Fiddle & Bow Society Presents: Lightnin' Wells

Community Event
Friday, May 5, 2017 - 8:00pm

If acoustic country blues is your bag, nobody represents the genre better than North Carolina’s own Mike “Lightnin’” Wells. Wells started playing guitar and harmonica at an early age and was drawn to traditional blues and folk music. He performed publicly for the first time in the early ‘70’s in the Chapel Hill area and has since performed across the country and Europe. As well as performing himself, Wells has promoted the music of other traditional artists and produced the first commercial recordings by Big Boy Henry, Algia Mae Hinton, and George Higgs. Mark Coltrain writing for Kiving Blues magazine said, “You won’t find a more versatile musician around - able to move deftly between country blues, old-time banjo, and novelty tunes with a single pluck. Lightnin’ Wells changes the past...”


Muddy Creek Music Hall
5455 Bethania Rd
Winston-Salem, NC 27106

Presenting Organization

Fiddle & Bow Society

Ticket Information

Cover: $15/$13 F&B members
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