Thursday, September 29, 2011

Mandolin Orange CD Release Show

If you are on the island, come on out to Books to be Red this coming Sunday, October 2, for a Potluck Dinner at 4 o'clock...and a concert by Mandolin Orange (Andrew Marlin & Emily Frantz) at 5 o'clock.
Please bring a dish to share. B.Y.O.B. Paper products provided. $10.00 suggested donation.

A favorite of Ocracoke audiences, Mandolin Orange, a Chapel Hill, NC duo, delivers a sound uniquely their own, yet satisfyingly familiar. They’ve been described as Americana, Folk-Country and “a little bit grassy”. Call them what you will, people love them! If you’re on Ocracoke on October 2nd, you will not want to miss this special show.

The duo will release a sophomore double LP entitled Haste Make/Hard Hearted Stranger on November 8,
2011 and will tour in support of the album beginning on September 24, at Cat’s Cradle in Carrboro, NC. We are lucky that they’re stopping here, on Ocracoke. Mark your calendars! Bring a chair and come ready to be entertained!

CDs and other Mandolin Orange merchandise will be available for purchase.

Special thanks to Leslie Lanier of Books to be Red, for providing the venue.

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  1. Julie S.12:38 PM

    Philip - thought your readers might be interested in this:
    "As September comes to a close, the Food Bank of the Albemarle is reminding everyone about a contest that could earn 30,000 pounds of food for our area.
    According to a release from the Foodbank, Tyson Foods, Inc. is sponsoring a program to help food banks serving 10 of the most food insecure areas across the country. The 15-county region served by the Food Bank of the Albemarle is one of those areas, and the impact of this possible donation by Tyson cannot be overstated.!/TysonHungerRelief"
    This came across the Hyde County, NC official notices that I receive via email.

  2. Anonymous10:45 AM

    This is important info, Julie. Thank you for sharing with everyone. As a NC mainlander, it humbles me to read such news. I will check out the web-site.

  3. Anonymous11:06 AM

    Julie, Philip and fellow bloggers, I (Anon 10:45) just checked out Tyson web-site. PLEASE VOTE EVERYONE! Only two areas are really neck-to-neck and the Food Bank of the Albemarle is one of the areas. It's super close but we can get enough votes. Even though I was raised 35 miles from R'mond, I voted for the Albemarle Food Bank rather than the R'mond area. I hope our fellow bloggers will read this comment and jump in and vote. Thanks, Julie, for the heads up!