New Harmonies Schedule of Events

From April 9, 2011 – January 5, 2013, New Harmonies: Celebrating American Roots Music will travel to 12 communities across South Carolina. Each community is planning special programs related to American music to accompany the exhibit. This schedule lists many of these exciting events!

2011
GAFFNEY | CONWAY | GEORGETOWN |  WALHALLA | LAURENS  |  BEAUFORT

2012
CENTRAL | WINNSBORO | YORK | LANDRUM | HARTSVILLE | WALTERBORO

Gaffney, SCGaffney, SC

April 9, 2011 – May 29, 2011
New Harmonies: Celebrating American Roots Music will be on display at the Gaffney Visitors Center & Art Gallery
210 West Frederick Street, Gaffney, SC 29341
Hours of Operation:
Monday-Wednesday: 8:30am-5:00pm
Thursday & Friday: 8:30am-7:00pm
Saturdays 9:00am-4:00pm
Closed on Sundays (except for May 29th, and other approved openings)

Directions to Gaffney Visitor’s Center | Word® Document

Special Events:

April 9 – May 29, 2011
“Folk Instrument Exhibit” by Andy Cox
The exhibit will demonstrate Mr. Cox’s collection of various folk musical instruments, both collected and created.
Gaffney Visitors Center & Art Gallery, 210 West Frederick Street, Gaffney, SC 29341
Free and open to the public
Info: 864-487-6244

Wednesday, April 13, 2011 | 12:00 p.m.
Lunch-N-Learn with Angela Easterling (Americana/Singer-Songwriter)
The musician will lead a performance of Roots Music, while educating audience members on their genre of music, songs specific to that genre, musicians instrumental in that genre’s evolution, etc. Discussion and/or interaction from audience members is welcome.
Sponsored by the City of Gaffney
Gaffney Visitors Center & Art Gallery, 210 West Frederick Street, Gaffney, SC 29341
Free and open to the public
Info: 864-487-6244

Thursday, April 14, 2011 | 7:30 p.m.
“Piano Music by American Composers” as performed by Greyson Clifton
Sponsored by City of Gaffney
Limestone College, Fullerton Auditorium, 1115 College Drive, Gaffney, SC
Free and open to the public
Info: 864-487-6244

Friday, April 15, 2011 | 6:00 – 8:30 p.m.
Shindig at the Gaffney Cabin- The Donald Thompson Band (Blues/R&B/Classic Rock)
This concert is in conjunction with Limestone College’s Alumni Weekend festivities.
Sponsored by City of Gaffney
Michael Gaffney Cabin, 214 North Limestone Street, Historic Downtown Gaffney
Free and open to the public
Info: 864-487-6244

Saturday, April 16, 2011 | 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
“Make Your Own Instrument” Workshop
Attendees make their own musical instruments, using everyday household items.
Sponsored by CAVA (Cherokee Alliance of Visual Artists)
Gaffney Visitors Center & Art Gallery, 210 West Frederick Street, Gaffney, SC 29341
Free and open to the public
Info: 864-487-6244

Tuesday, April 19, 2011 | 7:30 – 9:00 p.m.
“Limestone College Wind Ensemble Spring Concert”
Musical selections for this performance will be selected based on American music and composers.
Sponsored by Limestone College
Limestone College, Fullerton Auditorium, 1115 College Drive, Gaffney, SC
Free and open to the public
Info: 864-487-6244

Wednesday, April 20, 2011 | 12:00 p.m.
Lunch-N-Learn with  Joe Collins (Mountain Dulcimer)
The musician will lead a performance of Roots Music, while educating audience members on their genre of music, songs specific to that genre, musicians instrumental in that genre’s evolution, etc. Discussion and/or interaction from audience members is welcome.
Sponsored by the City of Gaffney
Gaffney Visitors Center & Art Gallery, 210 West Frederick Street, Gaffney, SC 29341
Free and open to the public
Info: 864-487-6244

Thursday, April 21, 2011 | 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.
“Harmonica Workshop” with Freddie Vanderford
Attendees will learn about the harmonica, a traditional, musical instrument used in various genres of Roots Music.
Sponsored by the City of Gaffney
Gaffney Visitors Center & Art Gallery, 210 West Frederick Street, Gaffney, SC 29341
Free and open to the public
Info: 864-487-6244

Wednesday, April 27, 2011 | 12:00 p.m.
Lunch-N-Learn with Joe Collins (Mountain Dulcimer)
The musician will lead a performance of Roots Music, while educating audience members on their genre of music, songs specific to that genre, musicians instrumental in that genre’s evolution, etc. Discussion and/or interaction from audience members is welcome.
Sponsored by the City of Gaffney
Gaffney Visitors Center & Art Gallery, 210 West Frederick Street, Gaffney, SC 29341
Free and open to the public
Info: 864-487-6244

Thursday, April 28, 2011 | 7:30 – 8:30 p.m.
“Cherokee County Choral Combinations Concert”
This collaborative effort will feature musicians from three schools, performing American music and music by American composers. The repertoire will include a variety of styles of music
Sponsored by Choral Departments of Gaffney High School, Blacksburg High School, and Limestone College
Capri Theater, 302 North Limestone Street, Gaffney, SC 29340
Free and open to the public
Info: 864-487-6244

Friday, April 29, 2011 | 6:30 – 9:00 p.m.
Shindig at the Gaffney Cabin – Back Porch Bluegrass (Bluegrass)
Sponsored by City of Gaffney
Michael Gaffney Cabin, 214 North Limestone Street, Historic Downtown Gaffney
Free and open to the public
Info: 864-487-6244

Saturday, April 30, 2011 | 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
“Make Your Own Instrument” Workshop
Attendees make their own musical instruments, using everyday household items.
Sponsored by CAVA (Cherokee Alliance of Visual Artists)
Gaffney Visitors Center & Art Gallery, 210 West Frederick Street, Gaffney, SC 29341
Free and open to the public
Info: 864-487-6244

Saturday, April 30, 2011 | 7:30 – 9:00 p.m.
“Sandlapper Singers”
This program is a choral performance presented in period costume. The repertoire will include a medley of Civil War songs, musical settings of Walt Whitman poetry set by American composer, Jeffrey Van, featuring guitarist Marina Alexandra.
Sponsored by CHAPS, Cherokee Historical and Arts Preservation Society
Limestone College, Fullerton Auditorium, 1115 College Drive, Gaffney, SC
Free and open to the public
Info: 864-487-6244

Wednesday, May 4, 2011 | 12:00 p.m.
Lunch-N-Learn with Calvin Edwards (Jazz Guitar)
The musician will lead a performance of Roots Music, while education audience members on their genre of music, songs specific to that genre, musicians instrumental in that genre’s evolution, etc. Discussion and/or interaction from audience members is welcome.
Sponsored by City of Gaffney
Gaffney Visitors Center & Art Gallery, 210 West Frederick Street, Gaffney, SC 29341
Free and open to the public
Info: 864-487-6244

Thursday, May 5, 2011 | 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
“An Evening with Helen Martin and Native American Musical Heritage with Ray Spotted Eagle”
This program will feature a recital-type performance by a local musician, in her 90s, from the Hicks Family Orchestra. Mrs. Martin will discuss the Hicks family history and play a violin. It will be intertwined with musical demonstrations from the Cherokee Nation.
Cherokee County History & Arts Museum (CHAPS) auditorium, 301 College Drive, Gaffney, SC 29340
Free and open to the public
Info: 864-487-6244

Tuesday, May 10, 3011 | 7:30 p.m.
“Civil War Piano Music” by Dr. David Thompson
This program will feature music written during the American Civil War, as well as a telling of the history of the music. The performer will be dressed in period clothing.
Sponsored by the City of Gaffney
Limestone College, Fullerton Auditorium, 1115 College Drive, Gaffney, SC
Free and open to the public
Info: 864-487-6244

Wednesday, May 11, 2011 | 12:00 p.m.
Lunch-N-Learn with Michael Williams (Mbira)
The musician will lead a performance of Roots Music, while educating audience members on their genre of music, songs specific to that genre, musicians instrumental in that genre’s evolution, etc. Discussion and/or interaction from audience members is welcome.
Sponsored by the City of Gaffney
Gaffney Visitors Center & Art Gallery, 210 West Frederick Street, Gaffney, SC 29341
Free and open to the public
Info: 864-487-6244

Thursday, May 12, 2011 | 6:30 – 9:00 p.m.
Pickin’ on the Porch – Twilite Broadcasters (Folk)
Sponsored by City of Gaffney
Michael Gaffney Cabin, 214 North Limestone Street, Historic Downtown Gaffney
Free and open to the public
Info: 864-487-6244

Friday, May 13, 2011 | 6:30 – 9:00 p.m.
Shindig at the Gaffney Cabin – Mike Wolk Jazz Group (Jazz)
Sponsored by City of Gaffney
Michael Gaffney Cabin, 214 North Limestone Street, Historic Downtown Gaffney
Free and open to the public
Info: 864-487-6244

Saturday, May 14, 2011 | 1:00 – 3:30 p.m.
“Native American Flute Workshop” with Mark Beaver
Attendees will learn how to make a basic Native American flute
Sponsored by the City of Gaffney
Gaffney Visitors Center & Art Gallery, 210 West Frederick Street, Gaffney, SC 29341
Free and open to the public
Info: 864-487-6244

Wednesday, May 18, 2011 | 12:00 p.m.
Lunch-N-Learn with  Four Mule Pile Up (Folk)
The musician will lead a performance of Roots Music, while educating audience members on their genre of music, songs specific to that genre, musicians instrumental in that genre’s evolution, etc. Discussion and/or interaction from audience members is welcome.
Sponsored by the City of Gaffney
Gaffney Visitors Center & Art Gallery, 210 West Frederick Street, Gaffney, SC 29341
Free and open to the public
Info: 864-487-6244

