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Stanly County Concert Band – Albemarle Parks & Rec’s Thursdays at the Station

Albemarle Parks and Recreation’s Thursdays at the Station concert series will run May and June at Market Station in downtown Albemarle. Concert Series includes: May 2 – Stanly County Concert Band May 9 – Radio Flyer May 16 –  Salisbury Swing Band May 23 –  Dive Bar Divas May 30 – Reckless Betty Unplugged June 6 – Fairfield Bluegrass June 13 – The Mod 60s June 20-  The Gamblers Band June 27 – Cabarrus Station Concerts are free at 7:30 p.m. at 501 W. Main St., Albemarle.  

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Make Music Day Stanly County

A worldwide celebration of music!   Make Music Day is a one-day event where free, live musical performances, opportunities to make music and other musical events take place around the world on the longest day of the year!  And in 2024…. it will happen in Stanly County. Stay tuned for more details…. free workshops (vocal, drumming, ukulele, harmonica, and more!) plus performances throughout downtown Albemarle, Locust and more. Go to the website (link below) to sign up to be a performer ….. or an event venue and host musicians…. and to learn more details on the workshops. Click...

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Stanly County Concert Association presents Paul and Sophia: 2 Pianos, 4 Hands, 2 Hearts

Paul Chandley is from the mountains of east Tennessee and western North Carolina. A child prodigy, he could read music notes before he could read words. Sophia Pavlenko, born in Siberia and raised in Kiev, Ukraine, was also a child prodigy who wrote her first composition at age 5. Consummate solo performers, they met when the Kiev Symphony and Chorus lost one of its U.S. venues and substituted a performance in the small North Carolina town where Paul was director of the Trinity Music Academy. It was love at first sight. Sophia spoke little English, Paul spoke no Russian, but according to...

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The Stanly County Concert Band presents “Sounds of America”

The Stanly County Concert Band presents their FREE fall concert “Sounds of America,” on Thursday, November 2 @ 7 pm @ the Stanly County Agri-Civic Center, Albemarle, NC.   The Stanly County Concert Band is made up of people from the community, local music teachers, Pfeiffer faculty, and Pfeiffer students. Anyone with a love of music who plays a band instrument is welcome to be a part of this very talented ensemble.

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Stanly County Arts Council & First Bank present the Charlotte Symphony’s “Classics Go to the Movies”

The Stanly County Arts Council and First Bank welcome the Charlotte Symphony back to Albemarle with “Classics Go to the Movies” on Sunday, October 15, 2023, from 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm.  Conductor Christopher James Lees presents musical selections from classical pieces that were used in some of the greatest movies.  Program includes: RICHARD WHITING/Bill Holcombe  “Hooray for Hollywood” WOLFGANG AMADEUS MOZART “Nozze di Figaro, Le K. 492” JOHANN, JR. STRAUSS  “On the Beautiful Blue Danube,” Waltzes, Opus 314 JACQUES OFFENBACH’s  “Can-Can”...

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Concerts on the Pier featuring Joy Almond

The Concerts on the Pier returns in Summer 2023 as a concert series.  The final concert of the series is Saturday, September 9th at 7:30 pm on Lake Tillery, near Goat Island (the last cove before the southern dam on the Stanly County side of the lake) and will feature Joy Almond.  People can listen to the free concert from their boats, from shore, or by watching the live stream on the Stanly County Arts Council’s Facebook page. If interested in shore seating, please email the Stanly County Arts Council at or text Renee VanHorn @ 704.984.8357. Singer/songwriter...

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