The Martha Bassett Band Mother's Day Eve Concert
May 11, 2019
Martha Bassett has been making music in NC and beyond for over twenty years. With nine albums under her belt, she transcends genre in her artistry and spirit. She hosts the enourmously popular Martha Bassett Show at Reeves Theater in Elkin, NC.!

The Martha Bassett Band
Martha has brought together incredibly talented and creative musicians and songwriting to form The Martha Bassett Band. Martha, with her God given voice and classical training has remarkable range, and a sultry delivery. Her performances are known for their emotional honesty and visceral impact, making everyone in the room feel she’s singing directly to them. Her musical inspiration moves effortlessly through swing, jazz, folk, country, and rock guaranteeing playful variety at her live shows. Mixing originals with choice covers, she navigates sexy torch songs, rip-your-heart-out ballads, and slinky groove tunes with ease supported by a band equally comfortable in acoustic and electric settings. Her latest album Dark of the Night has received great fan and critical acclaim. It again explores roots music. The purity of her voice floats above the swell of pedal steel and the crisp strumming of guitar and mandolin on such songs as “The Plow” and “The Ash and Clay.” “I feel like this is the best sounding, the best produced record I’ve done to date. You always hope each one is better than the last, but I do feel sonically, this is a great progression,” she said. No Depression describes Martha’s music as “intricate and resoundingly captivating, each song takes me further into a scene.” Martha has been seen on stages at Merlefest, the Eastern Music Festival, Shakori Hills Grassroots Festival, and other popular venues. She’s opened for Lyle Lovett, Tony Bennett, the Avett Brothers, Squirrel Nut Zippers, Jim Lauderdale, and Chuck Prophet. Martha contributed music to the Sony Classics film, “Junebug,” as well... You can find her on tour, leading her Roots Revival residency, and at her Monthy show in Elkin. For more on Martha go to

The Blue Eyed Bettys are coming Thursday May 23
​They were our first ever concert. We will post a link shortly but we want you here. They play at 7pm.

Our Band- ​​
Sasha Papernik and Justin Poindexter
July 21, 2019

Our Band will win your heart. Steeped in the tradition of great male and female duets such as Johnny Cash and June Carter, and Gram Parsons and Emmylou Harris, Sasha Papernik and Justin Poindexter bring their own effervescent energy, gorgeous songwriting, and intimate harmonies to a rich Americana soundscape. Their expansive palette pulls great songs from every decade and every corner of the globe, weaving them into a cohesive tapestry. Together, they have performed for audiences in some of the world’s greatest venues, from Carnegie Hall to Lincoln Center to the Smithsonian Museum of American Art. In 2018-19 they toured Poland, Germany and Estonia as ambassadors of American music for U.S. State Department. Their new album, featuring American music legend David Amram, will be released in 2019.
Vocalist and pianist/accordionist Sasha Papernik is a classically trained pianist and first generation Russian-American. The Washington Post calls her “uncommonly attractive and entertaining…managing a comfortable balance of the formal and the casual." Drawing on her dual heritage, she uses her wide range of talents to present concerts spanning genres and continents. Her self-released bilingual album, "Victory," has been hailed by reviewers as "unparalleled in its aesthetics and musical elegance" (Indiemunity). Her bilingual concert, “I Speak Music," has toured New York City schools for The Center For Arts Education, Lincoln Center Education, and Carnegie Hall. Sasha is a graduate of Wellesley College and the Manhattan School of Music.
Guitarist and vocalist Justin Poindexter was raised in North Carolina, the son of a country singer and a schoolteacher. Specializing in American Roots music, including folk, blues, country and traditional jazz, his 2014 album with the Amigos, “Diner in the Sky,” won Americana Album of Year from the Independent Music Awards. Justin has performed with the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, David Amram, Ken Peplowski, Bria Skonberg, Ranger Doug, Nellie McKay, Catherine Russell, and Jon Batiste among many others, and has travelled extensively overseas for the American Music Abroad program, He designed and oversees Jazz at Lincoln Center’s global outreach concert initiative, “Let Freedom Swing,” which receives 600 performances annually. He is a graduate of the University of North Carolina School of the Arts. For more on Our Band go to