Thursday, September 12, 2013

Construction won't derail CFS concert Friday

Street car rail construction on Elizabeth Avenue is currently impeding entrance into the Great Aunt Stella Center's parking lot, but the Charlotte Folk Society, who hosts concerts there, reports that shows will go on. CFS hosts a free concert with the Whitetop Mountaineers (pictured) - a harmony-driven duo from Virginia who touch on bluegrass, gospel, old-time and country - Friday at Great Aunt Stella.

Attendees will enter through the County Park Deck on 4th Street. Wanda Hubicki of CFS says it is free to exit the parking deck after 8 p.m. and many concert goers already park there.

"Or, if they have passengers who need accessible entry and need to be dropped at the ground level entrance, they could exit the parking deck into the ground lot next to GASC, drop their passengers, and go back and park in the deck," she explains.

She hopes the parking situation will be resolved by October when Charlotte-based veteran folk artist Si Kahn and German bluegrass band the Looping Brothers play the October 11 CFS gathering. Doors open at 7 p.m. Admission is free.