What happens when a tattooed Texas troubadour blends melodies and shares harmonies with a sassy blonde country crooner from North Carolina? You get the Couldn’t Be Happiers, a Winston-Salem, North Carolina-based duo that formed in July 2017. Continue reading
The Shindig festival advertises itself as “music for your beers.” The event, set for Saturday, Nov. 4, in downtown Clayton, North Carolina, certainly has something for music lovers — nine bands on two stages — and for beer lovers with more than 13 beers on tap from local craft breweries.
A limited number of VIP Tickets are available at theshindig.net
Wild Ponies Album Release Show is Friday, Oct. 13, at the Rives Theatre. Tickets are $15/$18 (Season Passes Accepted).
What happens when you throw a group of Nashville and Galax, Virginia, musicians who have never played together in a barn behind a farmhouse nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains? Musical magic.
That’s exactly what happened a year ago this month when the Wild Ponies – otherwise known as Doug and Telisha Williams – decided to get back to their musical and geographic roots.
“I had spent a lot time playing on my grandfather’s farm and it’s just a beautiful place to spend some time,” Doug said in a recent phone interview. “We wanted to play with people who played with my grandfather and then get some people from Nashville to play as well. It just felt like something we needed to do.”
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Fans of Balsam Range, listen up:
The 2017 International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA) Album of the Year winners for “Mountain Voodoo” on Mountain Home Records have announced the second annual Balsam Range Art of Music Festival will be held on Dec. 1-2, 2017, on the grounds of the beautiful Lake Junaluska Conference and Retreat Center in Haywood County, North Carolina. Continue reading