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September 20, 2019


7-8 pm
Donations Appreciated

Theo & Brenna

"Theo & Brenna are a brother-sister led bluegrass band who perform originals, bluegrass and old country favorites. Theo & Brenna is made up of phenomenal young musicians and together they have tight bluegrass harmonies and intricate instrumentation. Their heartfelt songwriting touches each listener and onstage comical banter entertains every audience. Theo and Brenna MacMillan are originally from Eastern Kentucky and now reside in Nashville, Tennessee."

September 27, 2019


7:00-8:00 p.m.
Donations Appreciated.
Location:  Community Room, Keith House

Jones Brothers

Brothers Johnathan and Joshua Jones began to play bluegrass tunes as students in the Junior Appalachian Musicians program (JAM) at Stecoah. In the past decade since starting as JAM students, Johnathan has learned banjo and resonator guitar, while Joshua plays both fiddle and mandolin, and both have remained involved with JAM as teachers. In addition to teaching, The Jones Brothers perform traditional bluegrass tunes with guitarist Betsy Blankenship and Larry Garrett on upright bass, while Betsy, Joshua, and Johnathan share the vocal melodic line and harmonies.

October 11, 2019


7:00 pm
Donations Appreciated
Location:  Community Room, Keith House

Blue Eyed Girl

Blue Eyed Girl is a dynamic group of three young women whose roots are deep in traditional music and dance. Their high-energy dance numbers, sweet Appalachian vocal arrangements, and old-time rhythmic flair draw from the music passed down to them from their families.

Pearl Shirley grew up in Black Mountain, NC, soaking up traditional Appalachian music and dance from her two fiddling parents. She picked up a tiny violin at age 5, and since then has fiddled her way through hundreds of foot-stomping contra dances and folk concerts.

Laurel Willoughby grew up right along side Pearl in Black Mountain, NC with musical parents as well. Laurel and Pearl started singing old-style harmonies together at a very young age which has resulted in a wonderfully seasoned sound now that they are grown. She plays stand-up bass and is known for her versions of old favorites like "Your Cheatin' Heart"

Annie Fain Barralon was raised in Cherokee County, NC, where as a small child she often fell asleep under the piano at the John C. Campbell Folk School while her parents played for square dances. She is the former Music & Dance Coordinator for the Folk School and teaches banjo, book arts, clogging and French Bal Folk Dance workshops.



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