N.C. Folk Festival Streams Tonight

Howdy All,

We have been overwhelmed with support through our recent streamed concerts.  We want to say a special thanks to all music fans everywhere for continuing to support the arts in these wild times.  We have a special livestream performance tonight and have to admit that it is finally free of any panhandling (although we aren't going to stop you).  There are 3 bands presented starting at 6pm EST and our performance should stream a little after 7pm.  You can find it by clicking here.  More info and streaming platforms available here.  Thanks to everyone involved and all the sponsors of the NC Folk Festival for making this show possible.

From Raleigh with Love,

CCL


WNCW Summer Outback Opry

This Saturday finds us back on stage for WNCW's Summer Outback Opry.  Presented in conjunction with the Earl Scruggs Music Festival, this event will take place in the parking lot behind The Foundation Performing Arts Center on the campus of Isothermal Community College in Spindale, NC.  The show starts at 7pm with Anna Lynch, Dom Flemons & Jim Lauderdale taking the stage solo with a full band CCL set to follow.  Bring some provisions and a radio and we will see you there!

-CCL


NCMA Offstage Live Report

Howdy!

Wow that was fun.  Thanks to everyone who tuned in and we were moderately overwhelmed by all of your donations.  We promise to keep paying those bills and make a dent in John's hairstyling debit.  If you missed the live stream, no worries you can catch it right here:  NCMA Offstage Live.

From Raleigh with Love,

CCL


NCMA Offstage Live & N.C. Folk Festival

Hey All,

We appreciate all of the support and everyone who watched and participated in our "No Contact Concert Series" live stream.    It was great to feel a part of the live music conversation again.  If you missed the live show it will live HERE on youtube for possibly forever!  But lets not retire just yet - we have several upcoming streams in the works that we would love to share with you.  Tuesday September 1st we are a part of the North Carolina Museum of Art & UNC-TV's Virtual "Offstage Live Concert Series."  More details to come on that one.  Over the weekend of September 11-13 we will have a performance featured as part of the N.C. Folk Festival based out of Greensboro and recorded at a historic Greensboro location.  We will surely send out an email to our followers about these so be sure and sign up below!

Cheers,

CCL


Back On Stage this Weekend - Catch our Live Stream Saturday Night!

Howdy Friends,

Great news from the home office.  This weekend we are back together (at a safe distance) making music!  After a limited capacity socially distanced warm-up show at The Grey Eagle in Asheville Friday Night, you can catch us Saturday Night August 15th at 8pm EST rocking the world wide web.  As a part of the No Contact Concert Series we will be playing a full set of tunes and you will be able to interact with the band as our good friend Martin Anderson from WNCW is hosting the show and will ask viewer questions in between songs.  The show is donation based so you can donate during the concert via provided links to support both us and the crew and venue that host the show in Hickory, NC.

How to Watch:
Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCFxMXRGjj-FAyUK8HLs3aXg
Facebook Live: https://www.facebook.com/events/937122800044857

From Raleigh with Love,

Dave, John, Greg


Cover Charge: A Benefit for Cat's Cradle

There is no way to express how much the Cat's Cradle has meant to us as a band through the years.  Truly the best venue in North Carolina.  We are honored to be a part of Cover Charge, an amazing compilation of cover songs recorded by NC Musicians that is helping them out during this wacko time for independent venues and artists.  Here is a link to more about the project.  You can pre-order now and our single [a live version of Beck's "I Think I'm In Love" recorded in York, SC this January at the McCelvey Center] goes live on July 31st!

Love,

CCL


Peace Officer

Friends,

Slow times at the office but the world is bustling out there.  Dave would like to share this protest song he wrote during the black lives matter protests of early June 2020 that came in the wake of a gruesome scene of senseless police brutality.  Here is the youtube link.  The band is together as one in wishing for the equality and fair treatment of all people on this earth.  We speak up so that hopefully the quiet but supportive voices for change in the world will speak up as well.  Peace.


#1 : Thanks for the Support!

Friends,

We are humbled by your support and acceptance of Strange Fascination.  Although our least "bluegrass" album to date, it has been the third in a row to reach number one on the Billboard Bluegrass chart and is presently being played by radio stations across the globe.  We've held these songs and this album so close for so long it feels really amazing to finally release it to the world.  We've had such great reviews, encouragement from fellow artists and feedback from friends and fans it really feels like there is sunlight on our shoulders.

If you haven't yet grabbed a copy please head over to the CCL Store and pick one up!

-CCL


Strange Fascination Release Day!

We are really excited to finally share with you our newest album Strange Fascination.  Born out of the recesses of Dave's mind and realized in the hands of his trusted compatriots at Mitch Easter's studio The Fidelitorium in Kernersville, NC, Strange Fascination represents a brand new chapter in the Chatham County Line story.  We humbly ask you to please seek out a physical copy of the album if possible.  Some great independent record stores are still operating and would love a call or email from you.  The album is also available on all streaming platforms and for digital purchase through the iTunes Store & Bandcamp.  If you'd like to directly support the band and put the most jingle in our pocket, please head over to our CCL Webstore or follow Store link above. Thanks for your support through the decades, we look forward to seeing you from the stage as soon as the fates allow.

Love,
CCL


Brother of Song - At A Safe Distance

In times of seclusion it is always a great idea to reach out to old friends and rekindle the magic. Here we are joined by our great friend and Norwegian Superstar Jonas Fjeld as well as our recently retired banjologist Chandler Holt. We thought we would dust off the title track from our 2009 album Brother of Song for this edition of At A Safe Distance. Great to see you guys again!

-CCL