[SBB] May 15 - Music For Chatham, at Shakori Hills Farm

Stillhouse Bottom Band sbb at stillhousebottomband.com
Tue May 11 15:53:29 CDT 2004


The Stillhouse Bottom Band will be performing this coming weekend at the
Music for Chatham! Celebration in Chatham County.  I'll let the organizer,
Molly Matlock Parsons, of the Bynum Music Series held at the general store,
fill you in on the details, given below!

We hope to see you there!  It should be a great weekend to slap on some
sunscreen and enjoy wonderful music in the great outdoors!


This SATURDAY, MAY 15th from 4 pm to 7 pm, come out to the SHAKORI
HILLS FARM for one of the best events of spring & summer 2004:  "MUSIC
FOR CHATHAM!"Celebrate what makes this place "a place" and help preserve the
unique community and character that exists here.  There'll be FAMOUS BANDS!

Musicians include:
4 PM:  Blues greats, Abe Reid and the Spikedrivers (www.abereid.com &
5 PM:  the Big Fat Gap
6 PM:  Stillhouse Bottom Band (www.stillhousebottomband.com)

It's $15 per person, Children 12 and under Free.  PRICE INCLUDES YOUR

Tickets are on sale on-line at www.chathamcoalition.org.

Location:  Shakori Hills, 1439 Henderson Tanyard Road, Silk Hope, NC

Directions are available online at www.chathamcoalition.org.

Bring the family , pack a cooler, and come down to Shakori Hills Farm,
home of the Grassroots Festival. Meet your neighbors and share your love
of Chatham County. Come enjoy world-famous Musicmaker Foundation blues
artists Abe Reid and the Spikedrivers (www.abereid.com &
www.musicmaker.org) and the down home old-time music of Chatham's own
Big Fat Gap, the Independent Weekly's April "Band-of-the-Month." Plus,
very special guests the Stillhouse Bottom Band.

And... get a chance to win a creation from one of Chatham County's
famous artisans.

Also, this Friday, May 14th at 7pm, the Bynum Music Series presents
world-renowned musicians, the WILLIAMSON BROTHERS BAND.  They freqently
share the stage with such greats as Ricky Scaggs, and they are one of
the most top-notch talents in the Southeast.  They're another band I
never thought would ever consider playing "for a hat," but they've
graciously offered to be a main staple of the series here and to join us
on the cement stage for the second consecutive time.  To hear some music
samples and to learn more about them, please visit
www.mandolincentral.com.  It's all rain or shine (we move indoors when
the weather gets nasty).

Finally, I'm thrilled to announce that next Friday, we will be hosting the
songs from Ellen Bland's outstanding play, "Millworker."  The performers
are all members of the original cast.  Bland will discuss the play and
offer historical commentary to accompany the performance.  The Bynum
General Store offers a particularly poetic setting for this event since
Bland's play partly draws upon stories she heard from former Bynum
millworkers and close friends when she lived in Bynum several years
ago.  The play has met with stellar reviews and has repeatedly sold out
performances.  The Raleigh N&O named it one of the 10 best theatre
events of 2003.

Again, we need all the HELP we can muster with spreading the word about
these events.  So, bring everyone you know and/or tell everyone you

Thanks so much for your continued support of the Bynum Community, the
Bynum Music Series, and this wonderful area in which we are so blessed
to live.

All the best,
Molly Matlock Parsons

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