Bluegrass Bash Set For RHS - Rosman, NC


November 2, 2017

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Roy Chapman and Joe Byers

This Saturday is the third annual Roy Chapman and Joe Byers Memorial Bluegrass bash at Rosman High School. Bobby Powell and Tim Jones, both members of local bluegrass band Carolina Blue, are hosting the event, which begins at 4 p.m.

Powell said Chapman and Byers are local bluegrass heroes who did so much to benefit the county that he and Jones want to keep their memories alive. They also want to keep the mountains in bluegrass, and bluegrass in the mountains.

"If their actions and concerts weren't benefitting sick people, then it was the school system," Powell said. "They did a lot for...

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