Rhythm & Roots Run
Saturday - November 2, 2013 8:30 a.m.
Register online using links below or contact us at
for a paper registration form.
Great music lives forever
and we proudly honor the musical legacy of Cleveland County natives Don Gibson and Earl Scruggs. The Don Gibson Theatre honors country music singer/songwriter Don Gibson who wrote music performed by Patsy Cline, Ray Charles, Elvis and countless others.
The Earl Scruggs Center: Music & Stories from the American South is projected to open in late 2013 and celebrate the rich cultural history and heritage of Cleveland County, reflective of the American South, through the lens of the life of Cleveland County native Earl Scruggs. It will also explore the tradition and innovation of this renowned banjo player. His development of a unique
3-finger playing style continues to influence music around the world.
The Earl Scruggs Center will be located at 103 South Lafayette Street on the historic courtsquare in Shelby, NC. The Don Gibson Theatre is located at 318 South Washington Street, Shelby, NC.
The legacy of these two musical legends will live on and be cultivated through the projects of Destination Cleveland County, a non-profit organization made up of passionate citizens committed to preserving the legacy of these two musical legends and the cultural heritage of Cleveland County and the region.