In The Crown: Spotlight Sessions October 28, 4:00 pm

Join us for the second installment of Spotlight Sessions!

Casey Noel has assembled a wonderfully talented group of singer-songwriters for an intimate afternoon of music: Will Jones, Abigail Dowd, and Wes Collins. Hear their songs and the stories behind them along with some special collaborations with Casey and guests that you are sure to love!

Tickets are $10. NC sales tax is included in the ticket price.

There is an additional $3.50 per ticket web fee for Internet purchases; call 336-333-2605 to avoid those charges.

Guests may also opt to have their tickets mailed to them for a $1 post fee, or can pick up their tickets in will call for no additional charge.

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Will Jones is an aspiring professional musician who spends his days writing songs or on the road performing. Will starting playing music when he was six years old and has been traveling as a performer since the age of eight. Will grew up in Cana Virginia playing Bluegrass with his family’s band The Cana Ramblers and travelled professionally for 6 years.

After graduating from Virginia Tech University with a degree in history, Will decided that life was too short not to travel and play music. When he isn’t on stage and pursuing his career as a singer/songwriter within the realm of Americana and Country music, you can find him somewhere on a river with a fly rod in his hand, enjoying the vast beauty of nature and outdoor sports.

Since starting his own career in music, Will has performed or done shows along with artists such as Tracy Lawrence, Sierra Hull, Sarah Jarosz, Chris Thile, Johnny Cash, Osborn Brothers, Ralph Stanley, Ben Haggard and many more.

-“Music is who I am. How I create music is inspired by my surroundings and inspirations. Therefore I explore to find myself”. — Will Jones

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Abigail Dowd is a North Carolina-based singer/songwriter/guitarist. She grew up under the Carolina longleaf pines and hints of the early Celtic settlers weave through her music. Her lyrics are mesmerizing and her bluesy voice has been described as “a rare thing that is at once strong and generous in its vulnerability.”

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By day a mild-mannered librarian, 2015 Kerrville Grassy Hill New Folk winner Wes Collins calls his music “guitar driven folk-pop with teeth”. He released his debut album, One Layer Down, in 2013. Since appearing at Kerrville, Wes has played throughout the Southwest, from the legendary Bluebird Cafe in Nashville to a formal showcase at the Southwest Regional Folk Alliance Conference in Austin.

In 2017 Wes took second place in Moravia Texas’s 2017 Songwriter Serenade and received a songwriting fellowship from the North Carolina Arts Council, which funded his brand-new CD Welcome to the Ether.