Southwest Virginia Museum Historical State Park /Friends
Our 2013 Performers
JOHN CARTER CASH
Grandchild of Maybelle Carter and only son
to John R. Cash and June Carter Cash, John
Carter Cash preserves his family legacy and
is caretaker to the heritage of his musical
ancestors. Cash is a producer,
singer-songwriter, and author. He has
worked on five Grammy-award-winning albums,
and some of his production credits include
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DALE JETT & HELLO STRANGER
Singer and musician Dale Jett is a native of
Southwest Virginia. He is a third
generation member of the legendary Carter
Family. The son of Janette Carter, the
grandson of A. P. and Sara Carter, his roots
have been heavily steeped within the heart
of his family's musical heritage. Growing
up within the Carter Family, Dale has been
influenced by many musicians and styles of
music. He began playing guitar in his late
teens when Elizabeth Cotten taught him his
first chords -- left handed, upside down.
Mountain Heart has been fearlessly revolutionizing the way acoustic music is presented and played. The band's name has been synonymous with cutting-edge excellence in acoustic music circles since the group's creation in 1999. Widely known throughout the music industry for continually redefining the boundaries of acoustic music ... click here for more information.
Dave Eggar & Deoro' with Amber Rubarth
Dave Eggar's body of work is consistently
greeted with superlatives and rave reviews.
It's a luxury not often enjoyed by an artist
who records in diverse genres and performs
live in multiple musical categories,
seamlessly moving between each, be it Pop,
Rock, Jazz, R & B, New Age, World, or
Classical music ...
Gathering in the Gap Music Festival,
Big Stone Gap, Virginia. All rights reserved.