 4, 2012 (3pm) - WKNC’s Double Barrell Benefit Day Party - Tir Na Nog, Raleigh February 4, 2012 - Magnolia Collective with Driftwood - Motorco, Durham February 16, 2012 - JPhono (John Harrison) Release Party - The Cave, Chapel Hill
Purchase "Ghost Stories" online
You can now pick up a copy of Magnolia Collective’s “Ghost Stories” at CD Alley in Chapel Hill, Schoolkids in Raleigh or Chaz’s Bull City Records in Durham. Support local record stores! But it is also available online at CDBaby.com real 21st Century like: http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/magnoliacollective
MagCo cover REM and U2 for a great cause
Magnolia Collective is happy to be playing on Friday, January 6, 2012 at Local 506 in Chapel Hill. Bands will be covering REM and U2 songs and all proceeds from the show will go to Real Change from Spare Change supporting street outreach for homeless people in Chapel Hill and Carrboro. More on the organization here: www.betterwaytohelp.com More on the event here: Automatic for the Joshua Tree on...
A cover of REM’s “The One I...
Magco made SCNP's "Top 15 Songs of 2011" List →
Thank you Secret Carrboro Ninja.
Magnolia Collective live at NBC 17’s “Sessions at Studio B” in Raleigh. Huge thanks to Jake Seaton for having us.
Holiday Party at Nightlight Chapel Hill on...
We are playing a free Holiday show with Prypyat (members of Hammer No More the Fingers and Lost in the Trees) on Thursday, December 22 at Nightlight in Chapel Hill. Fun starts at 9pm! Thanks to the Independent Weekly for their endorsement: Indyweek.com Here’s the FB event if you want to make your attendance official: Nightlight Holiday Party on Facebook
Upcoming shows announced
December 22, 2011 - Nightlight Holiday Party - Nightlight, Chapel Hill It’s a free party with Prypyat and Magnolia Collective! Event details on the Facebook January 1, 2012 - A Tribute to Hank Williams and Townes Van Zandt - Nightlight, Chapel Hill Members of MagCo will be playing some songs by Hank and Townes with other local artists. Nightlightclub.com January 6, 2012 - REM vs U2: A...
"Ghost Stories" reviewed on No Depression
“At the end of the 23 minute ride, the only problem is that it’s over.” Huge thanks to A. B. Jones. Read the entire review here: http://www.nodepression.com/profiles/blogs/magnolia-collective-ghost-stories
MagCo in Mill
Our own Mimi McLaughlin recently sat down and answered five intriguing questions about Magnolia Collective. Thanks to Ashley Melzer at Carrboro Citizen/Mill. You can find the definitive piece here: Carrboro Citizen dot com
MagCo live on WKNC 88.1 FM
Magnolia Collective will be trekking to Raleigh December 2nd to play some acoustic songs live on-air and discuss tomorrow’s Local 506 show with The Moaners and Stag. Should start at 5pm (traffic willing). Tune in on your 5pm drive or stream it here: http://wknc.org/