Lightnin’ Wells plays Coffeehouse

Published 9:16 pm Thursday, June 21, 2012


The Beaufort County Traditional Music Association and the Union Alley Coffeehouse will host local blues favorite Lightnin’ Wells 0n Saturday night.

Wells is a one-man variety show, playing a wide range of songs and traditional instruments. A guitar master, Wells focuses on the Piedmont Blues, but he also plays many other string instruments. With his quiet humor and wide range of music skills, his show is a must-see performance for traditional music fans.

Saturday’s performance begins at 8  p.m. General admission is $10;  BCTMA members admission is $8.  For more information about Wells, visit

The Union Alley Coffeehouse is located in the Inner Banks Artisans’ Center, 158 W. Main St., in downtown Washington. It is sponsored by the BCTMA, a nonprofit organization promoting traditional music in the region. For more information about BCTMA, visit or