Jeff and Sarah headline Jubilee reopening

Jay FitzDowntown, Our Town Arts

In its first live-audience concert since March 2020, Jubilee Community Arts presents Jeff and Sarah at the Laurel Theater on Saturday, October 8, at 8 p.m.

Jeff Barbra and Sarah Pirkle have been married (to each other!) for 25 years and make their home in Walland, Tennessee, in the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

The duo won first place in the Chris Austin Songwriting Contest at MerleFest. They performed their winning song, “When I Come Home” at Merlefest for a crowd of 50,000.

Jeff and Sarah, the early days

Their album, The Barb Hollow Sessions, was released on January 1, 2004, and received rave reviews around the country. … The album debuted at No. 6 on the Roots Music Report National Bluegrass Airplay Charts. The single, “Bury Me in the Red Clay,” peaked at No. 12 on the Bluegrass Unlimited National Bluegrass Chart for November 2004. It was on the charts for eight months.

Jeff and Sarah released a gospel album, Family Singing, in 2012. Their latest album Sweet Creation was recorded in 2018. More information on Jeff and Sarah here.

Tickets/reservations are available at Eventbrite, by mail or at the door 30 minutes prior to show for $15 at the door, $13 general audience advance or $12 JCA members, students and seniors 65 or older.

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