The Songwriters

Hubert and Vera Lawson and their sons, Lee and Eddie, organized their family band in 1980 with the goal to provide great traditional and modern bluegrass, count...

Eddie Atkins is a singer-songwriter from nearby Sandy Ridge, NC. He has been playing music for almost two decades with songs that come from many of his personal...

Multi-instrumentalist Wayne Seymour grew up in a small southern town and took up the guitar in his senior year in high school. He has played in several bluegras...

Monroe "Monk" Lewis has played the saxophone since the 1960s with famous beach bands across the South including the Casuals, the Fabulous Five, the Note-tations...

Our second season opens and closes with the host band for The Danbury Songwriters. 

The Travelin...

Two-time Grammy® Award Winners, Cathy Fink & Marcy Marxer are master musicians with a career spanning over 35 years. Their superb harmonies are backed by instru...

Carrying his Hanging Rock home inside a busted 1953 Gibson flattop, Joshua Shelton stirs flatpicking, folk, & soulful country sounds into one cast iron cauldron...

Jack Benedict cannot avoid the music. He listens to almost everything.  Acoustic music, however, has always been his true north. A gifted luthier as well, Jack...

Bruce Burgess arrived in Danbury 20 years ago as an established graphic artist and banjo-picker extraordinaire. In addition to traditional banjo styles Bruce is...

Rebecca writes and sings songs that she can deliver with honesty, soul, and passion. Her songs are sometimes from personal experience, but they always stem from...

In the few and brief spaces between love and marriage, farming and child rearing, and the realities of work mixed in with life, Kay Richey and John Hartman play...

Skip Staples first became interested in music when Elvis arrived in 1956 and he has played and performed consistently ever since then. Skip’s influences include...

Steve Shelton is a classically trained band director/ percussionist, specializing in tympani, snare and mallets...resulting in skills that transferred readily t...

Laurelyn Dossett lives and writes in the piedmont of North Carolina, and her songs tend to reflect the stories of the region, both traditional and contemporary....

Born and raised in the creative burst of the late 20th century, Aaron Morris has dedicated his life to the pursuit of art and music. Starting at the age of 11,...

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