Boys from Carolina

Location: R.A. Fountain

From October 19, 2006 FAD:

The Boys from Carolina celebrates the recent release of its first CD, Train Ride Home, with a return visit to Fountain General Store on Friday night for a concert of bluegrass and bluegrass country music. 

The Boys from Carolina boasts over 140 years of picking experience. They include Wright Young, from Durham, who plays mandolin and sings lead, baritone, and tenor; Chuck Shutte, from Raleigh, who plays dobro and sings lead, tenor and baritone; Lindy Brown, also from Raleigh, who plays bass; Larry Nunnery, from Benson, who plays guitar and sings lead and baritone; and Bob Wilkerson, from Smithfield, who has been playing banjo for over 35 years. 

Schutte and Brown have been performing for over 30 years each, Young for 25 years, and Nunnery for 20 years.

Most of the players met while with Friends in Bluegrass; other bands they’ve individually performed with include Sweet Dixie, Varina Station, Hanna Creek String Band, Lonesome Pine Bluegrass Band, the Eno Ramblers, and Piedmont Bluegrass. 

Tags: bluegrass, bluegrass gospel, classic, Concert, country, original, tradtional bluegrass