Goodbye to Doc Watson 1923 – 2012

Awe-inspiring guitarist, Grammy award winning folksinger, and treasured American performer Arthel “Doc” Watson passed away on May 29, 2012 at age 89.

The blind, flat-picking guitar player inspired many country, bluegrass, and folk musicians with his technical ability, gentle nature and authentic voice.  Doc will be missed, but his music is timeless.

Click on the link to watch a video of a Doc Watson performance of “Tennessee Stud”

The Central Library owns several Doc Watson CDs.  Click on the image to connect to our holdings information.

Sittin’ Here Pickin’ the Blues

Ballads from Deep Gap

Wolsky-Carson Demonstration in ARTs

Visual artist Marsha Wolsky-Carson, member of the Arena Art Group, demonstrated the mixed media techniques used to create her artwork.  Marsha is part of our Caution! Artist @ Work! series. Next month our featured artists are Jeff Bloom, guitarist and Craig Meyer, bassist. The duo will be playing Saturday, May 19 from 1-3 pm. Stop by the Central Library Arts Division for this free, all-ages program.