List of Famous Bands from Chapel Hill

List of Chapel Hill bands, listed by their level of fame. This Chapel Hill musicians list includes both bands and solo artists. All famous Chapel Hill bands are included, as well as many Chapel Hill musicians of underground status. This list of Chapel Hill musical artists includes information like what genre the artist falls under, what albums they've put out and more. If you want to know more about these famous Chapel Hill bands you can click on their names to learn more about them. Bands from every genre are listed here, including rock, pop, hip-hop/rap, jazz, and more.

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  • James Taylor
    Blues-rock, Disco, Pop music
    • Albums: Sweet Baby James, A Christmas Album, James Taylor at Christmas, Never Die Young, Hourglass
    James Vernon Taylor (born March 12, 1948) is an American singer-songwriter and guitarist. A five-time Grammy Award winner, he was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2000. He is one of ...more
  • The Squirrel Nut Zippers are an American band formed in 1993 in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States, by James "Jimbo" Mathus, Katharine Whalen, Chris Phillips on drums, Don Raleigh on bass and ...more
  • Ben Folds Five
    Pop music, Piano rock, Power pop
    • Albums: Whatever and Ever Amen, The Unauthorized Biography of Reinhold Messner, Ben Folds Five, The Sound of the Life of the Mind, Naked Baby Photos
    Ben Folds Five are an alternative rock trio formed in 1993 in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. The group's members are Ben Folds, Robert Sledge, and Darren Jessee. The group achieved mainstream success ...more
  • Archers of Loaf
    Noise rock, Noise pop, Punk rock
    • Albums: Icky Mettle, Vee Vee, All the Nations Airports, Archers of Loaf vs. the Greatest of All Time, South Carolina
    Archers of Loaf is an American indie rock band originally formed in Chapel Hill, North Carolina in 1991. The group toured extensively and released four studio albums, a collection album, numerous ...more
  • Livingston Taylor
    Folk rock, Soft rock, Jazz
    • Albums: Liv, Livingston Taylor, Bicycle, Over the Rainbow, Good Friends
    Livingston Taylor (born November 21, 1950) is an American singer-songwriter and folk musician. Born in Boston, Massachusetts, and raised in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, he is the brother of ...more
  • Southern Culture on the Skids
    Psychobilly, Rock music, Rockabilly
    • Albums: Plastic Seat Sweat, Dirt Track Date, Mojo Box, Ditch Diggin', Too Much Pork for Just One Fork
    Southern Culture on the Skids, also sometimes known as SCOTS, is an American rock band that was formed in 1983 in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. The band consists of Rick Miller, Dave Hartman, and Mary ...more