Banjo Earth
May
24
7:00 PM19:00

Banjo Earth

Sounds and Grounds presents:
Ticketed event. Music starts at 7:30 PM.

Made in the Appalachian Mountains, and crafted around the world, The Banjo Earth Band's music pulls from influences ranging from Bill Monroe to Ravi Shankar. Based around Andy Eversole’s world music project, Banjo Earth, where he travels the planet connecting with other cultures through the power of music, the band’s overall feel has one of a global awakening, yet with that unmistakable banjo twang that can only be found here in the south

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Xaris Waltman
Jun
21
7:00 PM19:00

Xaris Waltman

Sounds and Grounds presents

Ticketed event. Music starts at 7:00 PM. The pours will be provided by our friends over at Granite Falls Brewing Company. Follow our event and Facebook pages for updates!

Xaris Waltman (Xaris Waltman Music) picked up a guitar for the first time; at the young age of eight. Her poems and short stories she was writing at that point then turned into songs, not long after learning those few chords. Waltman has been referred to as an old soul because her love for folk music and keeping traditional ballads alive, began in only junior high. The romance began with a "Peter, Paul, and Mary" album. Not long afterwards Xaris began looking up to many folk groups from the folk-revolution in NYC during the 1960s, as well as traditional American folk ballads of the 19th century.

Touring, Xaris mostly performs solo. Just a young girl and her guitar playing a mix of old folk songs and original tunes. People have compared her voice to the likes of Allison Krauss, EmmyLou Harris, Abigail Washburn, and Joni Mitchell. Adam Levine compared Xaris to Dolly Parton during her time on NBC's "The Voice" Season 13 in 2017. Since "The Voice" Xaris has spent time traveling and touring the country solo; playing festivals and small venues, clubs and radio stations, listening rooms and house shows. Traveling and creating music is Xaris's biggest dream next to keeping American folk traditions alive. She hopes to share love through music with everyone she meets. She is currently recording an album with Big Tone Records out of Bristol, Virginia that is set to be released in the summer of 2019.

http://www.xariswaltman.com
https://www.facebook.com/xariswaltmanmusic/
https://www.instagram.com/xariswaltman/
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCSAUOE-6Vzffe9URtbueuFw

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Djangovers
Jul
19
7:00 PM19:00

Djangovers

Music starts at 7:00 PM. This will be a ticketed event. Come swing with us.

The Djangovers perform an eclectic blend of original music, String Swing, Americana flavors, Blues, Bossas, Tangos and much more.

The award-winning group presents an eclectic blend of original music, String Swing, Americana flavors, Blues, Bossas, Tangos and other modern styles. Masters of many genres, Kogut, Butler, and Steadman pour out searing solos and a uniquely powerful rhythmic foundation. The Djangovers have performed at such events and venues as the Boone In Blossom Music Festival, the Turchin Center at Appalachian State University, Mitchell Community College, Caldwell Community College, The 18th Annual Caldwell Traditional Musicians Showcase, The Hues and Brews Festival, and the 30th Annual Sculpture Festival in Lenoir, NC.

http://thedjangovers.com
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-js2BOIk8o_qaXOx5dRptA

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Reed Turchi
Aug
17
7:00 PM19:00

Reed Turchi

Sounds and Grounds presents on the Talia Espresso Main Street Stage. $5 at the door. Doors open at 7 PM. Show begins at 7:30 PM. Incendiary Brewery from Wilson-Salem will be joining us.

"Kudzu boogie is the shorthand the western North Carolina band Turchi uses to describe its bristling fusion of hard Mississippi Hill Country blues, southern rock, southern fried boogie and pungent Memphis soul...Reed Turchi is a fiery guitarist who especially likes to lace the tunes with slithering slide and a raspy vocalist who doesn't so much sing as use his growly drawl to pepper the tunes with hellfire tales of loneliness, obsession and retribution." - Minneapolis City Pages

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Andrew X w/Maggie Aldridge
Sep
7
7:30 PM19:30

Andrew X w/Maggie Aldridge

This will be a ticketed event.

