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Easterling, Turner to Play Port City Oct. 5

Posted in Live Performance Previews/Reviews by darielb on September 22, 2011

Wilmington, N.C. is in for a treat as Americana duo Angela Easterling and Brandon Turner  present an intimate listening room concert downtown at Press 102 on Wednesday, Oct. 5 at 7:30 p.m.
The folksy Easterling hails from Taylors, S.C. the mill town section of Greenville. Kudos for her songwriting and vocal talents have come from all over,  including founder of legendary folk rock group The Byrds, Roger McGuinn. He said, “Angela Easterling is a bright shining star on the country/folk/ alt music horizon. Her gift is so special. I loved listening to her new Black Top Road CD … Brought me back to the time the Byrds recorded ‘Sweetheart of the Rodeo’ – tradition meets youthful exuberance!”
Easterling’s newest CD, Beguiler, is full of sweet Southern charm that packs a wallop, as Southern charm is wont to do.

Guitarist Bandon Turner played on the recording and joins her for the Wilmington concert. Turner is an extremely versatile musician, moving easily between electric and acoustic or blues and bluegrass.
Earlier this month at the Summer’s Last Blast & Blues Festival in Piedmont, S.C., he performed with harp man Freddie Vanderford and literally stunned the audience with his searing guitar licks.

The Press 102 event is sure to be lively evening of passionate music from two top quality, up and coming musicians.

Press 102 is located at 102 S. Second St., Wilmington, N.C. Ticket price is $15, free for ages ten and under.  Reserve seats via email: info@stonesoupconcerts.com.

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