Down East Folk Arts Society Concert – Wes Collins

Down East Folk Arts Society Concert – Wes Collins

425 Front Street, Beaufort, NC, USA | (252) 646-4657

March 12, 2020 | 6:30 pm-8:00 pm

March 13, 2020 | 7:00 pm-8:30 pm

In keeping with our mission “To Build Community Through Music”, the Down East Folk Arts Society will once again be bringing World Class Singers/Songwriters to Craven County and the Crystal Coast of North Carolina this Winter. We are pleased to announce our 2020 Winter Concert Series which will  begin on January 15, 2020 and run each subsequent month through March 13, 2020.

Wes Collins hails from Chapel Hill, NC. He is a husband, dad, and a librarian. He’s a late-bloomer in the songwriting world. He won the North Carolina Songwriter’s Co-Op Song Contest, and was a finalist in the 2013 Kerrville TX New Folk Competition. In 2015, he was one of the six winners in the Kerrville competition. He has played Nashville TN’s Bluebird Cafe, The Threadgill Stage in Kerrville, TX, Blue Rock Studio Stage in Wimberely, TX, and more. In 2013,  he released his first CD, One Layer Down. In 2017, the NC Arts Council awarded Wes a Songwriting Fellowship which helped to fund his most recent CD project, Welcome to the Ether.