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Featured Artist: Cheryl McCardle

I sat down with Cheryl McCardle to learn a little more about her work and her experience in the Member Mayhem gallery…   1- How would you describe yourself and your artistic style?  I have been seriously creating art through painting and sculpture for over 20 years. I...

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Featured Recording: Carrie Marshall

[gmedia id=6]   Chestnuts roasting on an open fire…  This is the first line of “The Christmas Song”, which is on Carrie Marshall’s just-released EP “Songs for Christmas Volume 1”.  Carrie brings sultry vocals colored with blue-eyed soul to her arrangements of this and the 4 other...

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Pseudo Cowboys Lincoln Theatre Performance

The Pseudo Cowboys Video Premier and Patreon Launch Party

Imurj will be hosting the Pseudo Cowboys Video Premier and Patreon Launch party, Saturday December 15th. The Pseudo Cowboys are a Raleigh-based band with a “captivating blend of raucous original rock and roll, channeling the classic sound of great 70’s rock-era bands and coupling it...

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Imurj Artist Member Spotlight Series

Imurj presents another Artist Member Spotlight featuring Dustin Buck, Spur, Jenny Lyden with Brian Jones, and For Good Measure. Opening the show, Dustin Buck hit the stage with his “guitar forward, alternative rock sound.” Influenced by musicians like The Beatles, Tame Impala, and Rex Orange...

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Featured Recording “Anthem” by Sound System Seven

Thomas Szypulski (aka Ski) wrote Anthem in 1993. He explains, “Except for a couple key changes to suit vocalists, it has stayed pretty stable for a quarter century, with the last verse becoming a toast in its most recent iteration. I'm happy to write songs but I'm...

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Imurj Artist Member Spotlight Series

Kicking off another one of Imurj’s Local Artist Spotlight shows, Heads Up Penny hit the Imurj stage with their soulful rock sound. No strangers to Imurj , Heads Up Penny recently held their EP release party after October’s First Friday event. The 5-piece band speaks...

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Featured Recording: “What Are We” by Chris Vickery

[gmedia id=6]   “What Are We?” is a driving barroom anthem with a relentless rhythm section pushing the melody for the entire 3:20 run-time.  I composed this song as an ode to the romantic endeavors that go unnamed and the confusion and unspoken expectations that almost always...

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Jenny with student

Featured Artist: Jenny Eggleston

This month, Imurj’s Main Gallery presents the “Icons of Art Revisited” exhibit by the students of Egg in Nest Art Studio. Jenny Eggleston is the the founder and instructor at Egg in Nest Art studio, an art gallery that offers art classes for children and...

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Imurj Artist Member Spotlight Series

Imurj presents another Local Artist Spotlight featuring artist members SWIMDOWN, Remedy Kincaid, and Cody Daniel. Kicking off the Thursday night show, SWIMDOWN’s Dan Sibrian hit the stage with a high-energy emo sound. Self-described as “if Blink-182 and Moose blood had a baby (with a little...

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