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Tom Ray book Madman Across the Water Raleigh NC

Imurj Artist Member, Tom Ray, Publishes New Book

Hang out at Imurj on Tuesday afternoons and you will surely run into Tom Ray.  Tom helps lead and is a member of the Raleigh Pubwriters Meetup Group.  He has been working on a new book for some time, and has recently released the self...

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Kai Des Etages – Featured Artist

Kai Des Etages, Raleigh-based abstract artist is featured this month. Her work is available for viewing in our gallery through March 31, 2019, and available for sale online here as well. You can follow her on Instagram: @kaidesetages and check out her website, pourkai.com 1. How did you find...

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Latin dance in Raleigh on valentine's day for your valentine date. This is what to do!

Special Valentine’s Day La Cueva Latin Dance Night Announced

Imurj to host Special Valentine’s Day La Cueva Latin Dance Night and Dance Competition with Dance Lesson Imurj - the Artists' Cafe is hosting a special Valentine’s Day edition of La Cueva Latin Dance Night on Thursday, February 14th.  Heather Burns, Managing Partner of Imurj, says “Couples...

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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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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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Featured Musician: iYo The Philosopher

“Gotta Be Us” holds a very special place in my heart. The inspiration for this song hit me on the tail end up after making up with my wife after a heated argument. Even though this conversation was a difficult one, as we made up,...

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Radio Contest Letter

Bon jour mon ami,   Thanks for checking out the First Imurj Raleigh Radio Contest, sponsored by…Oak City Productions and Next Step Raleigh!!!   SACRE BLEU!  What an honor our local musicians have granted to us, sharing their recordings to broadcast to the world (wide web) the vast pool...

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Featured Recording: Fin the DJ

Imurj's Featured Artist Recording: Finian St. Omer - Let Him Know   [audio mp3="https://home.imurj.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/Let-Him-Know-Finian-St.-Omar-mp3.mp3"][/audio]     There are countless topics and messages imbibed in the lyrics of modern music.  Politics, personal status, social issues, and frivolous revelry are widespread themes across all genres.  Artists tell stories of friends and rivalries,...

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January Featured Recording

  [audio mp3="https://home.imurj.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/Searchin-for-my-lover-comp.mp3"][/audio]     The tune is in Am and combines a classic minor blues pattern with a little Latin punch. The chorus goes straight to big majors and rock and roll. What hooks the melody is the space and stops. What you don’t play counts big sometimes!   The...

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