May 30, 2016

R&B Legend Gerald Alston Returns To His Hometown Of Henderson To Perform With Grammy-Winning Group The Manhattans

Legendary Rhythm and Blues group The Manhattans, featuring lead-singer Gerald Alston, will perform at the newly opened McGregor Hall Performing Arts Center in Henderson, N.C., on June 18th at 8 p.m.  Born and raised in Henderson, Alston has been singing with The Manhattans since 1970 and led the group to several chart-topping hits like the Grammy-winning […]

Vance-Granville Community Band presents free Spring Concert April 8th, 2016

The Vance-Granville Community Band will present its annual spring concert on Friday, April 8, at 7 p.m. in the Civic Center on VGCC’s Main Campus in Vance County. Admission is free and the public is invited. The concert lineup features light classical and contemporary favorites. The program includes themes from classic feature films and TV […]

Vance-Granville Community Band preparing for new season

The Vance-Granville Community Band started rehearsals again on Monday, Jan. 11, but it is not too late for musicians to join the group, according to Carl Cantaluppi of Butner, clarinet player and music librarian for the ensemble.  Cantaluppi said that band members are preparing for their spring season with great enthusiasm, and are scheduled to […]

Vance County Dabney School Royalty Choir Students Sing in Washington DC for National Christmas Tree Music Program

Vance County’s Dabney School Royalty Choir Students were invited to perform at the 2015 National Christmas Tree Music Program on December 10th, 2015. The National Christmas Tree Lighting ceremony is the beginning of three weeks of celebration in holiday music in the nation’s capital. Musical groups from Washington D.C. and across the country provide holiday […]

Music Therapy at Clarke Elementary

Clarke Elementary School students are benefitting from a music outreach program provided by First Presbyterian Church of Henderson. The grant program allows for a music therapist, Cheryl Benze, to visit with special needs students in three classrooms each Wednesday and lead them in music activities. The activities provide lots of opportunities for the students to […]

Vance-Granville Community Band kicks off holiday season with free concert

The Vance-Granville Community Band presented its eighth annual free Christmas concert on Dec. 3, in the Civic Center on the college’s Main Campus in Vance County. Entitled “Making Spirits Bright,” the program featured a variety of traditional holiday favorites. Carl Cantaluppi of Butner, who has played clarinet in the band for many years, spoke on […]

Christmas With The Embers Friday December 11th, 2015 at VGCC Civic Center

Great Christmas present for the office or just for a friend or family member. Get your Christmas started out right…enjoy some beautiful Christmas Classics and more!! The Christmas holidays will be here before you know it, bringing along aromas of cinnamon and gingerbread, stores packed to the brim with shoppers and plenty of local events […]

The Lettermen Christmas Show at the JPAC, Friday, December 11, 2015

Join us at the Louisburg College JPAC at 7:30 p.m., Friday, December 11 as the Allen de Hart Concert Series continues with this special holiday performance! Back by popular demand, Tony Butala, Donovan Tea and Bobby Poynton will sing the hits you grew up with and the holiday tunes you treasure. The letter sweaters may […]

Vance-Granville Community Band to present free holiday concert on December 3rd, 2015

The Vance-Granville Community Band will perform its eighth annual Christmas Concert, entitled “Making Spirits Bright,” on Thursday, December 3rd, 2015 at 7 p.m. in the Civic Center on VGCC’s Main Campus in Vance County. Admission is free and the public is invited. The band has prepared a program featuring a variety of holiday-themed favorites, including […]

Christmas With The Embers December 11th, 2015 – Tickets on sale now!

On Friday, December 11, we have the opportunity to enjoy one of those rare and memorable gifts – an evening with our loved ones at the Henderson-Vance Chamber’s annual Christmas with the EMBERS Holiday concert. A delightful evening together with family and friends enjoying an exhilarating Christmas concert of cherished Christmas classics by the EMBERS […]