Two nights of bluegrass, country, blues and swing music sponsored by the Beaufort County Traditional Music Association and Tar Landing Company, LLC. There is no cover charge, but please contribute what you can to help cover the cost of presenting these fine performers!
Friday night at 7pm – MISSY RAINES and the NEW HIP. Missy is a 7 time winner of the IBMA Bass Player of the Year Award. This super talented band features rich bluegrass roots and innovative genre-bending arrangements. www.missyraines.com
Saturday night at 7pm – Local blues legend Lightnin’ Wells with a new CD release performance for his brand new recording, “Oh Lightnin’, Where Art Thou?” http://www.lightninwells.com
Saturday night at 8pm – The second act showcases DWIGHT HAWKINS and the PIEDMONT HIGHBALLERS. Have you ever heard someone play a saw? If not, this is your opportunity. Dwight Hawkins plays many instruments including bones and a saw. He is joined by the Highballers on guitar, banjo, mandolin, harmonica and melodica to play and sing raucous pre-war old-time, country and swing music. https://www.facebook.com/piedmonthighballers
The Tar Landing Jamboree is held in a large barn. Seating is provided, as well as sodas and snacks for sale. Dress accordingly. The event will be held rain or shine. Driving directions: Driving from Washington, travel 264 E for 13 miles, turn right on Creek Road @ Hunters Bridge, then turn left onto Tar Landing Drive.
The Beaufort County Traditional Music Association is a grass roots non-profit organization that promotes the performance and enjoyment of traditional music in Eastern NC. For more information, please visit www.bctma.org.