Performing Arts Center in Highlands presents the Malpass Brothers Saturday, March 29

Press release

From PAC:

PAC presents the Malpass Brothers Saturday, March 29, 7:30pm

The Malpass Brothers’ momentum is growing as fast as their sideburns. They’re as authentic as country ham & red-eye gravy — and things just don’t get much better than that. NC natives, the Malpass Brothers — Chris, 27 and Taylor, 23 — are the real deal in traditional country music. Touring as opening act for music legend Merle Haggard has broadened their introduction to audiences across America. They’ve made festival appearances in Northern Ireland and The Shetland Islands, and the title cut video from their album “Memory That Bad” topped the chart at number seven in CMT’s Pure Country. Gifted musicians and songwriters, the brothers have recorded three gospel and three country music projects, and have shared the stage with artists including Ray Price, Willie Nelson, Rhonda Vincent, Marty Stuart, Doc Watson and more. Chris and Taylor Malpass were born to be on stage, promoting the work and music of artists they treasure while creating new music and making their own mark in the lineage of a rich cultural heritage.

Playing music since he was a small boy, Christopher has grown up before our eyes playing the best Country music we’ve ever heard. His love for music and enthusiasm on stage defines who he is a gifted songwriter and musician. He comes from a wonderful musical family playing and singing along beside his brother and his father. When you give him a stage he is ready to sing and perform from his heart for everyone to hear and enjoy. He is truly a talented young artist. His love for traditional country music is evident in the songs he sings and the songs he writes. He stays close to his roots and keeps real country music close to his heart.

Loving country music and singing has always been a passion of Taylor’s. He is a country music force to be reckoned with when it comes to playing traditional country guitar. He does a wonderful job in playing all the lead and rhythm parts with his family. He takes pride in every note he plays and sings. He has learned to play from the best in the business and you can tell his heart and soul is in everything he plays. He is a wonderfully talented musician and when you place him beside his brother Christopher you have the best country music has offer. He is a very talented, gifted guitar player keeping traditional country music alive and well. Don’t take our word for it, you have to come see him in person make that guitar talk.

“Music is what we love and it’s what we do. Traditional country music is the heart and soul of what makes us who we are.” Malpass Brothers

Saturday, March 29 at 7:30pm. $20 Tickets are available online: or by calling 828.526.9047

About Lea McLellan
Lea McLellan is a freelance writer who likes to write stories about music, art, food, wellness and interesting locals doing interesting things.

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