14th Appalachian Festival at Shepherd
Don't miss the 14th annual Appalachian Heritage Festival on Friday, October 2 and Saturday, October 3. The concerts begin at 8 p.m. in the Frank Center Theater. Friday night's program will feature by blues artist Jeffrey Scott and Jefferson County native Lars Prillaman's old-time string band The Young Napoleons. Friday will also feature the 2009 Appalachian Heritage Writer-in-Residence Silas House and winner of Shepherd University's West Virginia Fiction Award. Saturday's concert will feature a performance by legendary folksinger and songwriter Jean Ritchie, and Juanita Fireball and the Continental Drifters whose string band performance recreates 1920s live radio. Both concerts will be hosted by award-winning songwriter, musician, and editor of West Virginia's "Goldenseal" magazine, John Lilly. Tickets are available at the Shepherd Bookstore, by calling 304-876-5219 or visiting online at ****shepherdbook****. For more information visit ****shepherd.edu/passweb/festival.htm
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