Mar
24
6:00pm 6:00pm

The Snyder Family Band

Join us Friday, March 24 at the Talia Bassment Club for an evening of great entertainment with the Snyder Family Band. Doors will open at 6:30 with the music beginning at 7:30. There will be a special dinner prepared upstairs by Talia Espresso from 6:00 - 7:30. Please contact Talia Espresso at 336-838-0111 for dinner reservations.

The Snyder Family Band from Lexington, NC, performs a blend of family friendly music that appeals to all ages and audiences. What the listener will find exciting about a Snyder Family Band show is how these young musicians take from multiple genres and create a unique sound that includes not only bluegrass, but also southern rock, blues, Texas swing, and newgrass.

Beginning in classical violin lessons at age three, Samantha, now sixteen, is an award-winning fiddler as well as a top-notch singer and songwriter. She was selected as fiddler and lead vocalist for the 2013 Youth All-Star Bluegrass Band that performed at the 2013 IBMA World of Bluegrass Awards Show held in Raleigh, NC. Her songwriting and creativity are a big part of the Snyder Family Band sound. She occasionally plays guitar and mandolin during a performance as well. Whether fiddling or singing, Samantha creates a warm and energetic feel on stage that demonstrates her true enjoyment for the music.

Zeb, now nineteen, also began music lessons early in life with classical guitar training at age seven. After amassing multiple guitar championships as a youth he turned his focus to performing, recording and writing. Zeb plays mostly with a flat pick but also incorporates various guitar picking techniques such as finger style, thumb picking and slide. He is also an accomplished mandolin player. Grammy Award Winning Adam Steffey asked Zeb to play guitar on his solo project “New Primitive.” Zeb also received nominations for the IBMA Momentum Awards for Instrumentalist in 2013 and 2014.

Supporting these gifted young musicians, their dad, Bud, holds down a rock solid upright bass rhythm. His ability to adapt to the multiple genres that influence the band is a key ingredient of the trio’s signature sound.

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Feb
3
7:00pm 7:00pm

The Contenders

Heart of Folk is excited to welcome The Contenders back to the Talia Bassment Club, North Wilkesboro, NC on Friday February 3. The show will begin at 7:30 with doors opening at 6:30. Talia Espresso will also be offering a special cooked dinner before the show. Please contact them at 336-838-0111 for reservations.

The legend Levon Helm said that if you give it good concentration, good energy, good heart, and good performance, the song will play you. If that’s true, then Jay Nash and Josh Day are well and truly played by the set of songs in their debut EP, “Meet The Contenders.” The collection breathes with musicality and grit in the tradition of heroes—The Band, Tom Petty, The Dead, Dylan. Thrumming and heady, with a steady heartbeat and a hint of honky-tonk, this EP speaks of wanderers and highways, lovers and losers, good times and missed chances,swimming pools and movie stars, all with a ferocity born of hard work and honed skill. Nash and Day have been players and poets for the better part of two decades; they have been making music, telling tales, drinking whiskey,and having fun touring together as since 2012.
Jay Nash’s music is like the river that raised him—strong and deep, with a little bit of lullaby and a big damn current. Twenty years ago, he played loud in bars along the Saint Lawrence River, in the reaches of New York so far-flung they’re almost Canadian. For the last decade, he’s journeyed the US and Europe solo, selling over 60,000 records without ever putting ink on a conventional record deal. Now in the green mountains, the quiet cold of winter rarefies wit and musicianship into the kind of Americana that knows where it comes from.
Hailing from the sweet, sticky hill country of North Carolina, Josh Day brings a percussive virtuosity that shapes the music and supports the vocals. With shining creativity and fine-boned craftsmanship, Day has that special something that resonates with audiences and always feels like a party. Be it playing bluegrass with the Kruger Brothers, touring with Sara Bareilles, or drumming for Jennifer Nettles, Day keeps it busy and honest, just what one would expect from a man who plays with so much heart.

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Nov
12
5:00pm 5:00pm

Chocolate Church

Chocolate Church is a fellowship freedom gathering for creativity, friendship, and reaching out with love sweet love. We eat together from 5-6pm so bring food to eat and share, or just come as you are at 6pm. Hosted by Kamran and Suzy Yaraei.

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Oct
8
5:00pm 5:00pm

Chocolate Church

Chocolate Church is a fellowship freedom gathering for creativity, friendship, and reaching out with love sweet love. We eat together from 5-6pm so bring food to eat and share, or just come as you are at 6pm. Hosted by Kamran and Suzy Yaraei.

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Sep
9
6:00pm 6:00pm

Hues and Brews

Live Jazz with Daniel Brooks & Christian Call

Joining us SkullCamp Brewery from Elkin, NC.

Daniel Brooks composer and Saxophone player along with Christian Call a composure and guitarist, Both recent graduates of UNCSA’s School of Music, and local musicians from Mt. Airy and North Wilkesboro respectively, Christian Cail and Daniel Brooks have been traversing the worlds of jazz and beyond. After collaborating on numerous projects together, Cail and Brooks are exploring the potential of duo work on guitar and saxophone. Interested and influenced by many genres and styles, their music always promises to be engaging, fresh, and honest.

 

 

 

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Jun
18
5:00pm 5:00pm

Chocolate Church

Chocolate Church is a fellowship freedom gathering for creativity, friendship, and reaching out with love sweet love. We eat together from 5-6pm so bring food to eat and share, or just come as you are at 6pm. Hosted by Kamran and Suzy Yaraei.

 

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