Our annual starry tradition is happening again, a wonderful evening of music, food, beverages, and family fun! The evening’s highlight will be a singer-songwriter circle featuring some great local musicians and songwriters. Each artist will share his or her unique musical talents one song at a time, then pass the mic to the next. This year our songwriters will be Charly Lowry, Rebekah Todd, Tommy Edwards, Big Ron Hunter, and Ashley Heath!
Opening up the night will be Carolina Pine Cones, a youth bluegrass band (ages 14-18) that performs throughout Raleigh and the Triangle area. The group met through the summer Bluegrass Jam Camps and year-round Youth Jams offered by PineCone, the Piedmont Council of Traditional Music.
As our new tradition goes…closing out the show will be our great friends from, Dr. Bacon! Dr. Bacon is a genre defying “Appalachian Funk-Rock” band from Asheville, NC playing an infectiously danceable blend of funk, soul, jazz, rock, blues, folk, hip-hop and more. The band features diverse instrumentation including: guitars, resonator, harmonica, bass, tenor saxophone, baritone saxophone drums, trombone, kazoo and more.
We’ll have a nice roundup of local food trucks including Breakfast & Beyond and Ko Kyu, as well as Yee Haw Doughnuts. Our staff and volunteers will be serving up cold brews from Carolina Brewery, sangria from Fair Game Beverage Company, and cider from our new friends, Chatham Cider Works.
Bring the whole family (kids 12 and under get in free) and camp out under the stars! All profits from the event go directly to the Shakori Hills Community Arts Center to help advance our mission in the community.
NC Stars in the Round
1439 Henderson Tanyard Road
Pittsboro, NC 27312
Doors – 4pm, Music – 7pm
$12 in advance / $17 at gate (kids 12 and under free)
$10 to camp (up to 1 car and 2 tents)
Sponsors for the event include: Carolina Brewery, Fair Game Beverage Company, Griffin Contracting, Music Maker Relief Foundation, South of Cool Sound Productions, Shakori Hills Community Arts Center, Shakori Hills GrassRoots Festival of Music & Dance, and Universal Printing. If you are interested in becoming a sponsor of this event, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 919-542-8142.