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Entertaining the crowd during Thursday evening’s Performing Arts open mic night are (from left to right) Jay Jernigan, Craig Flynt and Ron Adcock. The Arts Center will host a special Showcase on Thursday of this week.

Area talent on display at Performing Arts Showcase

Posted on January 27, 2015 at 3:42 pm

“Everyone is really excited about the upcoming Showcase on the 29th, so it was a real high energy show last night,” said co-host Taylor Hoch after Thursday’s Performing Arts night. “We had a full list of performers and a very enthusiastic audience.” Thursday marked the 15th performing arts show since the Performing Arts Association started at the Art Center last September. Taylor kicked off the show playing and singing several

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  • Fisk Jubilee Singers perform at MMC

    Posted on January 26, 2015 at 3:42 pm

    Fisk Singers today

    One of America’s true cultural treasures, the Fisk University Jubilee Singers, will make a return visit to Martin Methodist College on Saturday, Feb. 7, to perform as part of Homecoming 2015. The event, which is being underwritten by a grant from the Tennessee Arts Commission, is being billed as “A Tribute to the Matt Gardner Family and Museum,” as efforts continue toward the restoration of the Gardner home in Elkton

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  • Showcase of local performing art talent on tap

    Posted on January 21, 2015 at 5:55 am

    Jim Parker

    The Lincoln County Performing Arts Association and the Fayetteville-Lincoln County Art Center, Inc., are pleased to present a showcase of local performing art talent at the Performing Arts Show and Open house at the Art Center on Thursday, Jan. 29. Jim Parker, a songwriter and celebrity from Huntsville, Ala., will be the special guest and will perform with songwriter Greg Mitchell from Fayetteville. Jim has been in the music business

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  • Performing Arts Association marks 14th show

    Posted on January 20, 2015 at 4:55 pm

    The DawgHous band, consisting of Len Bullard, Rick Van Nostrand and Curt Zimmerman, perform during Thursday evening’s Performing Arts Show at the Fayetteville Arts Center.

    “If you weren’t at the Art Center last Thursday night, then you missed one helluva show,” said host Ron Hackett. “We had eleven great acts last night, but we had room for one more,” said co-host Taylor Hoch. This was the 14th performing arts show since the Performing Arts Association started at the Art Center last September. Taylor kicked off the show singing several of her Americana songs that have

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  • FoL Winter Gala nearing at the library

    Posted on January 19, 2015 at 4:55 pm

    Blue Velvet Combo will be playing throughout the upcoming Friends of the Library Winter Gala to be held Saturday, Jan. 31, at the Fayetteville-Lincoln County Public Library. Blue Velvet Combo plays old jazz standards from the big band era and an eclectic mix of light pop and rock. The band features vocalist Ellen Hood with the musical backing of Dan Charles on violin and Bob and Bartie Scott on guitar and bass, respectively.

    The Fayetteville-Lincoln County Friends of the Library will host the 4th annual Winter Gala on Saturday, Jan. 31, from 6-8 p.m. at the Fayetteville Lincoln County Library. This year’s musical guest, The Blue Velvet Combo, will be playing throughout the evening. The Blue Velvet Combo plays old jazz standards from the big band era and an eclectic mix of light pop and rock. The band features vocalist Ellen Hood with

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  • Winter Gala benefits library

    Posted on January 15, 2015 at 10:01 am

    Friends of the Library board members make plans for the 4th annual Winter Gala to be held Saturday, Jan. 31. Pictured are (from left) President Nancy Glass, Randy Fowler, Barbara Beyl, Pierrine Thomas, Libby Craig, Jillian Bagley, Mary Ruth Golden, Mike Dodd, and Chris Dodd. Not pictured is the Winter Gala Chairman Emily Law and Rebecca Parker.

    The fourth Annual Winter Gala, benefitting the Fayetteville-Lincoln County Library, will be held on Saturday, Jan. 31, at the library from 6 until 8 p.m. This event, themed “A Winter Garden”, will be hosted by the Friends of the Library. There will be a silent auction, wine and hors D’oeuvres, and the musical guests are “Blue Velvet”. Tickets may be purchased from members of the Friends of the Library, Bank

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  • Open mic night returns for the new year

    Posted on January 12, 2015 at 4:02 pm

    George Hensley, a newcomer to open mic night at the Fayetteville-Lincoln County Arts Center, performs one of three original songs he shared with the group Thursday evening.

    The Performing Arts Group at the Fayetteville-Lincoln County Arts Center kicked off its new year Thursday with a rousing show in spite of the bitter cold. Ron Hackett, the show’s host, started the show with three jazz guitar instrumentals accompanied by drummer Ron Adcock. Next up was Rose Pyatt to play three of her original songs with Ron Adcock on drums. Rose has been a regular performer at many of

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