Music Is A Gift That Truly Keeps Giving

Exposure to music comes in varied forms throughout our lives practically from day one.

Original Songwriters Night

The experience available to both the listener and performer at Original Songwriters Night is unique and rewarding.

The Ben Gatlin Band

Filled with both opportunity and peril, making ones living primarily from music will test your courage and dedication on a daily basis.

The Sweet Sax of John Alexander

Masterfully playing both the alto and tenor saxes at same time was Gaston County musician, John Alexander.

Splawn Amplification

The perfect amplification of a guitar's sound.

Meet Jim Ashton

Jim Ashton


Santa and the Little One

WORDS BY SHELTON FISHER Christmas Eve had fallen upon the Carolinas in the usual way. The McAdenville lights were still aglow and full of wonder...

Find Your Bliss This Christmas

WORDS BY BEN DUNGAN We all have a Christmas story in us. For one kid, it all started with a triple dog dare. And the...

Thumbprint Cookies

WORDS BY SHELBY WILSON Don’t you just love Christmas and Christmas goodies? I sure do! These are delicious short bread cookies filled with strawberry or apricot jam-or...

And then one day, you’re wearing a vest…

WORDS BY BEN DUNGAN It was a fall day, but an unseasonably warm fall day at that. The low wasn’t that low, and the high temperature...

Think Big – Shop Small. Shop Downtown Belmont!

SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY (November 30) Downtown Belmont will be OPEN FOR BUSINESS for Small Business Saturday...