Andrew X

Andrew X is singer/songwriter based out of North Wilkesboro, NC. He was the lead vocalist, rhythm guitar player, and chief songwriter for the bands hot vegas and The Air Station.

His music has been used on many nationally televised shows such as MTV’s The Real World, The E! Channel’s Keeping Up With The Kardashians, and The E! Channel’s Dash Girls. His songs have received play from several major North Carolina based FM radio stations.

In his spare time Andrew X enjoys art, hunting, writing for online boxing journalism sites such as Fight Hype, spending time with friends and family, and supporting the community in which he lives in.

https://www.peaceregime.com/andrewx
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Maggie Aldridge

While singer/songwriter Maggie Aldridge accompanies herself primarily on piano, guitar, and ukulele, it is her soulful voice and colorful lyrics that soothe hearts. Reminiscent of coffee house singer/songwriters, her original songs are narratives of the every day joys and heartaches of the human journey.

Born outside of Dallas Texas, Maggie moved to the Tennessee mountains as a young girl. The singer songwriters of the early seventies as well as modern day poet songwriters have a strong influence in her cover arrangements and original songs. Growing up with influences ranging from Carole King to Nirvana, she pulls musical inspiration from different genres. She plays solo and sometimes has guests/bands share her music.

https://www.facebook.com/MaggiesMusic/
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCNNpjavPQcNrgTjhMRTdXeg
https://www.reverbnation.com/maggiealdridge

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Jason Jett
Apr
13
7:00 AM07:00

Jason Jett

Sounds and Grounds presents on the Talia Espresso Main Street Stage. $5 cover. Doors open at 7 PM. Show begins at 7:30 PM. Incendiary Brewery from Winston-Salem will be joining us.

Born in Keflavic, Iceland and raised in Charlotte, North Carolina, Jason Jet has developed a style like no other. Blessed with a brilliant tenor voice, astounding production prowess and gripping lyricism, this sensuous singer/songwriter has an almost trancelike effect on anyone who listens.

JetPlane has already won numerous awards, including a New York Urban Music Explosion award as well as Best R&B New Artist at the Carolina Music Awards. Considered by many industry insiders to be the next to watch, Jason JetPlane is flying high with his upcoming sophomore release. "The Great Escape".

Jason has opened up for Anthony Hamilton, Dwele, Eric Roberson, Sunshine Anderson, Dj 9th Wonder and more. He is well on his way. Stay tuned for more performances and "The Great Escape".

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Charles Walker
Mar
9
7:00 PM19:00

Charles Walker

Sounds and Grounds presents $5 cover at the door. Doors open at 7 PM. Show starts at 7:30 PM.

Boone, NC-based artist Charles Walker blends alt-country and folk influences (Jason Isbell, Songs:Ohia) with indie/emo influences (Julien Baker, Phoebe Bridgers) to create a blend of dark and honest southern songwriting.

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Evan Button
Feb
22
7:00 PM19:00

Evan Button

Sounds and Grounds presents on the Talia Espresso Main Street Stage. $5 cover. Doors open at 7 PM. Music starts at 7:30.

Thoughtful lyrics stand firmly at the forefront of Evan Button’s music. Button’s (Guitar/Vox) powerful yet welcoming voice intertwines with the rhythms of Sean Gorham (Bass) and Danny Knight (Drums) to weave the sounds of reggae, soul, and folk. Blending inspiration from reggae classics such as Marley and Steel Pulse, and modern groups like Nahko & Medicine For The People, Trevor Hall, and Sublime the band creates a sound that is unique, yet home-like with a comforting aura.

Nestled in the Appalachian Mountains of Boone NC, the trio formed in late 2016. Since then, they have consistently headlined venues across the southeast such as The Salvage Station and Shaka’s Live. Additionally they have shared the stage with acts such as Dangermuffin and Satsang, among other regional acts. Show after show, the group leaves listeners encapsulated with the feeling of empowerment and the need to dance.

