The Carter Family Fold, (usually called the Carter Fold or just the Fold) one of the most important heritage tourist sites in Southwest Virginia and one of the stops on The Crooked Road, Virginia’s Music Heritage Trail, is celebrating its 50th an
The Carter Family is the “First Family of Country Music.” A.P. Carter, his wife Sara, and her cousin Maybelle Carter came to Bristol, Tennessee, in August 1927 and made some of the earliest recordings of traditional music in America.
When veteran actor Eugene Wolf was first approached by Barter Theatre in 2002 to portray the iconic A.P. Carter in “Keep On the Sunny Side,” a play by Douglas Pote about the Original Carter Family and their music, he was apprehensive.
Hayden Spangler was born into a musical family who influenced his musical journey.
Getting the word out takes on a special significance when one talks about the method in which the visual word is produced.
Bristol Public Library brings An Evening with Andrew Finn Magill: Connections between Irish, Scottish, and Appalachian Fiddling to its J. Henry Kegley Meeting Room. The event is March 12 at 6 p.m.
Theatre Bristol and River’s Way join to present “Aesop’s Foibles” March 16 at 10:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. and March 17 at 2:30 p.m. at the ARTspace, Bristol, Tennessee.
Theatre Bristol announces its 2024 children’s summer camp The StART of Adventure, running July 15-19, at 512 State Street, Bristol, Tennessee.
Theatre Bristol announces auditions for Disney’s “The Little Mermaid” March 1-3, at 512 State Street, Bristol, Tennessee.
The annual Sunday with Friends literary series at the Washington County Public Library, Abingdon, Virginia, continues in March with two writers who are writing about plants and foods in history. The events are at 3 p.m. in the Community Room of the lib
Enjoy diverse and splendid art displays from Tusculum University students, alumni and community members at multiple shows throughout the spring semester in the Clem Allison Art Gallery on campus.
When the town of Abingdon, Virginia, allowed actor and director Robert Porterfield to use the Opera House for his theater in 1933, Porterfield knew he had the opportunity to change the way theater was seen and performed.
The 2024 Gathering in the Gap Music Festival announces its Annual Songwriting Contest.
The “Gathering in the Gap” Music Festival offers an opportunity for area musicians to test their skills in a variety of musical competitions.