Tune Town Old Time String Band returns to Carter Fold on Saturday |
HILTONS – If you’re in the mood to indulge in some old-school bluegrass music, head over to the Carter Family Fold this weekend.
The concert venue at Hiltons will feature the Tune Town Old Time String Band with Dr Mark Handy on Saturday, October 9 at 7:30 p.m.
The band have performed various shows at the Carter Fold and will return for another night of fast-paced bluegrass music. The North Carolina-based group features five musicians on guitar, violin, doghouse bass, mandolin and clawhammer banjo. There will also be a doctor in the house with Handy, a family doctor from Abingdon who will play the banjo and sing along. Joy Patton will be present on the violin, with Ted Ashe (guitar), will play guitar,Jeff Jones (niche hunting) and Leon Frost (will play itmandolin).
“Energetic and fun, Tune Town’s love for music is unstoppable. … ”Said a statement from the Carter Family Fold. “Make sure to bring your dancing shoes and be ready for a night of fun at the house. You can be sure there will be plenty of melodies to keep the dancers happy and off the floor. Nothing gets you out of the way. from your seat and onto the dance floor faster than a lively band of yesteryear.
Doors open at 6 p.m. and music begins at 7:30 p.m. Admission is $ 10 for adults, $ 2 for children 6 to 11; and children under 6 are free.
The Carter Family Memorial Music Center is a non-profit organization that serves fans and supporters of old-school country and folk music through the presentation of weekly shows. on site in Hiltons. It also honors the memory of the first country music family, the legendary Carter Family (AP Carter, Sara Carter and Maybelle Carter), whose first recordings in 1927 are credited with spawning the commercial country music industry. . The Carter Family Memorial Music Center was founded by Janette Carter, daughter of AP and Sara Carter.
The Carter Family Memorial Music Center is directed by Rita Forrester, daughter of Janette Carter.
The Carter Family Fold is located at 3449 AP Carter Hwy. For Followinginformation and a calendar of events, go to http://www.carterfamilyfold.org/index.html.
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