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TREVOR McKENZIE - HERB KEY - JIM LLOYD - BILL WILLIAMS
At the "Blue Ridge Hall of Fame Inductions" June 14, 2014 

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PHOTO BY MONTY COMBS

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BORN: DEC. 28, 1930 DIED: NOV.23, 2010 R.I.P

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Welcome to our web site!
The Elkville String Band plays
"Traditional Country Roots Music"



"Traditional Country Roots Music" is what we play. We play "Appalachian" and "Music From the Hills" as we like to call it. We like to play the songs that came out of Wilkes County, NC and South Western Virginia. We are also interested in the music that came out of the entire Appalachian region. We like to refere to these areas as "where the real music came from" and our main goal is to keep this music alive for future generations to enjoy. Some of the songs we do date back to the early 1800's. Some are not near that old but date back to the 20's through the 60's. We do old time, bluegrass, traditional, gospel and even a blues tune now and then. All these different kinds of music were played in the Blue Ridge and Appalachian regions of our country so we want to play some of all this music.



Well, it doesn't seem like almost 6 years has passed since Mountain Roads Recordings released our CD "Over The Mountain" but it has. The CD was released on Nov. 20, 2008. It has 15 songs, including 4 original tunes, 3 by Jeff Michael and 1 by Drake Walsh, and some tunes that were sung by Dock Walsh, Drake's father. We hope you are enjoying listening to it.

Our CD "Over The Mountain" is still available on line at CDBaby, County Sales, Elderly Intruments, Napster, Music Shed, Amazon.Com, Indie Rhythm and SideStreet Distributing

Unfortunatly our contract with Mountain Roads Recordings has expired and we mutualy agreed not to renew it but we want to thank Mountain Roads Recordings and it's owners, Karl & Gail Cooler, for giving us the opportunity to record "Over The Mountain" with them.

Our new CD "My Brushy Mountain Home" was released on September 6, 2013. We have guest pickers Wayne Henderson (Guitar) and Eddie Ogle (Harmonica) on this CD. We have 14 cuts on the CD. Of course, the recording and mixing was done at Eastwood Studios in Cana, Va. by the master himself, Wesley Easter. The Art & Graphic Design and the Duplication was done by our good friends, Bill & Therese Ellis at Freedom Recording in Millers Creek, NC. This CD was released Nov. 2013.

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 "Otto Wood" play 2013 
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PHOTO BY "JERRY LANKFORD"
Elkville String Band 
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North Wilkesboro, NC 28659 

(336) 838-4526 or (336) 973-3965 

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