Butternut Creek and Friends is a folk group from the North Georgia mountains. The groups repertoire is eclectic - blues, old standards and popular songs as well as traditional folk songs from the mountains. Members of Butternut Creek and Friends are Jennifer Cordier, Don Cordier, and Steve Harvey, all from Blairsville and Brenda Hull from Young Harris . To the guitar, banjo, autoharp and bass, they add harmonious voices and an assortment of unusual instruments including flute, doumbec, spoons and ukulele.
Butternut Creek and Friends performs for fun and donates the money that it earns from CD sales to charity. The group has donated money to the Wilderness Scouts, S.A.F.E. House, the Union County Courthouse Renovation, the Brasstown Concert Association and the Georgia Mountain Station Arboritum as well as a variety of environmental protection projects..