Singer/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist Dore Coller, of Marin County, California, visited the Outer Banks recently and played gigs at Ocean Boulevard and the Nags Head Pier. A current member of The Hot Club of Marin, Savannah Blue, Trio Max and Unplugged, Dore specializes in playing Bermudagrass and Caribbean R&B, and has played with such artists as Big Brother, Jeffrey Cain, The David Grisman Quintet, Dan Hicks, Paul Mehling and the Hot Club of San Francisco, Van Morrison, The Youngbloods and many others.
Miss Barbara Hird, as Texas housewife Louise Seger, seated at right, reminisces about her unexpected friendship with country music legend Patsy Cline, played and sung by Laura Martier, in Ted Swindley’s bio-concert Saturday evening at the Outer Banks Forum.
Virginia Dare (born August 18, 1587) was the first child born in the Americas to English parents, Eleanor and Ananias Dare.
Henry VIII, father of “our” Queen, was crowned King of England in 1509 – 500 years ago today. How time flies.