September 18 thru October 3, 2011 Rosine, KY The annual Jerusalem Ridge Festival (Festival Dates are Sept, 27 thru Oct. 2.) The whole world will be celebrating the 100th. birthday of Bill Monroe Come join all of us at his birthplace.
The release party of our new cd "The Bluegrass Girls Are In Your Town Tonight" A new song dedicated to Bill Monroe " I Can Hear Him Calling"
July 2, 2011 7:30PM Fletcher, NC Feed and Seed
July 2, 2011 3:00 PM Brevard, NC Old Hickory House Barbecue
June 18. 2011 7:00 PM Maggie Valley, NC Raymond Fairchilds Maggie Valley Opry House
June 4, 2011 12 Noon Mount Airy, NC Merry Go Round Radio Show
June 11, 2011 2:00 PM "Benefit" Silk Hope, NC Silk Hope, NC Farn Heritage Park A benefit for Ulys and Kathleen Cook The lived in their home for over 60 years and lost all their belongings in a fire. Ulys is an 80ish year old Mandolin and Banjo player. He lost all his instruments. It wold be great if anyone has any extra instruments laying around. Please come and join us for this very meaningful event.
Late May, 2011 Sanford, NC Main Tripp Recording Studio "Recording " The Bluegrass Girls Are In Yoru Town Tonight"
April 8, 2011 From 8-10 PM Galax, VA Rex Theater
March 25, 2011 Kannappolis, NC Pete Corun and Dewey Farmers
March 18, 2011 Salisbury, NC Veterans Hospital
March 12, 2011 Bowling Green, VA AL Jones 79th birthday Party Robbie's Plantation Home
March 4, 2011 Rosine, KY Monroe Homeplace
February 26, 2011 Porttobacco, MD Private birthday party for AL Jones
January, 1, 2010 Owensboro, KY. Owensboro Bluesgrass Museum
December 30, 2010 WEATHER PERMITTING! Nashville, TN Nashville, TN. Bluegrass Inn. with Mona Jo Griffin Bluegrass Girl # 1 on to Rosine, KY. and The Bill Monroe Homeplace
December 18, 2010 at 7:00 PM Lexington, NC Auto Car Club Christmas Party
December 11, 2010 at 12:00 Noon Mt. Airy, NC WPAQ The Merry Go Round
December 11, 2010 at 7:30 PM Sheffield Music Barn Special guest of Mona Jo Griffin Bluegrass Girl # 1 also with us Mary Ruth Stamey Bluegrass Girl # 3
December 10, 2010 ar 6:30 Kannappolis, NC Private Party Appearing with DC and The Chosen Few Carolina Rose and Bluegrass Girl # 1 Mona Jo Griffin and Mary Ruth Stamey Bluegrass Girl # 3
October 23, 2010 Mount Gilead, NC Mount Gilead Music Barn
October 15, 2010 Whiteville, NC Columbus County Agriculture Fair 886 Prison Camp Road
Sept 30 Oct 1, 2, and 3, 2010 Jerusalem Ridge Festival Rosine, KY At the birthplace of Bill and Charlie Monroe.
Sept. 4, 2010 Maggie Valley, NC Raymond Fairchild's Opry House
August 20, 2010 The North Carolina State Bluegrass Festival Marion, NC
August 15, 2010 Bruce Jones "Birthday Party" Locust, NC
August 14, 2010 Galax, Va Fiddlers Convention
July 31, 2010 Maggie Valley Opry House Carolina Rose and The Blue Grassgrass with Raymond Fairchild Maggie Valley, NC With special guest "Nathan Stewart" playing mandolin the Monroe style.
June 24 and 25,2010 with The Bluegrass Girls at Rosine, KY The Jamboree Barn and Blue Moon Of Kentucky Weekend a weekend of great Bluegrass Music
June 19, 2010 Darryll Conner High Rock Lake, NC Concert In The Park
June 6,2010 Bevard, NC Shucking the Corn Radio program with Mary Ruth Stamey on WSQL 1240 AM and also online at WSQLradio.com at 3 PM
May 29, 2010 High Rock Lake, NC Private birthday party with Darryll Conner and Mona Jo Griffin
May 23, 2010 Rockwell, NC Met George Hamilton IV and his sweet wife Tiff
May 24, 2010 In Mike Rose's Recording Studio Goldsboro, NC Recorded a new cd for Oscar Tharpe a song writer from West Virginia.
