The Small Town Country Music Fest is coming to the Winston-Salem (N.C.) Fair Grounds, 414 Deacon Blvd., from 4 to 9 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 3, featuring the Brothers Osborne.
The Triad Music Festival 2016, Sept. 1-3, will include a Kick-Off Party, Songwriter Stand-Off and performances featuring Caleb Caudle and Wurlitzer Prize, among others, in various locations around downtown Winston-Salem, North Carolina.
According to organizers, the main event will be the N.C. Regional Gear & Music Expo, which will take place from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 3, at the Milton Rhodes Center for the Arts.
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If you weren’t at Pop’s Farm in Axton, Virginia, the home of Rooster Walk Music and Arts Festival, under the stars on Saturday, Aug. 20, you missed an incredible high-energy performance by the incomparable Southwest Virginia native Josh Shilling and his band, Mountain Heart.
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The first time I heard folk, alt-country Americana singer-songwriter Gillian Welch perform live was at MerleFest in 2004 on the heels of the popularity of the Grammy-award winning movie soundtrack for “O Brother, Where Art Thou?,” on which she was an associate producer with the illustrious T-Bone Burnett and performed on two songs. It’s a performance that has stayed with me through the years.
Braiden Sunshine, a finalist a couple of seasons ago on NBC’s hit music competition “The Voice,” is scheduled to participate in a benefit for the Children’s Law Center (CLC) of Central North Carolina’s first-annual Birthday Blast.