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Who We Are:
Formed in 2011, Open Wire is an original rock band influenced by heavy hitting, anthemic hard rock of past & present.

Combining grooves, riffs, and lyrical themes of Southeastern lore with furious instrumental passages, Open Wire brings a unique sound that has something to offer for every rock fan.

Open Wire is available for booking shows in Southeastern US, with a focus on NC and the Wilmington area. Contact us via email to reserve Open Wire for your next show or event!

New Album Incoming!

Open Wire has wrapped recording of their 3rd and most ambitious studio album Silvertongue.

A culmination of original songs that showcase their distinct sound and style, Silvertongue will be released on vinyl LP and digital streaming services in 2023 so stay tuned!

Their next single, "Just Dangerous" releases to the masses on February 5, 2023 🤘🤘

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Director of Drums Phil Milligan
Director of Drums Phil Milligan

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Upcoming Shows

  • Last Blade Standing Season Finale at Grievous Gallery in Salisbury, NC
    Feb 25, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM EST
    Salisbury, 111 W Bank St, Salisbury, NC 28144, USA
    The Season Finale of master blacksmiths and knifesmiths, including previous contestants from the cable televison show Forged in Fire at the Grievous Gallery in Salisbury, NC. Live music by Open Wire. Food and Beverage vendors will be on site for refreshments
  • Mar 24, 7:00 PM EDT – Mar 25, 11:00 PM EDT
    Wilmington, 5216 Carolina Beach Rd, Wilmington, NC 28412, USA
    Hometown Hellraisers Open Wire take the stage with alternative rockers Weapons of Anew from Tampa Bay
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