Friday, October 07, 2022 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm | Back Lawn

Join us on the SECCA back lawn for a fall evening with Withdrew and Lonnie Walker, live at our picturesque lake stage! Doors and dinner start at 6pm, with music starting shortly after.

In addition to fantastic Americana music, Chef Adé will be serving a special pop-up dinner, offering a blend of modernist techniques and classical influences while highlighting the Southern and West African impact on American culinary culture.

Tickets are $10 in advance, $15 at the door. As a thank-you for your support, this concert is FREE for SECCA members! Members can RSVP to Devon MacKAY at

Originally launched as an exhibition series for local visual artists, Southern Idiom has grown into a concert series poised to celebrate the diverse musical artistry of Winston-Salem bands and area performers. This show marks the second concert in the series, following Victoria Victoria's inaugural concert last fall.

In the case of bad weather, this concert will take place indoors at SECCA's auditorium. No coolers allowed.

Headed down the road of a simple summer jangle, Withdrew keeps truckin' with a new single, "Any Other Direction"... Led by Drew Taylor, the indie outfit of Winstoners offer an almost nostalgic sort of psychedelic pop — Hammond organs and a guitar twang fans of Caleb Caudle might find familiar, from Taylor's time in that lineup.

Withdrew exists as a part-reunion, part-Taylor's extension under an umbrella of bands between lifelong friends including the Myspace-era'd Terrance and the Tallboys; Brooklyn-based KDH (with drummer, Lee Hinshaw) and the current Leonard Cottage (with bassist, Josh Deaton).

Reflecting on his relationship with Hinshaw, "I've been playing music with Lee since we were 16," Taylor said. "And even when we lived in different places we always stayed in touch and sent each other demos," Taylor added, referencing his eight-year stint in New York City (after graduating from the classical guitar program at the UNC-School of the Arts high school.) "Lee and I are very competitive in the best way, there's a healthy creative friction in our process that makes the songs work."

Together, Withdrew resonates a particular intimacy across washed-out indie vibes and "cosmic American" music that flows through the 2021 album, "Wistful For The Mystik."

– Katei Cranford, YES! Weekly

Listen to the band at and

Brian Corum formed North Carolina indie rock band Lonnie Walker while he was still a student at East Carolina University. After filling out the rest of the lineup with guitarist Eric Hill, drummer Raymond Finn, keyboardist Justin Flythe, and bassist Josh Bridgers, the band released its debut These Times Old Times.

Lonnie Walker toured steadily throughout the South, with bassist Mike Robinson joining prior to the release of follow-up Earth Canals. That year, however, Corum — the group's primary songwriter, in addition to its vocalist and rhythm guitarist — was swept up in the opioid epidemic, and eventually ended up at a homeless shelter in Raleigh. As Corum slowly rebuilt his life and considered his future as a musician, he began writing new songs — with "one of the only guitars I didn't sell," he notes — and eventually, the band returned in 2017. "I really can't help it. I enjoy it," Corum says of playing in Lonnie Walker, before adding: "I really can't help it."

Easy, Easy, Easy, Easy was recorded with Colin Swanson-White at Synaesthetics Studios in Raleigh in late 2019, and sees the band further develop its unique stamp on the Carolina music scene, driven by raucous sound and Corum's intensely personal songwriting. Learn more at and listen to the band at