newsst paddys day concert to feature folk group hickory wind on march 18

St. Paddy’s Day concert to feature folk group Hickory Wind on March 18

Hickory Wind
Image courtesy Arts Incarnate

Arts Incarnate in Harrisonburg in collaboration with The Tuning Fork and Cross Keys Studios presents the Appalachian folk group, Hickory Wind, for a St. Paddy’s Day concert on March 18 at 7 p.m.

Founding members of Hickory Wind include Sam Morgan, Bob Shank, Mark Walbridge and Glen McCarthy.

Hickory Wind’s fusion of various traditional musical forms over layered with rock rhythms and fills got them all the way to opening for some of the best-known acts of their day, including Jackson Brown, The Chieftains, Vassar Clements, Judy Collins, Emmy Lou Harris, John Hartford, the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, John Prine, Pure Prairie League, Bonnie Raitt, Steely Dan and Robin Williamson.

As Flying Fish recording artists, they toured 30 American states and 20 countries in Europe, Africa and

Tickets range from $10 to $28 and are available online.

Arts Incarnate is located at 75 N. Mason St. in Harrisonburg.

Crystal Graham

Crystal Graham

Crystal Abbe Graham is the regional editor of Augusta Free Press. A 1999 graduate of Virginia Tech, she has worked as a reporter and editor for several Virginia publications, written a book, and garnered more than a dozen Virginia Press Association awards for writing and graphic design. She was the co-host of "Viewpoints," a weekly TV news show, and co-host of Virginia Tonight, a nightly TV news show. Her work on "Virginia Tonight" earned her a national Telly award for excellence in television.