carol rifkin hot springs june 2014

Carol Rifkin lives at Paul’s Creek and plays some of  North Carolina’s finest mountain music, traditional & original songs, singing, harmonies, stories, dance and more….solo or with friends

Join us for: “A Mountain Holiday visit: stories & songs w Carol Rifkin, Jeanette Queen & John Fowler”    7 p.m. Saturday November 29, Altamont Theatre, Church Street, Asheville, NC, $15 advance, $18 door, 18 Church St., Asheville, NC. (828) 348-5327,,,,

Join some of mountain music’s best-known musical personalities at the Altamont Theatre 7 p.m. Saturday November 29 for “A Mountain Holiday visit, stories and songs with Carol Rifkin, John Fowler and Jeanette Queen.” Rifkin and Fowler co-host public radio WNCW’s popular mountain music show “This Old Porch,” all three are long time members of the mountain music community: Jeanette Queen from Jackson County’s singing Queen Family, Fowler from the upstate of South Carolina and Carol Rifkin’s at home in Buncombe County, where she plays, writes, sings and dances. Together they bring a holiday program full of history, laughter, songs, stories, string band music, conversation and off the cuff humor.

Paul’s Creek Band plays original & traditional mountain music,  fine harmonies blending in an old timey style heavily influenced by the elders of the region, family, friends & diverse interests.

Hear/Buy Paul’s Creek CD’s  at our store,  watch band Video  or Carol with Tommy Jarrell

MerleFest 2012Arvil Freeman & David Holt, Doc Watson & David Holt  here.

Welcome to Paul’s Creek… a winding stream where string band music  resonates to the 562777_4508425030578_663362211_n
surrounding hills ..


Carol with Doc after dancing

Carol & Doc MerleFest 2010

Jamie and Carol with Arvil at MerleFest 2010

Arvil Freeman MerleFest 2011

SHHFestival 2013

Carol Arvil Sheila and Jamie at SH Heritage Festival 2013

Carol Rifkin Sheila Kay Adams & Jeanette Queen

Carol Rifkin Sheila Kay Adams & Jeanette Queen