• FolksyFest

    George Hamilton IV Memorial Folksy Music Festival (aka "FolksyFest) September 22, 2018 from 5-10 PM

    Online ticketing is no longer available.

    Ticket are available at the door--there are plenty of seats! This is festival seating--with wristbands. Audience members may come and go as they wish.

    The George Hamilton IV Memorial "Folksy Music Festival" (aka “FolksyFest”) is a Celebration of Americana Music to Benefit RJ Reynolds High School's Arts Magnet Program and In Memory of RJ Reynolds Alumnus, George Hamilton IV. The Event takes place at RJ Reynolds Auditorium on the RJ Reynolds High School Campus from 5pm til 10pm on Saturday, September 22.

     

    Order of Program:

    WELCOME – GEORGE HAMILTON V

    RJ REYNOLDS GUITAR ENSEMBLE 

    THE JONES SISTERS

    RJ REYNOLDS ARTS HALL OF FAME INDUCTIONS--with RJR Acappella, Marching Band, and Dancing Boots

    • Judy Voss Jones
    • Mitch Easter
    • Bob Mayer

    (*organizers expect the Arts Hall of Fame Inductions to finish by 6:30)

    DORI FREEMAN, SCOTT FREEMAN, WILLARD GAYHEART and NICK FALK

    CHRIS JONES AND THE NIGHT DRIVERS

    • Special performance by RJ Reynolds dance program

    RJ REYNOLDS ACAPPELLA

    LAURA INGRAM SEMILIAN and RJR Orchestra

    THE BO-STEVENS

    MITCH EASTER

    • Food trucks will be on site, so guests can enjoy refreshments in between sets. And, there will be raffle prize drawings throughout the evening too! The George Hamilton IV Memorial “Folksy Music Festival” is a Concert for a Cause You Don’t Want to Miss!
    • Advance discounted Adult tickets on sale now through September 7, 2018, for $15.00. Go to Winston-Salem / Forsyth County Schools Online Payment website at www.folksyfest.com. Seniors and student tickets are also available now online for $10.00. Children under 12 FREE with an adult. Beginning September 8, adult tickets will be available for sale online through September 21 at the regular price of $20.00 each. Tickets will also be available at the door, or you may call 336-703-4145, extension 52812.
    • Winston-Salem's own George Hamilton IV graduated from Reynolds High and went on to achieve success in 1950's Rock 'n Roll and later in Country Music, becoming a life-long Member of the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville and earning the title: "The International Ambassador of Country Music" for all his global contributions in spreading-the-word of "Folk-Country" music around the world. During his 58-year musical career, "George IV" found that Music was an International Language and often said: "In A World Of Walls, Music Builds Bridges".

     

    THANKS to our sponsors who have made this possible:

    RJR PTSA, HanesBrands, WS Journal, WTOB Radio, WS Kiwanis Club, Roby Walls in Honor of Julie, Connie, and the RJR Key Club, Timothy Welborn Law, SE Systems, The Ramkat, Integrated Solutions, 98.1 Classic Country, Class of 1960 Beach Boys, Forsyth Family Magazines, Stickerman Signs and Apparel, Bud and Zanne Baker, Mary and David Bergstone, Bethesda Eye Center, Bloomday Granite, Emily MacMillan Reliv/Healing Touch, John and Karen Morris, Margaret and Todd Poovey, Kristin Ranson and Toni Phillips Realtors, the George Hamilton IV Family

Last Modified on September 22, 2018