Arts + Entertainment
When drummer Joe Russo takes a moment to reflect on his decades-long friendship and collaboration with guitarist Tom Hamilton, he can’t help but be in awe of their cosmic connection.
An award-winning bluegrass band with gospel, folk and country music influences, Dailey & Vincent will hit the stage with a special Christmas performance at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 9, at the Smoky Mountain Center for the Performing Arts in Franklin.
Editor’s Note: Since first rolling into Haywood County in August 2012 to start work as the arts and entertainment editor for The Smoky Mountain News, Garret K. Woodward has been extensively documenting banjo players around our backyard.
In the mid-1960s, when Bill Allsbrook was a med school student at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, he decided to pick up the banjo.