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Milepost Music outdoor concert series to feature The McKenzies on July 14

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Milepost Music is bringing live mountain music to Peaks of Otter on July 14 from 2-4 p.m.

The free outdoor concert by The McKenzies will be at milepost 85.6 in Bedford.

Marcia and Woody McKenzie of The McKenzies have been making music together since they were married in 1983.

They have entertained audiences around the world with their unique blend of folk, traditional mountain music and music from the British Isles. The duo’s strong vocals are accompanied by a variety of instruments, including guitar and fiddle.

Milepost Music concerts are held at Peaks of Otter on the second Sunday of each month through September.

Visitors should bring a chair or blanket for seating.

Food and drinks are allowed on site, but alcoholic beverages are not permitted.

Milepost Music is a collaboration between the Blue Ridge Music Center, Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation and Blue Ridge Parkway/National Park Service.

Upcoming shows include Pete & Ellen Vigour on Aug. 11 and LP Kelly on Sept. 8.

For more information, visit BlueRidgeMusicCenter.org/concert-calendar.

Crystal Graham

Crystal Graham

Crystal Abbe Graham is the regional editor of Augusta Free Press. A 1999 graduate of Virginia Tech, she has worked for nearly 25 years as a reporter and editor for several Virginia publications, written a book, and garnered more than a dozen Virginia Press Association awards for writing and graphic design. She was the co-host of "Viewpoints," a weekly TV news show, and co-host of Virginia Tonight, a nightly TV news show. Her work on "Virginia Tonight" earned her a national Telly award for excellence in television.