North Carolina Bluegrass Favorite to Host 10th Anniversary Show at the Carolina Theatre of Durham on January 14, 2012

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Durham, NC –  One of the Triangle’s most well-loved bands, The Kickin Grass Band, celebrates ten years of signature Americana-style bluegrass with a special hometown concert and celebration on Saturday, January 14, 2012 at the Carolina Theatre of Durham.  The show is a co-presentation of The Carolina Theatre of Durham and Pinecone – the Piedmont Council of Traditional Music. 

The Kickin Grass Band 10th Anniversary Show will feature the current lineup performing favorites from three acclaimed albums over the past decade, as well as new material slated for a 2012 release.  The audience will also be treated to appearances by past members and old friends, including the world-renowned Apple Chill Cloggers. 

“The past ten years have been a true joy for us, playing and introducing our rootsy-Americana style of bluegrass to new fans around the world,” says lead singer and songwriter, Lynda Dawson.  “We‘re thrilled to share the stage with old friends and celebrate this milestone with hometown fans who have played a huge role in our success!” 

The Kickin Grass band formed in early 2002 as the accompanying band for the Apple Chill Cloggers and went on to release three albums of original and traditional music showcasing their grasp of tradition as well as a spirit of adventuring into the new frontier of an ever-evolving Americana genre: Backroads (2003), On the Short Rows (2006), and The Kickin Grass Band (2008).  A fourth album is slated for 2012 featuring the current lineup and an array of new material to keep listeners along for the adventuresome ride.

The show will be recorded by F/Stop Grooves and 5×5 Photography for video production.

The Kickin Grass Band 10th Anniversary Show
Saturday, January 14, 2012
The Carolina Theatre of Durham
Tickets are $15 and available at www.carolinatheatre.org and www.pinecone.org, by phone (919) 560-3030 or toll free (888) 241-8162, or at the Carolina Theatre box office.

Local Beat w/ Adam Kincaid: Kickin Grass Band “The Ghost of Nathaniel Carter (Live)” from Wolf TV on Vimeo.