January 17th Foundation Oyster Roast with “Town Mountain” is SOLD OUT !Category: Community
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Acclaimed Asheville, North Carolina band “Town Mountain” will be performing on the Eastern Shore, January 17th from 5pm-9pm, a night before they kick off a tour run in Washington D.C. The popular bluegrass band that in recent years has expanded their popularity with folk, Americana, and alternative country audiences, will be in Melfa at Eastern Shore Community College as part of the ESCC Foundation’s “Eastern Shore Oyster Roast” to be held on campus at the Workforce Development Center’s Great Hall. In addition to live music and Eastern Shore oysters, there will be clam chowder, shrimp, fried chicken, beer, wine, and soda available. Proceeds benefit the ESCC Foundation which supports the efforts of Shore students.
Town Mountain just released their latest album “New Freedom Blues” in late- 2018 to critical and fan acclaim. It includes a collaboration with popular alternative country singer-songwriter Tyler Childers, who the band performs with frequently. In August of this year, Rolling Stone Magazine proclaimed Town Mountain one of “10 New Country Artists You Need to Know.”
Since releasing their debut album Original Bluegrass and Roots Country in 2007, Town Mountain have made a name for themselves in bluegrass and roots circuits touring with a who’s who of like-minded artists, including Ralph Stanley and His Clinch Mountain Boys, the Del McCoury Band, Greensky Bluegrass, Yonder Mountain String Band, and many others. In addition to huge festivals and concert schedules, the band appeared at the Grand Ole Opry, performing both at the Opry House and at the famed Ryman Auditorium.