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MONDAY, JAN. 1 

Fundraiser for Wilson Humane Society

Noon to 8 p.m.

217 Brew Works

217 South St.

Time for the Wilson Humane Society Pints for Paws annual fundraiser. Music provided by TripleWide and food truck by Chirba-Chirba. Items needed include prepaid gas cards, food, toys, crates, anything and everything for dogs and cats for donation. 

FRIDAY, JAN. 5

Mastoffa

7 to 9:30 p.m.

217 Brew Works

217 South St.

Hear live cool jazz music by Mastoffa and food by food truck Get A Piz-za This beginning at 6 p.m.

SATURDAY, JAN. 6

Russ Varnell

8:30 p.m.

Bullpen Bar

359 Blackwell St., Durham

Russ Varnell and His Too Country Band bring a night of classic country and original and classic honky tonk music.

FRIDAY, JAN. 12

Russ Varnell

8 p.m.

Ace’s Ale House

3710 Peppermill Drive

Enjoy a night of classic country and original and classic honky tonk music by Russ Varnell and His Too Country Band.

FRIDAY, JAN. 12

The Oblations

7-10 p.m.

Brewmasaters

Forest Hills Road

The Carrboro band performs original material and covers that range from Howlin’ Wolf to Jimi Hendrix to Outkast.

FRIDAY, JAN. 12

Kevin Prater Bluegrass Band

7:30 p.m.

Fountain General Store

Intersection U.S. 264 and NC 222, Fountain

General admission $8.50; reserved seats $11. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit www.rafountain.com or call 252-749-3228 or 7974.

SATURDAY, JAN. 13

Matty Begs

7 p.m.

217 Brew Works

217 South St.

Grab food from Burger 21 food truck from 6 to 9 p.m. while listening to Matty Begs at the “Works.” 

THURSDAY, JAN. 18

Russ Varnell 

5:30 p.m.

Gardner’s Restaurant

1331 Wesleyan Blvd., Rocky Mount

If you like classic country and original and classic honky tonk, head out to hear Russ Varnell and His Too Country Band.

FRIDAY, JAN. 19

J.T. Booker

7 to 9:30 a.m.

217 Brew Works

217 South St.

J.T. Booker performs and food will be available from Mac Avenue Eats food truck beginning at 6 p.m.

FRIDAY, JAN. 19

Joe Newberry

7:30 p.m. 

Fountain General Store

Intersection U.S. 264 and NC 222, Fountain

Joe Newberry has been a frequent guest on “Prairie Home Companion.” General admission $15; reserved seats $17.50. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit www.rafountain.com or call 252-749-7974 or 3228.

Saturday, Jan. 20

The NuTones and Friends

7:30 p.m.

Boykin Center

108 Nash St.

The Arts Council of Wilson will be giving Wilson a taste of Motown, soul and groovy music to help kick off the new year. The NuTones and Friends present the Motown Soul and Groove Show, joined by Bill Myers. Tickets are $20 and can be purchased at www.wilsonarts.com or at the Boykin Center box office. 252-291-4329.

SATURDAY, JAN. 20

The Larry Hutcherson Band

7 to 10 p.m.

Brewmasters

Forest Hills Road

Enjoy a live performance from The Larry Hutcherson Band featuring instruments including lap steel guitar, guitar, dobro, harmonica, keyboards and ukulele. The band plays a wide variety of blues and rock music.

FRIDAY, JAN. 26

Russ Varnell

9 p.m.

Pitcher’s Bar

485 Sunrise Road, Benson

Russ Varnell and His Too Country Band will entertain with original and classic country music.

SATURDAY, JAN. 27

The Balter Brothers

7-9:30 p.m.

217 Brew Works

217 South St.

Listen to the Balter Brothers and get food from the Corner Food Truck beginning at 6 p.m.

SATURDAY, JAN. 27

Russ Varnell

7:30 p.m.

Nash County Arts Center

100 E. Washington St., Nashville

Be ready for an evening of classic country and original and classic honky tonk tunes by Russ Varnell and His Too Country Band.

SATURDAY, JAN. 27

Billy Smith

7 to 10 p.m.

Brewmasters

Forest Hills Road

Billy Smith of Greenville is the previous drummer for The Still Shakers. When he steps out from behind his kit he makes the magic happen musically with his honest and emotive singer-songwriter style. 

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