Texas folksinger Jonathan Byrd performs at The Green Frog

Folk Americana songwriter Jonathan Byrd brings his show to Bellingham at 9 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 8, when he performs at The Green Frog, 1015 N. State St.

Byrd is a preacher's son, a Gulf War veteran and a Kerrville New Folk award winner from seven generations of North Carolinians. His show musical theater, bringing together the Texas songwriting tradition with Southern storytelling and hot guitar-picking in the line of North Carolina greats Doc Watson and Tony Rice.

A stalwart of modern folk music, Byrd has released five solo albums, and an acoustic collaboration with fellow songwriter Diana Jones. Cover is $10.

Details on the gig: acoustictavern.com. More on his music: http://www.jonathanbyrd.com/