Carter Family Fold

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Carter Family Fold

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The Carter Fold is a rustic, 800 plus seat music shed offering traditional music every Saturday night. Museum opens an hour prior to the show. The Carter Family (A.P. Carter, his wife Sara and his sister-in-law Maybelle) were discovered in 1927 by Victor Recording Studio in Bristol and recorded 300 songs between 1927 and 1942. Playing traditional Appalachian music, the family is often credited as forerunners of modern-day country music. Today, A.P. Carter’s old general store acts as a museum. Recent additions include the newly moved and reconstructed original A.P. Carter Homeplace.

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