Thursday, May 19, 2011 | 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
“Music Sandwiched-In” with Tom Wheeler
This program will be a live, acoustic performance, where the musician will perform songs in the “old Southern tradition.”
Sponsored by the Cherokee County Public Library
Cherokee County Public Library (Main Branch), 300 E. Rutledge Avenue, Gaffney, SC 29340
Free and open to the public
Info: 864-487-6244

Thursday, May 19, 2011 | 6:30 – 9:00 p.m.
Pickin’ on the Porch – Owen Poteat (One-Man Band)
Sponsored by City of Gaffney
Michael Gaffney Cabin, 214 North Limestone Street, Historic Downtown Gaffney
Free and open to the public
Info: 864-487-6244

Friday, May 20, 2011 | 6:30 – 9:00 p.m.
Pickin’ on the Porch – Freddie Vanderford (Blues—Harmonica)
Sponsored by City of Gaffney
Michael Gaffney Cabin, 214 North Limestone Street, Historic Downtown Gaffney
Free and open to the public
Info: 864-487-6244

Saturday, May 21, 2011 | 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
“May Mania, with Homespun Bluegrass”
This event will include a pottery show, Train Day, etc. The event will also feature a performance to create a Roots Music (New Harmonies) theme.
Sponsored by CHAPS, Cherokee Historical and Arts Preservation Society
Cherokee County History & Arts Museum (CHAPS) auditorium, 301 College Drive, Gaffney, SC 29340
Free and open to the public
Info: 864-487-6244

Saturday, May 21, 2011 | 7:30 – 9:00 p.m.
“Peach Blossom Homecoming”
This event is a Gaither Homecoming-style program, featuring Southern Gospel music and sing-a-long.
Sponsored by First Baptist Church of Gaffney
Limestone College, Fullerton Auditorium, 1115 College Drive, Gaffney, SC
Free and open to the public
Info: 864-487-6244

Monday, May 23, 2011 | 3:00 – 6:00 p.m.
“One-String Banjo Making for Kids” with Carol Raedy
Attendees will learn how to make a basic, one-stringed banjo.
Sponsored by the City of Gaffney
Gaffney Visitors Center & Art Gallery, 210 West Frederick Street, Gaffney, SC 29341
Free and open to the public
Info: 864-487-6244

Tuesday, May 24, 2011 | 4:00 – 6:00 p.m.
“Dulcimer Playing Workshop” with Carol Raedy
Attendees will learn history of the Appalachian Mountain dulcimer, as well as how to play some basic songs.
Sponsored by the City of Gaffney
Gaffney Visitors Center & Art Gallery, 210 West Frederick Street, Gaffney, SC 29341
Free and open to the public
Info: 864-487-6244

Wednesday, May 25, 2011 | 12:00 p.m.
Lunch-N-Learn with John Fowler (Roots & Ethnic Music)
The musician will lead a performance of Roots Music, while educating audience members on their genre of music, songs specific to that genre, musicians instrumental in that genre’s evolution, etc. Discussion and/or interaction from audience members is welcome.
Sponsored by the City of Gaffney
Gaffney Visitors Center & Art Gallery, 210 West Frederick Street, Gaffney, SC 29341
Free and open to the public
Info: 864-487-6244

Friday, May 27, 2011 | 6:30 – 9:00 p.m.
Shindig at the Gaffney Cabin – Back Alley Blue (Blues/Southern Rock)
Sponsored by City of Gaffney
Michael Gaffney Cabin, 214 North Limestone Street, Historic Downtown Gaffney
Free and open to the public
Info: 864-487-6244


Conway, SC

The Conway OakJune 4 – July 17, 2011
New Harmonies: Celebrating American Roots Music will be on display at the Horry County Public Library (Conway)
801 Main Street, Conway, SC 29526
Hours of Operation:
Monday-Thursday: 9:00 am – 8:00 pm
Friday & Saturday: 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Sundays: 2:00 – 6:00 pm

Special Events:

June 4 – July 17, 2011
Carolina Country: Live Radio in South Carolina
This exhibit tells the story of early country music on the radio in South Carolina. Text panels, instruments, and original sound recordings take the visitor back in time to a different era of old time music.
Horry County Museum
428 Main Street, Conway, SC 29526
Free and open to the public
Info: 843-915-5320

Saturday, June 11, 2011 | 2:30 p.m.
New Harmonies Grand Opening
Featuring John Fowler and traditional string musicians
Sponsored by the Horry County Museum
Horry County Public Library (Conway)
801 Main Street, Conway, SC 29526
Free and open to the public
Info: 843-915-5320

Saturday, June 18, 2011 | 3:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Traditional Gullah Folk Music Call and Response

Presented by Sharon Cooper-Murray
Sponsored by the Horry County Museum
Learn about traditional Gullah music and the instruments brought from African that helped shape early Southern music.
L.W. Paul Living History Farm
Corner of Harris Short Cut Road and Highway 701 N., Conway, SC
Free and open to the public
Info: 843-915-5320

Saturday, June 25, 2011
All Day Riverfest

Sponsored by the Conway Area Chamber of Commerce
Festival activigties take place throughout downtown Conway and Horry County, with stages located at Riverfront Park, under Main Street Bridge and on the lawn of the historic Horry County Courthouse
Free and open to the public
Info: 843-915-5320

Saturday, July 9, 2011 | All Day, Presentation at 3:00 p.m.
Celebrating Civil War Music

The event will present local Civil War re-enactors in a historical encampment; visitors will experience what life was like in a military encampment during the American Civil War. At 3:00 p.m., Philip Chney, will present a discussion about traditional Civil War era music and perform live music for the public.
L.W. Paul Living History Farm
Corner of Harris Short Cut Road and Highway 701 N., Conway, SC
Free and open to the public
Info: 843-915-5320

Saturday, July 16, 2011
Muse on the Waccamaw

The public was invited to write an original song and submit it to the Conway Library. The songs can be viewed at www.horrysong.tv. The public is then encouraged to vote on their favorite song in three categories, including individual, instrumental, and band, as well as two poem categories. The top three in each category will be given the chance to perform in front of a panel of judges who will determine the first place winner in each category. Get on line and choose your favorite and then join us on July 16th to watch them perform life. The final concert will be held at Coastal Carolina University.


Georgetown, SC

Tuesday, July 19, 2011 | 6:00 p.m.Stewart Parker House
Lecture by John Fowler, State Scholar for New Harmonies
Sponsored by the Kaminski House Museum/Stewart Parker House
Georgetown County Public Library, 405 Cleland Street, Georgetown
Free and open to the public
Info: Cindy Kinder: 843-546-7706

Saturday, August 6, 2011 | 6:00 p.m.
Concert – My Buddy Todd (Blues)

Sponsored by the Kaminski House Museum/Stewart Parker House
Held on the lawn of the Stewart Parker House, 1003 Front Street, Georgetown, SC 29440
Free and open to the public; bring your own seating
Info: Cindy Kinder: 843-546-7706

Saturday, August 13, 2011 | 7:00 p.m.
Concert – High Tide Brass (Variety)
Sponsored by the Kaminski House Museum/Stewart Parker House
Held on the lawn of the Stewart Parker House, 1003 Front Street, Georgetown, SC 29440
Free and open to the public; bring your own seating
Info: Cindy Kinder: 843-546-7706

Saturday, August 20, 2011 | 6:00 p.m.
Shagging on the Lawn
Sponsored by the Kaminski House Museum/Stewart Parker House
Held on the lawn of the Stewart Parker House, 1003 Front Street, Georgetown, SC 29440
Free and open to the public; bring your own seating
Info: Cindy Kinder: 843-546-7706

Thursday, August 25, 2011 | 6:00 p.m.
Lecture: Traditional Gullah Folk Music, Call and Response

Presented by Sharon Cooper Murray
Sponsored by the Kaminski House Museum/Stewart Parker House
Georgetown County Public Library, 405 Cleland Street, Georgetown
Free and open to the public
Info: Cindy Kinder: 843-546-7706

Saturday, August 27, 2011 | 6:00 p.m.
Concert – Georgetown Area Choir Gospel Sing
Sponsored by the Kaminski House Museum/Stewart Parker House
Held on the lawn of the Stewart Parker House, 1003 Front Street, Georgetown, SC 29440
Free and open to the public; bring your own seating
Info: Cindy Kinder: 843-546-7706


Walhalla, SC

Lake KeoweeSeptember 10 – October 23, 2011
New Harmonies: Celebrating American Roots Music will be on display at the Oconee County Library (Walhalla)
501 West South Broad Street
Hours of Operation:
Monday & Tuesday: 9:00 am – 9:00 pm
Wednesday – Friday: 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Saturday: 9:00 am – 1:00 p.m.
Sunday: 2:00 – 5:30 pm
Info: 864-638-4133

Thursday, September 15, 2011 | 7:00 p.m.
Performance by Sheila Kay Adams

Author, storyteller, singer, and banjo player Sheila Kay Adams will read excerpts and sing songs from her novel My Old True Love (Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 2004). The novel is set in Madison County, North Carolina during the Civil War. Ms. Adams is the seventh generaltion of her family to live in this mountainous area west of Asheville.
Walhalla Civic Auditorium, 101 E. North Broad Street, Walhalla, 29691
Free and open to the public
Info: 864-638-4133

Monday, September 26, 2011 | 6:30 p.m.
Front Porch Music Program

Live music and a movie
Westminster Branch Library, 112 W. North Avenue, Westminster, SC 29693
Free and open to the public
Info: 864-647-3215

Saturday, October 15, 2011 | 7:00 p.m.
Joyous Sounds: A Demonstration of America’s Gospel Music Tradition
Dr. James Goff, author of Close Harmony: A History of Southern Gospel (UNC Press, 2002) and professor of history at Appalachian State University, will emcee and lecture on the history of religious music in the United States. Choirs and music groups from the Oconee County area will perform different genres of religious music to illustrate Dr. Goff’s remarks
Walhalla High School Auditorium, 151 Razorback Lane, Walhalla, 29691
Free and open to the public
Info: 864-638-4133


