Entries by tess

2024 Outdoor Concert Series Update

Hello music lovers! Against the background drone of the 13 and 17 year cycle cicadas, we want to let you know what concerts and events Sonic Pie Productions is working this month. Let’s start with Blues and Gospel. We’re the sound production company for Music Maker Foundation’s annual, FREE Freight Train Blues Series. This is […]

Sonic Pie Productions Announced As Missy Lane’s Assembly Room Production Crew

Sonic Pie Productions has been working on an exciting new project–one that will change the landscape of North Carolina and the south’s music scene: Missy Lane’s Assembly Room, Durham, North Carolina’s newest music venue at 310 E. Main Street, opens next month and Sonic Pie Productions will serve as the venue’s production management and front […]

Sonic Pie Productions Celebrates Milestone Anniversary

Sonic Pie Productions celebrated its milestone 10th anniversary last weekend with a 1920s-themed costume party, complete with Keenan McKenzie Quintet, JoRose Burlesque, 20s cocktails, dancing and lots of friends. Curators, community organizers, sound engineers, dancers, musicians and concert-goers–it’s because of YOU we do what we love and love what we do. Here’s to ten more […]

The Making of an Award Show (Sonic Pie Productions Style)

When Sonic Pie Productions was awarded an event production/management contract from the City of Raleigh and Raleigh Arts, for their annual Raleigh Medal of Arts Award show, we knew it needed to be a hybrid event. But this time, not hybrid in the sense we all became used to the past 2 1/2 years (part […]

Don’t miss Grammy-nominated Tuareg guitarist Bombino JUNE 2

“THE WORLD’S BEST GUITARIST™” – NOISEY It’s not every day you get to experience something like this. Sonic Pie Productions, in partnership with The ArtsCenter in Carrboro, and Raleigh-based Friends of World Music presents BOMBINO, Thursday, June 2, 8 p.m. Tickets are $29.  Omara “Bombino” Moctar, whose given name is Goumour Almoctar, was born on […]

What’s Going On? Punk, Flowers & Fashion!

MAY, our favorite month, is when the busy came back to Sonic Pie Productions, LLC. Here’s some of the debut performance of Deep Fog (North Carolina Museum of Art asked us to engineer and multitrack–engineer Jasmine Battle at the helm.) This is #PUNK #INDIE from Laura King (Bat Fangs, Speed Stick, Moaners), H.C. McEntire (solo, Mount Moriah, Bellafea), Nora Rogers (Solar Halos, […]

Etching the Days Into the Wall Since You Last Saw a Live Concert?

This week, Cardinal & Pine published an extensive feature about Covid’s impact on North Carolina’s music industry and economy, including part of a candid interview with Sonic Pie Production’s founder & CEO, Tess Mangum. From IBMA, J. Cole and Amythyst Kiah to Ramseur Records and PineCone, you’ll want to read the entire piece, by Jesse […]

Durham From The Heart Season 2 Livestream Series

Durham from the Heart is back, for a second season! Don’t let your week blur together–reclaim your Wednesday and mark the middle day with these 1-2 p.m. online performances at https://www.facebook.com/DowntownDurham Comment in real time or just hang out. Sponsored by Downtown Durham Inc., curated by Sonic Pie Productions. If you live or work in […]