The Transylvania Times -

'Pickin' On The porch' debuts In Asheville


Passing an afternoon rocking on the front porch has long been one of the pleasures of the South. On Friday, Aug. 1, from 2-4 p.m. the tradition continues with a free performance on one of Asheville's and the literary world's most famous porches, the "Old Kentucky Home" of Thomas Wolfe.

Noted singers/songwriters Roger Howell and Richard Hurley will perform traditional mountain music and contemporary interpretations of country and folk music at the first in a series of "Pickin' on the Porch" programs at the Thomas Wolfe Memorial State Historic Site.

A Mars Hill native, Howell first began ban...

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