Welcome to the Charlie Poole Music Festival! As we look forward to our move to the campus of Rockingham Community College, we look back proudly at over twenty years of presenting in concert the biggest stars of Americana music: Tony Rice, Norman & Nancy Blake, Mike Seeger, J.D. Crowe, Alice Gerrard, Tony Trischka, the Carolina Chocolate Drops, and so many more. We have enjoyed seeing the emergence of many bright and talented young musicians, a surprising number of whom we have seen come through our always popular contests. All of this in honor of the musical legend of Charlie Poole. We hope you can join us on Memorial Day Weekend, 2018, in Rockingham County - North Carolina's North Star - to celebrate one very bright and wonderful star - Charlie Poole!

Norman Blake



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