Upcoming Shows

Presenting live music at select venues from the best in singer songwriters, blues, bluegrass, country, folk and acoustic music.

Jon Shain and Walter Parks

August 6 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm The Cary Theater, 122 East Chatham Street

Jon Shain is a veteran singer-songwriter who’s been turning heads for years with his words, his fiery acoustic guitar work, and his evolved musical style – combining improvised piedmont blues with bluegrass, swing, and ragtime. Shain’s newest disc, a duet album with Joe Newberry, Crow the Dawn, was just released in January, 2016.

For ten years, musician and writer Walter Parks toured the world and recorded as sideman/guitarist to Woodstock legend Richie Havens. Parks, a Florida native, presents a creative mix of swamp blues, folk and jazz delivered sometimes in an ambient style and sometime in a gritty-rootsy style. Parks’ repertoire is half originals and half covers that he performs on acoustic and electric guitars.

The Honeycutters

August 20 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm The Cary Theater, 122 East Chatham Street

The Honeycutters are an Asheville, NC-based original country roots band. Led by songwriter Amanda Anne Platt, The Honeycutters include Tal Taylor on mandolin, Rick Cooper on bass, Josh Milligan on drums, and Matt Smith rounds out the band on pedal steel, electric guitar, and dobro to create a sound that carries just as well across the bar room as in a church or a theater. Fueled by the powerful songwriting and vocals of founder Amanda Platt, the band’s most recent release, Me Oh My, moves Platt into the spotlight as producer, band leader, and principal creative force. With songs that are honest and relatable, part chagrin and part hope, Platt’s voice carries a timeless appeal.

The Claire Lynch Band

September 10 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm The Cary Arts Center, 101 Dry Avenue

Long recognized and praised as a creative force in acoustic music, Claire Lynch is a pioneer who continually pushes the boundaries of the bluegrass genre. She was the 2013 Female Vocalist of the Year for the International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA) and a 2012 recipient of the United States Artists Walker Fellowship. Her career has been decorated with many other accolades including two GRAMMY nominations and three International Bluegrass Music Association Female Vocalist awards in 2010 and 1997. Recently, at the 2014 IBMA Awards, she received two trophies: “Song of the Year” for Dear Sister, a co-write with Louisa Branscomb and title cut of her latest Compass Records release; and “Recorded Event of the Year” for a guest vocal appearance with Special Consensus on Country Boy; A Bluegrass Tribute to John Denver (Wild Montana Skies).

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