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The Glen Harlow Band set to perform at the Carter Fold New Year's weekend

Community Contributor • Jan 1, 2016 at 3:30 PM

HILTONS, Va. — The Carter Family Fold will present a bluegrass and old time music concert by by the Glen Harlow Band on Saturday, Jan. 2.

Showtime is 7:30 p.m.

Admission is $10 for adults; $1 for children ages 6 to 11; and free for children younger than 6.

Harlow has been singing and playing music since early childhood, learning to sing gospel music from his mother and father. He is a studio musician and a veteran of many Mountain Empire bluegrass and acoustic groups.

Joining Harlow will be a lineup of accomplished and award-winning area musicians collectively known as North Fork.

Eric McMurray from Gate City will be playing banjo and singing vocals. Rick Barker, from Mendota, Va., will be playing guitar and doing vocals.

Kevin Jackson, from Bristol, Va., will be on vocals and playing the fiddle. Mitchell Bentley, from Coeburn, Va., will be singing and playing the upright bass. The group will feature old time and bluegrass instrumental favorites as well as traditional and progressive standards.

Carter Family Memorial Music Center, Incorporated, is a nonprofit, rural arts organization established to preserve traditional, acoustic mountain music.

For further information on the center, go to http://www.carterfamilyfold.org.

Shows from the Carter Family Fold can be accessed on the internet at http://www.carterfoldshow.com.

For recorded information on shows coming up at the Fold, call (276)386-6054.

To speak to a Fold staff member, call (276)594-0676.