He decided to take advantage of his disability insurance to spend more time traveling for performances before he died. That led to a Roanoke homecoming on April 28, when he and his brother, guitarist Andy Bullington , performed a show of original music at Mill Mountain Theatre. It was a bad stroke of luck that I missed that show, which landed on the same day as a Roanoke Civic Center concert. But Bullington said later that the show went well and that he really enjoyed it. A good stroke of luck is that Bullingtons sister, Mary Bullington, had provided me with several copies of the CDs that Ben Bullington recorded in Nashville, Tenn.
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Folk music rules at ‘Inside Llewyn Davis’ concert
He added: “It’s going great. I’m very proud of it. Very excited. T Bone did an incredible job, don’t you think? And the second half is insane.” View gallery.” CORRECTS SPELLING OF LAST NAME FROM WELSH TO WELCH – Singers Gillian Welch, left, Rhiannon Giddens a Rudin was right on the mark as Jack White opened with a three-song set that was followed by one of the more inspiring performances of the night by Rhiannon Giddens that brought some members of the crowd to their feet.
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Enjoy folk music at the Port St. Lucie Botanical Gardens
LUCIE There will be a second folk music jam and sing along at the Port St. Lucie Botanical Gardens on Wednesday, Dec. 4, at 7 p.m. All are welcome to come and sing along with the music group, The Sunset Folk, as they play music for Hanukah and Christmas as well as other folk songs. Admission is a $3 donation. The first folk music jam and sing-along was held Oct. 9 and those who attended thoroughly enjoyed singing songs they remember from their youth.
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