(Sorry but this one is cancelled) June 19, 2010 Starting at 6:00 PM Gastonia, NC St. Stevens Performing Arts Auditorium Located on Franklin Blvd. Gastonia, NC (Tehre are a lot of good entertainers at this also. Please come) this is a very important benefit,
May 16, 2010 Carolina Rose and Al Jones will be appearing at the Ramp Festival in the White Top Mountains of Virginia. Sponsered by the fire Dept.
May 6 thru the 9, 2010 Rosine, KY. May 7 at the Jamboree Barn in Rosine. with Mona Jo Griffin (one of The Bluegrass Girls) Banjo player
May 1,2010 At 12:30 PM Chadbourn, NC Carolina Rose and Donna Spivey will perform at the Strawberry Festival
May 1, 2010 At 6:30 PM Albemarle, NC Carolina Rose is a special guest of The Jones Brothers and the Log Cabin Boys at Little Creek Music Park located at ( 20386 Old Concord Road, Albemarle off Hwy. 73 in Millingport, NC
March 13,2010 a birthday party with a pig picking will be held at Donna's Fine Instruments Plus in Chadbourn, NC for Carolina Rose. This event is hosted by Donna and Ed Spivey.
A Journey Of Hearts 1303 Dallas Cherryville Hwy. Dallas, NC (This date was changed again to May 22, 2010 ) This date has been changed due to all the bad weather we have had. It is now scheduled for April 9, 2010. In case of rain it will again be changed to April 23, 2010.
A benefit will be held at the Park Dallas Amphitheater. this is a benefit for altizmiers, so please come if you can Carolina Rose and Donna Spivey and Bruce Jones with Hickory Hill Bluegrass are very proud to be a part of this fund raiser.
Our very special guest is Franklin Monroe the great nephew of Bill Monroe. Also if possible several of his sisters from Ohio will be present. this is going to be great. What an honor for us to have them with us. So we are praying this works out.
Lanny Cannon's Auction House Clarkton, NC Carolina rose and Donna Spivey " A party honornering Carolina Rose" What an honor. Thanks to all the wonderful folks there who worked so hard putting this event together. Preparing all the delicious food. I love all of you;
Special appearance by, Franklin Monroe the great nephew of Bill Monroe. What an honor to have such a talented entertainer appear with us.
01/09/2010 Donna's Fine Instruments Plus Chadbourn, NC
12/21 and 22, 2009 Back in studio Carolina Rose with AL Jones Vocal an guitar Dewey Farmer on Mandolin and vocals Timmy Martin on Fiddle Jerry Steinburg Bass Jeromy Stephens Banjo
12/19/09 Donna's Fine Instruments Plus 211 N. Brown St. Chadborn, NC
12/05/09 Donna's Fine Instruments Plus Chadborn, NC 211 N. Brown St.
A live broadcast from the store on radio station www.WWKO1480.com and also AM station 1480 A book signing of Carolina Rose's book "The Road From Gloria Jean To Carolina Rose"
Performances by Carolina Rose and Hickory Hill Bluegrass Featuring Donna Spivey Members are the members are the Legends Bruce Jones on Mandolin Dwight Moody on Fiddle Chuck Ward on Banjo Clyde Pickler on Dobro Gary Wayne on Bass Also other special guests.
12/01/09 Carolina Rose and AL Jones will be Kannapolis, NC recording their first album together. This has been planned for a long time. We are very happy that it is finally happening, in time for Christmas.
11/24/09 Clyde Maness Music Barn and Pottery Carthage, NC located halfway between Robbins and Carthage, NC on highway 24/27 A book signing and performance by Carolina Rose and Hickory Hill Bluegrass Featuring Donna Spivey.
11/18/09 Radio Station 1840 AM and internet www.wwko1480.com Fairbluff, NC 10:05 Live in the studio. Interviw about the book The Road From Gloria Jean To Carolina Rose. Also live with Donna Spivey.
