Darin and Brooke Aldridge return home to perform at the Avery Cooperative Extension’s Community Center in Newland, Saturday July 17 at 7 pm.

Presented by the Lodges at Eagles Nest, the husband-and-wife duo are both critically acclaimed artists.

The Avery Journal reports Brooke is the International Bluegrass Music Association’s four-year reigning winner of Female Vocalist of the Year and Darin was named IBMA Mentor of the Year.

Advance tickets are $20 or $25 day of show and available at, or visit Three Nails Hardware in Newland or Spear Country Store in Spear.