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"The Genuine"
Jan
18
7:00 PM19:00

"The Genuine"

On the Talia Espresso Main Street Stage. Based out of Winston-Salem, NC, The Genuine is an Indie/Americana trio, blending harmony heavy vocals & punchy melodies supported by creative rhythmic foundation.

Tickets are $5 at the door. Thirsty Souls Community Brewing will be on site to provide for all your craft beer and wine needs.

Talia Espresso, one of Wilkes County's original music venues, is bringing new sounds to the area along with new artisanal and individual handcrafted pizzas. Come check out the first show of the year and broaden your musical horizons!

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Nov
9
to Nov 10

BURN 24/7

The burn 24/7 movement in North Wilkesboro NC. This is a local branch of the global burn 24/7 movement, held at the Talia Bassment Club. Our mission is to begin to unify the community of believers in Wilkes county through direct and intentional prayer and worship of our Lord Jesus Christ. For more information about the burn 24/7 movement as a whole follow the link below 
https://www.burn24-7.com/about#.W66QsBYpCaM

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Oct
27
9:00 AM09:00

Carry Conceal Course w/Polaris Defense

8 hour course. Two hour minuimum block of instruction covering legal issues, and the laws governing the use of deadly force. Includes range qualification. Handgun, Minimum 30 rounds of ammunition ,plus eye and ear protection required. Targets will be provided. Class fee is $70 per student. 10% VETERAN/Military/LEO discount available with valid ID. Couple /buddy rate-2 people for $120.00**Handgun and ammo can be provided at an additional fee.**Reserve your seat via PayPal using rcary80@gmail.com. After registering, please email your full name, phone number, and email address to croberts.polarisdefense@gmail.com for class updates.  
*class size limited to 20 people*

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BURN 24/7 Worship Night
Oct
12
to Oct 13

BURN 24/7 Worship Night

Every 2nd Friday of every month we join in One Accord in Worship/Intercession. Join us for the entire time or perhaps a few hours. Please contact me if you are interested in doing a set for 1 hour or more. Our September Burn was 6 total hours of non-stop worship, lets continue this vertical move in Honoring God in our community.

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Oct
11
to Oct 13

ICISF/ GRIN Training has been postponed until Spring 2019

 

C.R.I.S.I.S.

CRITICAL RESPONSE IN STRESS INCIDENT SITUATIONS

The “GRIN” Individual Crisis Intervention and Peer Support & Group Crisis Intervention

This 3-day course combines ALL of the content of ICISF’s Individual Crisis Intervention and Peer Support & Group Crisis Intervention courses. Description of each course is below.

Individual Crisis Intervention and Peer Support

Crisis Intervention is NOT psychotherapy; rather, it is a specialized acute emergency mental health intervention which requires specialized training. As physical first aid is to surgery, crisis intervention is to psychotherapy. Thus, crisis intervention is sometimes called “emotional first aid”. This program is designed for teach participants the fundamentals of, and a specific protocol for, individual crisis intervention.
Program Highlights
 Psychological crisis and psychological crisis
intervention
 Resistance, resiliency, recovery continuum
 Critical incident stress management
 Evidence-based practice
 Basic crisis communication techniques

Group Crisis Intervention

Designed to present the core elements of a comprehensive, systematic and multi-component crisis intervention curriculum, the Group Crisis Intervention course will prepare participants to understand a wide range of crisis intervention services. Fundamentals of Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM) will be outlined and participants will leave with the knowledge and tools to provide several group crisis interventions, specifically demobilizations, defusings and the Critical Incident Stress Debriefing (CISD). The need for appropriate follow-up services and referrals when necessary will also be discussed.
Program Highlights

 Common psychological and behavioral crisis reactions
 Putative and empirically-derived mechanisms  SAFER-Revised model

 Suicide intervention

 Relevant research findings
 Reducing risks
 Large group crisis interventions
 Relevant recommendations for practice  Incident assessment
 Strategic intervention planning

DATE: October 11-13, 2018 TIME: 8am - 5pm daily (must attend all hours)

Location: Talia Bassment Club 809 Main St. North Wilesboro, NC 28659 COST: $195.00 for both Group and Assisting Individuals Certifications 3 day class

Local Contact: Chaplain Kathy Kozak, Phone: 336-391-6195 Email: chaplainkathy@hotmail.com

REGISTRATION ONLINE: www.crisisresponsesolutions.com

You will be responsible for your own lodging, meals and transportation

This course is designed for anyone in the fields of Business & Industry, Crisis Intervention, Disaster Response, Education, Emergency Services, First Responders, Employee Assistance, Healthcare, Homeland Security, Mental Health, Military, Spiritual Care, and Traumatic Stress.