10/24/09 Hedricks Grove Country Store, Lexington, NC
10/16/09 Raymond Fairchilds Friends and Picking Maggie Valley, NC
10/13/09 Clyde Maness Music Barn and Pottery Shop Carthage, NC (Hwy. 24/27 between Robbins and Carthage)
10/01 thru 4, 2009 Jerusalem Ridge Festival Rosine, KY. (the birth place of Bill and Charlie Monroe)
9/20/09 thru 10-07-09 Rosine KY. (the Bill and Charlie Monroe Homeplace)
08/17/09 Locust Senior Center Locust, NC
08/15/09 C F Benefit and Don Helms Benefit East Rowan High Rockwell, NC
08/14/09 Jimmie's Restaurant High Rock Lake, NC
07/23/09 AL Jones Bowling Green, VA (Carolina Rose was presented a 1971 Martin D-18 Guitar in mint condition)
07/11/09 Mt Gilead Music Hall Mt. Gilead, NC
07/04/09 Lynches River State Park. Florence , SC
06/29/09 Roberts Western Bar Music Row Nashville, TN
06/27/09 Rosine Jamboree Barn Rosine, KY
06/26/09 ROMP Owensboro, KY
06/25/09 Private Party Rosine, KY
06/20/09 Eleazure Music Barn Eleazure, NC
06/13/09 Graduation Party Norwood Park Norwood, NC
06/05/09 Private Party Monroe, NC
05/21/09 Ralph Stanley Festival Coeburn, VA
05/16/09 Bruce Jones Pickin' Albemarle, NC
05/09/09 Private Party Monroe, NC
04/25/09 Private Party Monroe, NC
04/11/09 Private Party Charlotte, NC
03/14/09 Don Stanley FT. Meade, FL
03/11/09 Vince's Flea Market World w/Don Stanley Lakeland, FL
03/09/09 Don Stanley Venice, FL
03/07/09 Sabal Palms Festival Palmdale, FL
03/05/09 Birthday Party for Carolina Rose Palmdale, FL by: Charlie Basford and Friends
02/21/09 AL Jones Birthday Party Bowling Green, VA
Photos from Hedricks Grove Country Store in Lexington, NC Sept. 5, 2009
A Night At The Opry August 15, 2009 North Stanly High School
Hickory Hill Bluegrass Band
Carolina Rose and Donna Spivey with Hickory Hill Bluegrass
David Ridenhour and Carolina Rose
before going on stage at the Jamboree Barn in Rosine, KY.
(Double click to enlarge image).
Carolina Rose comes from Norwood, North Carolina but now lives in Nashville, TN. and plays rythmn guitar and does the lead vocals on most of the songs. She wrote the title song of her latest CD "Carolina Rose". It is a true song and the story of her life. All the music Carolina Rose performs is heartfelt and from the heart.
June 26, 2004These are pictures that were taken in Kempton, PA. onstage with the great Roni Stoneman "The First Lady of Banjo"
The photo on the left was taken onstage at the Jamboree Barn in Rosine, KY of Carolina Rose and Vivian Taylor.
The photo on the right was made while onstage at the Jerusalem Ridge Festival held at the Monroe Family Homeplace in Rosine, KY held 9-29-05 thru 10-02-05 hosted by Campbell Mercer, the Executive Director of the Monroe Foundation.
AL Jones and Carolina Rose "First Meeting "
September 26, 2004 is the first time I met my brother face to face. These two pictures are at the first meeting and it was great. this was a very happy time for the both of us. It has thus turned out to be great. We are very happy that we have found each other. He is also a bluegrass entertainer. In 2005 look for us at area events as we will be performing together.
These 2 photos are from a TV taping in Rosine, KY. Crossing The Cumberlands Highlander Show. We had a great time doing these.
This photo was taken 9-26-04 then Carolina Rose presented AL with the coat he has on.
Frank Necessary, Carolina Rose and AL Jones. This photo was made at AL Jones' home and it was the second time AL and Carolina met. It was the first time Frank and Carolina Rose met