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Best place to hear acoustic Carolina music

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Saturday, May 30, 2015 -- 7:30 p.m. -- $8.50 general admission, $11 reserved tax included
Nu Clear Twins & Mike Hamer

Mike Hamer has been a mainstay on the Greenville music scene since the late 1970s. He has fronted two of the most popular dance bands in the region, the Lemon Sisters and Rutabaga Brothers and also the Rhinos, and has released seven CDs of original songs.

In recent years, Mike has turned his attention more to acoustic music and original compositions. He has led a local songwriting workshop for several years and also taught songwriting in the English department at ECU before retiring in 2012.

The NuClear Twins are Nathan and Melody Maxwell, also Greenville residents. Nathan Maxwell plays guitar and viola and writes the Twins' original songs. Melody Maxwell plays violin. They share vocals and also add beautiful harmonies to their originals and to Hamer's songs.

Thursday, June 4, 2015 -- 7:30 p.m. -- $12.50 general admission, $15 reserved tax included
Victor & Penny
This dynamic Kansas City duo stops by Fountain en route to their shows at the 2015 OcraFolk Fest. They play "antique pop" on ukulele and guitar.

Friday, June 5, 2015 -- 7:30 p.m. -- $8.50 general admission, $11 reserved tax included
Steph Stewart & the Boyfriends
Help Steph and Friends celebrate the new release of their second CD, "Nobody's Darlin."

Saturday, June 6, 2015 -- 7:30 p.m. -- $8.50 general admission, $11 reserved tax included
Ted Jones & the Tar Heel Boys
Ted's celebrating the release of his new Roby Huffman tribute CD and as usual he's got an excellent band of pickers to accompany him.

Saturday, June 13, 2015 -- 7:30 p.m. -- $8.50 general admission, $11 reserved tax included
Grass Cats
The best bluegrass band in East Carolina celebrates the release of their ninth CD, "The Old School Road," at our last show of the season.

The Cats are breaking in their fine new guitarist, Bailey Coe, who's also sharing lead singing duties.

Fronting the band is Russell Johnson, who sings tenor and plays mandolin. Co-founder Tim Woodall plays bass; Snow Hill's own Chris Hill plays fiddle; and Rick Lafleur plays banjo.

They play traditional bluegrass and bluegrass gospel and also offer up some bluegrass arrangements of songs by Eric Clapton, Duke Ellington, Tim McGraw, Steve Earle.

The Cats are the only group on an independent recording label to have three singles reach #1 on Bluegrass Unlimited's national chart, and their new record is headed that way.

RAF IS CLOSED AFTER JUNE 13 until August 14

Friday, August 14, 2015 -- 7 p.m.

Saturday, August 15, 2015 -- noon to 9 p.m.
8th Annual Bluegrass Fest at RAF in conjunction with Fountain's Peanut Festival

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