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Friday, May 24, 2013

An Evening with The Cleverly’s

 YouTube sensationThe Cleverly’s, music industry’s unique combination of bluegrass, pop, and comedy, are coming to the Piedmont of North Carolina with a Sunday evening concert on June 2, 2013 at the King Central Park Amphitheatre, 302 Kirby Road in King. Special guests will include The Good Fellers and Stokes County Tadpoles, who will kick off the evening at 5:30pm, followed by The Cleverly’s at 7pm. Gate will open at 5pm.

Based out of Cane Spur, Arkansas and regular performers at the White House Theatre in Branson, The Cleverly’s have gained aninternational following for their skill on traditional instruments while performing pop songs “Gangnam Style” by Psy, “I Kissed a Girl” by Katy Perry, “I Gotta Feeling” by the Black Eyed Peas, “Single Ladies” by Beyonce and others. This legendary Arkansas family band consists of brothers Digger on guitar, Miles on bass, Vernon Dean on banjo, cousin Otto on fiddle, and Di...ggers son, Harvey D., on snare drum. With influences that include bluegrass legends Bill Monroe and Tony Rice, to Run D.M.C. and Elton John, Digger described a Cleverly’s show as “bluegrass meets The Office.” The June 2 lineup also includes special guests the Tadpoles, a traditional bluegrass band made up of children ages seven to fourteen, and the Goodfellers, a talented Stokes based band fresh off a recent opening for the John Cowan Band, performing newgrass and traditional selections.

Tickets are $12 for adults and $5 for students ages 6-18. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Stokes County school of the ticket holder’s choice. The concert is sponsored by the Stokes County Arts Council and Flow Subaru. Concessions will be available for purchase, including “world famous” Dairi-o hotdogs. For additional information, contact the Stokes County Arts Council at 336 593-8159, or visit
Stokes County is now part of the Blue Ridge Music Trails of North Carolina
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