DAVID MALLETT - a Maine songwriter of Folk / Americana / Country whose music has traveled around the world in a career that spans four decades with his songs recorded by more than 150 artists, including John Denver, Arlo Guthrie, Pete Seeger, Alison Krauss, Emmylou Harris, Kathy Mattea, and Peter, Paul & Mary. Mallett spent a decade in Nashville writing songs and co-writing with country music songwriter Hal Ketchum. David recorded his 17th studio album in 2016. “The Garden Song” has been recorded hundreds of times in many languages around the world (John Denver took it to the top ten) and it even inspired a children’s book, “Inch by Inch” (see Amazon).
~ "He harks back to the earnest ambitions and heartfelt melodies of Willie Nelson and Johnny Cash, singing with the conviction that folk can still be heroic." – The New York Times
~ "Like Maine lobsters, smooth Kentucky bourbon and 57 Thunderbirds, Mallett proved himself to be a true American treasure." – Richmond, VA Times Dispatch.
THE SEAY BROTHERS - Alleghany County 4-piece band playing acoustic country and southern rock. The music is skillfully written and performed, personal and thoughtful lyrically, with Indie overtones and Americana flavors. The band includes Tanner Seay on lead vocals & rhythm guitar; and players on lead guitar, bass, drums & percussion.
DOORS OPEN 6:00pm. Music - 6:30pm.
GENERAL ADMISSION: $20 / Advance (until 8AM day of show), $25 / Door.
VENUE: The Mill - behind Clifton Forge School of the Arts.
CASH BAR: BEER & WINE (age 21+).
FOOD CAFE: Bar-B-Q, sides, desserts, drinks
PROCEEDS: Benefit the CLIFTON FORGE SCHOOL OF THE ARTS, a 501(c)(3) organization supported in part by private donors, individual gifts and grants.
Show is underwritten by Sams & Company, Commercial Construction, Covington, VA. 540-962-4035
PLACES TO STAY: http://www.visitalleghanyhighlands.com/stay
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QUESTIONS: Call 540-862-7275