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SEBA Member Sponsors Benefit

Bobby Hicks holds annual Swing Concert to benefit the Madison County Arts Council

Author: SEBA Board of Directors (Nov 17, 2008)

Bobby Hicks

Bobby Hicks sporting SEBA cap and “pick pocket” t-shirt (see what’s available at our new online store.)

SEBA member and fiddling legend Bobby Hicks appears in concert with another fiddle legend Buddy Spicher on Saturday Dec. 13, 2008 at the Madison County Arts Center in downtown Marshall North Carolina, Hick’s home town. Hicks, a North Carolina native, puts on this annual Swing Concert event to benefit the Madison County Arts Council. Show starts at 8 pm advance tickets are recommended, $15.

Not only a definitive bluegrass fiddler, Hicks has also acquired fame as a swing fiddler. Spicher, a first class swing fiddler in his own right, has enjoyed a distinguished career which includes touring with Emmylou Harris and Crystal Gale. This star studded Swing Concert Benefit in it’s third year will also include special guests Phil and Gayle Johnson from the King Pup Radio show.

Get more information on Bobby Hicks and SEBA . Also see SEBA Breakdown Article by Randall Franks August 2007.

Hicks and Spicher will also conduct a two day fiddle workshop Fri. Dec. 12, (7 to 10 pm) & Sat. 13, (10 am to 6 pm) at the Madison County Arts Center, 90 South Main Street Marshall, NC 28753 $225 per person (lodging and food costs not included)

“Our workshop is designed to challenge intermediate and advance players covering a range of topics including, western swing, double stops, harmony (twin fiddle) and of course, a bluegrass tune or two!” Hicks said.

Download a registration form or call Cathy Hicks 828-649-3399

And don’t forget the “Bobby Hicks’ Acoustic Music Jam” every Thursday at Zuma’s Coffeehouse, Marshall, NC, from 7pm-9:30pm. All players welcome. See details in SEBA’s Live & Pickin’ online calendar of who’s picking where.

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