Laurens, SC

Laurens County CourthouseOctober 29 – December 11
New Harmonies: Celebrating American Roots Music – Laurens
New Harmonies: Celebrating American Roots Music will be on display at the Laurens County Library
1017 West Main Street, Laurens, SC 29360
Free and open to the public
Hours of Operation:
Monday, Tuesday, & Thursday: 9:00 am – 8:30 pm
Wednesday: 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Friday: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Saturday: 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Info: 864-681-7323

Sunday, October 30, 2011 | 3:00 p.m.
Grand Opening/Ribbon Cutting

Featuring entertainment by the Shape-Note Choir from the Smyrna AMR Church in Waterloo, SC
Laurens County Library, 1017 West Main Street, Laurens, SC 29360
Free and open to the public
Info: 864-681-READ

Thursday, November 3, 2011 | 7:00 pm
Birth of Song in South Carolina
Featuring scholar and musician John Thomas Fowler
Laurens County Library, 1017 West Main Street, Laurens, SC 29360
Free and open to the public
Info: 864-681-READ

Saturday, November 12 | 10:00 am
Jazz, Folk, Blues & More with Daryle Ryce
Featuring Upstate musician Daryle Ryce; Ryce will teach about jazz, folk, and blues music
Laurens County Library, 1017 West Main Street, Laurens, SC 29360
Free and open to the public
Info: 864-681-READ

Thursday, November 17, 2011 | 7:00 pm
Laurens’ Blues Legacy
Local Musician/Music Historian Hunter Holmes will be in concert laying a variety of songs from the era of string bands, jug bands, medicine shows, old time music, primitive folk music, and blues
Laurens County Library, 1017 West Main Street, Laurens, SC 29360
Free and open to the public
Info: 864-681-READ

Thursday, December 01, 2011 | 7:00 pm
Anything Can Happen in the Music Business!
Featuring John Jeter, the owner of The Handlebar in Greenville, SC
Laurens County Library, 1017 West Main Street, Laurens, SC 29360
Free and open to the public
Info: 864-681-READ

Thursday, December 08, 2011 | 7:00 pm
History of the Banjo with David Gillespie
David Gillespie will discuss the origins of the banjo, how he crafts them, and will play traditional mountain music
Laurens County Library, 1017 West Main Street, Laurens, SC 29360
Free and open to the public
Info: 864-681-READ


Beaufort, SC

Beaufort waterfrontFriday, December 2, 2011 | 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Celebration of American Music Exhibit Opening

The Photography Club of Beaufort presents its annual photography exhibit Celebration of American Music, a collection of photos submitted by members of the club. All are invited to attend the grand opening reception.
Beaufort Branch Library (2nd Floor Gallery), 311 Scott Street, Beaufort, SC 29902
Free and open to the public
Info: 843-255-6458

Friday, December 2, 2011 – Tuesday, January 31, 2012
Celebration of American Music Exhibit

The Photography Club of Beaufort presents its annual photography exhibit Celebration of American Music, a collection of photos submitted by members of the club.
Beaufort Branch Library (2nd Floor Gallery), 311 Scott Street, Beaufort, SC 29902
Free and open to the public
Info: 843-255-6458

Saturday, December 3, 2011 | 12:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Music Within the Art Exhibit Opening

Red Piano Too Art Gallery presents its annual Winter Art Show, featuring several of the gallery’s artists. A “meet and greet” with the artists will take place from 12 – 5:00 p.m. on December 3rd.
Red Piano Too Gallery, 870 Sea Island Parkway, St. Helena Island, 29920
Free and open to the public
Info: 843-838-2241 or 843-255-6458

Saturday, December 3, 2011 – Sunday, February 5, 2012
Music Within the Art Exhibit

Red Piano Too Art Gallery presents its annual Winter Art Show, featuring several of the gallery’s artists.
Red Piano Too Gallery, 870 Sea Island Parkway, St. Helena Island, 29920
Free and open to the public
Info: 843-838-2241 or 843-255-6458

December 17 – February 5
New Harmonies: Celebrating American Roots Music – Beaufort
New Harmonies: Celebrating American Roots Music will be on display at the Beaufort County Library
311 Scott Street, Beaufort, SC 29902
Free and open to the public
Hours of Operation:
Monday & Wednesday: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Tuesday & Thursday: 1:00 – 8:00 pm
Friday: 1:00 – 5:00 pm
Saturday: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Info: 843-255-6458

Saturday, December 17, 2011 | 2:00 – 5:00 p.m.
New Harmonies Grand Opening

Enjoy an afternoon of live music and experience the unveiling of the New Harmonies exhibit. The afternoon will feature local performers Vic Varner, Beek Webb, Kirk Demspey, Queen Quet, and Cross Tuned.  Ribbon cutting begins at 2 pm.
Beaufort Branch Library, 311 Scott Street, Beaufort, SC 29902
Free and open to the public
Info: 843-255-6458

Sunday, December 18, 2011 | 6:30 p.m.
The Nativity Scene

A re-enactment of the Christmas story with musical renditions of Old English carols sung by members of local choirs. This traditional holiday performance is based on the original “Mystery Play” that was performed at Penn School in the early 1950’s.
Frissell House at Penn Center, 16 Penn Center Circle West, St. Helena Island, SC 29920
Free and open to the public
Info: 843-255-6458

Tuesday, December 20th, 2011 | 6:00 p.m.
Dancin’ Wid We: Music & Dance of the Gullah/Geechee

Come and join the anniversary celebration of the Gullah/Geechee Sea Island Coalition.  Queen Quet will lead an interactive evening in music and dance that celebrates the harmonies that Gullah/Geechees have brought to and sustained in North America.
Beaufort Branch Library, 311 Scott Street, Beaufort, SC 29902
Free and open to the public
Info: 843-255-6458

Wednesday, January 4, 2012 |12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
Lunch & Listen: Sea Island Spirituals, featuring the Jones Family of St. Helena

Listen to the Jones Family perform authentic renditions of spirituals originating from the Sea Islands.  Participants are encouraged to bring their lunch to eat in the Student Center prior to the performance.
Technical College of the Lowcountry, Beaufort Campus, 921 Ribaut Road, Beaufort, SC 29902
Free and open to the public
Info: 843-255-6458

Thursday, January 5, 2012 | 3:00 p.m.
Documentary Screening: Al Otro Lado
The proud Mexican tradition of corrido music — captured in the performances of Mexican band Los Tigres del Norte and the late Chalino Sanchez — provides both heartbeat and backbone to this rich examination of songs, drugs and dreams along the U.S./Mexico border. Al Otro Lado follows Magdiel, an aspiring corrido composer from the drug capital of Mexico, as he faces two difficult choices to better his life: to traffic drugs or to cross the border illegally into the United States.

Beaufort Branch Library, 311 Scott Street, Beaufort, SC 29902
Free and open to the public
Info: 843-255-6458

Saturday, January 7, 2012 | 2:00 p.m.
History of Hand Drumming and Drum Circle with Sam Jones

Listen to a brief history of drumming and then try out different drums in a group drumming experience led by Sam Jones. This program is intended for all ages and skill levels and is all about audience participation. Drums will be provided or participants may bring their own hand drums. No musical experience is necessary.
Beaufort Branch Library, 311 Scott Street, Beaufort, SC 29902
Free and open to the public
Info: 843-255-6458

Sunday, January 8, 2012 |3:00 p.m.
FolkUs and The Hungry Monks in Concert

FolkUs is a classic folk trio comprised of Al Sturdevant, Bill Smith & Dave Hoffman, all residents of Sun City. Charleston based folk group, The Hungry Monks, are centered around the creative talents of Hazel Ketchum on guitar, percussion and vocals, and John Holenko on mandolin, guitar and vocals.
ArtWorks, 2127 Boundary Street, Beaufort, SC 29902
No admission charge; donations encouraged
Info: 843-255-6458

Tuesday, January 10, 2012 | 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Acoustic Jam

**Weather permitting
Foolish Frog, 846 Sea Island Parkway, Beaufort, SC 29902
Free and open to the public
Info: 843-255-6458

Wednesday, January 11, 2012 | 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
Lunch & Listen: Girls with Guitar, Women in Country Music by Amanda Brewer

Listen to Amanda Brewer perform popular songs of legendary female country singers such as Patsy Cline, Loretta Lynn, Kitty Wells, Dolly Parton, and Tammy Wynette.  Participants are encouraged to bring their lunch to eat in the Student Center prior to the performance.
Technical College of the Lowcountry, Beaufort Campus, 921 Ribaut Road, Beaufort, SC 29902
Free and open to the public
Info: 843-255-6458

Thursday, January 12, 2012 | 3:00 p.m.
Documentary Screening: Awake My Soul, The Story of the Sacred Harp

Awake, My Soul is a feature documentary that explores the history, music, and traditions of Sacred Harp singing, the oldest surviving American music. This haunting music has survived over 200 years tucked away from sight in the rural deep south, where in old wooden country churches, devoted singers break open The Sacred Harp, a shape note hymnal first published in Georgia in 1844.
Beaufort Branch Library, 311 Scott Street, Beaufort, SC 29902
Free and open to the public
Info: 843-255-6458

Saturday, January 14, 2012 | 2:00 p.m.
Shape Note Singing with Lowcountry Sacred Harp
Sacred Harp singing is the largest surviving branch of traditional American shape note singing.  Singers in this tradition sing without accompaniment and sit arranged by vocal part in a “hollow square,” facing one another across the square and taking turns at leading from the middle of the square. The songs are sung loudly, with spirit and enthusiasm, and rich four-part harmonies fill the room.
** Shape note singing is for everyone – beginners and experienced singers are all welcome.  Music is available at the session for anyone who doesn’t have a book.
Grand Army Hall, 706 Newcastle Street, Beaufort, SC
Free and open to the public
Info: 843-255-6458

Sunday, January 15, 2012 | 6:30 p.m.
Community Sing

Local choirs will sing traditional spirituals in a community sing-along.
Frissell House at Penn Center, 16 Penn Center Circle West, St. Helena Island, SC 29920
Free and open to the public
Info: 843-255-6458

