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WCU traditional music concert/jam series continues with Highway 74

The 2015-16 First Thursday Old-Time and Bluegrass Series at Western Carolina University will continue Thursday, Dec. 3, with a concert featuring Highway 74.

Highway 74 performed at the 41st annual Mountain Heritage Day on campus in September.

Highway 74 performed at the 41st annual Mountain Heritage Day on campus in September.

The band’s 7 p.m. performance in the ground-floor auditorium of H.F. Robinson Administration Building will be followed by an 8 p.m. jam session in which local musicians are invited to participate.

Comprised of residents of Jackson and Swain counties, Highway 74 includes Michael Morgan, guitar; Will Howell, guitar and lead vocals; Darin Brooks, bass and vocals; and Mike Laws, banjo. The group performed at WCU’s fall festival, Mountain Heritage Day, in September.

Sponsored by WCU’s Mountain Heritage Center, the First Thursday concerts and jam sessions will continue through next spring, with programs from 7 to 9 p.m. on the first Thursday of each month.

The events are free and open to the public. Pickers and singers of all ages and experience levels are invited to take part in the jam sessions, which also are open to those who just want to listen.

For more information, call the Mountain Heritage Center at 828-227-7129.

By Randall Holcombe

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