(Airing Friday, June 21 & Saturday, June 22 at 9PM on WHQR 91.3fm)
He's cool, calm, and collected, a hardcore Bluesman, and a prolific performer who believes in his art. Lightnin' James brings his own music (and a couple of notable Blues standards) to life during WHQR's Soup To Nuts Live! in the MC Erny Gallery. James has performed throughout the Carolinas and competed at the 2012 Cape Fear Blues Challenge.
Check out this clip of James performing Divin' Duck Blues by Sleepy John Estes. (Video: Lan Nichols)
A superb vocalist and guitarist, Lightnin' James performs many of the classic Blues tunes you know so well, plus a few of his own. James has performed extensively throughout the Triangle region and was a contestant in the 2012 Cape Fear Blues Challenge.
Thursday, May 30 in the MC Erny Gallery at WHQR 254 N. Front Street, Downtown
There's no mistaking the voice. Or the songwriting. Once again, Jeanne Jolly brought the whole package to WHQR's Soup To Nuts Live! in Wilmington NC on Thursday, April 18, 2013. 8-string guitarist (and Jeanne's producer) Chris Boerner and drummer Nick Baglio painted a wonderfully melodic backdrop for Jeanne's performance.
A true Wilmington native and local favorite, Brent Stimmel was born in Wilmington and spent much of his younger years in Raleigh. During his time at UNCW, Brent honed his voice and started performing at open mic nights around Wilmington. He became a Sunday monring staple at The Dixie Grill, amassing a loyal following that supports him some 10 years later.
The Soup to Nuts Live! concert series features musicians and bands from a wide variety of musical styles. Please join us Thursday, February 28 for a special performance by local singer-songwriter Brent Stimmel. On-air host George Scheibner will interview the performer during breaks in the show. You'll hear the music and find out about the musician creating it.
WHQR’s webmaster John Mortara has asked me to list some of my favorite “Soup to Nuts Live” performances of the past year, but I thought it best to just recall highlights from all eight of our 2011 musical performers.
The Soup to Nuts Live! concert series features musicians and bands from a wide variety of musical styles. Please join us Thursday, January 12 for a special performance by Kyle Lindley. On-air host George Scheibner will interview the performer during breaks in the show. You'll hear the music and find out about the musician creating it.