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Tag Archives: John C Campbell Folk School

Play Me Some Mountain Music

Did you know that eleven musicians from western North Carolina have been awarded a National Heritage Fellowship—the country’s greatest honor in the traditional arts? Or that the banjo was introduced to western North Carolina by African slaves migrating west from the Piedmont to the South Carolina Low Country? Of course, North Carolina has since produced […]

An Invitation to NetWest Members

NCWN Executive Director Ed Southern (yep, that’s me) is heading west this Thursday, August 16, to visit with the good folks of NetWest. If you don’t know, NetWest is short for the North Carolina Writers’ Network-West, a chapter of the Network established to connect and serve the writers in North Carolina’s nine westernmost counties – […]