MARTINS?FERRY - The Holy Grounds Cafe welcomes local musician Nate Smith this Thursday, Jan. 19.
The coffeehouse is open from 7 9:30 p.m. The first hour will feature open mic, with any local musicians welcome to perform. Nate Smith will take the stage at 8 p.m.
Smith began playing music in the fifth grade school band and has had a love of all things musical ever since. His high energy acoustic performances of classic rock, country, and folk music have helped gain him a great following in the Ohio Valley. Smith has played professionally in 41 states and has opened for such national acts as Gregg Allman, The Marshall Tucker Band, Leon Russell, 38 Special, Foghat, and Bo Diddly.
Holy Grounds Cafe is run by husband and wife team David and Lisa Buckingham. The Buckinghams are delighted to welcome Nate Smith to the stage on Thursday. Says Lisa Buckingham, "Nate has a great sense of humor and is a very talented musician. This promises to be an evening of awesome music and lots of laughter!"
There is no cover charge at the coffeehouse, and beverages and snacks are available for a minimum donation. Holy Grounds Cafe is located at 410 Hanover Street in Martins Ferry.
Questions can be directed to Lisa Buckingham at 740-633-2699.