Jim Smoak Concert and Open House at The Depot

Join us for the Annual Jim Smoak concert at the Depot beginning at 1:00PM and ending at 4:00PM. This event is open to the public, and admission is just a donation. This also serves as a Christmas Open House at The Depot Railroad Museum

About Jim Smoak

Jim Smoak started his career in Knoxville, Tennessee. He moved to Nashville to play with Bill Monroe on the Grand Ole Opry. He did television shows for Martha White Flower with Hylo Brown and The Timberliners. He made recordings with Bill Monroe on Decca Records; with Hylo Brown on Capital Records, and with Arthur (guitar boogie) Smith on MGM Records. He organized folk group, The Cumberlands with their own place of business, The Red Horse Inn in Louisiana.

He made first recording under his own name for Folk Lyric Records: Bayou Bluegrass — Jim Smoak & the Louisiana Honeydrippers, now at Smithsonian Folkways. His other recordings are Carolina Boy — Jim Smoak; Orange Blossom Special — Jim Smoak and Smoak House Jam—Jim Smoak.

Jim Smoak at the Depot (on compact disc) was released on December 3rd, 2022 at the Depot Museum in Salem, Indiana.

Event Information

Event Date 12-02-2023 1:00 pm
Event End Date 12-02-2023 4:00 pm

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