Sounds of the Mountains Concert Series
January 18, 2020 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm$25
The Yadkin Arts Council and the Blue Ridge Music Center present the fifth annual Sounds of the Mountains Concert Series featuring Chatham Rabbits, David Holt & Josh Goforth, and The Allen Boys.
Held on the last three Saturday evenings in January 2020, this series brings together a diverse group of musicians from across North Carolina playing old-time, bluegrass, folk, Americana, blues, and gospel music. All concerts will take place in the Willingham Theater at the Yadkin Cultural Arts Center in Yadkinville, N.C.
Sounds of the Mountains is part of the Blue Ridge Music Center’s On the Road series of concerts and events hosted in partnership with regional arts and cultural organizations while the venue is closed for winter and spring. These shows bring the living musical and cultural traditions of the Blue Ridge Mountains off the hilltops and into other communities in North Carolina and Virginia.
This year’s Sounds of the Mountains artist for January 18:
- David Holt & Josh Goforth + The Burnett Sisters Band, This performance brings together master mountain musicians David Holt (host of the PBS program, David Holt’s State of Music) and Josh Goforth. Combining the virtuosic sounds of guitar, banjo, fiddle, slide guitar, and mandolin with exciting rhythm instruments, Holt and Goforth share the joy and spirit of old-time mountain music and stories. The female-fronted string band The Burnett Sisters Band will open the show. Ranging from ages 12 to 22, the group’s members create a unique blend of energetic music in folk, old country, and bluegrass traditions.