Lightnin’ Wells

Lightnin’ Wells

If acoustic country blues is your bag, nobody represents the genre better than North Carolina’s “Lightnin” Wells. Wells started playing guitar and harmonic 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 music of other traditional artists and produce the first commercial recordings by Big Boy Henry, Algia Mae Hinton, and George Higgs. Mark Coltrain writing for Living 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…”

$15.00 / $13.00 for members

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May 5, 2017 - 8:00 pm

Until (approx.)

10:30 pm


Muddy Creek Music Hall

5455 Bethania Road

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Lightnin’ Wells