Monday, November 30, 2009


In December, NC’s first state icon and renowned pianist, Jimmy Aycock adds The Clayton Center to his list of venues.

Jimmy Aycock will perform a Christmas Concert entitled Snow Tunes and Show Tunes at The Clayton Center on Sunday, December 6th, at 4:00 p.m. This concert benefits the Clayton Historical Association.

Mr. Aycock has had a notable career as an educator in the North Carolina public school system (including Johnston County) that spans 40 years, touching the lives of over 40,000 students with music. His career as a pianist and composer spans an impressive 50 years. Jimmy Aycock’s lifelong commitment to music and education was rewarded when he achieved the honor of becoming North Carolina’s first state icon.

Mr. Aycock and his band will be joined in this concert with a special appearance by the Piney Grove Missionary Church Youth Choir.

Tickets for the December 6th Aycock concert are $10 (General Admission), plus service fees. Tickets are available at The Clayton Center Box Office(located at 111 E. Second Street in downtown Clayton), by phone at 919-553-1737, and online at

Proceeds from this event benefit the Clayton Historical Association (CHA). The mission of the CHA is to preserve and share the history of Clayton and to recognize and preserve the historic properties of Clayton, North Carolina. The Clayton Historical Association is funded in part by the Town of Clayton Cultural Arts Fund. For more information, contact

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