Tuesday, January 17, 2012 | 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.
OLLI Lecture: African American Contributions to Music by Dan Huff

Dan Huff, musician and music historian, will offer a presentation on the gospel, jazz, and blues roots of African American culture which has contributed to our rich American musical heritage.
USC Beaufort (Auditorium), 801 Carteret Street, Beaufort, SC 29902
Free and open to the public
Info: 843-255-6458

Tuesday, January 17, 2012 | 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Acoustic Jam

**Weather permitting
Foolish Frog, 846 Sea Island Parkway, Beaufort, SC 29902
Free and open to the public
Info: 843-255-6458

Wednesday, January 18, 2012 | 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.
OLLI Lecture: The History of Jazz by Bob Mastellar

Bob Masteller, jazz historian and performer, has performed swing and jazz throughout the Lowcountry since 1973. This lecture, accompanied by award-winning pianist and composer Martin Lesch, offers an educational and story-telling journey through jazz history from early New Orleans Jazz and Ragtime through the Evolution of Blues, Big Band, Hot Music, and the Swing era up to the beginnings of Modern Day Jazz in 1960.
USC Beaufort (Auditorium), 801 Carteret Street, Beaufort, SC 29902
Free and open to the public
Info: 843-255-6458

Thursday, January 19, 2012 | 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
OLLI Lecture: Music as Totem by Bill House

William House, Ph.D. is Distinguished Professor Emeritus, Professor of Psychology, Professor of Music, USC Aiken.  This presentation will examine how music comes to represent cultural groups, subgroups, and political movements and how music has often been used to control or influence individual or national thought, attitude, and behavior.
USC Beaufort (Sandstone Building, Room 124), 801 Carteret Street, Beaufort, SC 29902
Free and open to the public
Info: 843-255-6458

Friday, January 20, 2012 | 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.
OLLI Lecture: Advanced Guitar Performance and Technology by Chris Jones

Chris Jones is a South Carolina native who performs over 300 shows annually as a solo artist as well as fronting the rockabilly group “The Blue Dots”.  This presentation will showcase the latest in guitar technology while providing an overview of the evolution of guitar.
USC Beaufort (Auditorium), 801 Carteret Street, Beaufort, SC 29902
Free and open to the public
Info: 843-255-6458

Saturday, January 21, 2012 | 2:00 p.m.
Appalachian Stories and Songs with John Fowler
John was born and raised in upstate South Carolina, with family ties to the western North Carolina mountains. John is a wonderful storyteller & musician with years of entertaining and teaching experience. His stories and old-time songs are geared for all audiences, both young and old.
Beaufort Branch Library, 311 Scott Street, Beaufort, SC 29902
Free and open to the public
Info: 843-255-6458

Sunday, January 22, 2012 | 3:00 p.m.
Blue Mudd in Concert

Digging deep down into their Lowcountry roots, Blue Mudd explores a diverse repertoire of Americana. The band features Beek Webb’s mandolin and fiddle and Vic Varner’s smooth voice accompanied by acoustic rhythm guitar.
ArtWorks, 2127 Boundary Street, Beaufort, SC 29902
No admission charge; donations encouraged
Info: 843-255-6458

Tuesday, January 24, 2012 | 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Acoustic Jam
**Weather permitting
Foolish Frog, 846 Sea Island Parkway, Beaufort, SC 29902
Free and open to the public
Info: 843-255-6458

Wednesday, January 25, 2012 | 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
Lunch & Listen: Sounds of Barbershop featuring Tidal Force

Most of us are familiar with the long-held American tradition of barbershop singing.  But do you know where this distinctive style of acapella harmonizing got its start?  Just how has this 4-part type of unaccompanied, blended music evolved over the years?  What does barbershop sound like as we venture in to the 21st century?  Come hear Tidal Force, a quartet from the Beaufort Harbormasters, answer these questions through word and song.
Technical College of the Lowcountry, Beaufort Campus, 921 Ribaut Road, Beaufort, SC 29902
Free and open to the public
Info: 843-255-6458

Thursday, January 26, 2012 | 3:00 p.m.
Documentary Screening: Johnny Cash: The Man, His World, His Music

In this classic 1969 documentary, the “Man in Black” is captured at his peak, the first of many in a looming roller-coaster career. Director Robert Elfstrom got closer than any other filmmaker to Cash, who is seen performing with his new bride June Carter Cash, in a rare duet with Bob Dylan, and behind the scenes with friends, family and aspiring young musicians.
Beaufort Branch Library, 311 Scott Street, Beaufort, SC 29902
Free and open to the public
Info: 843-255-6458

Saturday, January 28, 2012 | 2:00 p.m.
Tunes and Tales with Irene Goodnight and Bob Guinn

Energetic show with singer/songwriter Irene Goodnight and steel drum player Bob Guinn performing classic and original tunes sprinkled with tall tales of the Lowcountry.  This is an afternoon of family fun for all ages with an opportunity to play rhythm instruments and participate with the band.
Beaufort Branch Library, 311 Scott Street, Beaufort, SC 29902
Free and open to the public
Info: 843-255-6458

Sunday, January 29, 2012 | 3:00 p.m.
Drink Small, South Carolina’s legendary bluesman in concert

Drink Small was born in 1933 in Bishopville, SC. Known worldwide as “The Blues Doctor”, he plays virtuoso blues guitar, two-fisted piano, and sings in an inimitable basso profundo voice. Drink is a recipient of the S.C. Folk Heritage Award, a member of the S.C. Hall of Fame, and has spent his life touring, recording, and playing a spectrum of Southern roots music.
ArtWorks, 2127 Boundary Street, Beaufort, SC 29902
No admission charge; donations encouraged
Info: 843-255-6458

Tuesday, January 31, 2012 | 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Acoustic Jam

**Weather permitting
Foolish Frog, 846 Sea Island Parkway, Beaufort, SC 29902
Free and open to the public
Info: 843-255-6458

Wednesday, February 1, 2012 | 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
Lunch & Listen: Livin’ Music: A Gullah/Geechee Journey of Harmony Featuring Queen Quet

Queen Quet  (Marquetta L. Goodwine) is a published author, computer scientist, lecturer, mathematician, historian,  columnist, preservationist, film consultant, and “The Art-ivist.”  She is the founder of the premiere advocacy organization for the continuation of Gullah/Geechee culture, the Gullah/Geechee Sea Island Coalition.   Queen Quet has provided “histo-musical presentations” throughout the world.
Technical College of the Lowcountry, Beaufort Campus, 921 Ribaut Road, Beaufort, SC 29902
Free and open to the public
Info: 843-255-6458

Thursday, February 2, 2012 | 3:00 p.m.
Documentary Screening: Through Many Dangers, the Story of Gospel Music
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Through Many Dangers provides a look at the history and popularity of Gospel music, from its beginnings as African slave music to the present day.  Trace gospel’s history with this vibrant, song-filled program that features rare recordings and film footage of Rev. Thomas Dorsey, Mahalia Jackson, The Dixie Hummingbirds, Aretha Franklin, and other stars.
Beaufort Branch Library, 311 Scott Street, Beaufort, SC 29902
Free and open to the public
Info: 843-255-6458

Saturday, February 4, 2012 | 2:00 p.m.
Closing Celebration with Aunt Pearlie Sue

Celebrate the closing of the New Harmonies exhibit in Beaufort with Anita Singleton-Prather. “Aunt Pearlie Sue” delights audiences with Gullah-flavored folktales, songs, skits and history passed down to her.
Beaufort Branch Library, 311 Scott Street, Beaufort, SC 29902
Free and open to the public
Info: 843-255-6458


Central, SC

New Harmonies: Celebrating American Roots Music – Central
New Harmonies: Celebrating American Roots Music will be on display at Southern Wesleyan University
University Dining Commons
119 Childs Street, Central, SC 29630
Free and open to the public
**Pre-registration is required for all field trips of 10 people or more
Call Pam Burnett at 864-644-5191 to schedule your group tour.
Hours of Operation:
Monday – Saturday, 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Info: 864-644-5191

March 03 | 12:00 pm – 02:00 pm
Ribbon Cutting for New Harmonies exhibit
Sponsored by Southern Wesleyan University, Pickens County Museums, and Birchwood Center for Arts and Folklife
Location: SWU University Dining Commons
119 Childs Street, Central, SC 29630
Free and open to the public
Info: 864-644-5191

March 10 | 07:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Roots of Southern Gospel Concert
Sponsored by Southern Wesleyan University, Pickens County Museums, and Birchwood Center for Arts and Folklife
Location: Southern Wesleyan University, Newton Hobson Chapel and Fine Arts Center
907 Southern Wesleyan Drive, Central, SC 29630
Free and open to the public
Info: 864-644-5191

March 11 | 02:30 pm
Appalachian Stories and Songs with John Fowler
Presented by John Fowler
Sponsored by the Pickens County Library System
Location: Hampton Memorial Library, 304 Biltmore Road, Easley, SC 29640
Free and open to the public
Info: 864-850-7085

March 16 – May 11
Inspired by New Harmonies Music – Art Exhibit
Sponsored by Southern Wesleyan University, Pickens County Museums, and Birchwood Center for Arts and Folklife, and The Artists Loft
Location: The Artists Loft, 121B Townville Street, Seneca, SC
Free and open to the public
Hours: Tues – Sat, 12 – 5 p.m.
Info: 864-882-2711

March 17 | 07:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Roots of SC Upcountry Folk Music
Sponsored by Southern Wesleyan University, Pickens County Museums, and Birchwood Center for Arts and Folklife
Location: Southern Wesleyan University, Newton Hobson Chapel and Fine Arts Center
907 Southern Wesleyan Drive, Central, SC 29630
Free and open to the public
Info: 864-644-5191

