UNSPOKEN TRADITION

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Maggie Rainwater

The inaugural Earl Scruggs Music Festival, scheduled for September 4-5, 2020 in Mill Spring, North Carolina, is still moving forward in these uncertain times. Festivals everywhere have been hard hit by a summer of cancellations and an atmosphere of uncertainty, but we all will need to gather again soon. In the meantime, the Earl Scruggs Music Festival is proud to present A Month of Mondays, a series of lively livestreamed interviews between the festival’s artistic director Steve Johnson of SJ21 Music and select performers from the festival.

The much anticipated BIG NEWS is here! Organizers of the inaugural Earl Scruggs Music Festival, coming September 4-5, 2020 to Mill Spring, North Carolina, are proud to announce two major headliners that have been added to the festival lineup: Old Crow Medicine Show and Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder. Yes!

 

Our friends in Unspoken Tradition bring some live bluegrass to "Goin' Across the Mountain" this Saturday! As they say most accurately, their material reflects the ever-changing culture of Western & Central North Carolina where they call home. Audie McGinnis on guitar, Ty Gilpin on mandolin, Tim Gardner on fiddle, Sav Sankaran on bass, & Zane McGinnis on banjo. They play Saturday night at Isis Resturant & Music Hall in Asheville, NC.

Get your tickets now friends. Be the first to honor Earl Scruggs via an amazing event - be part of an elite group of fans that'll be able to say "We were at the very first Earl Scruggs Music Festival!" The event will be held Sept. 4-5, 2020 at The Tryon International Equestrian Center in Mill Spring, NC. The lineup is stellar and keeps getting better! Promoters have just added Junior Brown, Rebirth Brass Band, Chatham Rabbits and Dale Ann Bradley. Seriously, get your tickets now before it is sold out.

Today representatives from the Earl Scruggs Center and WNCW 88.7 FM announced big plans for the First Annual Earl Scruggs Music Festival, coming September 4-5, 2020 to Tryon International Equestrian Center in Mill Spring, NC. Celebrating the legacy of an American music legend, the Earl Scruggs Music Festival will bring together artists from bluegrass, Americana, blues, and many other roots music genres to celebrate the pioneering vision of Earl Scruggs.

Howdy SkunkFest Fans! Albino Skunk Music Festival is happening in just a few days in Greer, SC and we are READY for some skunk action - We hear The Farm is in fabulous shape and the lineup is equally fantastic! We'll be there in full force... we'll have a WNCW tent run by The Southards and many other awesome volunteers. And, Joe Kendrick and Jasmin Melton will be emceeing and representin! Come out and see why many people call it "one of the best festivals in South Carolina." Enjoy live music, great food & drink, friends and WNCW family!

UNSPOKEN TRADITION Live Friday, January 27th at 4pm

Jan 23, 2017

We welcome Cherryville's own Unspoken Tradition for a live session of traditional, contemporary, and just plain good bluegrass. Audie McGinnis (guitar/vocals), Lee Shuford (bass/vocals), Zane McGinnis (banjo), Ty Gilpin (manolin/vocals), Tim Gardner (fiddle/vocals).