SAXAPAHAW OKTOBERFEST, Sarah Shook and the Devil, Gasoline Stove, The Morning After
The South Carolina Broadcasters
1711 Saxapahaw-Bethlehem Church Road
Saxapahaw, NC, 27340
5:00PM (event ends at 11:00 pm)
Saxapahaw's Annual Fall Festival takes place on FOUR stages this year, The HayWagon Stage at the Farmers' Market, the NEW River Amphitheater, The Eddy Pub and The Haw River Ballroom!
Oktoberfest starts at 5 with a Harvest Farmers' Market food trucks and more! The Music starts at 6 at the HayWagon Stage with Sarah Shook and the Devil - Benjamin Vineyards will be selling wine but we won't have beer at the harvest market location - (beer will be available at the Amphitheater, Eddy and the Ballroom stages.)
At 7:30 head on over to the River Amphitheater for Gasoline Stove!
The South Carolina Broadcasters will play inside The Eddy Pub at 8.
Sontere will start playing in the Ballroom at 8:30 and The Morning After will close out the show!
Oktoberfest is free and open to the public - we will be passing the Swan at all stages and all donations go to the wonderful bands so please be generous!
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Sarah Shook and the Devil
Sarah Shook & The Devil hits the way back dial when it comes to American genres of music. Sarah Shook is known for scorching originals (which seem to have been unearthed from a 1950s time capsule in any small southern town) and for covering the likes of Hank Williams, George Jones and Wanda Jackson. Smokin’ vocals, savory lap steel, badass bass and come-on-back-y’all geetar make this band a sinister treat.
Chapel Hill Singer/songwriter/novelist Scott Morgan picks up where Memphis the Band leaves off, joined by former band mates Pete Lucey (accordion, piano, backing vocals) and Shannon Culp Morgan (vocals/percussion), and Anthony Lener on upright bass. This 17-song roots-music album includes,"admirable Dylan and Waits homages," and is a "sneakily superb debut," from this Memphis the Band offshoot, Gasoline Stove," (Quotes Rick Cornell from The Independent Weekly).
Saxapahaw's own Sontere includes Mark O'Brien of The Two Dollar Pistols and singer Katie Nunn.
The Morning After
The Morning After seamless blends an eclectic variety of musical styles to form one of the most unique, infectious sounds on the scene today. Lead vocalist, Rachel Koontz employs a commanding, soulful style reminiscent of Aretha Franklin and Nina Simone. Classically trained violinist Pattie Hopkins adds a precise instrumental ability combined with a soulful voice that compliments Rachel's voice exactly. The backline of Jamie Dawson on bass and Mike Rosado on drums evokes the Motown sound o the 60's with a Latin feel. The band is rounded out by virtuoso banjo and mandolin players Hank Smith and Shawn Chase who add a melodic feeling that will remind you of Bela Fleck and Chris Thile. All together, The Morning After will entertain you with a high energy, eclectic mix of soul, rock, jazz, Latin and bluegrass that makes the audience jump for joy again and again!
The South Carolina Broadcasters
he Charleston, South Carolina based old-time trio says “We just sound like we sound like.” ‘And what they sound like’, says Virginia State Folklorist, Jon Lohman, ‘is an arresting trio of fine musicians, playing the music they love the only way they know how, resulting in a sound that melds a seasoned artistry with playful exuberance. David, Ivy and Sarah’s voices together create a sound that is at once hauntingly ancient yet refreshingly new. There is a sense of immediacy to the Broadcaster’s sound, which can bring old chestnuts to new life, while providing new originals with the patina and soul of the well-worn hills that inspire them.’