March 18 | 03:00 pm
Children Enjoy Local Music with Buffalo Barfield
Sponsored by Southern Wesleyan University, Pickens County Museums, and Birchwood Center for Arts and Folklife, and the Pickens County Library
Location: Central-Clemson Branch Public Library, 105 Commons Way, Central, SC 29630
Free and open to the public
Info: 864-898-5027

March 22 | 06:30 pm – 08:00 pm
Just Fiddlin’ Around
With Nick & Kathy Hallman & Friends
Sponsored by Southern Wesleyan University, Pickens County Museums, and Birchwood Center for Arts and Folklife
Location: Rosewood Center, 206 West Front Street, Liberty, SC 29657
Free and open to the public
Info: 864-898-5027

March 24 | 01:00 pm
Songs of the War Between the States
Presented by Philip Cheney
Sponsored by the Birchwood Center for Arts and Folklife, Pickens County Museum, and Southern Wesleyan University
Location: Freedoms Hill Church at Southern Wesleyan University, 907 Wesleyan Drive, Central, SC 29630
Free and open to the public
Info: 864-898-5027

March 29 | 10:00 am – 02:00 pm
SC Upcountry Music History Lecture & Demonstration
Presented by Dean Watson and Bob Buckingham; hear the history of banjos and regional music
Sponsored by Southern Wesleyan University, Pickens County Museums, and Birchwood Center for Arts and Folklife
Location: SWU University Dining Commons
119 Childs Street, Central, SC 29630
Free and open to the public
Info: 864-644-5191

March 31 | 11:00 am – 03:00 pm
Kids Celebration of Old Time Music Traditions
Sponsored by Southern Wesleyan University, Pickens County Museums, and Birchwood Center for Arts and Folklife
Location: Southern Wesleyan University, Folger Auditorium
907 Southern Wesleyan Drive, Central, SC 29630
Free and open to the public
Info: 864-644-5191

April 05 | 06:00 pm – 08:00 pm
Blues in Clemson, SC and How It Influenced the Rise of Rock n’ Roll
And Booksigning of The Littlejohn’s Grill Story by Vince Jackson
Sponsored by Southern Wesleyan University, Pickens County Museums, and Birchwood Center for Arts and Folklife
Location: SWU University Dining Commons
119 Childs Street, Central, SC 29630
Free and open to the public
The Littlejohn’s Grill Story will be on sale for $18; cash and check accepted; no credit cards, please
Info: 864-644-5191

April 13 | 06:30 pm – 08:30 pm
Music in the Mountains Evening Event
Sponsored by Southern Wesleyan University, Pickens County Museums, and Birchwood Center for Arts and Folklife
Location: Historic Hagood Mill, 138 Hagood Mill Road, Pickens, SC 29671
Free and open to the public
Info: 864-898-5027

April 14 | 10:00 am – 03:00 pm
All Day Meetin’ & Dinner on the Ground Gospel Singing Event
Bring your picnic basket!
Sponsored by Southern Wesleyan University, Pickens County Museums, and Birchwood Center for Arts and Folklife
Location: McKinney Chapel, 2254 Cleo Chapman Highway, Sunset, SC 29685
Free and open to the public
Info: 864-898-5027

April 15 | 03:00 pm – 05:00 pm
“Rock Music”
A presentation on local petroglyphs by retired State Archaeologist Tommy Charles with Native American flute music by Pat Edmunds
Sponsored by Southern Wesleyan University, Pickens County Museums, and Birchwood Center for Arts and Folklife, and the Pickens County Library
Location: Hampton Memorial Library, 304 Biltmore Road, Easley, SC 29640
Free and open to the public
Info: 864-850-7085

April 19 – April 22
Nothin’ But the BluesFest
Developed by the Nothin’ But the BluesFest Committee, this 4-day event will be at Patrick Square in Clemson and at the Red Minnow in Central, showcasing “Chitlin Circuit” type music, blues, jazz, and Rock ‘n Roll.
Some events require tickets, check website at www.clemsonbluesfest.com for latest updates.

April 19 | 07:00 pm – 09:30 pm
VIP Reception/Blues Art Exhbit at Clemson Arts Center
Featuring Mac Arnold and Plate Full O’Blues
Part of the Nothin’ But the BluesFest
In association with New Harmonies: Celebrating American Roots Music in Central
Location: Clemson Arts Center, 212 Butler Street, Clemson, SC 29631
Tickets: $25
Info or to purchase tickets: 864-633-5051

April 20 | 10:00 am – 05:00 pm
Blues Art Exhibit
Part of the Nothin’ But the BluesFest
In association with New Harmonies: Celebrating American Roots Music in Central
Location: Clemson Arts Center, 212 Butler Street, Clemson, SC 29631
Free and open to the public
Info: 864-633-5051

April 21 | 01:00 pm – 05:00 pm
BluesFest Presenting Sponsor Event – Chuck Willis, Frankie’s Blues Mission, and Hoodoo Hounds
Chuck Willis, internationally known blues musician, and his band in concert with two regional acts
Part of the Nothin’ But the BluesFest
In association with New Harmonies: Celebrating American Roots Music in Central
Location: Patrick Square on the Green, Clemson
Free and open to the public
Info: http://clemsonbluesfest.com/


Winnsboro, SC

Fairfield County MuseumApril 28 – June 10, 2012
New Harmonies: Celebrating American Roots Music – Winnsboro
New Harmonies: Celebrating American Roots Music will be on display at the Fairfield County Museum
231 S. Congress Street,Winnsboro, SC 29180
Free and open to the public
Hours of Operation:
Tuesday – Friday, 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Saturdays, 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Info: 803-635-9811

Saturday, April 28, 2012 | 06:00 pm
New Harmonies – Exhibit Sneak Preview
Part of New Harmonies: Celebrating American Roots Music in Winnsboro
Sponsored by the Fairfield County Museum
231 S. Congress Street, Winnsboro, SC 29180
Info: 803-635-9811

Saturday, April 28, 2012 | 08:00 pm
Country Karaoke Talent Night
Part of New Harmonies: Celebrating American Roots Music in Winnsboro
Sponsored by the Pine Tree Playhouse and the Fairfield County Museum
Pine Tree Playhouse, 230 S. Congress Street, Winnsboro, SC 29180
$6 admission at the door
Info: 803-635-9811

Sunday, April 29, 2012 | 03:00 pm
Appalachian Stories and Songs with John Fowler
Presented by state scholar John Fowler
Part of New Harmonies: Celebrating American Roots Music in Winnsboro
Sponsored by the Fairfield County Museum
Christ Central Community Center, 235 S. Congress Street, Winnsboro, SC 29180
Free and open to the public
Info: 803-635-9811

Sunday, April 29, 2012 | 04:30 pm
New Harmonies – Grand Opening in Winnsboro
Refreshments served in the backyard
Part of New Harmonies: Celebrating American Roots Music in Winnsboro
Sponsored by the Fairfield County Museum
Fairfield County Museum, 231 S. Congress Street, Winnsboro, SC 29180
Free and open to the public
Info: 803-635-9811

Sunday, April 29, 2012 | 06:00 pm
Tish Hinojosa Concert
With Winnsboro’s own Lynne Douglass & Bill Stidham
Part of New Harmonies: Celebrating American Roots Music in Winnsboro
Sponsored by The 145 Club and the Fairfield County Museum
145 Club, 145 S. Congress Street, Winnsboro, SC 29180
Doors open at 3:00 p.m.
Tickets: $10
Info: 803-635-9811

Friday, May 04 – Saturday, May 05, 2012
6th Annual Arts on the Ridge
“A Harmony of Cultures”
Featuring art exhibits and sales, authors and book signings, music, crafts and demonstrations
Associated with New Harmonies: Celebrating American Roots Music in Winnsboro
Sponsored by the Town of Ridgeway, First Citizens Bank & Trust, Fairfield County Arts Council, & the Pig on the Ridge Committee
Location: Century House, Ridgeway
Click here for full schedule of events and directions
Info: 803-337-3269

Sunday, May 06, 2012 | 03:00 pm
Blues Legend Drink Small in Concert
Part of New Harmonies: Celebrating American Roots Music in Winnsboro
Sponsored by The 145 Club and the Fairfield County Museum
145 Club, 145 S. Congress Street, Winnsboro, SC 29180
Doors open at 3:00 p.m.
Tickets: $10
Info: 803-635-9811

Sunday, May 20, 2012 | 01:00 pm
Roots Music Festival – New Harmonies in Fairfield
Featuring Susan Douglass Taylor, Marv Ward, Jellyroll & Delicious Dish, Mojo Collins, D.B. Bryant, Russell Franklin, and more TBA
Part of New Harmonies: Celebrating American Roots Music in Winnsboro
Sponsored by The 145 Club and the Fairfield County Museum
145 Club, 145 S. Congress Street, Winnsboro, SC 29180
From 3:00 p.m. – until
Wristbands: $20 in advance; $25 at the door
Info: 803-635-9811 or http://www.the145club.com/


York, SC

June 16 – July 29McCelvey Center
New Harmonies: Celebrating American Roots Music – York
New Harmonies: Celebrating American Roots Music
will be at the McCelvey Center
212 E. Jefferson Street, York, SC 29745
Free and open to the public
Hours of Operation:
Monday – Friday, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Second Saturday of each month, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Info: 803-684-3948, ext. 31

June 16 | 01:00 pm – 09:00 pm
Grand Opening of New Harmonies
Part of New Harmonies: Celebrating American Roots Music in York
Schedule:
1:00 – 2:00 p.m. – Ribbon Cutting and Grand Opening
2:00 – 4:00 p.m. – Dan Huntley Barbecue for sale on front lawn
4:00 – 6:00 p.m. – Songwriter’s Special concert in Lowry Family Theater
6:00 – 7:00 p.m. – Intermission
7:00 – 9:00 p.m. – Grand Old McCelvey concert in Lowry Family Theater with Master of Ceremonies, Mr. Alan Miller, WRHI Radio
Location: McCelvey Center, 212 E. Jefferson Street, York, SC 29745
Free and open to the public
Info: 803-684-3948, ext. 31

