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Red Wing Roots Music Festival

Red Wing Roots Music Festival announces preliminary lineup

After five successful years hosting the Red Wing Roots Music Festival in the Shenandoah Valley, local favorites The Steel Wheels are excited to kick off another great festival this year.


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Lime Kiln Theater presents an evening with the Infamous Stringdusters

Lime Kiln Theater’s Summer 2016 concert series continues on Sunday, June 5, as the Infamous Stringdusters return to the Kiln.


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Virginia Opera features Manassas native Kelly Glyptis

Opera can get violent, and Virginia Opera’s Herndon Foundation Emerging Artist, Kelly Glyptis is prepared to defend herself.


Jeremy Staubus at Performing Arts Center in Luray on Nov. 14

Jeremy Staubus, performing in Luray on Saturday, Nov. 14, will blow you away with his Johnny Cash-like vocals. His voice, combined with his songwriting ability, makes for one powerful entertainer—and an evening to remember.


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Local entertainment lineup at the Crozet Fall Arts and Crafts Festival

The Festival Stage at the 35th annual Crozet Fall Arts and Crafts Festival will be filled all weekend long with talented local musicians and dancers.


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Virginia Commission for the Arts seeks talented performing artists for statewide touring program

The deadline for individuals and groups to apply for inclusion in the 2016-2017 Virginia Commission for the Arts’ Performing Arts Tour Directory is 5:00 p.m., July 15.


Red Wing Roots Music Festival set for July 10-12

The third annual Red Wing Roots Music Festival takes place next week, July 10-‐12, at Natural Chimneys Park in Mount Solon.


Snowshoe Mountain Resort announces lineup for Rise & Shine Festival

Snowshoe Mountain (www.snowshoemtn.com), the #1 year-round resort in the Mid-Atlantic, announced that country music artist Josh Thompson, known for hit songs “Turn it Up”, “A Cold Beer with Your Name on It” and “Wanted Me Gone” will headline the upcoming Rise & Shine Festival.


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Music for the Mountains: Anti-pipeline music festival set for July 18

Friends of Augusta, with Friends of Nelson, Free Nelson, Augusta County Alliance, Wild Virginia, Pipeline Education Group, and Chesapeake Bay Group Sierra Club are together sponsoring Music for the Mountains, an anti-pipeline music festival, on July 18th.


Earth, Wind & Fire to play grand opening of Center Court at Creekside

The Greenbrier, the historic resort destination located in the foothills of the Allegheny Mountains of West Virginia, is pleased to announce that Earth, Wind & Fire will perform at the Grand Opening of Center Court at Creekside on Saturday, June 20th at 9 pm.


Meet the Uke Crew at Shelburne Middle School

I had the honor of meeting the Uke Crew of Shelburne Middle School. These fun and talented kids have formed a ukulele playing group.


Hari Hall leaves JMU basketball team for professional opportunity

James Madison head men’s basketball coach Matt Brady announced Monday that forward Hari Hall has left the team to pursue a professional opportunity outside of sports.


Blue Highway appearing at Court Square Theater on Friday

Multi-award winning bluegrass band Blue Highway will be performing at the Court Square Theater at 8:00 PM on Friday, February 27, 2015. Tickets are available at the Theater Box Office at 540.433.9189 or on-line at www.valleyarts.org/performances.


Local artist Emma Leigh nominated for three Nashville Universe Awards

Shenandoah Valley country music artist Emma Leigh has been nominated in three categories for the upcoming 2015 Nashville Universe Awards.


Upcoming events at Eastern Mennonite University

Below is a listing of the next three weeks of Eastern Mennonite University-related events.


Myers and Phillips children present music program at Bath Community Senior Center

The Myers and Phillips children visited Bath Community Senior Center January 7. They played a selection of songs on the violin, cello and piano. Our members enjoyed listening to these talented children and look forward to their next visit.


Partnership to begin final renovation of Wayne Theatre

The I’s have been dotted, the t’s crossed, and the final phase of the restoration of the Wayne Theatre is set to begin.


Landau Eugene Murphy Jr. comes to Charlottesville Jan. 10

Landau Eugene Murphy Jr., the dreadlocked classic crooner vocalist who won season six of NBC Television’s America’s Got Talent, a $1 million grand prize, and a Columbia Records contract, will be performing in Charlottesville at Paramount Theater, at 215 East Main Street, at 8 p.m.


Annual concert celebrates Twelve Days of Christmas

The talented choirs of two local churches will once again fill the sanctuary at Staunton Church of the Brethren with the sounds of the season during the annual Twelfth Night Concert on Sunday, Jan. 4.


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Upcoming events at Barren Ridge Vineyards

Join Barren Ridge Vineyards for complementary live music every Friday and Saturday night from 5:00-7:30 pm! The one exception to the calendar is the third Friday of every month, when we host Sunsets in the Vineyard or Firelight Friday.


Holiday traditions of the VMI Keydets

With Christmas now upon us, VMI Associate Athletic Communications Director Brad Salois caught up with a handful of Keydets to get their thoughts on favorite holiday traditions that they share with those around them.


Live entertainment lineup for Snowshoe Mountain

Snowshoe Mountain, recently ranked top ten lodging & après ski resort by SKI Magazine, today announces its schedule for the 2015 winter entertainment season.


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Waynesboro Public Library: January 2015 Calendar of Events

Calendar of events for January 2015 at the Waynesboro Public Library.


