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Larkin Poe to headline Cary Arts Center Dedication on Saturday, August 13
The dedication ceremony for the new Cary Arts Center will take place on Saturday, Aug. 13; singer-songwriters Larkin Poe perform a free concert at 7:30 p.m. All Arts Center events on Aug. 13, including the concert, are free and open to the public.
For the past five years Rebecca and Megan Lovell of Larkin Poe (named for their great-great-
They deliver an innovative fusion of newgrass, country, and folk, all with tight harmonies and outstanding musicianship. Rebecca was the youngest contestant and first female to win the Merlefest International Mandolin Competition;
NoDepression.com says: "Larkin Poe brings together emotional expressiveness, beautiful melodies, technical mastery, and tasteful restraint in a way that's tremendously compelling."
From the stages of the Grand Ole Opry, Bonaroo and Telluride to touring with Brandi Carlile and the Indigo Girls, as well as collaborating with Elvis Costello, these chameleon performers continue to impress and mature, attracting attention from music lovers and celebrities alike. In the words of Elvis Costello, they are "already gifted as instrumentalists and, having a head start on the rest of us with the unique power and beauty of sibling harmony in their vocal blend, their songwriting has leapt forward and now surprises and delights in equal measure."
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PineCone—the Piedmont Council of Traditional Music, is a private, nonprofit, charitable membership organization dedicated to preserving, presenting and promoting traditional music, dance and other folk performing arts.