Carter Family Fold

The Carter Family Fold
The Carter Family Fold
Address
3449 A. P. Carter Highway
Hiltons, VA 24258
Region Heart Of Appalachia
Locality Scott
Date(s)/Time:
(6:00 PM-11:00 PM)
Mountain Music Museum: (276) 645-0035
Phone2: (276) 386-6054
Email info@carterfamilyfold.org
Carter Family Fold www.carterfamilyfold.org

The Carter fold is a rustic, 1,000 seat music shed offering traditional music every Saturday night. Museum opens an hour prior to the show. The Carter Family was discovered in 1927 by Victor Recording Studio in Bristol and recorded 300 songs between 1927 and 1942. Playing traditional Appalachian music, the family has often been credited as forerunners of modern-day country music.

Today, A.P. Carter's old general store acts as a museum. Recent additions include the newly moved and reconstructed original A.P. Carter Homeplace.




Last Updated: 1/24/2007 11:31 AM
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