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New Double Album Release Party at KINGS, Raleigh Sunday April 8th 

The new double album "The Man I'm Supposed To Be" is being released in April! I'm having the release party at KINGS in Raleigh on Sunday April 8th at 7:00 PM. There will also be some good friends of mine performing before my album set including Caitlin Cary, Robert Kirkland, David Burney, John Teer, Pattie Hopkins Kinlaw, Steve Howell, Caroline Mamoulides, Billy Warden, Ed Bulter, Chad Lister and more. 

Come on down to KINGS and join the party, it starts at 7:00 PM!

KINGS  14 W. Martin St. Raleigh, NC

Sunday April 8th, 7:00 PM

Rod Showcases at FAI in Kansas City, MO - February 14-17 

I'll be at Folk Alliance International Conference from February 15th-19th and showcasing for many hosts at the Westin Crown Center Hotel in Kansas City, MO. Check the schedule below and if your there, please come to showcase, take a listen and say hello, I'd love to meet you and talk music!

Wed-Feb.14 12:15 AM -The Folk Chef's Kitchen (Room 647) 30 min set 

Thur-Feb.15 10:50 PM - The Wisconsin Room (543) In the round. 

Thur-Feb.15 1:00 AM - Access Film Music -BLUE (Room 552) In the round 

Fri-Feb.16 3:20-4:00 PM - Pushing Chain Presents (633) In the round 

Fri-Feb.16 11:00 PM - Access Film Music BLUE (552) In the round 

Sat-Feb.17 1:00 AM - Access Film Music- ORANGE (754) 30 min set

Rod guests with The Johnny Folsom 4 at Haw River Ballroom 

I had a blast guesting with The Johnny Folsom 4 at the Has River Ballroom on Jan. 28th...They did a reenactment of the entire "Live At Folsom Prison" album and it was so much fun, Here I am playing harmonica on Cash's Orange Blossom Special! Thanks to David Burney and JF4 for a fantastic night!

I've launched a Kickstarter campaign for the new album 

I've launched a Kickstarter campaign to fund my new double album. One side is all original guitar instrumentals and the second side is full of original vocal tunes and songs from some of my favorite writers includes Steve Earl and Alexi Murdoch. Please check out my Kickstarter video and page at https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/464648466/after-40-years-musician-becomes-the-man-hes-suppos

 

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Previous events

Rod Abernethy - Album Release Party -KINGS

KINGS, 14 W. Martin St, Raleigh, NC

Album release party for Rod Abernethy's new double album "The Man I'm Supposed To Be" with many guests including Caitlin Cary, Robert Kirkland, David Burney, John Teer, Pattie Hopkins Kinlaw, Steve Howell, Caroline Mamoulides, Billy Warden, Ed Bulter, Chad Lister and more. 

Sunday April 8th - 7:00 PM KINGS 14 W. Martin St. Raleigh, NC

Rod Showcases at FAI - Kansas City, MO

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Folk Alliance International Conference, Kansas City, MO

Rod performs in showcases all throughout FAI the week of Feb 12-Feb 19:

Wed-Feb.14 12:15 AM -The Folk Chef's Kitchen (Room 647) 30 min set

Thur-Feb.15 10:50 PM - The Wisconsin Room (543) In the round.

Thur-Feb.15 1:00 AM - Access Film Music -BLUE (Room 552) In the round

Fri-Feb.16 3:20-4:00 PM - Pushing Chain Presents (Room 633) In the round 

Fri-Feb.16 11:00 PM - Access Film Music BLUE (Room 552) In the round

Sat-Feb.17 1:00 AM - Access Film Music- ORANGE (Room 754) 30 min set

All You Need Is Love: A Benefit For Ashley

The Pourhouse, 224 S Blount St., Raleigh, NC

As many of you know, Bill Reaves's daughter Ashley Reaves Linden has been dealing with a horrible disease for several years. She has dealt with it courageously. She is the strongest person I have ever known. So to honor her and her children we are having a benefit concert to help with her medical expenses at The Pour House December 10th, that is a Sunday from noon until 6.

Music By: The Fabulous Knobs, Johnny Folsom 4, OAK Team, Robert Kirkland, Rod Abernethy, Pete Petty, Louis Waymire Band, The Peace & more!

As many of you you know my daughter Ashley Reaves Linden has been dealing with a horrible disease for several years. She has dealt with it courageously. She is the strongest person I have ever known. So to honor her and her children we are having a benefit concert to help with her medical expenses at The Pour House December 10th, that is a Sunday from noon until 6.

Music By: The Fabulous Knobs, Johnny Folsom 4, OAK Team, Robert Kirkland, Rod Abernethy, Pete Petty, Louis Waymire Band, The Peace & more!

http://thepourhousemusichall.com/event/all-you-need-is-love-a-benefit-for-ashley-1230-6pm/

Rod Abernethy & Malcom Holcomb

The Cary Theater, Cary, NC

Dual bill with Malcolm Holcombe and Rod Abernethy at the Cary Theatre in Cary, NC. Show starts at 8:00, tickets are available online.

Southport Songwriters Alliance Festival

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Southport, NC, Southport, NC

Rod will be playing at various venues for the festival throughout Southport.

Nov16

Rod Abernethy at Neptune's

Neptune's , Raleigh. NC

Rod plays a solo acoustic set before the new electric trio of Bernie Petteway, Jon Heames and Michael Krause at Neptune's in Raleigh.

Nov6

Rod Abernethy at the HB2 Finale Show

Cat's Cradle, Carrboro, NC

Rod plays a solo set at the finale show for Musicians Against HB2 at the Cat's Cradle in Carrboro, NC

Click below if you're looking for Rod's composer website:
www.rodabernethy.com