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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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Ang. Local Artist Pop-Up

Imurj Artist Member Pop-Up Show

The most recent event in Imurj’s Local Artist Spotlight featured a “Pop-Up” show of 10 artist members performing 2-3 songs for the Saturday night crowd. Local Artist Spotlight coordinator, John Tracy, aimed to emphasize the artist community through networking and collaboration among the artist members,...

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Featured Artist Video: Jonathan Massullo

Sitting down to chat with one of our featured muralists, I had the pleasure of getting to know more about Jonathan Massullo’s art. Describing himself as someone who works in “lots of styles,” Jonathan has a graphic, almost illustrative, technique featuring substantial detail with street...

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Featured Artist: Ang.

Song Title: “Through With You” Written and performed by Ang.   [audio m4a="https://home.imurj.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/01-Through-With-You.m4a"][/audio]     At my core, I am a songwriter. When I speak, I tend to rush and trip and stumble over my words because my mind moves so much faster than my mouth. I write songs to sort,...

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Burban band doing some Raleigh music live at Imurj

Imurj Artist Member Spotlight Series

Imurj presents the Local Artist Spotlight, an event that showcases local artist members with a 30-45 minute set. John Tracy, the host of this event, says “the artist membership is designed to connect people to people, artist to artist. It’s about musicians, performers, and artists...

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