Billy Strings has announced two dates in Winston Salem, celebrating Doc Watson’s 100th birthday in March

By CLTure

November 1, 2022

Grammy Award-winning bluegrass singer-songwriter and musician Billy Strings has announced tour dates for 2023 including two nights in Winston Salem at Lawrence Joel Veterans Memorial Coliseum. The first of two shows on March 3 and 4 will celebrate the 100th birthday of Doc Watson, the legendary North Carolina bluegrass/folk guitarist and Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award-winner.

With three nights in Nashville (Bridgestone Arena February 24-25 and Ryman Auditorium on February 26), the tour will also come through Charleston on March 11 and 12 to North Charleston Coliseum.

Billy Strings (R) and his father Terry Barber (L), are scheduled to release new album, ‘Me/And/Dad,’ on November 18 through Rounder Records. Photo:  Joshua Black Wilkins 

Strings announced earlier this month the release of Me/And/Dad, the first album he’s recorded with his dad, Terry Barber, scheduled to be released November 18 through Rounder Records.

Raised in Michigan and now based in Nashville, Strings has had a fast rise since his debut in 2017. He won the Grammy for Best Bluegrass Album at the 63rd Grammy Awards in 2020, Artist of the Year at the 2022 Americana Music Awards, Entertainer of the Year at the 2022 International Bluegrass Music Association Awards, and has sold out countless shows, performing at festivals across the country.

Tickets for the tour dates will be available for pre-sale starting Wednesday, November 2 at 10 a.m. with general on-sale Friday, November 4 at 10 a.m. 

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