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Folkmoot USA Presents Inaugural Music Showcase March 19

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Whitewater Bluegrass CompanyWaynesville, NC -- Celebrate spring on March, 19, 2016, with the first annual Folkmoot Music Showcase and Spring BBQ, 5pm to 10pm at the Historic Hazelwood School at 112 Virginia Avenue in Waynesville. It'll be Folkmoot Bluegrass & BBQ bonanza when some of the region's top musical stars combine with some of the region's best eats for an early spring celebration in the mountains! The evening of music, food and family fun will take place at the Folkmoot Friendship Center and will feature Grammy-nominated, award-winning Darren Nicholson and his band, the ever-popular Whitewater Bluegrass Company and young fiddle sensation Lillian Chase.

Musical performances begin at 7pm and will include the Darren Nicholson Band (of Balsam Range fame), Whitewater Bluegrass Band, youth Fiddler, Lillian Chase and Marshall brothers, The Garnet Ridge Ramblers. A barbeque dinner will be served by the Haywood Smokehouse with pulled pork, baked beans, coleslaw, and rolls and fresh beer will be provided by Bear Water Brewery.

Tickets for this event cost $20 advance and are available at or by calling 828-452-2997. Tickets are $30 at the door. Tickets include the barbeque dinner and music. Attendees will be encouraged to share in a half and half drawing and a silent auction of springtime items to support year-round programming administered by Folkmoot.

Folkmoot thanks the Community Foundation of Western North Carolina for supporting Folkmoot’s year-round programming initiatives. The Folkmoot Friendship Center is located in the Hazelwood neighborhood at 112 Virginia Avenue in Waynesville, NC.

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