Hold on to your hat folks, we are currently getting dates set for a show in Sewanee and another at Roan Mountain for summer 2016….
We and several RCS regulars will be at the Little Owl Festival May 14, 2016 put it on your calendar now and check back in a couple of weeks for the lineup.
The Hunter Museum – January 28th, 6:00 – 7:00
We will be making our annual trip to The Hunter Museum of Art to put our special twist on the stories behind the N.C. Landscapes of Dangerfield.
Michael Gray – Will be telling tales inspired by The Promised Land series set in The Pisgah National Forest.
Matt Downer performs traditional old time music on fiddle, banjo and guitar. Growing up on Sand Mountain, AL, he learned to play music from his grandfather and the elder musicians of the area. A veteran performer, he has played at various venues and festivals including – Tivoli, Nightfall, Riverbend and the International Stringband Festival, performing with legendary artists such as – Carolina Chocolate Drops, Pokey Lafarge, Jack Rose, Michael Hurley and Norman Blake.
His most recent album was recorded without electricity, directly to wax cylinders, on a 1906 Edison Gramophone at the MTSU Center For Popular Music.
At Roan Mountain State Park – TN
Join Shawna Cyphers, Whitney Turner, Robert Cyphers, and Michael Gray for an evening of music and stories on the porch, Friday June 5th. Check with the office at Roan Mountain State Park for details.
At The Hunter Museum of American Art
Join Michael Gray of River City Sessions and guest performers Robert Cyphers, Paul Daniel and Charles Gaston in this musical tribute to our dramatic landscape paintings by William Frerichs. As we sit in the gallery and learn more about the paintings, we’ll experience them through story and sound with talented performers.
At Ketner’s Mill Country Arts Fair (Each October)
Ketner’s is the premier Country Arts Fair in East Tennessee, and is home to some of the best in arts and crafts – ranging from sculpture and paintings, to pottery and hand-woven baskets to metal art and jewelry, plus woodworking, furniture, folk art, and more. Each year more than 100 artisans share their creativity and talents with us through their products and demonstrations, while there are more than 20 food vendors (texas taters and funnel cakes are just a few of the favorites), plus two days packed full of entertainment for the whole family.
At the Little Owl Music & Arts Festival (May 2015)
Little Owl Music & Arts Festival is an annual event at beautiful & historic Audubon Acres that is fun for the whole family. This outdoor event will include local Musicians, Spoken Word Performers (story-tellers), Art Exhibitors, Craft Vendors & Demonstrators, Food, Children’s Activities, a Student Poster Contest and much, much more. Proceeds benefit the Chattanooga Audubon Society and its preservation and education programs! Enjoy an unforgettable day of music and the arts in Chattanooga’s Oldest Wildlife Sanctuary.