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Coming Soon to R.A. Fountain:
East Carolina's best place to hear acoustic music
is dark & quiet until September 9

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Tuesday, July 11, 2017 -- 5 - 8 p.m
We're open for business, mostly selling Simply Natural ice cream, during HenyCat's auction next door tonight.

No live music until September 9

Friday, September 9, 2017 -- 7:30 p.m. -- $8.50 general admission $11 reserved tax included
Whiskey Charmers
This is one of the "best new bands of 2015" in Detroit, where the Metro Times says of them "it's so rare to find great Americana these days, let alone great roots-based non-garage music in Detroit."

New York Music Daily says Carrie Shepard "has a strong yet soft and utterly enigmatic voice [that's] world-weary beyond her years"; guitarist Lawrence Daversa "plays with edge and bite and a distinctive sense of melody." The Whiskey Charmers are touring in support of their second CD, "The Valley."

Friday, September 15, 2017 -- 7:30 p.m. -- $8.50 general admission $11 reserved tax included
Three Jack Jenny
This new Raleigh-based bluegrass band features Karen Smedley on lead vocals and mandolin, with Jeff Smedley on vocals and guitar; Tony Morris on banjo; Greg Penny on bass; and Matt Hooper on fiddle.

Friday, September 22, 2017 -- 7:30 p.m. -- $8.50 general admission, $11 reserved tax included
New Macedon Rangers

Ash & Andy, from Greenville & Victoria, Australia, are back for another excellent concert of old-time music.

Sunday, September 24, 2017 -- 4:00 p.m. -- $8.50 general admission $11 reserved tax included
Mile Twelve
Our favorite Boston bluegrassers return to Fountain en route to IBMA's World of Bluegrass in Raleigh. They've also added a terrific mandolin player, David Benedict, to their already super-talented lineup of Brownwyn Keith-Hynes on fiddle, Nate Sabat on bass, BB Bowness on banjo, and Evan Murphy on guitar.

Friday, September 29 - Sept. 30, 2017 -- CLOSED: Gone to IBMA's World of Bluegrass

Friday, October 6, 2017 -- 7:30 p.m. -- $8.50 general admission, $11 reserved tax included
the Grass Strings

Saturday, October 14, 2017 -- 7:30 p.m. -- $8.50 general admission, $11 reserved tax included
Mark Templeton & Pocket Change

Saturday, October 28, 2017 -- 7:30 p.m. -- $8.50 general admission, $11 reserved tax included
Bluegrass Sweethearts

Saturday, November 4, 2017 -- 7:30 p.m. -- $8.50 general admission, $11 reserved tax included
Caroline Dare

Saturday, December 2, 2017 -- 7:30 p.m. -- $12.50 general admission $15 reserved tax included
Malpass Brothers

Saturday, December 9, 2017 -- 7:30 p.m. -- $8.50 general admission $11 reserved tax included
Russ Varnell & Too Country
East Carolina's favorite honky-tonkers present a classic country Christmas tonight.

Saturday, December 16, 2017 -- 7:30 p.m. -- $10 general admission, $12.50 reserved tax included
Steve Creech All-Stars

Steve's annual Christmas show is always a good time in Fountain, and it usually winds up being standing room only.

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