The Liars Bench is an authentic Southern Appalachian storytelling, music, poetry, dramatic, and folk arts presentation. Started in the summer of 2010 by Gary Carden, the show has been an audience pleaser from the very beginning. The Liars Bench promotes and showcases any and all aspects of Southern Appalachian culture. The Liars Bench recognizes established artists and performers and encourages new talent also. Regular cast members include Gary Carden, Lloyd Arneach, Paul Iarussi, Barbara Duncan, Dave Waldrop, Steve Brady, and our mascot Bodine. The Liars Bench continues the grand tradition of true mountain folkways through down-home entertainment.