Well, my Grandpa passed away in 2017, and that was when I wrote my first song. I kinda uncovered my outlet for emotions and also my gift from God of music, writing, and playing. Didn’t know I really had it ‘til that time.
When Howie and his country band The Rosewood Bluff returned to the General Store on May 26 for his latest Bynum Front Porch Friday Night Music Series performance, the Hillsborough-based songwriter found the vibe alive and well. “It still very much feels like the country, and honestly in a way that where I grew up kind of doesn’t anymore,” he says.
As new members of our Chatham County community, Chatham Park is powering our Go See This series this year because art is an integral part of Chatham County’s identity. They join us… Read More →
Shiloh Hill is a band that not only understands their roots but also understands how to create music that’s continuously evolving and fully unique. This is a project that focuses… Read More →
Thomas Lee “Snuffy” Smith, bass fiddler with the Bluegrass Experience, grew up on a one-horse tobacco farm in rural Lee County listening to his father play guitar in a square… Read More →
Born into a multi-generational family of musicians, Tony Williamson and his brother Gary quickly earned the title of “child sensations” on the national bluegrass stage. Back home at their… Read More →
While other toddlers were smearing yogurt in their hair and coloring on the walls with crayons, Leandra Strope at age two was learning to play the violin. “My mother was… Read More →
For four days in the fall and spring, the bucolic Chatham County community of Silk Hope is enhanced with an event that awakens all the senses. Celebrating its fourteenth year, the Shakori Festival of… Read More →