Charlotte Folk Society’s next free concert and gathering will be Friday, May 11th, 2012, at 7:30pm, at Great Aunt Stella Center, 926 Elizabeth Avenue.
Charlotte Folk Society Gatherings are family-friendly and free. Doors open at 7pm. Donations are appreciated and essential to presenting the concert series in the Stella Center. Accessible entry and an elevator are available through the ground-level door. Free parking is available adjacent to the Stella Center. Refreshments, a song circle, and jam sessions follow the concert.
This month’s concert is a showcase of Charlotte Folk Society members.
Visitors are invited to enjoy the Community Singers folk chorus prior to the concert, 7:00 – 7:30 PM. The 90-minute concert will showcase performances by:
Sally Higgins & Ray Owens (Americana/folk songs & guitars)
Leland Haywood (Novelty songs & autoharp)
Boys of the Bog (Celtic duo)
Marilyn Meacham Price, Rick Bouley & Jon Singleton (Folk; guitars, fiddle & vocals)
Susan Sherlock (Traditional American/original tunes & songs; hammered dulcimer & vocals) (www.susansherlock.com)
The Dog Walkers (Seven-member honky-tonk country band)
Mark Larson (‘70s folk & fingerstyle guitar)
Too Wet to Plow (Old-time stringband) (www.reverbnation.com/toowettoplow)
Hem and Haw (Guitar & banjo duo; old-time, gospel, patriotic songs & corny humor)
Blue Ridge Xpress (Bluegrass quartet)
Carol Raedy (Folk; hammered dulcimer & vocals) (www.carolraedy.com)
The Cloers (Singer/songwriters John & Cate Cloer) (www.thecloers.com)
Forrest Lee Arnold (Singer/songwriter & multi-instrumentalist)
Davy Fee, Avery McGuirt, David Fee, David McGuirt & Scott Wise (Gypsy jazz)
Eddie Ferrell (Songs of Robert Burns)