Date: Tuesday, Aug 9th, 2022
Time: 7:00 pm
Location: Stuart’s Opera House
In celebration of Old Time Music Week, Jesse Milnes will be performing a FREE show in the historic Stuart’s Opera House theatre. All ages are welcome, no tickets or reservations required.
For Amy Alvey and Mark Kilianski, the emergence of a brand new self-titled album also marks a rebirth of sorts for their band, Golden Shoals. Eight years ago, the duo was formed for a very unique performance project, called “The Massachusetts Walking Tour”, on which they hiked 6-12 miles per day with packs and instruments, and played shows each night for two weeks. The two semi-nomadic musicians, who have called Asheville, Boston, and various moving vehicles home for the past eight years, have grown individually and as a unit, yet continue to find musical fulfillment in their collaboration. They now call Nashville, Tennessee their home base.
Initially brought together by a mutual love of American folk music, their sound has expanded to include country, Americana, Indie and Experimental influences, allowing them to move more freely beyond genre boundaries with their songwriting while still emanating a deep understanding of Old-Time and Bluegrass music. Ever inspired by the enduring spirit of traditional Appalachian mountain music, their songwriting comes across as simple, honest, and fresh to the ears. The listener can expect the polished technique of conservatory training, in tandem with the grit, drive, and soul of musicians like Roscoe Holcomb or Ola Belle Reed.
Old Time Music Week
Old Time Music Week is a part of the Arts Education program at Stuart’s Opera House which reflects the rich traditions of music and storytelling of our Appalachian Foothills Region.
Classes are offered in some of the common Appalachian instruments, students can participate in an old-time string-band ensemble, and workshops are offered to learn about the historical development of the music and culture.
Learn more at: https://stuartsoperahouse.org/events/otmw/
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Join us and our lobby full of record vendors selling new, used, and collectible vinyl records, CDs, and cassettes.