March. 14, 2017. Local favorite and “Boone’s oldest dive” Murphy’s Pub has been purchased by a group of investors and another staple of the High Country, international charity organization Wine to Water. The change in ownership of one of Boone’s signature bars was announced yesterday as longtime owners Erik and Steve Larson and Tom Phillips sold the restaurant and historic downtown Boone building to the groups. By Cramer Lewis
Sept. 17, 2012. Infectious grooves, intoxicating guitar lines and a relentless drive of soul and passion describes one of the Southeast’s newest sensations, The Fritz. On Saturday, Sept. 22, you can be part of the experience at Murphy’s in Boone.
July 18, 2012. Murphy’s Restaurant and Pub will feature a full slate of music this Friday and Saturday, July 20-21, with performances from local and state acts, national acts, and even a two-time Grammy winner.
BY GREG HINCE
April 19, 2012. KinGator will perform at Murphy’s on Friday night. Doors open at 10:00 p.m., and the cover charge is $5. KinGator formed at N.C. State in 2009, and after playing some bar gigs and house parties the band grew a loyal following in Raleigh.
April 9, 2012. MiZ, a band that fuses folk, rock, bluegrass and blues, will perform at Murphy’s on Friday, April 13. Doors open at 10:00 p.m., and the cover charge is $5. Check out a music video and biography inside.
March 20, 2012. Cindercat’s broad range of musical influences emerges through a unique tapestry of sound. They create a hypnotic flow, manipulating the soundscape with soaring peaks and spacious resolves.
March 8, 2012. BOONE — David Via and friends will play at Murphy’s on Saturday, March 10, as part of his Birthday Bash. A stellar singer songwriter, Via has won numerous for his compositions awards including three awards at the Chris Austin Songwriting Contest at MerleFest and has played with a who’s who of musicians including Tim O’Brien, Larry Keel, Dan Tyminski, Jim VanCleve and Sammy Shelor.