Tracks Local Music Fest

May 21, 2022 @ 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
CURRENT ArtSpace + Studio | 123 West Franklin Street

3:00 PM | Anne-Claire

Genre: Pop

My name is Anne-Claire and I live in Carrboro. I write music about experiences I’ve had growing up in the Triangle. I have been able to collaborate with amazing local musicians such as Phil Cook (Megafaun), Libby Rodenbough (Mipso), and Ari Picker (Lost in the Trees). All of my music is recorded in NC. I feel so lucky to live here.

3:50 PM | Dissimilar South

Genre: Folk

North Carolina-based Americana band, Dissimilar South, uses tight harmonies and acoustic instruments to explore the bittersweet nature of relationships and queerness with honesty and whit. Dissimilar South’s music pays homage to country folk elements, while leaping into the indie pop world of synthesizers, drum kits, and electric guitars.

4:40 PM | Treee City

Genre: Electronic

Treee City is the electronic music project of Durham-based DJ and producer and Patrick Phelps-McKeown. He has released music on labels Raund Haus and Maison Fauna, is a founding member of club night and DJ collective Party Illegal, and runs a regular internet radio show called the Rainforest Café that focuses on music from North Carolina artists.

5:30 PM | Austin Royale

Genre: Hip Hop

Austin Royale the rapper, producer, songwriter from Durham, North Carolina constantly recreates himself. As he continues experimenting with various musical styles, and blending genres. Currently he is prepping the upcoming release of his debut album, “PLAN | A”. Previously performing under the name A-10, at the age of 24 Austin has been an ongoing influence in the local music scene for almost a decade. He has performed all over North Carolina as well as nationally, collaborating and sharing stages with numerous national recording artists.

Bangzz

Genre: Punk

Bangzz is garage punk true to the riot grrl era that dishes out loud and fast songs with in your face feminist themes. Guitarist, vocalist and songwriter of BANGZZ, Erika Libero, is also the co-founder of local Chapel Hill music festival Manifest, alongside Sarah Shook of Sarah Shook and the Disarmers.

About The Event

In partnership with

About Tracks Music Library

Tracks Music Library is a free streaming platform that offers commercial-free curated music from local artists. A collaboration between Chapel Hill Public Library and Chapel Hill Community Arts & Culture, Tracks celebrates and supports North Carolina’s Triangle Area music community by helping new audiences discover new music from local artists and for local musicians to reach new listeners.

About Carolina Performing Arts

The mission of Carolina Performing Arts is to spark curiosity, inspiring all members of its community to discover and more fully engage with the world. The 21/22 season programming at Carolina Performing Arts features Southern Futures at Carolina Performing Arts, designed to facilitate co-creative arts experiences that produce diverse and nuanced narratives about racial equity, social justice, and the American South and create spaces for inclusive dialogue and learning. 

CURRENT ArtSpace + Studio, CPA’s immersive arts venue and studio space, opened to the public in February 2018. Located in the Carolina Square mixed-use development on Franklin Street in downtown Chapel Hill, CURRENT connects campus and community via the arts.

CURRENT’s 7,000-square-foot state-of-the-art space features an adaptable black box-style theater and a multi-purpose studio. In addition to hosting immersive performances and installations by cutting-edge artists, CURRENT serves as the physical and intellectual home for our Fellows and artists-in-residence to collaborate with faculty, students and the community. Visitors can find everything from artist talks to post-performance gatherings, workshops, and other artistic and community events.