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Ed Bost: Striking the right note for 89 years

Ed Bost is the quiet donor behind the Bosendorfer grand

Feb. 17. By Dave Yochum. Imagine being a newspaper delivery boy on a bike in downtown Cornelius 75 years ago. The roads are dirt and there is neither a Cain Center for the Arts nor Lake Norman, not even in anyone’s dreams. The delivery boy would be Ed Bost, 89, who gave a $200,000 Bosendorfer […]

Catch the Phil Hamrick concert on Feb. 17, one of several options in Lake Norman this week. Photo | Philip Hamrick website

Weekly calendar Feb. 13-19: Music, lectures, dancing and more

Calendar Sponsors Monday Feb. 13 Huntersville Black History Month Celebration 2:30 pm | Feb. 13 – Storybook reading by Charlotte Mecklenburg Library at Dellwood Center, 508 Dellwood Drive, Huntersville. The program is free, and all ages are welcome to participate. Organ at Davidson  7:30 pm | Feb. 13. Jerrick Cavagnaro performing. Free; donations accepted. Davidson […]

Davidson College Symphony Orchestra concert features Saint-Saëns’s Organ Symphony Feb. 16

Feb. 10. Charles-Camille Saint-Saëns was a musical prodigy who made his concert debut at the age of 10. After studying at the Paris Conservatoire he became a church organist, first at Saint-Merri, Paris and, at the ripe old age of 23, at La Madeleine, the official church of the French Empire. You can hear Saint-Saëns’s […]

Lisa McClowry

Weekender Nov. 4-6: Barbecue, concerts and festivals abound

Here’s a look at what’s coming up this weekend: Nov. 4 Chorale and Symphony Orchestra 5 – 6:30 pm | Nov. 4. The Davidson Chorale and Chamber Singers present music from Baltic nations where the cultural heritage of singing is millenia old. Free and open to the public. Tickets are not required.  Davidson College, Knobloch […]


Nashville JMA winner has roots in Cornelius

Oct. 28. A country singer-songwriter born in Cornelius won the 2022 Josie Music Award (JMA) for Songwriter Achievement at The Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville. Trey Calloway grew up on Danesway Lane; his parents are Angie and Frank Calloway, who now live in Mooresville. The 2010 North Meck High School grad also won the […]

The Titanium Sound Band hopes to go to the Peach Bowl

Fundraiser: Hopewell’s Titanium Sound Band may go to the Peach Bowl

Oct. 28. The Titanium Sound Band from Hopewell High School came up $15,000 short for a trip to the Peach Bowl in Atlanta for New Years Eve, which includes five scholarships for five students and their travel bus. The Peach Bowl is an annual college football game played in the Mercedes Benz Stadium. Developer Jake […]

Dance the night away at Huntersville Latino Night on Oct. 14.

Monthly calendar: Check it out and save the dates for October

Here’s highlights of what is going on around Lake Norman in October. For events that repeat weekly, we’ve created an ONGOING category; scroll down and you’ll find it.  Through Oct. 27 Annual Artoberfest Noon – 4 pm | Tuesday-Friday.  10am – 2pm | Saturday. Local artists’ work on displayat Mooresville Arts Depot, 103 W. Center […]

Amazing Maize Maze

Weekly Agenda Sept. 26-Oct. 2: Dog show, corn maze, music, art, festivals

Trying to figure out what to do? This calendar can point you to some of the best options in Lake Norman. Check back on Mondays for the Weekly Agenda and Thursdays for the Weekender. For events that repeat weekly, we’ve created an ONGOING category; scroll down and you’ll find it.  Through-Nov. 6 The Amazing Maize […]

Photo: Cornelius Parks & Recreation

Jazz Festival Saturday at Smithville Park

May 20. The Cornelius Jazz Festival is tomorrow, from 5 pm to 9 pm at Smithville Park. With performers like Groove Masters and 5th & York, it’s sure to be a cool event when the weather is hot—into the low 90s according to the National Weather Service. No worries, Saturday also marks the official opening […]

2014-July-4Town Green concert audience

Here’s the schedule for music in Davidson

April 11. The Town of Davidson is concert central for 2022 with groups like Band of Oz, Davidson College Symphony and the mayor himself performing. In addition to the Village Green, concerts will be held at the Circles on Jetton and the porch of Crazy Pig on various Saturdays and Sundays now through late October. […]