Glen Harlow visits the Carter Fold this Saturday
Saturday, January 11th, 2020, at 7:30 p.m., the Carter Family Fold in Hiltons, Virginia, will present a concert of bluegrass and old time music by Glen Harlow and North Fork. Admission to the concert is $10 for adults, $2 for children 6 to 11, under age 6 free.
Glen Harlow has been singing and playing music since early childhood, learning to sing gospel music from his mother and father. He is a studio musician and a veteran of many Mountain Empire bluegrass and acoustic groups. Joining Glen will be a great lineup of accomplished and award-winning area musicians. Matthew Cruby will be picking the banjo. Rick Barker will be playing guitar and doing vocals. Kevin Jackson is well-known to Carter Fold audiences as one of the finest fiddle players in our region. Kevin will be doing vocals and playing the fiddle. Mitchell Bentley will be singing and playing the upright bass. The group will be doing old time and bluegrass instrumental favorites as well as traditional and progressive standards.
If you have cabin fever from cold weather and snow, we know the cure. Have your family and friends join you at the Carter Family Fold for an evening of down-home, family fun. Don’t forget your dancing shoes – you’ll need them!
Carter Family Memorial Music Center is a nonprofit, rural arts organization established to preserve traditional, acoustic mountain music. The center is a family-friendly, drug and alcohol free venue. In addition to the performance area, we maintain the Carter Family Museum and the A.P. Carter birthplace cabin. Both the cabin and the museum are historic landmarks and are open from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. and later at performance intermission on Saturdays. For more information on the center, go to our site on the internet –www.carterfamilyfold.org/. Partial program funding for programs is provided by the Virginia Commission for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts. Marketing and technical assistance are provided by Virginia Tourism Corporation. To access recorded information on shows coming up at the Fold, call 276-386-6054. We can be found on Facebook – page Carter Fold – and Twitter – @carterfoldinfo. To speak to a Fold volunteer staff member, call 276-594-0676.