2nd Saturdays @ 7
Thanks to a grant from the Virginia Commission for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts, Highland County Arts Council is able to welcome the inspiring and talented duo of Robin & Linda Williams. Come on out to the Highland Center after a great Saturday at the Maple Festival to hear this popular folk duo on Saturday, March 9 at 5 p.m.
Reading the duo’s biography, one is impressed with the strength and variety of these performers. Robin and Linda are closing in on a five decade-long career that has included 24 personal recordings, thousands of concerts on three continents, a Robert Altman directed movie, and hundreds of performances on NPR's "A Prairie Home Companion" and other radio and television shows. Their musical Stonewall Country was a staple for Lexington’s Lime Kiln Theatre. As live performers they are second to none and are at home on whatever stage they find themselves, be it a tiny coffee house or bar, or a large, storied concert hall or festival or one might add, the Highland Center. As gifted songwriters, Robin and Linda have earned the respect of their musical peers, their songs having been recorded by such well-known artists as Mary Chapin Carpenter, Tom T. Hall, Tim and Mollie O'Brien, Mary Black, The Seldom Scene, and Emmylou Harris, to name a few.
Their recording successes are widespread. Their CD, "A Better Day A-Coming," spent the summer and fall of 2021 in the top 10 of the FAI Folk Radio Charts with their single of the same name ending the year as the number 3 Top Song, the album ending the year as the number 11 Top Album, and Robin and Linda ending as number 13 on the list of Top Artists. The success of the second single,"The Old Lovers Waltz," helped spawn a music video which, to date, has generated thousands of views.
Robin and Linda Williams' return to Highland County is sure to be a popular show. Admission is $15, with a $5 discount with a Maple Festival key chain. Enjoy Highland County's unique maple farms and artists, then come hear a great evening of music!
The Highland Center
61 Highland Center Drive