Sunday Sunset Music Series Featuring Shane Adkins
It’s the 3rd annual Sunday Night Music Series (August 28th – October 3rd). It includes four weeks of performers playing music styles that originated from Kentucky-Bluegrass, Jug music, thumb picking and more! It’s a fun-filled musical experience for the whole family.
Kicking off the series, is Grand Ole Opry performer and International thumbpicking winner, Shane Adkins.
***2005 International Fingerstyle Guitar Champion ***2003 International Thumbpicking Guitar Champion ***Performer for the Chet Atkins Appreciation Society ***Opening act for Lee Greenwood & Loretta Lynn ***Main act in the Guitar Soiree in Gravelines, France ***Performer on the Cumberland Highlander Show on RFD TV Shane is a singer, songwriter, guitarist who is devoted to preserving traditional thumb and fingerstyle guitar. His musical approach reflects his admiration for legendary musicians such as Merle Travis, Chet Atkins, and Doc Watson, yet, he enjoys creating his own sound through original music and popular favorites.
Here is a sampling of Shane’s performance.
Thumbpicking or finger picking began by Muhlenberg County Kentuckian, Merle Travis. This syncopated style of guitar fingerpicking rooted in ragtimemusic in which alternating chords and bass notes are plucked by the thumb while melodies are simultaneously plucked by the index finger.
$20 per carload.