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Cowee School Arts & Heritage Center

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51 Cowee School Drive
Franklin, NC 28734 United States
http://www.coweeschool.org/

July 2018

Carolina Blue

July 21, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cowee School Arts & Heritage Center, 51 Cowee School Drive
Franklin, NC 28734 United States
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Carolina Blue at Cowee School Arts & Heritage Center, 7:00 pm, Franklin, NC.  Tickets $15 Adults; $7.50 Child 6-16; Under 6 Free.  Click on link for additional information and tickets.

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September 2018

Jonathan Byrd & The Pickup Cowboy

September 15, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cowee School Arts & Heritage Center, 51 Cowee School Drive
Franklin, NC 28734 United States
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Jonathan Byrd & The Pickup Cowboy at Cowee School Arts & Heritage Center, Franklin, NC.  7:00 pm, Tickets: Adults $15; Child 6-16 $7.50; Under 6 Free.  Click on link for tickets and additional information.

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October 2018

Highland Travelers

October 20, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cowee School Arts & Heritage Center, 51 Cowee School Drive
Franklin, NC 28734 United States
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Highland Travelers at Cowee School Arts & Heritage Center, Franklin, NC.  7:00 pm.  Tickets: Adults $15; Child $7.50; Under 6 Free.  Click on the link for tickets and additional information.

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June 2019

Summer Concerts at Cowee School – David Grier

June 15, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cowee School Arts & Heritage Center, 51 Cowee School Drive
Franklin, NC 28734 United States
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$7.50 – $15.00

Born in Washington, D.C. in 1961, a family move to Nashville at age 3 fully immersed David Grier into the bluegrass music world, and at age 6, he began playing the guitar. Today, he is regarded as one of the premier acoustic guitarists in the world, along with his early influences, Doc Watson, Tony Rice, and family friend Clarence White. Recognized by Acoustic Guitar Magazine in 2000 as one of the Artists of the Decade, and named Guitar Player of…

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July 2019

Summer Concerts at Cowee School – Danny Paisley & the Southern Grass

July 20, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cowee School Arts & Heritage Center, 51 Cowee School Drive
Franklin, NC 28734 United States
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$7.50 – $15.00

Danny Paisley and The Southern Grass continue to be deeply rooted in tradition, but look to the future with enthusiasm and anticipation. ​Since Danny’s father Bob Paisley (founder of Southern Grass) passed away in 2004, Danny Paisley and The Southern Grass have made their own niche in the bluegrass world. Their album, The Room Over Mine, earned accolades and significant chart action, and the song, “Don’t Throw Mama’s Flowers Away” won the 2009 IBMA Award for Song of the Year…

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August 2019

15th Annual Franklin Area Folk Festival

August 17, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Cowee School Arts & Heritage Center, 51 Cowee School Drive
Franklin, NC 28734 United States
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The 15th Annual Franklin Area Folk Festival, “A Celebration of Appalachian Heritage” will be held at Cowee School Arts & Heritage Center. Nestled in Cowee West’s Mill Historic District at 51 Cowee School Drive in Franklin, NC, the Center is a unique showcase for demonstrating the everyday skills, crafts and music of our ancestors.  Celebrating all things Appalachian, this family-friendly festival features live heritage demonstrations, Appalachian crafts, SEBA (SouthEastern Bluegrass Association) jammin’ sessions that feature old-time mountain music and bluegrass,…

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September 2019

Summer Concerts at Cowee School – Mile Twelve

September 21, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cowee School Arts & Heritage Center, 51 Cowee School Drive
Franklin, NC 28734 United States
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$7.50 – $15.00

Although their sound is rooted in traditional bluegrass, Mile Twelve surveys a broader landscape on their newest album, City on a Hill. All five band members bring their own influences and observations into the music, resulting in a project that feels contemporary, thoughtfully crafted, and relevant. ​“Original bluegrass music, written and played by young people, is very much alive,” says band member Evan Murphy. “I hope people take away that songwriting and arranging really matter. It’s about the material and…

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Mile Twelve – Summer Concert at Cowee School

September 21, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cowee School Arts & Heritage Center, 51 Cowee School Drive
Franklin, NC 28734 United States
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$7.50 – $15

Although their sound is rooted in traditional bluegrass, Mile Twelve surveys a broader landscape on their newest album, City on a Hill. All five band members bring their own influences and observations into the music, resulting in a project that feels contemporary, thoughtfully crafted, and relevant. ​“Original bluegrass music, written and played by young people, is very much alive,” says band member Evan Murphy. “I hope people take away that songwriting and arranging really matter. It’s about the material and…

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October 2019

Lorraine Jordan & Carolina Road at Cowee School

October 19, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cowee School Arts & Heritage Center, 51 Cowee School Drive
Franklin, NC 28734 United States
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$7.50 – $15.00

Lorraine Jordan and Carolina Road’s distinct sound and old-time flair can be attributed to the bluegrass-rich area of North Carolina from which they hail and borrow their name. Band-leader Lorraine Jordan’s showmanship and chemistry with the audience make the group a perennial favorite among bluegrass fans at festivals and concerts across the country. Lorraine has fronted Carolina Road for over a decade and has seven national recordings to her credit. The band has earned a reputation as one of the…

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Lorraine Jordan and Carolina Road

October 19, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cowee School Arts & Heritage Center, 51 Cowee School Drive
Franklin, NC 28734 United States
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$7.50 – $15.00

Lorraine Jordan and Carolina Road’s distinct sound and old-time flair can be attributed to the bluegrass-rich area of North Carolina from which they hail and borrow their name. Band-leader Lorraine Jordan’s showmanship and chemistry with the audience make the group a perennial favorite among bluegrass fans at festivals and concerts across the country. Lorraine has fronted Carolina Road for over a decade and has seven national recordings to her credit. The band has earned a reputation as one of the…

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May 2021

Summer Concert Series at Cowee School – Mountain Heart

May 15 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Cowee School Arts & Heritage Center, 51 Cowee School Drive
Franklin, NC 28734 United States
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Mountain Heart is the band that has been fearlessly revolutionizing the way acoustic music can be presented and played. The band's name has been synonymous with cutting-edge excellence in acoustic music circles since the group's creation. Widely known throughout the music industry for continually redefining the boundaries of acoustic music, the band has gained legions of loyal fans both as a result of their superlative musicianship and just as notably, their incendiary live performances.    Mountain Heart, or its individual…

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August 2021

Summer Concert Series at Cowee School: Zoe & Cloyd

August 14 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Cowee School Arts & Heritage Center, 51 Cowee School Drive
Franklin, NC 28734 United States
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Hailing from opposite ends of the Appalachian Mountains, Zoe & Cloyd is renowned fiddler and vocalist Natalya Zoe Weinstein and award-winning songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and vocalist John Cloyd Miller. Their show is as diverse as their upbringing: coming from a lineage of klezmer and jazz musicians, Natalya trained classically in her home state of Massachusetts before moving south in 2004. John, a twelfth generation North Carolinian and grandson of pioneering bluegrass fiddler, Jim Shumate, is a 1st place winner of the…

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