The sixth annual Art of Sound festival in Shelby Oct. 17-19 will showcase all types of music, from bluegrass and gospel to jazz and Cajun.
The Cleveland County Arts Council and other sponsors are presenting the event, which will be in the uptown area and several intimate venues including the Arts Center and the old Farmers Market.
Peformers will include the Acoustic Syndicate, the FlintHill Band, the Slate Mountain Ramblers, IIIrd Tyme Out, Ann Caldwell and the Magnolia Singers, Old Ceremony, Mama Said, Harold Williamson and his New Wondering Souls band, and One Leg Up.
Also on the lineup is Nashville singer/songwriter Jim Lauderdale, winner of the Americana Music Awards first Artist of the Year and Song of the Year awards. His songs have been recorded by the Dixie Chicks, Patty Loveless, Mark Chesnut, Vince Gill and George Strait.
For more information about the event along with a complete schedule call 704-484-2787 or go to www.artofsoundcc.com.