Shakori Fest Starts Thursday – Watching Matthew

Hurricane Matthew’s forecast track made a dramatic shift east on Wednesday and, as of Wednesday evening, the Fall 2016 Shakori Hills GrassRoots Festival of Music & Dance is set to kick off Thursday 10/06 and run through Sunday in Silk Continue reading

Shakori Fall Fest October 9-12

The autumn 2014 edition of the bi-annual Shakori Hills GrassRoots Festival happens this weekend in Silk Hope, near Pittsboro, NC. The festival is a family-friendly celebration of music, dance, art, & education over 4 days with 4 stages/tents and over Continue reading

MerleFest happens this weekend

MerleFest, the “traditional plus” music festival on the Wilkes Community College campus in Wilkesboro, NC, runs today through Sunday, April 25-28. Named in honor of Doc Watson’s son Merle, who died in 1985, the festival has been held the last Continue reading