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Donald Davis Storytelling Concert

April 3, 2023 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Donald Davis, one of America’s favorite masterstorytellers, is coming to the Historic Jonesborough Visitors Center on Monday, April 3 and Tuesday, April 4 at 7:30 p.m. The two-night concert willfeature Davis telling different stories each evening.


Davis was born in a SouthernAppalachian Mountain world that was rich in stories. “I didn’t learn stories, Ijust absorbed them,” Davis says as he recounts tales learned from a family oftraditional storytellers who lived on the same Western North Carolina landsince 1781.


Davis’ resume boasts numerousexperiences including Davidson College, Duke University Divinity School, aretired Methodist minister and former chairperson of the board of Directors forthe National Storytelling Association. He is a favorite at the NationalStorytelling Festival and has also served as a featured teller at theSmithsonian Institute, the World’s Fair as well as festivals and concertsthroughout the United States and the world.


For Donald Davis, storytellingis a way of giving and living life. He invites each listener to come along,pull deep inside for one’s own stories and personally share the commonexperiences that celebrate the creative spirit. For Donald Davis, storytelling“is not what I do for a living, but it is how I do all that I do while I amliving.” 


Enjoy two nights of stories from Donald Davis with generaladmission each evening being $15. A special group rate for 15 or morepeople is available for $12 per person. For tickets or more information, call423.753.1010 or visit Jonesborough.com/tickets.