Scuppernong Books Words of Note Festival 2016

Scuppernong Books will host a two-week long celebration of books about music. The festival will coincide with the National Folk Festival (September 9-11) and Greensboro’s 17 Days Festival (September 8-24). All events will include live music: sometimes covers of the artist being celebrated by the area’s best musicians; sometimes live original music.

Thursday, September 8, 6pm Painter Marianne DiNapoli-Mylet, artist reception

Thursday, September 8, 7pm Gary Reid, The Music of the Stanley Brothers

Friday, September 9, 7pm David Menconi, Ryan Adams: Losering, A Story of Whiskeytown

Saturday, September 10, 7pm Penny Parsons (with Musician Friends), Foggy Mountain Troubadour: The Life and Music of Curly Seckler

Tuesday, September 13, 7pm Eddie Huffman, John Prine: In Spite of Himself, (with music by Molly McGinn)

Thursday, September 15, 7pm Backstreets magazine editor Chris Phillips (with music by Nicholas Rich), Talk About A Dream: The Essential Interviews of Bruce Springsteen

Friday, September 16, 7pm Music by Anonymous Bosch

Saturday, September 17, 11am Children's author Carole Boston Weatherford, Becoming Billie Holiday

Saturday, September 17, 7pm Emily Edwards (with Musician Friends), Bars, Blues and Booze: Stories from the Drink House (American Made Music)

Tuesday, September 20, 7pm A Celebration of Vic Chesnutt with music by Will Taylor and Friends

Friday, September 23, 7pm Bob Carlin, Banjo: An Illustrated History

Saturday, September 24, 11am Robbin Gourley, Talkin’ Guitar: The Story of a Young Doc Watson

Saturday, September 24, 8pm Music by The Difficulties. Co-sponsored by New Music Greensboro

Art throughout the festival by Marianne DiNapoli-Mylet

Event date: 
Thursday, September 8, 2016 - 6:00pm to Saturday, September 24, 2016 - 10:00pm
Event address: 
304 S. Elm St.
Greensboro, NC 27401