June 22 | 07:00 pm – 09:00 pm
Blue Suede Shoes: An Evening of Blues and Rockabilly
Part of New Harmonies: Celebrating American Roots Music in York
Location: Lowry Family Theater, McCelvey Center, 212 E. Jefferson Street, York, SC 29745
Free and open to the public
Info: 803-684-3948, ext. 31

June 28 | 01:00 pm – 02:00 pm
Gospel Music Performance with Singer/Pianist Shirley Hill
Part of New Harmonies: Celebrating American Roots Music in York
Location: Lowry Family Theater, McCelvey Center, 212 E. Jefferson Street, York, SC 29745
Free and open to the public
Info: 803-684-3948, ext. 31

June 28 | 06:00 pm – 07:00 pm
Gospel Music Performance with Singer/Pianist Shirley Hill
Part of New Harmonies: Celebrating American Roots Music in York
Location: Lowry Family Theater, McCelvey Center, 212 E. Jefferson Street, York, SC 29745
Free and open to the public
Info: 803-684-3948, ext. 31

June 28 | 07:00 pm – 09:00 pm
RCA’s Charlotte and Rock Hill Gospel Music Sessions
Part of New Harmonies: Celebrating American Roots Music in York
Presented by Dr. Tom Hanchett, historian, Levine Museum of the New South
Yorkville Historical Society program
Location: Lowry Family Theater, McCelvey Center, 212 E. Jefferson Street, York, SC 29745
Free and open to the public
Info: 803-684-3948, ext. 31

July 07 | 07:00 pm – 09:00 pm
An Evening with Plair
Part of New Harmonies: Celebrating American Roots Music in York
Location: Lowry Family Theater, McCelvey Center, 212 E. Jefferson Street, York, SC 29745
Admission: $12 for CHM Members and $15 for nonmembers
Info: 803-684-3948, ext. 31

July 12 | 07:00 pm – 09:00 pm
Appalachian Stories and Songs
Part of New Harmonies: Celebrating American Roots Music in York
Presented by John Fowler, state scholar for New Harmonies
Sons of Confederate Veterans Program
Location: Lowry Family Theater, McCelvey Center, 212 E. Jefferson Street, York, SC 29745
Free and open to the public
Info: 803-684-3948, ext. 3

July 14 | 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Ballads, Songs, and Stories of the Southern Appalachians
Part of New Harmonies: Celebrating American Roots Music in York
Location: Lowry Family Theater, McCelvey Center, 212 E. Jefferson Street, York, SC 29745
Free and open to the public
Info: 803-684-3948, ext. 31

July 19 | 07:00 pm – 09:30 pm
The Music of O Brother, Where Art Thou? – Lecture and Film Screening

Part of New Harmonies: Celebrating American Roots Music in York
Presented by Michael Scoggins, CHM historian
The lecture will be followed by a screening of O Brother, Where Art Thou
Location: Lowry Family Theater, McCelvey Center, 212 E. Jefferson Street, York, SC 29745
Free and open to the public
Info: 803-684-3948, ext. 31

July 26 | 07:00 pm – 09:00 pm
The WBT Briarhoppers: A Band Made for Radio
Part of New Harmonies: Celebrating American Roots Music in York
Presented by Tom Warlick, writer/musician
Yorkville Historical Society program
Location: Lowry Family Theater, McCelvey Center, 212 E. Jefferson Street, York, SC 29745
Free and open to the public
Info: 803-684-3948, ext. 31

July 28 | 07:00 pm – 09:00 pm
An Evening with the WBT Briarhoppers
Part of New Harmonies: Celebrating American Roots Music in York
Location: Lowry Family Theater, McCelvey Center, 212 E. Jefferson Street, York, SC 29745
Admission: $12 for CHM Members and $15 for nonmembers
Info: 803-684-3948, ext. 31


Landrum, SC

August 04 – September 16
New Harmonies: Celebrating American Roots Music – Landrum
New Harmonies: Celebrating American Roots Music will be at the Landrum Library
111 E. Asbury Drive
Landrum, SC 29356
Free and open to the public
Hours of Operation:
Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday, 9:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Wednesday and Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Saturday, 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Info: 864-457-2218

August 05 | 03:30 pm
New Harmonies Opening Reception and Appalachian Stories and Music with John Fowler
Part of New Harmonies: Celebrating American Roots Music in Landrum
Presented by John Fowler, master harmonica player, storyteller, and ballad singer
Sponsored by Landrum Library
Location: Landrum Library, 111 E. Asbury Drive, Landrum, SC 29356
Free and open to the public}
Info: 864-457-2218

August 11 | 07:00 pm
Music and Stories from the Southern Mountains with David Holt (Outdoor Concert)
Part of New Harmonies: Celebrating American Roots Music in Landrum
Presented by David Holt, four-time Grammy Award winner
Sponsored by Landrum Library
Location: Landrum Library, 111 E. Asbury Drive, Landrum, SC 29356
**Please bring your own lawn chair or blanket. No alcohol is allowed on library property.
Free and open to the public}
Info: 864-457-2218

August 12 | 03:30 pm
Cultural Preservation: A Southern Louisiana Case Study
Part of New Harmonies: Celebrating American Roots Music in Landrum
The presentation will focus on Cajun and zydeco music
Presented by Dr. Tracey Laird (Associate Professor of Music and Chair at Agnes Scott College)
Sponsored by Landrum Library
Location: Landrum Library, 111 E. Asbury Drive, Landrum, SC 29356
Info: 864-457-2218

August 16 | 07:00 pm
Brushfire Stankgrass Trio (Outdoor Concert)
Part of New Harmonies: Celebrating American Roots Music in Landrum
The Brushfire Stankgrass Trio’s music includes the influences of hip hop, jazz, and reggae and has been called “modern mountain music”
Sponsored by Landrum Library
Location: Landrum Library, 111 E. Asbury Drive, Landrum, SC 29356
**Please bring your own lawn chair or blanket. No alcohol is allowed on library property.
Free and open to the public
Info: 864-457-2218

August 18 | 07:00 pm
Miller-Rowe Consort – Performance
Part of New Harmonies: Celebrating American Roots Music in Landrum
Michael Miller, a classical guitarist, and David Rowe, who plays the hammer dulcimer, incorporate original compositions, classical, Celtic, old-time, and hymns into their program
Sponsored by the Susan Patricia Hodge Foundation and Landrum Library
Location: Jacksons Grove United Methodist Church, 2842 North Pacolet Road, Landrum, SC 29356
Free and open to the public
Info: 864-457-2218

August 23 | 07:00 pm
The Trophy Husbands (Outdoor Concert)
Part of New Harmonies: Celebrating American Roots Music in Landrum
Presenting an eclectic repertoire embracing Americana and folk/rock, this group from Tryon, NC is noted for its great harmonies and unique arrangements.
Sponsored by Landrum Library
Location: Landrum Library, 111 E. Asbury Drive, Landrum, SC 29356
**Please bring your own lawn chair or blanket. No alcohol is allowed on library property.
Free and open to the public
Info: 864-457-2218

August 25 | 07:00 pm
New Harmonies Street Dance
Part of New Harmonies: Celebrating American Roots Music in Landrum
Featured artist Bruce Greene is a preservationist and nationally recognized old-time fiddler. He will be joined by musicians Doug Rostic, Danny Henderson, and Robert Burns.
Sponsored by the City of Landrum, the Landrum Area Business Association, and the Landrum Library
Location: Downtown Landrum
Free and open to the public
Info: 864-457-2218

August 26 | 03:30 pm
Folk Roots of Contemporary Gospel Music – Lecture and Demonstration
Part of New Harmonies: Celebrating American Roots Music in Landrum
Dr. Warren Carson, Professor of English and Assistant Vice Chancellor of Academic Affairs at USC Upstate will present a short history of gospel music with a small choir demonstration
Sponsored by Landrum Library
Location: Landrum United Methodist Church, 227 North Howard Avenue, Landrum, SC 29356
Free and open to the public
Info: 864-457-2218

August 30 | 07:00 pm
Music in the Traditions of Southern Appalachia: Guitar, Mandolin, and Dobro with Harmony Vocals (Outdoor Concert)
Part of New Harmonies: Celebrating American Roots Music in Landrum
Songwriters and storytellers Gaye and Phil Johnson offer a unique blend of Western swing, cowboy, blues, folk, bluegrass, and country music.
Sponsored by Landrum Library
Location: Landrum Library, 111 E. Asbury Drive, Landrum, SC 29356
**Please bring your own lawn chair or blanket. No alcohol is allowed on library property.
Free and open to the public
Info: 864-457-2218

September 06 | 07:00 pm
East Tennessee State University Pride Band
Part of New Harmonies: Celebrating American Roots Music in Landrum
East Tennessee State University offers B.A. degrees and minors in bluegrass, old time, and country music
Sponsored by Landrum Library
Location: Landrum Library, 111 E. Asbury Drive, Landrum, SC 29356
**Please bring your own lawn chair or blanket. No alcohol is allowed on library property.
Free and open to the public
Info: 864-457-2218

September 07 | 08:30 am
East Tennessee State University Pride Band
Part of New Harmonies: Celebrating American Roots Music in Landrum
East Tennessee State University offers B.A. degrees and minors in bluegrass, old time, and country music
Sponsored by Landrum Library
Location: Landrum High School Auditorium, 18818 Asheville Highway, Campobello, SC 29322
Free and open to the public
Info: 864-457-2218

September 08 | 04:00 pm
The Music of Early America: A Focus on Folk Hymns in the Shape Note Tradition
Part of New Harmonies: Celebrating American Roots Music in Landrum
Southern Appalachian Chamber Singers; featured during the Piccolo Spoleto Festival in Charleston, most singers are Mars Hill College choir alumni and music faculty
Sponsored by the Susan Patricia Hodge Foundation and Landrum Library
Location: Landrum United Methodist Church, 227 North Howard Avenue, Landrum, SC 29356
Free and open to the public
Info: 864-457-2218

