Tag Archive: music

Mar 20 2013

The Crooked Road Promotes Harmony Not Discord

On an icy day in January 2003, a small group of volunteers from throughout Southwest Virginia sat around a pot-bellied stove at the Carter Family Fold and planned The Crooked Road. Lunch was prepared and a fervent blessing said by Jeanette Carter. The Crooked Road has always been, and continues to be, about the traditional …

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Mar 20 2013

The Crooked Road Promotes Harmony Not Discord

On an icy day in January 2003, a small group of volunteers from throughout Southwest Virginia sat around a pot-bellied stove at the Carter Family Fold and planned The Crooked Road. Lunch was prepared and a fervent blessing said by Jeanette Carter. The Crooked Road has always been, and continues to be, about the traditional …

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Feb 20 2013

Hicks’ Friday Night Jams Receives Scott County Tourism Award

Allen Hicks Friday Night Jams recently received the Scott County Tourism Customer Service Appreciation Award. “Allen was recognized for his continued efforts to keep old-time traditional music alive by creating a new venue where pickers can gather every Friday night,” said Pam Cox, director of tourism, Scott County.  “This new venue additionally brings visitors to …

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