Jack Lawrence is heralded as one of the finest acoustic guitarists in the country. Referred to as an ”acoustic powerhouse,” his musicianship on the flat top guitar has mesmerized audiences for decades. Jack is highly regarded in his most prominent role as partner to Doc Watson.
Lou Reid & Carolina are based in Union Grove, North Carolina. With a sound based in traditional bluegrass roots, with an emphasis on dynamic vocals, Lou anchors the band with his lead vocals, and is arguably one of the most recognizable voices in bluegrass music today.
From deep in the Appalachians where the Great Smoky Mountains meet the Blue Ridge comes the Balsam Range band, creatively blending Bluegrass, Folk, Gospel and Jazz into a new American acoustic music experience.
Music & Photo Essay inspired by the wintry wind of Watauga County, North Carolina. Celtic fusion musician Bill Leslie composed the music and Eric Heistand took the photographs. ”Watauga Wind” is on Bill Leslie’s ”Simple Beauty” cd which soared to number one on the 2010 world music charts
April & Megan Dean have played the violin since age 3. Both also play the piano. They have over 10 years of experience providing violin music for weddings and special events.
The Kickin Grass Band from Raleigh, North Carolina takes the stage, and suddenly you’re captivated by pure, strong voices telling true‐to‐life stories spiced with innovative bluegrass instrumentation.
The Carolina Theatre is dedicated to presenting vibrant, thought-provoking film and live performances that contribute to the cultural and economic vitality of downtown Durham and the Triangle Region.
The Darin & Brooke Aldridge Music Festival • You don’t want to miss any of the fun at the annual Darin and Brooke Aldridge Music Festival, which will be held April 13th & 14th, 2012 at the Coot Williams Road Music Park outside of Cherryville, North Carolina.