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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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February 2016

Stan Lewis

February 18 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Stan Lewis will be bringing his blend of Country, Blues, Swing, and Rockabilly with the talents of John Worthington on guitar and mandolin and the legendary Clay Buckner (of The Red Clay Ramblers) on fiddle. It be a super evening of excellent music with a few sing along numbers thrown into the mix. Don’t miss it….get your weekend started early! Related

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Love & Valor

February 19 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Beautiful sounds coming from Burlington, North Carolina. Indie band with an Americana flavor, Love & Valor are warm to start and sweet to finish, making their way through this great state to reach more music lovers. The group will be entrancing at JGF, showcasing their release, “Truly Dear.” Related

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Puppeteer, Tarish “Jeghetto” Pipkins

February 20 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Tarish “Jeghetto” Pipkins will bring the magic of his puppetry to Johnny’s! Come and meet the puppeteer behind the Pharrell puppet in Missy Elliott’s hit music video “Where They From”. This is not your typical puppets, and it’s not just for kids! Related

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Open Mic Night

February 20 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

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, we want you there. Open Mic sign up – 6:15pm Related

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Tim Stambaugh & friends

February 26 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Tim is an old friend of Johnny’s and always brings great energy and exuberance. He has been a fixture on the North Carolina bluegrass scene for nearly two decades. His experience and dedication to his craft allows him to assemble the perfect show for any occasion or environment. Related

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Alexa Rose

February 27 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Alexa Rose hails from the small-town mountains of Virginia, where she developed a writing style that married her old country and folk roots with baroque pop influences. Rose is known for her unexpected melodies and flighty vocal range. She has a stunning voice and haunting words ­– a real mountain gem. Related

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March 2016

The Saturday Giant at Johnny’s

March 1 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The Saturday Giant is the one-man art-rock band from Columbus, Ohio. This innovative and compelling live show gives audiences a window into the song writing process, as The Saturday Giant sculpts layers of guitars, drums, bass lines, beat boxing, keyboards and vocals into towering walls of sound, without the aid of pre-recorded samples. It is amazing to see how one man can provide such a full sound. Related

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Mark Morton at Johnny’s

March 11 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

An artist influenced by elements of R&B, blues, and jazz, Mark Morton has found a way to make his music fit wherever he wants it to be heard. Recently composing more on the acoustic guitar, Mark has been eager to return to his native nest Carrboro and get into the intimate vibe of acoustic sensitivity. Come prepared to hear a diverse set, filled with fresh, relatable tunes that might just be the introspective sermon you didn’t know you needed. Related

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Band of Lovers at Johnny’s

March 12 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

After two years on tour logging over 50,000 miles and twenty-eight states, Band of Lovers calls the road their home. Their sound is a fresh, acoustic blend of pop-inspired Americana and something all their own, and their chemistry is easily recognized. Their harmonies are sublime and filled with passion. Related

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The Barred Owls at Johnny’s

March 18 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The Barred Owls are Scott Boggs and Kate Annett-Hitchcock. A duo with strong instrumentals and vocal harmonies, they feature original and traditional music to create a sound bridging Folk, Baroque, and Alt. Country music. Scott plays finger style guitar, mandolin, sings and brings a background in world music, Alt-Country, and Celtic bands. UK born, Kate sings and plays mandolin and, brings an international perspective to the music along with her very un-British love of Bluegrass. Related

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Open Mic Night at Johnny’s

March 19 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

​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, we want you there. Open Mic sign up – 6:30pm Related

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Ann Meadows at Johnny’s Gone Fishing

March 26 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Ann Meadows is a singer, songwriter, guitarist, and percussionist whose musical range encompasses blues, folk, rhythm and blues, pop, and country rock.  Ann has been a finalist in the Carolina Country Music Festival’s choice for Battle of the Bands, and also a finalist in the Country Music Showdown’s song writing contest. She gives a part of herself and her songs will stay with you. Related

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The Bluegrass Battleship at Johnny’s

March 29 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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. Related

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Whetherman at Johnny’s

March 31 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Whetherman is the moniker of independent artist Nicholas Williams, who has self-released six full-length albums since 2007, most recently critically acclaimed Seeds for Harvest. A finalist for the 2015 Rocky Mountain Folks Festival Songwriter Showcase, Williams harnesses melodic vocals through poetic prose, alongside earnest acoustic guitar and soulful harmonica, creating his colorfully rustic apple-pie-Americana sound.  Related

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