September 09 | 03:30 pm
Roots Music of the South – Gingerthistle Concert
Part of New Harmonies: Celebrating American Roots Music in Landrum
Ben Seymour and Becky Cleveland, the husband-wife team known as Gingerthistle, trace traditional folk music from the Blue Ridge Mountains back to Celtic Roots.
Sponsored by Landrum Library
Location: Landrum Library, 111 E. Asbury Drive, Landrum, SC 29356
**Please bring your own lawn chair or blanket. No alcohol is allowed on library property.
Free and open to the public
Info: 864-457-2218

September 11 | 07:00 pm
Jay Lichty – Lecture and Performance
Part of New Harmonies: Celebrating American Roots Music in Landrum
North Carolinian Jay Lichty builds one-of-a-kind custom handmade acoustic guitars and ukuleles.
Sponsored by the Mary K. Kessler Fund at Polk County Community Foundation and the Landrum Library
Location: Landrum Library, 111 E. Asbury Drive, Landrum, SC 29356
Free and open to the public
Info: 864-457-2218

September 13 | 07:00 pm
Fire Cracker Jazz Band
Part of New Harmonies: Celebrating American Roots Music in Landrum
The band captures the joyous energy of jazz roots, paying homage to early 20th century jazz, incluing that of Dixieland and New Orleans.
Sponsored by Landrum Library
Location: Landrum High School Auditorium, 18818 Asheville Highway, Campobello, SC 29322
Free and open to the public
Info: 864-457-2218


Hartsville, SC

September 20- November 6
New Harmonies: Celebrating American Roots Music-Hartsville

New Harmonies: Celebrating American Roots Music will be at the Black Creek Arts Council of Darlington County
116 W. College Avenue
Hartsville, SC 29550
Free and open to the public
Hours of Operation:
Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday, 10:00am-5:00pm
Thursday, 10:00am-7:30pm
Friday, 10:00am-2:00pm
Saturday, 10:00am-1:00pm
Info: 843.332.6234

September 22 | 11:00am
Make Your Own Instrument Workshop for Families

Part of New Harmonies: Celebrating American Roots Music in Hartsville
In this workshop, children and families will learn to make musical instruments using objects found in everyday life.
Sponsored by Black Creek Arts Council
Location: Black Creek Arts Center, 116 W. College Avenue, Hartsville, SC 29550
Free and open to children of all ages
Info: 843.332.62234

September 29 | 11:30am
Lunch and Learn: Gershwin

Part of New Harmonies: Celebrating American Roots Music in Hartsville
A brief lecture on the history of the music and life of George Gershwin
Sponsored by Black Creek Arts Council
Location: Black Creek Arts Center, 116 W. College Avenue, Hartsville, SC 29009
Free and open to the public
Info: 843.332.6234

October 5-7 | various times
Jazz! Carolina

Part of New Harmonies: Celebrating American Roots Music in Hartsville
Jazz! Carolina is an annual event that celebrates a musical tradition born in the South.
Friday- 6:00pm, Jazz Crawl down Carolina–Dine in one place, or pop in to several places for tapas, and enjoy live Jazz all along the way.
Saturday-7:00pm, Downtown Block Party
Sunday- 7:00pm, Sunday Evening Jazz Concert
Sponsored by Black Creek Arts Council and Hartsville Downtown Association
Location: various locations in Downtown Hartsville
Free and open to the public
Info: 843.332.6234

October 6 | 2:00pm
Artist Crawl and Grand Opening Reception

Part of New Harmonies: Celebrating American Roots Music in Hartsville
Enjoy an afternoon of music and art during the unveiling of the New Harmonies: Celebrating American Grass Roots Music Exhibit.  This event will feature artist demonstrations, hands-on activities, music, and culinary experiences.
Sponsored by Black Creek Arts Council
Location: Black Creek Arts Center, 116 W. College Avenue, Hartsville, SC 29550
Free and open to the public
Info: 843.332.6234

October 7 | 6:00pm
Gospel in the Park

Part of New Harmonies: Celebrating American Roots Music in Hartsville
This event will feature a gospel ensemble concert.
Location: Pride Park, 630 S. Sixth Street, Hartsville, SC 29550
Free and open to the public
Info: 843.332.6234

October 11 | 5:30pm
Interactive Music Lecture for Children

Part of New Harmonies: Celebrating American Roots Music in Hartsville
In this lecture, children will be invited to learn about music by actively participating in creating the music.
Sponsored by Black Creek Arts Council
Location: Black Creek Arts Center, 116 W. College Avenue, Hartsville, SC 29550
Free and open to the public
Info: 843.332.6234

October 20 | 11:30am
Drum Circle

Part of New Harmonies: Celebrating American Roots Music in Hartsville
Students from Thornwell School for Arts will be participating in a drum circle in the lobby of the arts center.
Presented by Thornwell School for the Arts Drum Circle Group
Sponsored by Black Creek Arts Council
Location: Black Creek Arts Center, 116 W. College Avenue, Hartsville, SC 29550
Free and open to the public
Info: 843.332.6234

October 27 | 10:00am-1:00pm, every half hour
Guided Tours

Part of New Harmonies: Celebrating American Roots Music in Hartsville
Docents will be available to walk you through the exhibit offering additional information about each section of the exhibit.
Sponsored by Black Creek Arts Council
Location: Black Creek Arts Center, 116 W. College Avenue, Hartsville, SC 29550
Free and open to the public
Info: 843.332.6234


Walterboro, SC

Colleton CountyNovember 17 – January 06
New Harmonies: Celebrating American Roots Music – Walterboro
New Harmonies: Celebrating American Roots Music will be at the Colleton Museum and Farmers Market in Walterboro
506 E. Washington Street
Walterboro, SC 29488
Free and open to the public
Hours of Operation:
Tuesday, 12:00 – 6:00pm
Wednesday – Friday, 10:00am-5:00pm
Saturday, 10:00am-2:00pm
Info: 843-549-2303

November 17 | 06:00 pm
Marlena Smalls, The Hallelujah Singers, & The Colleton Mass Choir
Part of New Harmonies: Celebrating American Roots Music in Walterboro
Sponsored by the Colleton Center, Colleton County Arts Council, Colleton County Memorial Library, Colleton Museum & Farmers Market, and Walterboro/Colleton Chamber of Commerce
Location: The Colleton Center, 494 Hampton Street, Walterboro, SC
**The concert will be followed by a reception at the Colleton Museum & Farmers Market for a first look at the New Harmonies exhibit.
Tickets for the concert and reception are $10 for adults and $5 for children and and can be purchased from any of the above sponsoring organizations
Info: 843-549-2303

November 18 | 03:30 pm
Southern Gospel Sing
Part of New Harmonies: Celebrating American Roots Music in Walterboro
Sponsored by the Colleton Center, Colleton County Arts Council, Colleton County Memorial Library, Colleton Museum & Farmers Market, and Walterboro/Colleton Chamber of Commerce
Location: Bedon Baptist Church, 2410 Cottageville Highway, Walterboro, SC
**Reception following the performance at the Colleton Museum & Farmers Market
Free and open to the public
Info: 843-549-2303

November 25 | 02:00 pm – 05:00 pm
Live Music by Brother Holt
Part of New Harmonies: Celebrating American Roots Music in Walterboro
Sponsored by the Colleton Center, Colleton County Arts Council, Colleton County Memorial Library, Colleton Museum & Farmers Market, and Walterboro/Colleton Chamber of Commerce
Location: The Colleton Museum & Farmers Market, 506 E. Washington Street, Watlerboro, SC
**Special viewing of the New Harmonies exhibit
Free and open to the public
Info: 843-549-2303

November 27 | 05:00 pm – 06:30 pm
ColleTeen Idol
**Ages 12-18 only
Part of New Harmonies: Celebrating American Roots Music in Walterboro
Sponsored by the Colleton Center, Colleton County Arts Council, Colleton County Memorial Library, Colleton Museum & Farmers Market, and Walterboro/Colleton Chamber of Commerce
Location: Colleton County Memorial Library, 600 Hampton Street, Walterboro, SC
Free and open to the public
Info: 843-549-2303

November 28 | 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Music that Inspire and Enlightens – Children’s Program
Part of New Harmonies: Celebrating American Roots Music in Walterboro
Sponsored by the Colleton Center, Colleton County Arts Council, Colleton County Memorial Library, Colleton Museum & Farmers Market, and Walterboro/Colleton Chamber of Commerce
Location: Colleton County Memorial Library, 600 Hampton Street, Walterboro, SC
Free and open to the public
Info: 843-549-2303

November 28 | 07:00 pm
Hanging of the Greens
Featuring music and drama of the season
Part of New Harmonies: Celebrating American Roots Music in Walterboro
Sponsored by the Colleton Center, Colleton County Arts Council, Colleton County Memorial Library, Colleton Museum & Farmers Market, and Walterboro/Colleton Chamber of Commerce
Location: Bedon Baptist Church, 2410 Cottageville Highway, Walterboro, SC
Free and open to the public
Info: 843-549-2303

November 29 | 05:00 pm – 07:30 pm
Pick a Musical: Family Movie Night
Part of New Harmonies: Celebrating American Roots Music in Walterboro
Sponsored by the Colleton Center, Colleton County Arts Council, Colleton County Memorial Library, Colleton Museum & Farmers Market, and Walterboro/Colleton Chamber of Commerce
Location: Colleton County Memorial Library, 600 Hampton Street, Walterboro, SC
Free and open to the public
Info: 843-549-5621 or 843-549-2303

November 30 | 07:00 pm
Down from His Glory – Featuring The Colleton Community Choir
Part of New Harmonies: Celebrating American Roots Music in Walterboro
Sponsored by the Colleton Center, Colleton County Arts Council, Colleton County Memorial Library, Colleton Museum & Farmers Market, and Walterboro/Colleton Chamber of Commerce
Location: First Baptist Church, 123 S. Memorial Drive, Walterboro, SC
Free and open to the public
Info: 843-549-2303

