Scott Fore with Wayne Henderson & Friends

"A Celebration of
Appalachian Music"

đź“… December 9, 2022
đź•‘ 7:30 pm


Scott Fore is an internationally recognized guitarist, having won the National Flatpicking Championships held in Winfield, Kansas each year. He is also the Doc Watson guitar champion and the Wayne Henderson Champion of Champions. 

Honors and titles include:

  • 2002 & 2015 National Flatpicking Champion, 2nd in 2000 and 2014
  • 2002 Doc Watson Flatpicking Champion
  • Wayne C. Henderson Champion of Champions winner
  • Old Galax Fiddlers Convention Best All-Around Performer
  • 2 Time South Carolina State Flatpicking Champion
  • Recognized by Virginia Folklife and the Virginia Foundation for the Humanities as a Virginia Master Folk Artist and appears in the book “In Good Keeping” which documents the 1st 5 years of their Master/Apprentice Program
  • Scott also has a book “Flatpicking Solos” published by Cherry Lane Music and distributed by the Hal Leonard Corporation. “Flatpicking Solos” contains the arrangements that Scott has used in the many flatpicking contests he has won. This book/CD package is available wherever music books are sold. 
  • Appeared on the cover of Flatpick Guitar magazine


Scott’s selected discography includes:

  • Hot Licks and Cool Tunes – Independent Release available from Scott
  • Hot and Spicy on FGM records
  • Songs for Sophie on FGM records
  • Broken Grass on DOM discs – Recorded in France in 1979 now out of print


Performance highlights include:

  • The Smithsonian Folklife Festival
  • The Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
  • The National Folk Festival
  • The Richmond Folk Festival
  • The Doc Watson Festival
  • The Grand Ole Opry with Aubrey Peeples
  • The Ferrum Folklife Festival
  • The Oak Grove Folk Festival


Wayne Henderson, a Grayson County native, is a world-renowned luthier whose client list includes Eric Clapton, Doc Watson, and Gillian Welch. Henderson doesn’t just craft guitars—he also plays them, specializing in a traditional finger-picking style. He has performed at Carnegie Hall and in three national tours of Masters of the Steel-String Guitar.


Honors include:

  • Wayne C. Henderson Music Festival and Guitar Competition
  • Wayne C. Henderson School of Appalachian Arts
  • National Heritage Fellowship by the National Endowment for the Arts



  • Thumb to Thumb: The Museum Recordings: Wayne Henderson and Clay Lunsford (2014)
  • Rugby, VA: Wayne and Max Henderson (2013)
  • Live from Virginia: Wayne Henderson and Helen White (2009)
  • Wayne Henderson and Jeff Little at MerleFest, 4/24/09, Cabin Stage (FestivaLink, 2009)
  • Made & Played (Tucker Road, 2005)
  • Guitar Extravaganza: Wayne Henderson, Steve Kilby, Steve Lewis and Randy Greer (Two Guitars Music, 2003)
  • Les Pik (Hay Holler, 2001)
  • Masters of the Steel String Guitar: with John Cephas, Eddie Pennington and others (Arhoolie, 2001)
  • Not Much Work for Saturday: Wayne Henderson and Steve Kaufman (Hay Holler, 1996)
  • W.C. Henderson & Company (Hay Holler, 1994)
  • Rugby Guitar (Flying Fish, 1990)
  • Contest Favorites: Wayne Henderson and Robin Kessinger (Flying Cloud, 1989)
  • Guitar Pickin’: Wayne Henderson and Ray Cline with Herb Key (Heritage, 1977)



  • {Carter Fold Sessions}: Virginia Luthiers (CD plus DVD)(2013)
  • From Wood to Singing Guitar (Appalshop, 2009)


  • Clapton’s Guitar: Watching Wayne Henderson Build the Perfect Instrument, by Allen St. John
  • Bluegrass Guitar (tablature of 10 of Wayne’s tunes), by David Ziegele