Karlie Keepfer and Smokey Holler

  • Dates: September 29, 2018
  • Venue: J.A.M Stage
  • Location: Downtown Raleigh
  • Address: 12 W Martin Street, Raleigh, NC 27601
  • Times: 3:00 PM to 3:45 PM
  • Admission: Free


Karlie Keepfer of Sparta, North Carolina is joined by a few of her mentors as Karlie Keepfer & Smokey Holler. Keepfer represents Alleghany JAM, the original Junior Appalachian Musicians program started 18 years ago by musician and educator Helen White. The band plays a variety of authentic mountain music, featuring Keepfer's clawhammer banjo and ballad singing. She has now played the banjo for 3 years and has won several first place awards and ribbons for her banjo playing, singing, and dancing.