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Let the Heart of Appalachia Call You Home…      

Singer, Songwriter, Storyteller, and Heart of Appalachia native, Kaitlyn Baker, shares her love of the westernmost tip of Virginia.  Watch, listen, then come see for yourself. Let the Heart of Appalachia call YOU home… for a day, a week, or for a lifetime!  For a look behind the scenes of Kaitlyn’s video shoot and the locations she sings about, click here!

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Music Trail Mix - Carter Family Fold Blue Ridge Outdoors - Dave Stallard Interviews Granddaughter of AP Carter

Contributed by Dave Stallard, March 22, 2017

I have lived in the mountains of Southwest Virginia for thirteen years now. For much of that time, I have dabbled in both festival promotion and music writing, and a significant part of my focus in both has been on Appalachian folk music and bluegrass. So, you can imagine my shame when, as I was chatting with Rita Forrester, the granddaughter of A.P. Carter, best known as the patriarch of country...

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