August 4, 2015

Vance-Granville Community Band Looking for Area Musicians, Announces first Fall Rehearsal

The Vance-Granville Community Band, as seen at their December 2014 concert. Ivory Brock, the band’s primary conductor, is standing at right. (VGCC photo)

Would you like to get your musical instrument out of the closet, and play it again? Have you longed for your high school days, when you loved to play in an ensemble and wished you could do so again? The Vance-Granville Community Band, under the direction of VGCC music instructor Ivory Brock, is looking for […]

Visit NC to Use Periscope to Promote #NCMusicDay to Visitors

RALEIGH, N.C. (June 25, 2015) ? Music lovers can pick up the beat at events taking place across North Carolina on Friday, thanks to the #NCMusicDay showcase on the Periscope live-streaming app. The broadcast results from a partnership between Visit North Carolina and the North Carolina Arts Council, the Blue Ridge National Heritage Area and […]

Meet Me in the Street May 15th, 2015 The Holiday Band

It’s that time of year again! The Henderson-Vance Chamber’s “Meet Me in the Street” will officially kick off in May. Join us on Friday, May 15th for our first free event featuring The Holiday Band. Mark your calendars. Come on out and join the Chamber and The Holiday Band as they play all the songs […]

Business After Hours: Charles Boyd GM May 7th, 2015

Charles Boyd Business After Hours Flyer

Come out May 7th from 5:30-9 PM to see a LIVE CONCERT in the showroom by Jackie Gore, “The Father of Beach Music” and founding member of The Embers singing his entire collection of Beach Music hits including “I Love Beach Music”! Friends, Family, & Businesses Gathering together for a great time of fellowship!  This […]

Meet Me in the Street 2015 Concert Series Begins May 15th, 2015

The Henderson-Vance Chamber’s “Meet Me in the Street” will officially kick off in May. Join us on Friday, May 15th for our first free event featuring The Holiday Band; on Thursday, August 27th Mike Brooks and The Konnection Band; and then on Friday, September 18th we will be bringing back Steve Owens and Summertime. Mark […]

First “Meet Me in the Street” Event Scheduled for Friday, May 15th, 2015

Henderson, NC (April 23, 2015) – 2015’s first of three free “Meet Me in the Street” concerts is scheduled for Friday, May 15 featuring “The Holiday Band”. Performing for over 21 years, this North Carolina band has played dates in 11 states, has been voted group of the year and is known for being one […]

Vance-Granville Community Band presents concert

Alexander “Bob” Salzmann of Boydton, Va., serves as guest conductor as the Vance-Granville Community Band plays his own arrangement of Grieg’s “Elegiac Melody.” (VGCC photo)

The Vance-Granville Community Band presented its spring concert on April 16 in the Civic Center on the college’s Main Campus in Vance County. Entitled “Music For Everyone,” the program featured selections from a variety of genres by American and European composers. Carl Cantaluppi of Butner, who has played clarinet in the band for many years, […]

Vance-Granville Community Band presents free Spring Concert

The Vance-Granville Community Band is preparing to perform its annual spring concert on Thursday, April 16, 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 title of this year’s concert is “Music From Around the World,” according to Carl Cantaluppi of […]

Lions Club & Happy Camper Bring The Embers to Louisburg April 10th, 2015

LOUISBURG, N.C.—On Friday, April 10 at 7:30 p.m., the Louisburg Lions Club and Happy Camper will present beach music legends “The Embers” as a special “Back to the Summer” benefit concert. Louisburg College will host the event in the Seby B. Jones Performing Arts Center (JPAC). All general admission tickets are $15, and may be purchased by calling the […]

Artists make “joyful noise” at VGCC Black History Month Gospel Celebration

Steven Hargrove (left), the Public Services department chair at VGCC, leads the combined South Henderson Pentecostal Holiness Church and Community Fellowship Mass Choirs during the Celebration of Gospel at the VGCC Civic Center. (VGCC photo)

Vance-Granville Community College held a “Celebration of Gospel” on Feb. 12, in honor of Black History Month, and in the spirit of bringing together the college with the communities it serves. The event, organized by the college’s Division of Business and Applied Technologies, was held in the VGCC Civic Center. The program began with welcoming […]