December 04 | 06:30 pm – 08:30 pm
Keepers of the Word (Native American Music, Drumming, and Dance)
**Reception and portrait viewing after the event
Part of New Harmonies: Celebrating American Roots Music in Walterboro
Sponsored by the Colleton Center, Colleton County Arts Council, Colleton County Memorial Library, Colleton Museum & Farmers Market, and Walterboro/Colleton Chamber of Commerce
Location Colleton Museum & Farmers Market, 506 E. Washington Street, Walterboro, SC
Free and open to the public
Info: 843-549-2303

December 05 | 05:00 pm – 07:30 pm
Pick a Musical: Family Movie Night
Part of New Harmonies: Celebrating American Roots Music in Walterboro
Sponsored by the Colleton Center, Colleton County Arts Council, Colleton County Memorial Library, Colleton Museum & Farmers Market, and Walterboro/Colleton Chamber of Commerce
Location: Colleton County Memorial Library, 600 Hampton Street, Walterboro, SC
Free and open to the public
Info: 843-549-5621 or 843-549-2303

December 06 | 06:00 pm
Colleton County High School Concert
Part of New Harmonies: Celebrating American Roots Music in Walterboro
Sponsored by the Colleton Center, Colleton County Arts Council, Colleton County Memorial Library, Colleton Museum & Farmers Market, and Walterboro/Colleton Chamber of Commerce
Location: 150 Cougar Drive, Walterboro, SC
Free and open to the public
Info: 843-549-2303

December 06 | 06:00 pm – 07:30 pm
EGBE Kilimanjaro, African Caribbean Drumming
Part of New Harmonies: Celebrating American Roots Music in Walterboro
Sponsored by the Colleton Center, Colleton County Arts Council, Colleton County Memorial Library, Colleton Museum & Farmers Market, and Walterboro/Colleton Chamber of Commerce
Location: Colleton County Memorial Library, 600 Hampton Street, Walterboro, SC
Free and open to the public
Info: 843-549-5621 or 843-549-2303

December 08 | 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Christmas Musical Extravaganza: Crafts and Singing (Children
Part of New Harmonies: Celebrating American Roots Music in Walterboro
Sponsored by the Colleton Center, Colleton County Arts Council, Colleton County Memorial Library, Colleton Museum & Farmers Market, and Walterboro/Colleton Chamber of Commerce
Location: Colleton County Memorial Library, 600 Hampton Street, Walterboro, SC
Free and open to the public
Info: 843-549-5621 or 843-549-2303

December 09 | 02:00 pm
Hanging of the Greens and Holiday Organ Concert
Part of New Harmonies: Celebrating American Roots Music in Walterboro
Sponsored by the Colleton Center, Colleton County Arts Council, Colleton County Memorial Library, Colleton Museum & Farmers Market, and Walterboro/Colleton Chamber of Commerce

Hanging of the Greens will be presented by the Colleton County Historical & Preservation Society
Location: Little Library, 803 Wichman Street, Walterboro, SC
Free and open to the public
Info: 843-549-9633

The Holiday Organ Concert will immediately follow the Hanging of the Greens
Location: St. Jude’s Episcopal Church, 907 Wichman Street, Walterboro, SC
Free and open to the public
Info: 843-549-1050

December 10 | 04:00 pm – 06:00 pm
Afternoon Movie: White Christmas
Part of New Harmonies: Celebrating American Roots Music in Walterboro
Sponsored by the Colleton Center, Colleton County Arts Council, Colleton County Memorial Library, Colleton Museum & Farmers Market, and Walterboro/Colleton Chamber of Commerce
Light refreshments provided
Location: Colleton County Memorial Library, 600 Hampton Street, Walterboro, SC
Free and open to the public
Info: 843-549-5621 or 843-549-2303

December 11 | 07:00 pm
Colleton Preparatory Academy’s Christmas Program
Part of New Harmonies: Celebrating American Roots Music in Walterboro
Sponsored by the Colleton Center, Colleton County Arts Council, Colleton County Memorial Library, Colleton Museum & Farmers Market, and Walterboro/Colleton Chamber of Commerce
Location: Colleton Preparatory Academy, 165 Academy Road, Walterboro, SC
Open to the public
Info: 843-538-8959

December 11 | 05:00 pm – 07:00 pm
Open Jam/Karaoke Night
Part of New Harmonies: Celebrating American Roots Music in Walterboro
Sponsored by the Colleton Center, Colleton County Arts Council, Colleton County Memorial Library, Colleton Museum & Farmers Market, and Walterboro/Colleton Chamber of Commerce
Location: Colleton County Memorial Library, 600 Hampton Street, Walterboro, SC
Free and open to the public
Info: 843-549-5621 or 843-549-2303

December 13 | 05:30 pm
Business After Hours – Food, Beverages and Caroling
Part of New Harmonies: Celebrating American Roots Music in Walterboro
Sponsored by the Colleton Center, Colleton County Arts Council, Colleton County Memorial Library, Colleton Museum & Farmers Market, and Walterboro/Colleton Chamber of Commerce
Location: The Colleton Center, 494 Hampton Street, Walterboro, SC
Free and open to the public
Info: 843-549-2303

December 14 | 07:00 pm
Christmas Cantata
Part of New Harmonies: Celebrating American Roots Music in Walterboro
Sponsored by the Colleton Center, Colleton County Arts Council, Colleton County Memorial Library, Colleton Museum & Farmers Market, and Walterboro/Colleton Chamber of Commerce
Location: Bedon Baptist Church, 2410 Cottageville Highway, Walterboro, SC
Open to the public
Info: 843-549-2303

December 16 | 10:30 am
Lessons & Carols
Part of New Harmonies: Celebrating American Roots Music in Walterboro
Sponsored by the Colleton Center, Colleton County Arts Council, Colleton County Memorial Library, Colleton Museum & Farmers Market, and Walterboro/Colleton Chamber of Commerce
Location: St. Jude’s Episcopal Church, 907 Wichman Street, Walterboro, SC
Open to the public
Info: 843-549-1050 or 843-549-2303

December 16 | 05:00 pm
Bethel United Methodist Church Choir Concert
Part of New Harmonies: Celebrating American Roots Music in Walterboro
Sponsored by the Colleton Center, Colleton County Arts Council, Colleton County Memorial Library, Colleton Museum & Farmers Market, and Walterboro/Colleton Chamber of Commerce
Location: Bethel United Methodist Church, 355 Hampton Street, Walterboro, SC
Open to the public
Info: 843-549-7691

December 16 | 07:00 pm
Christmas Cantata
Part of New Harmonies: Celebrating American Roots Music in Walterboro
Sponsored by the Colleton Center, Colleton County Arts Council, Colleton County Memorial Library, Colleton Museum & Farmers Market, and Walterboro/Colleton Chamber of Commerce
Location: Bedon Baptist Church, 2410 Cottageville Highway, Walterboro, SC
Open to the public
Info: 843-549-2303

December 19 | 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Watch a Musical!
Part of New Harmonies: Celebrating American Roots Music in Walterboro
Sponsored by the Colleton Center, Colleton County Arts Council, Colleton County Memorial Library, Colleton Museum & Farmers Market, and Walterboro/Colleton Chamber of Commerce
Location: Colleton County Memorial Library, 600 Hampton Street, Walterboro, SC
Free and open to the public
Info: 843-549-5621 or 843-549-2303

December 21 | 06:00 pm – 08:00 pm
Drive Through Live Nativity
Part of New Harmonies: Celebrating American Roots Music in Walterboro
Sponsored by the Colleton Center, Colleton County Arts Council, Colleton County Memorial Library, Colleton Museum & Farmers Market, and Walterboro/Colleton Chamber of Commerce
Location: Bedon Baptist Church, 2410 Cottageville Highway, Walterboro, SC
Open to the public
Info: 843-549-2303

January 02 | 06:00 pm – 08:00 pm
Hail, Hail, Rock N’ Roll!
Documentary celebrating American rock and roll
Part of New Harmonies: Celebrating American Roots Music in Walterboro
Sponsored by the Colleton Center, Colleton County Arts Council, Colleton County Memorial Library, Colleton Museum & Farmers Market, and Walterboro/Colleton Chamber of Commerce
Location: Colleton County Memorial Library, 600 Hampton Street, Walterboro, SC
Free and open to the public
Info: 843-549-5621 or 843-549-2303

January 03 | 06:00 pm
A Fiddle and a Pig: Bluegrass and Barbeque
Celebrating the New Harmonies exhibit
Part of New Harmonies: Celebrating American Roots Music in Walterboro
Sponsored by the Colleton Center, Colleton County Arts Council, Colleton County Memorial Library, Colleton Museum & Farmers Market, and Walterboro/Colleton Chamber of Commerce
Location: Colleton Museum and Farmers Market, 506 E. Washington Street, Walterboro, SC
Live bluegrass, beer and barbeque
Tickets are $10 and can be purchased at the museum
Info: 843-549-2303

January 05 | 06:00 pm
12th Night Ball
Dancing and Music
Part of New Harmonies: Celebrating American Roots Music in Walterboro
Sponsored by the Colleton Center, Colleton County Arts Council, Colleton County Memorial Library, Colleton Museum & Farmers Market, and Walterboro/Colleton Chamber of Commerce
Location: Bedon Lucas House, 20 Church Street, Walterboro, SC
Open to the public
Info: 843-549-2303

January 06 | 03:00 pm
Epiphany Hymn Sing
Part of New Harmonies: Celebrating American Roots Music in Walterboro
Sponsored by the Colleton Center, Colleton County Arts Council, Colleton County Memorial Library, Colleton Museum & Farmers Market, and Walterboro/Colleton Chamber of Commerce
Location: St. Jude’s Episcopal Church, 907 Wichman Street, Walterboro, SC
Open to the public
**Reception and final opportunity for viewing of the New Harmonies exhibit at the Colleton Museum & Farmers Market immediately following the concert
Info: 843-549-1050 or 843-549-2303