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Johnny’s Gone Fishing

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901 W Main St
Carrboro, NC 27510 United States

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May 2016
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Brunch with the Bait Shop Boys

May 1 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Righteous, Raucous, Rattletrap Americana with lots of vocal harmonies. Come to Johnny's to hear the Bait Shop Boys.

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Uncle Jake & the 18 Wheel Gang at Johnny’s

May 1 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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What began as a professional campfire jam experience resulted in an ultimate open-mic and late-night festival jug-less Jug-Grass adventure. Blazing an unrivaled path through the local Pennsylvanian bar and festival scene, Uncle Jake & the 18 Wheel Gang can be heard reverberating out of the heart of most town and city folk alike, from any mountain tavern, campfire, or late night stage across this side of the continent.

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Do Peterson at Johnny’s

May 6 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Do Peterson left his successful career as a biostatistician to Do what he needed to Do. Music. He is now Do-ing his “hip-hop folk thing“ to great acclaim. His songs explore the joys and challenges of work and home, love and...Mathematics?! His music speaks to both the mind and soul. Do Peterson bends and blends genres from folk to funk, rock to reggae, classical to country and ballad to blues. He is a dynamic performer and considers his performances both…

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The Bluegrass Battleship at Johnny’s

May 10 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Sit a spell and listen as The Bluegrass Battleship fires salvo after salvo of sweet roots music into your eager eardrums.  With seven musicians, the Battleship is larger (and, of course, better) than most. The crew – Terry. Scott. Mel. Marc. Catherine. Jane, Eileen – are all on board having fun, and you will be, too — singing along, dancing, or just tapping your foot.

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Skylark and the Siren at Johnny’s

May 12 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Skylark and The Siren are a country/ folk/soul duo located in Chapel Hill, NC. Originally from Boone, NC, they carry the sound of the high country where ever they go. With a collection of traditional folk tunes, original songs, and favorites from artists ranging from the Grateful Dead to Johnny Cash, these two up and coming song-birds' soulful harmonies are sure to inspire.

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DK and the Joy Machine & Saro Lynch-Thomason at Johnny’s

May 14 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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DK and the Joy Machine brings you innovative music on mountain dulcimer to move your soul. Known for her well crafted songs and genre-blending, innovative work on mountain dulcimer---plucking, strumming, bowing and “rocking out” on this trad instrument, “DK”'s music is at turns evocative, moving, playful and fun. Saro Lynch-Thomason is a ballad singer, folklorist, illustrator, author and social activist from Asheville, NC. Her passion for traditional music, people’s struggles and Appalachian traditions has called her to perform, teach and…

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Brunch with Christopher Adkins at Johnny’s

May 15 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Christopher Adkins is an award winning classical guitarist and has garnered multiple awards and prizes in both regional and international guitar competitions, including first prizes in the Appalachian GuitarFest, the Music Academy of North Carolina Guitar and the Mississippi Guitar. Sit and dine alongside the music of this phenomenal musician.

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Shawna Caspi at Johnny’s

May 17 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Shawna Caspi is a singer-songwriter from Toronto, Canada with a powerful voice and serious guitar chops. With a commanding stage presence and an inviting charm, she doesn’t need a band to deliver an engaging and energetic show. She has all the sound she needs under her fingertips, with a remarkable finger-style guitar technique. Shawna’s playful wit and sense of a seasoned storyteller makes each performance intimate and captivating, no matter the size of the room.

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Mitch Hayes at Johnny’s

May 20 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Mitch Hayes lives in Concord NC. Mitch performs a solo or duo acoustic show consisting a mix of originals and covers. His musical and song-writing style is an amalgamation of all the musicians he has loved and listened to throughout my life. He won’t blow you away with amazing lead guitar licks but he will certainly entertain you with his stories and songs.

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Open Mic Night at Johnny’s

May 21 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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​Bring your friends. Bring some covers, or originals. ​Bring your tambourines, guitars & voices - whatever you can find! It will be a casual setting, and whether you're a veteran musician or a brand new poet, you should come along, even just to watch! Act Swiftly.

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Cliff Cunningham of the 99%

May 22 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Cliff is an Americana-Folk artist with a strong background in improving the treatment of undocumented workers from Latin America, an issue that has served as inspiration for his music. Come along to hear from a man with a truly fascinating past and a handful of heartbreaking stories from his time in Mexico, Peru and El Salvador.

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Ryan Hutchens at Johnny’s

May 26 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Ryan Hutchens is a 27 year old singer songwriter based out of Columbia, South Carolina. He has been on the road full time since the fall of 2013, performing more than 400 solo acoustic sets in bars, restaurants, and coffeehouses across the US. Ryan draws on his South Carolina roots and the musical influences of his family, and feels at home writing and performing Americana, Folk, Bluegrass, and Traditional style songs.

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Russ Corvey at Johnny’s

May 27 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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A life-long student of guitar, Russ Corvey studied arranging and composition at Berklee College of Music before forming the popular smooth jazz act Indigo City. Russ has composed and recorded three contemporary jazz albums and in 2002 composed a full-length contemporary ballet, “Arriving in Indigo City”. His acoustic sound is soft, warm and romantic that will leave you in a state of emotional peace.

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The Ukulele Cowboy Society at Johnny’s

May 29 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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The Ukulele Cowboy Society is a fun, hot, eclectic alternative Cabaret Jazz and Bohemian Torch Swing Duo with a new spin on the popular standards and influential artists of the 1920’s - 1950’s, and beyond! With the addition of Original Songs reminiscent of the jazz standard style, the Duo rounds out their repertoire with visual and acoustic originality, charisma, and flamboyance. A modern musical experience with a hip, retro, theatrical twist which includes authentic, sparse, haunting beauty, juxtaposed with high…

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