Published: Feb 22, 2012 02:00 AM
Modified: Feb 21, 2012 09:54 AM
Folksinger John McCutcheon
, the master of a dozen different traditional instruments and seven-time Grammy nominee, has a new disc out featuring the songs of Woody Guthrie. You can catch him at The ArtsCenter, 300-G E. Main St., Carrboro, Thursday night. 919-929-1787, artscenterlive.org
may not be quite a household name, but he's about as good as it gets: a superb songwriter and spellbinding vocalist. John Mayer calls him "the best live performer I've ever seen." See for yourself Friday night at the Cat's Cradle, 300 E. Main St., Carrboro. 967-9053, catscradle.com
Grammy Award-winning bassist extraordinaire Christian McBride
is one of the most celebrated and influential artists in jazz. He'll be at Memorial Hall on the UNC campus Fright night. 919-843-3333, carolinaperformingarts.org
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