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Forty Acres is a celebration of roots music. We are a non-profit tax-exempt organization located in the Triangle (Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill) area of North Carolina. We sponsor house concerts and other small venue concerts featuring up and coming artists and artists with a growing following. We also sponsor music/dance events.

You can find directions to our usual venues here.

If you love unique music in intimate settings and would like to be alerted to our upcoming shows and events, please join the Forty Acres e-mail list.

Past shows include Carolina Chocolate Drops , Chris Smither, David Olney, Stacey Earle & Mark Stuart, Jim Lauderdale, John Cowan, Mollie O'Brien & Richard Moore, Sarah Lee Guthrie & Johnny Irion, Slaid Cleaves, The Waybacks, Tony Williamson, Tift Merritt and many other fine artists and bands.

A listing of our upcoming concerts and other events is below. Tickets for events are available on a first come, first served basis.




Scott Miller with Bryn Davies

Saturday, February 28th, 2015

Five Oaks Clubhouse

8 pm

$20 in advance or $25/door

Scott Miller and Bryn Davies 

Forty Acres at the Five Oaks Clubhouse is very pleased to present singer/songwriter Scott Miller, appearing in a special duo performance with bass and cello player Bryn Davies, on Saturday, February 28.

Scott has been entertaining audiences for many years, previously with his group, The V-Roys, and with Scott Miller and the Commonwealth, and has recently released a project with acclaimed producer, Doug Lancio, entitled BIG, BIG WORLD.

Ever since Steve Earle declared Miller a "world class" songwriter - signing him and The V-Roys to his record label E-Squared and producing their two bedrock Americana albums JUST ADD ICE and ALL ABOUT TOWN with Twangtrust partner Ray Kennedy - Miller has been known as a writer's writer. Even on the next four albums Miller recorded and released on Sugar Hill Records from 2001 to 2008, Miller's songwriting remained genuinely thoughtful, for the most part regional and history based-- but always cloaked in what one New York Times reviewer called an "epic vernacular." In other words, he wrote big.

Bryn Davies has an impressive resume, having worked with Peter Rowan as the Texas Trio. She has been recently touring with Darryl Scott, the Tony Rice Unit and Jack White, but is taking time off to join Scott Miller in this special concert for Forty Acres.

You can check out Scott’s recent sounds here or learn more at his web site.

Show starts at 8 pm and tickets are $20, available at the link below. Tickets at the door, if available, are $25. We hope you can join us for this unique collaboration of two very talented artists!

You may wish to bring a cooler with your favorite beverage and lots of cash to load up on great CDs.

To purchase tickets in advance:
please visit our Brown Paper Tickets page for this event.

Five Oaks Clubhouse is located midway between Durham and Chapel Hill.