Darren Nicholson's Uptown Downhome New Year's Eve

Tue. Dec 31, 2019 at 8:00pm - Wed. Jan 1, 2020 at 1:00am EST
18 and Over
$10.00 - $50.00
18 and Over
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Event Stats
$10.00 - $50.00
18 and Over
Event Description
Join Folkmoot for a New Year’s Eve to remember, Tuesday, December 31st! It’ll be an evening designed for music lovers and sweethearts, featuring Balsam Range’s Darren Nicholson, Jennifer Nicholson, Waynesville’s own Bohemian Jean and percussionist Richard Foulk sharing an eclectic mix of jazz standards, R&B, country, bluegrass, blues and more. Tickets are $50 per person.


Folkmoot will serve festive hors d’oeuvres and celebratory beverages throughout the evening. Craft beer and champagne cocktails will be available for purchase and revelers will receive a complimentary champagne toast to ring in the New Year. All activities will be held in the Queen Auditorium.


Darren Nicholson is a Grammy Award Nominee and a recipient of the International Bluegrass Music Association’s – Album of the Year award, and has appeared countless times on WSM’s Grand Ole Opry, at the Ryman Auditorium, and many of the world’s most famous venues. In addition to his work with Balsam Range, Nicholson is a tireless solo performer, and recently released a new solo acoustic recording “Fret a Spell”. He’ll be joined on New Years by his wife Jennifer, whose extraordinary vocal range lends itself to a variety of tunes, including wonderful standards.


Bohemian Jean is a husband and wife duo made up of Waynesville residents Matthew Welborn and Jessi Stone. The two have been performing Matthew's originals and Jessi's favorite covers together for more than 15 years. Jessi chooses songs that suit her soulful alto voice — including hits from Janis Joplin, Stevie Nicks, Patsy Cline and Bonnie Raitt — while Matthew plays acoustic guitar, provides rich harmonies and shares his original songs as well. Matt and Jessi are also members of local band Stone Crazy.

 

Asheville-based percussionist Richard Foulk is known across the region for his live and studio music, including work with the popular band Sons of Ralph, Balsam Range and the Honeycutters.


Onsite babysitting services will be available for youth, $20 per child between 4 and 12 years old. Each additional child is $10.

 

Menu

Items served on each table

Mountain Blackeyed Pea Caviar with Chips

Charcuterie Tray of assorted meats, cheeses, spanish tortilla, olives and bread

Spinach Artichoke Dip with assorted fresh vegetables

 

Served on trays by Servers during music breaks

Chicken Sate with Peanut Sauce

Shrimp and grit with a tomato and bacon jam

Philly beef sliders

 

Sweet Treats

Served on each table

Shortbread cookies

Raspberry Cheesecake

Chocolate truffles

 

Served on a Round Table for self serve

Chocolate Fondue with oranges, strawberries, pineapple, pretzels and sponge cake
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Folkmoot Friendship Center 112 Virginia Ave.
Waynesville, NC 28786
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