Welcome to Forty Acres home on the web!

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.




Hank. Pattie & the Current

Saturday, November 19

The Five Oaks Clubhouse

Doors: 7:30pm

$15/advance or $20/door

Hank, Patty & the Current 

After a summer hiatus, Forty Acres is back with some great shows featuring very talented artists.

On Saturday, November 19, Hank, Pattie & the Current bring their soulful, vibrant sounds to the Five Oaks clubhouse at 5109 Pinecone Drive in Durham. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. and show starts at 8.

Hank, Pattie & the Current is a Raleigh NC based quintet fronted by Hank Smith (Barefoot Manner, Kickin Grass Band) on Banjo and Pattie Hopkins Kinlaw (Kickin Grass Band, Long Bay Symphony) on fiddle and vocals. The sound is a soulful evolution of American acoustic music weaving Bluegrass into the tapestry of jazz, blues, and classical styles.

To sample some of their sweet harmonies: All I Remember” — Hank, Pattie & The Current All I Remember King's Raleigh, NC 4-22-16

Tickets are $15 advance through the Brown Paper Ticket link, $20 at the door, if available.

See you there!