November 7, 2020 @ 6:30PM — 9:00PM
Shannon Wurst commands a stage. Born in the Ozark hills, this singer-songwriter can keen out a soulful, old-time ballad just as well as she wails on a rockabilly anthem in full-throated force and strum. Blending classic country with traditional bluegrass, Wurst’s musical arrangements effortlessly push her style into new territory. This work has landed her national attention. The timeless, roots-based songs from her latest album Sugar and Kerosene (released in Spring 2018) like “Better Than Bourbon” and “Devil and Saint” have a yearning tension that she delivers with sweet smile. “Shannon Wurst is among that rare breed who can make you sit upright and wonder aloud, ‘Who is that?’ She is unquestionably arresting” (from Sing Out Folk Music Magazine, John Lupton). Shannon Wurst, of Fayetteville, Arkansas, is a rising star who has opened for Robert Earl Keen, Railroad Earth and Carlene Carter.
Please join us for an outdoor, socially distanced concert at Mount Sequoyah. Concert goers will be sitting in socially distanced circles on the Cottage Circle lawn - bring your own chairs or blankets - and bug spray! There will be food and beverages available for purchase at the event.
Seating begins at 6 pm with music starting at 6:30 pm.