Monday, January 27, 2014

Asheville's Folk Heritage Committee announces 2014 committee members for Shindig on the Green and Mountain Dance and Folk Festival

The Folk Heritage Committee, the volunteer behind-the-scenes force which annually spearheads Asheville’s Shindig on the Green and the Mountain Dance and Folk Festival, announces its 2014 committee members: Jackie Allison, Jeff Atkins, Glenn Bannerman, Brooke Buckner, Tom Chapman, Loretta Freeman, Bob Gregory, Mary Jane Hunter, Judy Miller, Carol Peterson, Ronald Rhodes, Kathy Roberts, Linda Smathers, Jerry Sutton, and Kent Withington.

2014 Advisors to the committee are: Craig Bannerman, Leesa Brandon, Kevin Hamlin, Richard Hurley, Jerry Israel, Bruce Peterson, Carol Rifkin, Rodney Sutton, and Elly Wells.

The volunteer not-for-profit Folk Heritage Committee’s mission is to produce Shindig on the Green and the Mountain Dance and Folk Festival in order to support the preservation and continuation of the traditional music, dance and storytelling heritage of the Southern Appalachian Mountains.

To contact the Folk Heritage Committee, email or call the Folk Heritage Info Line at 828.258.6101 x345. More information at

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