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Woodsongs Tribute to The Carter Family Coming Nov 30

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WoodSongs Old-Time Radio HourMonday Nov 30 is our tribute to the first family of country music The Carter Family featuring John Carter Cash (Johnny and June Carter Cash's son) Call 859-252-8888 or email Tickets are Public: $10 Students: $5 WS Partners: Free. The event takes place at the Lyric Theatre 300 Elm Tree Lane in historic Lexington, KY. The Carter Family are considered the most influential group in country music history. Comprised of Alvin P. Carter, his wife, Sara, and their sister-in-law, Maybelle, The Carter Family sang a pure, simple harmony that influenced not only the numerous other family groups of the '30s and the '40s, but folk, bluegrass, and rock musicians like Woody Guthrie, Bill Monroe, the Kingston Trio, Doc Watson, Bob Dylan, and Emmylou Harris, to mention just a few. Among the more than 300 songs they recorded are "Wabash Cannonball," "Will the Circle Be Unbroken," "Wildwood Flower," and "Keep on the Sunny Side."

On this show: John Carter Cash is the son of Johnny and June Carter Cash. He's been involved in music all his life, is an accomplished and award winning record producer. The grandson of Maybelle Carter and the only son to Johnny Cash and June Carter Cash, he preserves the family legacy and is a caretaker to the heritage of his musical ancestors.

Dale Jett is a third generation member of the legendary Carter Family. The son of Janette Carter, the grandson of A.P.and Sara Carter, his roots have been heavily steeped within the heart of his family's musical heritage. Growing up within The Carter Family, Dale has helped emcee and his trio performed at The Carter Family Fold for many years as he carries on The Carter Family tradition.

Al, Alice & Ruth are a Berea KY-based Appalachian and bluegrass trio. They toured for years as part of The McLain Family Band, a world-renowned family bluegrass band and Kentucky musical treasure.

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