The Jackson County library is hosting a musical concert featuring Marshall Ballew on Tuesday, Feb. 19, at 7 p.m. in the Community Room. This program is free of charge.
Marshall Ballew is a singer/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist whose repertoire spans over a century of traditional music in an array of styles, from blues and ragtime to folk, old-time, and bluegrass. He performs on a variety of stringed instruments, including guitar, banjo, fiddle, dobro, hawaiian guitar, and tiple. He has performed with such folks as David Lindley, Jorma Kaukonen, Doc Watson, Dave Alvin, and more. His dobro and lap steel work can be heard on recordings by Christine Kane, David Childers, Chris Rosser, The Gospel Playboys, and others.
Ballew has performed at a multitude of festivals, including Piccolo Spoleto in Charleston, S.C., the Lake Eden Arts Festival in Black Mt., N.C., the National Slide Guitar Festival in Brevard, N.C., the Carolina Downhome Blues Festival in Camden, S.C., Greening Up The Mountains in Sylva, N.C., and many more.
For more information, call the JCPL at (828)586-2016.