Marty Stuart and Roger McGuinn Coming to Stanley Theater – Exclusive Interview [AUDIO & VIDEO]
Marty Stuart and Roger McGuinn are coming to The Stanley Theater November 10. The show is billed as “Two Legends, One Stage,” you would be hard pressed to find a more appropriate title. Check out our exclusive interview with Marty Stuart explaining how they met and what to expect at their show. Plus a video of them performing together. Marty Stuart blended Flatt and Scruggs with Johnny Cash and Carl Perkins to create what many call “hillbilly rock.” Roger McGuinn meanwhile was busy fusing jazz, blues and rock as frontman for “The Byrds,” that would eventually lead to “country rock.” Theirs path were meant to eventually cross.
And while Marty’s early influences included the Cash Family, Flatt and Scruggs, Carl Perkins and many more country and rock legends, he credit’s the Byrds’ 1968 album “Sweetheart of the Rodeo” for not only influencing his music, but country music as a whole.
As well as Marty is known for his musical chops, he’s also legend when it comes to the rhinestone attire in country music known as ” Nudie Suits.” Even he’s not sure how many he owns.
These two musical geniuses on The Stanley stage should make for one unforgettable night that will cover several musical genres’. Check out the video below with Marty and Roger performing “Pretty Boy Floyd.”