Sheila Kay Adams and Marc Pruett to Receive the North Carolina Heritage Award //

Governor Pat McCrory announced today that eight North Carolina artists will receive the North Carolina Heritage Award for their outstanding contributions to our state’s cultural heritage. Among them are two musicians from the North Carolina mountains: Sheila Kay Adams, a seventh-generation ballad singer, storyteller, and musician (Sodom Laurel, Madison County) and Marc Pruett, renowned banjo player, songwriter and part of the renowned bluegrass band, Balsam Range (Canton, Haywood County).

Congratulations to Sheila and Marc!

Read the full announcement here.