• Josh Goforth is coming to Mitchell County at 6 p.m. Saturday, July 13, for a solo performance at The Lodge at High Cove. (SUBMITTED PHOTO)
    Josh Goforth is coming to Mitchell County at 6 p.m. Saturday, July 13, for a solo performance at The Lodge at High Cove. (SUBMITTED PHOTO)

Goforth to perform at High Cove July 13

Multi-instrumental, Grammy-nominated musician Josh Goforth is coming to Mitchell County at 6 p.m. Saturday, July 13, for a solo performance.  

Goforth grew up in Madison County surrounded by the music and stories of his ancestors. He is a highly accomplished old-time, bluegrass and swing musician, playing close to 20 instruments.  His fiddling was featured in the movie “Songcatcher” onscreen and on the soundtrack. He has performed in all 50 states, throughout Europe, and Japan gracing such stages as Carnegie Hall and The Grand Ole Opry. He was nominated for a Grammy Award for his 2009 release with David Holt titled “Cutting Loose.”

The concert is at The Lodge at High Cove, a green development at 1215 Rebels Creek Road in Bakersville. The concert will be preceded at 5 p.m. by an optional potluck dinner. The suggested donation is $15.

Reservations are recommended, as the attendance is limited to 60. Email Ron Greene at events@rlgreene.net to make reservations, for more information or directions.

The MItchell News

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