This years event honors master musician, former Bluegrass Boy, NC Heritage Award recipient and Grammy Award winner, Bobby Hicks. Other performers rounding out the concert include NC Heritage Award winner, Arvil Freeman and his protégé, Bryan McDowell. Roger Howell, famous for his memory collection of over 500 fiddle tunes will perform, as will The Junior Appalachian Musicians of the Madison County Arts Council. For the first time, The Sons of Ralph will perform without Ralph. The concert will be held at the Broyhill Chapel on the campus of Mars Hill University.
Bobby Hicks is a name synonymous with bluegrass fiddling. Over his sixty plus year career, Hicks worked with Jim Eanes, Bill Monroe, country singer, Judy Lynn and for over 20 years with Ricky Skaggs. Bobby has played on a number of signature fiddle recordings including Monroe’s Wheel Hoss and Skaggs’ Highway 40 Blues.
(Bobby Hicks photo by Pat Franklin)
Mars Hill University
Mars Hill, NC
$20.00 advance $25.00 Day of Show.
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