Matthew Weaver

Clay Lunsford - Matthew Weaver & The Americana Show

Clay Lunsford - Matthew Weaver & The Americana Show

 
Clay Lunsford is a multi-talented instrumentalist and vocalist from Union Grove, North Carolina, and throughout his musical career, he has performed over 10,000 shows. For 50 years, Clay has performed throughout the southeast entertaining thousands of people with his unique style of thumb picking, and performing bluegrass, gospel, and old-time, Appalachian mountain music. Clay is also a member of the family quartet and band, "The Gospel Voices" or known as the GV Band which performs at churches and festivals. The GV Band performs "The Return of the Legends" show which features a lot of classic country, oldies rock and roll, and the big Elvis show. For more information visit the GV Band web site  www.gvband.com 

 

Clay is the nephew of the late Bascom Lamar Lunsford who wrote the popular song, "Mountain Dew" and had been recorded over 900 times by musical artists. Clay recently recorded a new CD with world renown guitarist and luthier, Wayne Henderson, "Thumb to Thumb."  Clay is the president of the North Carolina Thumb Pickers Association, and host the annual Thumb Pickers Convention in March. For more information, visist the Thumb Pickers web site: http://www.nctaf.com/ 

 

Matthew Weaver is a multi-instrumentalist, vocalist and songwriter and six time winner of Pianist-Instrumentalist of the Year for the North Carolina Folk Festival (2011-2017). Matthew plays 19 different instruments and has appeared on stages from The Grand Ole Opry, Dollywood, bluegrass and mountain music festivals and numerous churches. He is the 2013 recipient of the North Carolina Bascom Lamar Lunsford Music Award, and is the pianist for the GV Band and The Return of the Legends Show. Matthew is a 2013 graduate of Appalachian State University, Boone, North Carolina. 
Please Enjoy the following sample production recordings:
 
 
      

 

 
For Bookings contact:
Clay Lunsford 704-880-3698
Matthew Weaver 980-777-0909
The videos were filmed and produced by Rebecca Jones. Rebecca is a long time friend, musician, and a graduate of Appalachian State University. Rebecca has produced numerous documentaries, and  a lot of her focus has been on the musicians of the Appalachians and folk lore. Currently she is employed with Emmy Award Winner and Filmaker Ken Burns. Rebecca worked on 2014 "Roosevelts: An Intimate History."  
Ken Burns is working on a new PBS documentary of Country Music, and Rebecca assisting on the production. The Country Music documentary is suppose to be released in 2-3 years.