Willie J. Laws Band at The Brass Heart Inn, and pies all around town, and BIG THANKS!

We danced all evening to the spectacular Willie J. Laws Band, with Willie Laws on guitar and vocals, Malcolm Stuckey on bass, and OC Braithwaite on drums.

The band...

...was joined by guest musicians (and cousins!) Peter Whipple on harmonica...

...and Alan Phenix on drums, while OC took a turn on the dance floor:

Thank you to everyone who made this event possible, including Rebecca Boyden, Michelle Cleveland, Geoffrey Cunningham, Joan Debow, Lisa Ferguson, Deb Franchi, Myles Grinstead, DJ Harte, Sheena Harte, Siena Kaplan, Dennis Quinn, Annie Riecken, Margaret Rieser, Kristina Troon, Rob Troon, Kate Vachon, Mary Watkins, Sarah Wright and many more.

The pie auction was SWEET. Thanks to our amazing, skilled pie bakers: Maud Anderson, Sue Behr, Dale Bragdon, Claire Canfield, Jeannie Chester, Michelle Cleveland, Herb Cooper, June Crowell, Beth Day, Ebony Fullilove, Shelly Freberg, Myles Grinstead, Abby Hidden, Susan Kimball, Juno Lamb, Peg Loughran, Chele Miller, Keats Myer, Penny Purcell, Jay Rancourt, Annie Riecken, Tammy Sayers, Nancy Stearns, Allie Thompson, Kate Thompson, Kristina Troon, Donna Veilleux, Betty Wasson, David White. Banoffee pie, and peanut butter chocolate. Pumpkin with bourbon, and harvest fruit. Apple cranberry pecan, and chicken pot pie. Cake decorated to look like cherry pie! And so many more... Yum!

The Willie J. Laws residency was sponsored by BEAM Construction Associates, Inc., serving the Lakes Region of New Hampshire with expert building design and master craftsmanship since 1987, the Yankee Smokehouse in West Ossipee, and the Yeoman’s Fund for the Arts, and was funded in part by the New England States Touring program of the New England Foundation for the Arts, made possible with funding from the National Endowment for the Arts Regional Touring Program and the six New England state arts agencies. Thanks to Media Sponsors The Conway Daily Sun, The Mountain Ear, and 93.5 WMWV | Magic 104FM.