A highlight of this year’s Hoppin’ John will be performances by esteemed guest artists, Phil Wiggins and Hubby Jenkins.
The sun streamed across Love’s Creek a few weeks ago, as performers and volunteers gathered for our season’s first Truck-and-Trailer Roving Performance. Cars stopped. People waved and called out, excited… 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 →