The Glorifying Vines Sisters Get Passports!

inTheir Adventureson June 1, 2017

Last week I had the honor of accompanying the Glorifying Vines Sisters on their errand to the Rocky Mount post office in order to get their passports for their upcoming tour in Europe. We would like to thank our Programs Director Aaron Greenhood for his work helping the Vines gather all of the necessary paperwork […]

Somewhere Between Truth & Sanity by Dave McGrew Dave McGrew has lived a thousand lives and then some. Since the age of 6 he has been picking fruit in the Great Northwest, rambling from town to town doing piece work, and playing his guitar under the stars. While Dave has lived a thousand lives some […]

Diggin’: Big Ron Hunter – Going For Myself

inTheir Musicon May 25, 2017

The Great Unknown by Big Ron Hunter Big Ron Hunter’s opening track “Going For Myself” on The Great Unknown exudes joy and confidence in the wake of finding himself on his own after his mother and father’s departure. The guitar lopes across syncopated rhythms punctuated by a bouncing bass. All the while, Big Ron’s smooth […]

­­­ Dave McGrew, b. 1959 in Cordelain, Idaho, set out to work picking fruit at the age of 6. He has been working harvests ever since. I know Dave through my brother, Paul Duffy. Paul and Dave are best friends and together spent 20 years fruit picking career in the Great Northwest. I first met […]

By: JUSTIN EPLEY May 22, 2017 On Thursday, one of Morganton’s most legendary musicians will receive a tribute years in the making. A statue of the late Etta Baker, who gained fame later in life as a Piedmont Blues guitarist, will be unveiled at CoMMA on Thursday at 5:30 p.m. Tickets to the event can […]


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