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UVA’s Virginia Gentleman inspire holiday cheer at the White House

Christmas just got a whole lot brighter at the White House, thanks to the Virginia Gentlemen, the University of Virginia’s oldest a cappella group.


Christian rapper Phantum Soulja unveils moving new album

This week, independent record label Tate Music Group is excited to announce the official release of Phantum Soulja’s new album titled “Biblez & Beatz.”


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River City Radio Hour remembers Christmas

The River City Radio Hour will present a special dessert-theater celebration of Christmas on December 19 and 20 in the Fellowship Hall of the Main Street United Methodist Church


geSHENKe. A fine art and music experience

Artist Carmen Shenk, formerly chef and co-owner at Jimmy Anderson’s Casual Gourmet has started a new venture in Staunton, Virginia, called geSHENKe, a fine art and live music experience.


Talk Nation Radio: Stephen Nash on climate disruption in Virginia

Stephen Nash’s new book Virginia Climate Fever looks at the state of Virginia, and unless we radically change our ways it doesn’t look good.


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Governor McAuliffe accepts tax tribute from Virginia Indian tribes

Governor McAuliffe welcomed Assistant Chief Mark Custalow of the Mattaponi Tribe, Chief Kevin Brown of the Pamunkey Tribe, and other tribal members to the Patrick Henry Building to observe the 337th tax tribute ceremony.


Searching Alice debuts new album, Reflections

This week, independent record label Tate Music Group is excited to announce the official release of Searching Alice’s new album titled “Reflections.”


Siblings find EMU the right place to thrive and grow

The EMU database contains 46 family names associated with siblings enrolled in the fall of 2014. Three families have a trio of offspring enrolled, including two sets of parents who themselves graduated from EMU.


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Firelight Friday at Barren Ridge Vineyards

Join Barren Ridge Vineyards every 3rd Friday night of the month for live music, award-winning wines and spectacular views.


EMU music gala to showcase orchestra, choirs and wind ensemble

The annual gala concert at Eastern Mennonite University is “a kaleidoscope,” says music professor Ken J. Nafziger, who conducts the chamber choir.


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Art for Gifts opens at Staunton Augusta Art Center on Nov. 14

The Big Elf is checking his list right about now, so ’tis the season for the Staunton Augusta Art Center Art for Gifts!


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Mental Health Association of Augusta hosts 60th annual meeting, auction

Kathy Drumwright, Chief Deputy Commissioner of the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services, will address the theme Speak Up, Speak Out for Mental Health for the MHA-A’s 60th Annual Meeting and Silent Auction.


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Agriculture to star in new holiday light show

The Illuminate Light Show & Santa’s Village, which will open Nov. 14 and run through Jan. 3, 2015, is a holiday light display created with nearly a million LED lights and set to music.


Farm-raised fall decorations can be good business

When fall colors and mountain vistas beckon to visitors, it can make for a magical and profitable combination for farmers. Agritourism can add as much as $24,000 to a farm’s bottom line in a year.


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Playwright and actor Ted Swartz brings music, comedy and storytelling to conversation about sexuality, faith and family

Three is a magic number, says veteran actor and playwright Ted Swartz. “That’s true in baseball, theater and comedy,” he says. “I generally listen when things come in threes.”


Upcoming events at Eastern Mennonite University

Upcoming events at Eastern Mennonite University in Harrisonburg, Va.


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Ebola: What we’re doing right

Based on the media reports on Ebola as it relates to the two people who have contracted the deadly virus inside the United States, you’d think that the government is bungling us into a pandemic, or worse.


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Thompson Square and Chase Rice Performing at 2014 ACC FanFest

Multi-platinum national recording duo Thompson Square and country music star Chase Rice will perform at the 2014 ACC FanFest presented by AT&T, game officials announced.


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City of Charlottesville seeks tree for Grand Illumination

The City of Charlottesville is asking for the donation of a large tree for Grand Illumination, the City’s annual holiday celebration. The tree should be an evergreen approximately 25 feet tall and have access for removal which will be handled by City staff.


EMU coach Jason Lewkowicz pursues excellence to the glory of God with his track and cross country athletes

It was, he’ll tell you, something of a crazy decision to come to Eastern Mennonite University. Jason Lewkowicz and his family were settled and happy in Hannibal, Missouri, where he’d spent three years building the first track and field program at Hannibal-LaGrange University.


Pump’tober Fest at Sunspots Pavilion in Staunton

Sunspots Studios in Staunton will host a day of pumpkin-themed activities. Saturday, October 11th from noon to 6pm in the new Sunspots Pavilion in downtown Staunton.


Mary Baldwin College Events: Oct.8-18

Events at Mary Baldwin College in Staunton, Va.


Eastern Mennonite University Calendar of Events

Upcoming events at Eastern Mennonite University in Harrisonburg, Va.


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JMU Calendar of Events: Oct. 10-19

Campus events and activities at James Madison University. From the JMU Office of Public Affairs.


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JMU Calendar of Events: Oct. 3-12

Campus events and activities at James Madison University. From the JMU Office of Public Affairs. For the dates Oct. 3-12, 2014.


Mary Baldwin College Events: Oct. 1-10

Upcoming events, theatre productions and lectures at Mary Baldwin College in Staunton, Va.


Emma Leigh inks deal with Lee Cherry Entertainment

Emma Leigh and Lee Cherry Entertainment have made a deal to promote and service “Daddy’s Gonna Kill Him” the new single from the Virginia-based country artist to Global Radio.