Valdese, NC -- North Carolina natives, Lorraine Jordan & Carolina Road, will bring their chart-topping bluegrass hits to the Old Rock School in Valdese on Friday, December 6, as part of the Bluegrass at the Rock Concert Series. Fellow Tar Heels Lou Reid & Carolina will also be performing. The show will begin at 7:30 p.m.
"We love performing in our home state, and it's even better that we get to do it with our friends, Lou Reid & Carolina," said Lorraine Jordan. "At this show, we'll be playing songs from our latest album, including "That's Kentucky", which is currently number one on Bluegrass Today's monthly chart, and our new Christmas song, 'Christmas in Carolina'. Also, fans that purchase our self-titled CD will also receive 'Christmas in Carolina' for free."
Lou Reed & Carolina will also debut their single, "Christmas in Carolina". Both holiday tunes are originals and were written by songwriting great, Terry Foust.
Show admission is $15 in advance and $18 at the door. Tickets are available at Larry's Musical Madness in Hickory, Gold Mine in Hickory, Music Center in Lenoir or by calling (828)-879-2129.
Lorraine Jordan & Carolina Road's distinct sound and old time flair can be attributed to bluegrass-rich area of North Carolina from which they hail and borrow their name. As the founding member and bandleader, Lorraine Jordan's showmanship and chemistry with the audience makes the group one of the most popular bands among bluegrass fans today. Lorraine Jordan & Carolina Road is comprised of Lorraine Jordan (mandolin and vocals), Tommy Long (vocals and guitar), Josh Goforth (fiddle and vocals), Ben Green (banjo and vocals), and John Bradley (bass and vocals).
The band has earned a reputation as one of the hardest working bands in bluegrass, averaging 60 bluegrass festivals in the U.S. and Canada annually along with headlining the Bluegrass Cruise and hosting the Canadian Bluegrass Awards, Christmas in the Smokies Bluegrass Festival and Bluegrass in Cherokee. The band's self-titled album from Pinecastle Records was released on September 10, 2013 and has been topping bluegrass and gospel charts ever since. This 12-song release finds Carolina Road returning to their homegrown style of music with hard-driving, traditional bluegrass instrumentation and heart-warming vocals made famous by the band. For more on Lorraine Jordan & Carolina Road, visit www.CarolinaRoadBand.com.