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An Appalachian Evening with Mac Arnold and Plate Full O’ Blues

Stecoah Valley Center 121 Schoolhouse Rd , Robbinsville, North Carolina, United States

A South Carolina native, Arnold began playing music in the 1950s when he and his brother built a guitar from a steel gas can, broomsticks, wood, nails and screen wire. His first band, J Floyd & the Shamrocks, included a young James Brown on piano. Arnold moved to Chicago in 1965, where he joined the […]

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