Happy New Year

Hello  Friends!


We hope everyone has had a wonderful holiday season and a great start to 2018!

It’s been a hectic time for NC Local Music , very complicated to book shows given our schedule. But we want you to know we’re still here, you may say  hibernating.

Last year we celebrated 10 years of NC Local Music  and we look forward to sharing many more years with you!
There’s a few things in the works for the year. Please stay tuned and continue to go out and support your local venues and artists!


Much love

-NC Local Music Team


NC Local Music 10 Year Anniversary

JULY 15th 2017

NC LOCAL MUSIC 10 Year Anniversary


PRE-SALE TICKETS ONLY $10   ($15 day of show)

NC LOCAL MUSIC 10 Year Anniversary! And Benefit to support the family of Mike “SWINEZ” Swiney

A wonderful friend of ours Mike “Swinez”  Swiney  recently passed.  Mike was well known in the music scene as an avid supporter, promoter, booking agent, musician  who has worked with hundreds upon hundreds of bands. From local acts, regional acts, and national acts.

Swinez was a near and dear friend of NC Local Music  through his company  SMS Booking & Promo  and we shared many shows, laughs and passion for the music community together.   So we decided what a better way to celebrate the 10 year anniversary of NC Local Music, by dedicating our anniversary in honor of our fallen brother.   Proceeds from the event will go to support his family to cover expenses and to help with bills, funeral expenses and to show our love and appreciation for all Swinez has contributed to the passion that is music.

We have organized a great line up of bands that NC Local Music and SMS Booking & Promo have worked with over the years to honor  our fallen brother, and hope that you will be able to attend.  If unable to attend a donation would be greatly appreciated in honor of Swinez to his family.  Kristen and Brody could use our support.

The event will be at The Maywood

July 15th 2017


Only $15

Ages 21+

and will feature the amazing music of:






10 Years

NC Local Music would like  to thank all of our supporters, volunteers, fans, faithful attendees,  and in general everyone who SHOWS UP!

Going out to support your local music venue, local original artist really means a lot.

We all have a 9-5 job, blue collar job, desk job, and the stress of the ant race that we all must face, even if it’s the struggle for looking for work, or finding that dream job.


At the end of the day, or even during the day we all can relate to the simple fact that the rhythm the rhyme ,  working the beat so to say.  We all can find that one song, band, artist,  something that no matter how good of a day, bad of a day we may have had.  That song for you, is an anthem, motivator, or just a way to blow off steam or relax.


Music, it’s everywhere we go. Often overlooked. Over judged, criticized, misunderstood, over produced, under appreciated, or any configuration of the multitude of scenarios that are presented to pretty much everyone on a day to day basis.

Whether it be the pounding of footsteps, the clacking of the keys on a keyboard, the beeping of electronics,  sound of machinery, the bustling of the movement of your own body,  the heat or cold of the environment around you.  There is music.


Sure, there is the repetitive 5 songs you hear hour upon hour on the corporate media stations that drive you to like what the sponsors pay you to like, and you will because you hear the same song 5 times in the course of a day.   But there is also your co-worker, who is secretly an amazing artist, that will be playing this weekend for a fraction of the cost of that band or “artist” you heard on the radio, and most likely is even better, and they’ll probably give you an autograph and take a photo with you for #Snapchat #instagram #facebook #twitter   faster than ever, and you can have twice as much fun.


Let’s sum this up and say. If your co-worker is inviting you to their show, why not give it a try? You may have found the next big band and had a great time.  Maybe you get invited to VIP passes and backstage access the next time they’re in the COUNTRY.

Support your local music is the summary of this .

“The Ones Who Run The World, Are The Ones Who Show UP”

-Andy Washburn

NC Local Music