Carolina Theatre 90th Anniversary Celebration
Putting our spin on Dylan's classic, 'The Times They Are a-Changin'
We clean up pretty well...
Back at Lake Higgins for MUSEP 2015!
Summer 2019, Blue Denim restaurant in GSO
Happy to announce a "sold-out" show at the lake. Thanks, folks!
Portrait from our band Anniversary/Birthday bash!
Mipso treats the party crowd to some awesome renegade bluegrass...
Great band friends and fans Margaret, Julie and Craig
It's our party, so we get to play too. Great celebration, thanks to all who joined us!
Ocrafolk Festival, 2014! Honored to be on the board with such awesome acts!
Lou with good friend and Festival Director Gary Mitchell
Another wonderful Ocrafolk crowd, under the Live Oaks
We had a great time doing an afternoon workshop with Chapel HILL'S MIPSO. Then we ran into them at dinner. That's John with Jacob and Libby (and Wood's shoulder)
MIPSO (Joseph and Wood in the center) dropped by for brews and stories on John's deck
The shadowy MIPSO boys poised to take the stage.
Strawberry Festival, Stuart VA, May 2014. Sound check!
Lou and John, singing for strawberries...
Host and MC Charlie Jones welcomes guests to his fine venue, The Hub in downtown GSO. WBA played a set with headliner Dave Nachmanoff.
The extremely talented and highly entertaining Dave Nachmanoff!
Rob pickin' "Drive-In Movie"
John takes a lead for "Jenna"
Lou during WBA's set
MUSEP 2013, Hester Park
John and Lou do some harmony "ooooohs"
Hot mando licks on a hot summer evening.
Going fingerstyle for Helplessly Hoping
John kicks off Breakfast On The Mountain
On stage at Hagan-Stone Park for MUSEP 2012
John, all fired up.
For some songs, we mic Lou's vocal and his armpit.
Rob on a roll: index, middle, thumb... index, middle, thumb...
MUSEP 2011, Friendly Center. Crowd fights for shady spots.
Lou, pre-show, in the Green Room. What's in the cup?
John, pre-show, in the Green Room
MUSEP 2012, sound check.
An unusually good looking crowd tonight.
Live Oak Stage, Ocrafolk Festival 2011
Great crowd, perfect Ocracoke weather
Dr. John leads a jamfest version of Dickie Betts' "Blue Sky."
Banjo Bob with the band schedule
Gary Mitchell adds high harmony on Natural Reverb
Lou in the Ocrafolk Green Room
Lead break on Blue Sky
Nothin' could be finer than to play The Carolina!
We like it when John smiles.
Lou singing about Scotty
Rob kicks off Drive-In Movie
February 2011 concert at the Carolina Theatre
Rob plays some serious banjo
John takes a lead at the Carolina Theater. Our thanks to Marshall Hurley for these terrific photos from the show.
Boys in the 'hood (South Elm), April, 2010. Photo by Marshall Hurley.
Arriving at Ocracoke for our first recording session on CD #3.
Louis a la mando at Soundside Studios, Ocracoke.
Rob croons a tune.
Lead guitar tracks by Mr. John Warren.
Listening to playback. Stunned that his bass part is, indeed, perfect.
Asleep? Dead? Meditating? No, just listening to a playback.
June 14 – Flag Day! Here we are playing the fundraiser for Greensboro's upcoming Fun Fourth Celebration.
Music for a Sunday Evening in the Park, 2009
Lou wailing away on the harp. MUSEP 2009
John, in his Blue Phase. MUSEP 2009.
Rob, a bit startled by the paparazzi. MUSEP 2009.
We were back on the island for the 2009 OcraFolk Festival in Ocracoke, NC. Played a set Friday night after the big auction, then again on Saturday. Had a great time and heard some fantastic music!.
When We Were Very Young. Taken at the legendary Sunnyside Oyster Bar in Williamston, NC
In September we went to Southport to play a very special wedding reception. John's daughter Elizabeth was the bride, and we had a great time making music under the Big Top. NOTE: THOSE ARE NOT LOU'S P
That's the father of the bride, playing a tune that he wrote for Elizabeth. A fine boo-hoo was had by all.
Here we are at Blandwood Mansion (on the city Bandwagon), playing for Music for a Sunday Evening in the Park on Aug. 3, 2008.
It was a perfect night on the Blandwood lawn. The crowd was HUGE! (Collectively, not individually.) From the stage we felt like Obama in Berlin...
John flew us down to Ocracoke for the 2008 OcraFolk Festival. Great flight and a terrific event!
March 14, 2008: We were one of three bands performing an Acoustic Concert at the Paramount Theater in Burlington. We wish all those instruments were ours, but they're not.
Louis, telling stories about The Early Days at Walter Williams High School.
Here's everyone as Gary Mitchell (center) kicks off the finale (I'll Fly Away) at the Paramount Theater Acoustic Concert
Pickin' and sweatin' at Willowbrook Park, July 29 2007
Setting up for the 2007 Sunset Rhythms concert in Burlingron. (From Cosmo's point of view.)
Rob at Festival for the Eno River, 2007 (That's folk legend Pierce Pettis tuning up in the background!)
MS Walk 2005, Winston-Salem
Serious musicians (obviously) Louis, Rob and John
A band meeting at Uncle Dewey's Playhouse
A quiet moment of reflection in the garden
At the UNC Law School Reunion
Outstanding in their field. Or rather, in Rob's backyard.
Pre-concert, MUSEP 2004, at War Memorial Stadium
Opening for Judy Collins at the Carolina Theater
CD number 2 - all originals
Our first CD, covers and originals