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Carter Family Fold – The Hillbilly Gypsies – April 30th
April 30 @ 3:30 pm - 6:30 pm$10.00
HILTONS Saturday, April 30th, 2022, at 7:30 p.m., the Carter Family Fold in Hiltons, Virginia will present a concert by The Hillbilly Gypsies – an old time band. Admission to the concert is $10 for adults, $2 for children 6 to 11, under age 6 free. Doors open at 6 p.m. Seating is first-come, first-serve.
Hailing from the beautiful mountain state of West Virginia, The Hillbilly Gypsies have been making and performing their own brand of old time bluegrass and original mountain music for two decades. The band is best known for their high-energy live performances; and they have become a crowd favorite at major festivals, fairs and concert venues all across the mid-Atlantic region and abroad. Their old-timey approach adds an authentic barn party atmosphere to their shows.
These folks are highly skilled musicians and seasoned entertainers. Their lightning fast, award-winning picking skills and musical arrangements mixed with natural comedic wit and high, lonesome mountain vocal harmonies are sure to catch your ear right away. Combine that with a knack for original songwriting and a strong passion for old time and traditional music, and this makes for an authentic and exciting musical experience that you won’t soon forget.
Some notable highlights for The Hillbilly Gypsies include multiple honors from the state of West Virginia, numerous national TV and radio performances, articles featuring them in national and international publications, performances on BBC TV, and playing festivals around the world as well as continual performances in national festivals. Go to their site to see all they have done and view video performances.
Current band members are:
Trae Buckner (guitar, clawhammer banjo, harmonica, lead & harmony vocals)
Jamie Lynn Buckner (lead & harmony vocals)
Robbie Mann (fiddle)
Levi Houston Sanders (banjo, guitar, autoharp, mandolin, & vocals)
Ryan Cramer (upright bass & harmony vocals)
For an evening of unforgettable old time, bluegrass, and traditional music – come out and see The Hillbilly Gypsies at the Carter Family Fold. Their gospel tunes are reminiscent of the old time tent meetings, and there will be music to suit everyone’s taste. Be prepared for an evening of high-energy, no holes barred family fun! The Gypsies are a Carter Family Fold favorite. To learn more about The Hillbilly Gypsies, go to their site at: http://thehillbillygypsies.com/.
Carter Family Memorial Music Center is a nonprofit, rural arts organization established to preserve traditional, acoustic mountain music. The Center is a family-oriented, drug and alcohol-free venue. In addition to the performance hall, the Center maintains the Carter Family Museum and the A. P. Carter birthplace cabin; both are historic landmarks. For additional information on the center, go to our site on the web – www.carterfamilyfold.org. Program support is provided by the Virginia Tourism Corporation. We can be found on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Thanks to Sydney and Mandy, our newest volunteers, we are now expanding our social media presence. To speak with a volunteer staff member, please call 276-594-0676. If we don’t answer right away, we will get back to you in 24 hours. Come on out and see us!