These American Music Series afternoon concerts explore the roots of traditional American music –
old-time, bluegrass, blues, jazz and gospel music
December 13, 2015 Holiday Celebration 2:30 PM
Brandon Hooker (Christmas tunes on piano)
The Fringe Band (A blend of Christmas music and our favorite songs from these local musical masters)
January 10, 2016 – Youth Concert 2:30 PM
This year’s Youth Concert will highlight these exceptionally talented young people from well-known musical families!
Mason Via and Friends (Americana)
Madison Williams (classical)
Colt Coates (acoustic guitar and vocals)
Daniel Greeson (fiddle with guitar)
February 14 , 2016 Gospel Concert in Celebration of Black History 3PM
Rev. Burgie L. Penn and The Trinity Choir will lead this program of emotionally moving gospel music. Regional choirs and singers will join this rousing and inspirational program!
As always, this Gospel Concert is free to the public!
March 13, 2016 Jeff Little Trio Concert 2:30 PM
National Public Radio stated: “Jeff Little is a remarkable musician, steeped in the tradition of his native Blue Ridge, yet also a virtuosic and eclectic innovator.
April 10, 2016 Slate Mountain Ramblers Old-Time Dance and Concert 2:30 PM Hear Slate Mountain Ramblers play the tunes that were played and enjoyed by many of the old-time icons and you’ll dance because your feet won’t stay still!