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Trey Hensley and his Hard Drivin' Bluegrass Return to Carter Fold

Trey HensleyHiltons, VA -- Trey Hensley has been performing since age seven. After picking up a guitar at the age of ten, he quickly took the bluegrass world by storm – even performing on the Grand Ole Opry when he was eleven. Three years ago, the now 19-year old, seasoned artist followed his heart and interests into the world of country music. Saturday, September 8th, 2012, at 7:30 p.m. the Carter Family Fold in Hiltons, Virginia, will present a concert of bluegrass music by Trey Hensley & Drivin’ Force. Admission to the concert is $8 for adults, $1 for children 6 to 11, under age 6 free.

Now that his second country CD has been released, the Jonesborough, Tennessee native is heading out playing his own brand of traditional honky-tonk. Last summer, Trey hit the road with his four-piece band for a tour that carried him from Philadelphia to Los Angeles, Nebraska to North Carolina, and beyond. During the tour, his group opened for Steve Wariner, Randy Owen, and Marty Stuart.

Despite his young age, Trey has already forged his own style. His talent and stage presence are indicative of a performer far beyond his age. Trey’s tremendous talent and his down home humility impress everyone he meets. You won’t hear better guitar picking anywhere, and his vocals are every bit as amazing as his playing. If you aren’t a fan of Trey’s already, you will be when you hear him.

For a night of some of the best bluegrass and traditional country music you can imagine, don’t miss Trey Hensley and Drivin’ Force at the Carter Family Fold! Trey grew up playing on the Carter Fold stage, and it feels like part of our family is coming home when Trey performs there. The Fold takes tremendous pride in bringing him back to our stage. If you need more information on Trey, go to http://TreyHensley.com/

Carter Family Memorial Music Center, Incorporated, is a nonprofit, rural arts organization established to preserve traditional, acoustic, mountain music. For further information on the center, go to http://www.carterfamilyfold.org. Shows from the Carter Family Fold can be accessed on the internet at http://www.CarterFoldShow.com

Carter Music Center is part of the Crooked Road: Virginia’s Heritage Music Trail. You can visit the Crooked Road Music Trail site at http://thecrookedroad.org. Partial funding for programs at the center is provided by the Virginia Commission for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts. For more information on Saturday’s concert, contact the Mountain Music Museum at 276-645-0035. For recorded information on shows coming up at the Fold, call 276-386-6054.

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