Security, Mental Health, Military, Spiritual Care, and Traumatic Stress

group training is for Chaplains, Teachers, Hospital Staff, Emergency Service Workers, Police and any other profession that has a heart to serve.  The CISM/Crisis Individual and Group Crisis Intervention course will be 3 days from 8-5pm. the cost $200.00

Lodging has been secured at  Holiday Inn, Wilkesboro . This includes free WI-FI and full breakfast .Thursday  double or king room $120.00, Friday double or king room $140.00

This is reserved under the group heading "GRIN".  336-838-1800.

 

 

 

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Sep
15
8:30 AM08:30

Carry Conceal Course

8 hour course. Two hour minuimum block of instruction covering legal issues, and the laws governing the use of deadly force. Includes range qualification. Handgun, Minimum 30 rounds of ammunition ,plus eye and ear protection required. Targets will be provided. Class fee is $70 per student. 10% VETERAN/Military/LEO discount available with valid ID. Couple /buddy rate-2 people for $120.00**Handgun and ammo can be provided at an additional fee.**Reserve your seat via PayPal using rcary80@gmail.com. After registering, please email your full name, phone number, and email address to croberts.polarisdefense@gmail.com for class updates.

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May
11
7:00 PM19:00

24/7 Burn

The meeting is for the community at large. It is a mini-Burn informational meeting. It's purpose is to model the Burn, cast vision and see if there is interest in the community to start a Wilkes based Burn. We will model the Burn with two different crews from Hickory and Winston, and have an explanation of the Burn and a question/answer session. Probably 7-9 or 9:30 approximately.

The Mission

The mission is to plant a sustainable furnace of 24-7-365 worship, prayer and supernatural explosive outreach, releasing a sound of indigenous, vertical, creative worship in every community, people group, city and nation in the world.

 

What's a typical Burn event like:

Non-stop live worship: Teams of worshippers, musicians, artists and intercessors fill two-hour blocks to worship, pray and create.

Vertical Worship: The purpose of the Burn is to minister to the Lord and create an atmosphere for encounter. Typically, the worship leader doesn’t engage those in attendance as a normal corporate setting. You will often experience worshippers journaling, studying, praying, painting as well as singing along with the worship teams.

Spontaneous/Prophetic: Much of the worship will be creative, spontaneous and prophetic songs and melodies (Psalm 96).

The Arts and Creativity: Our desire is to create and atmosphere where high levels of creativity can come forth. You will often see painters, dancers, and writers creating during the Burn. We often set up art stations for people to express their worship through creative mediums.

 

 

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Apr
27
8:00 AM08:00

Merlefest

Join the Talia Espresso Barista team as we set up at Merlefest 2018 inside the Alumni Hall at Wilkes Community College.  Enjoy your favorite Lattes, Smoothies, Cold Blended Coffees, Looseleaf Teas, Pastries, Gluten Free options, & our famous Chicken Salad Croissants to-go.

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Jan
19
7:00 PM19:00

The Contenders

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. they are touring now in support of their debut full length album - "Laughing with the Reckless".

 

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 The Contenders since 2012.

Joining us will be Angry Troll Brewery and Elkin Creek Vineyard.

Tickets available at HeartofFolk.org

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Sep
22
to Sep 23

Carolina in the Fall

Heart of Folk and the Kruger Brothers presents a weekend of Bluegrass in the Foothills of Blue Ridge in downtown Wilkesboro.  Tickets available at CITF.org

Join Talia Espresso Latte Crew serving up lattes, espresso, fuso's, smoothies, hot cider, hot chocolate and more.

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