Hickory Nut Gap Farm hosts a new Friday night dance series, Little Sparrow Coffee and Kitchen is set to open in Woodfin, Ambrozia adds lunch, and Tryon offers its annual Blue Ridge Barbecue and Music Festival.
Local string band The Midnight Plowboys performed onstage as part of Shindig on the Green over Labor Day weekend. Today, the group launches its video from that appearance, featuring the songs “Sawin’ on the Strings” and “Goin’ to Italy.”
Local jazz-swing-folk-old-time outfit The Resonant Rogues have two shows in the works for Saturday at LEAF. They’ll perform in The Barn and on the Roots Family Stage.
Chapel Hill-based string band Mipso will showcase new songs at Isis Restaurant and Music Hall Thursday, Sept. 24, and Friday, Sept. 25.
Three or four times a year Mark and Michael Holland — offstage twins and an onstage old-time, country and blues duo — make the trip up the mountain from Carrboro to play a weekends worth of shows at Ben’s Tune Up. Upcoming dates are Friday and Saturday, Aug. 14 and 15, from 8-10 p.m., and Sunday, Aug. 16, from 2-4 p.m.
Irish-based old-time and Americana band I Draw Slow plays White Horse Black Mountain tonight and Albino Skunk Festival on Thursday and Friday.
This Virginia-based singer-songwriter couple has shared stages, locally, with Red June. Learn about The Honey Dewdrops’ new release, “Silver Lining.” Photo by Jack Looney.
Local fiddler Rayna Gellert has performed with Uncle Earl, Abigail Washburn and Toubab Krewe; she’s recorded with Sara Watkins, Loudon Wainwright III and John Paul Jones among others. Now she’s set to drop her solo debut album, “Old Light,” with a special pre-release party (including advance copies of the CD) at the Grey Eagle on Sept. 4. Photo by Jon Estes.