A! Magazine for the Arts

Words & Music is finale of Writers' Day

June 27, 2017

As the culminating event of Writers' Day, "An Evening of Words & Music" features the participants during the day's writing workshops: John Hardy, Jim Minick, Thorpe Moeckel and Mark Powell, reading from their works, combined with music from the award-winning guitar duo, Wyatt Rice and Claiborne Woodall. Rice and Woodall frequently play as a guitar duo together throughout the region. Rice is a member of the Tony Rice Unit and a master of the new acoustic style of flat-picked guitar. He has frequently performed on the Grand Ole Opry and with numerous artists including Alison Kraus, Ricky Skaggs and the Lonesome River Band. Woodall has placed highly in several guitar competitions and performed with numerous acoustic groups throughout the region. The event is July 28 at 7 p.m., at Heartwood, Abingdon, Virginia.