Tag: music

Kyle Larson bolsters Richmond International Raceway 3-Wide Fan Hospitality

At age 22, Kyle Larson already has a distinguished racing career. 2012 NASCAR K&N Pro Series East Rookie of the Year and Champion? Check.

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Turkey and Tunes at Timberville Broadway Senior Center

Timberville Broadway Senior Center invites you to join us for a scrumptious Turkey Bar B Q dinner and live music by Remember When on Saturday, Sept 6th between 4 and 7 p.m. The dinner will include Turkey BBQ, coleslaw, green beans, scalloped potatoes and dessert.

Upcoming events at Eastern Mennonite University

Upcoming events at Eastern Mennonite University.

Love=Slow Cooker Whole 30 Pulled Pork

My Clean Kitchen blogs on the subjects of love, pulled pork and a talk by local author Marietta McCarty.

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BRCC hosts exhibit by landscape photographer Hullihen Williams Moore

Blue Ridge Community College is hosting an exhibit by landscape photographer Hullihen Williams Moore entitled “Shenandoah: Views of Our National Park.”


Labor Day Wine and Music Fest at Rebec Vineyards

The fourth annual Labor Day Wine and Music Fest, featuring nine wineries and three bands, will take place on Saturday, August 30th, from noon-6pm. at Rebec Vineyards, home of the Virginia Wine and Garlic Festival.

Upcoming events at EMU

Upcoming events at EMU in Harrisonburg.

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River City Radio Hour retreats to Main Street United Methodist

Ever mindful that change in the climate and with an eye on the forecast for Friday, August 22, the Wayne Theatre Alliance has reluctantly announced that the Radio Hour season opener will be moved from the street in front of the Wayne Theatre to the Fellowship Hall of the Main Street United Methodist Church in Waynesboro.

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TNA doesn’t want, or need, Top Rope Pro Wrestling’s marketing help

A friend who is a big TNA wrestling fan asked us if we’d thought of reaching out to the company to offer to help push ticket sales to its planned Sept. 5 show in Charlottesville, Virginia.

Bridgewater College invites local community to join Oratorio Choir

Bridgewater College invites members of the local community to join its annual Oratorio Choir which will present a concert at 3 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 9, in the Carter Center for Worship and Music.


Sounds of Summer at Belmont Park

Charlottesville Parks & Recreation, along with support from BAMA Works, will host “Sounds of Summer” on Saturday, August 23 from 6 pm – 8 pm at Belmont Park.

What About Love? Author Marietta McCarty at Stone Soup this weekend

Renowned author Marietta McCarty is teaming up with Stone Soup Books in Waynesboro for lunch, laughter, and philosophizing in the charming atmosphere of this cafe/bookshop.

Larry Taylor to present organ recital at Bridgewater College

Dr. Larry Taylor, associate professor of music at Bridgewater College, will present an organ recital, “Bells, Bizet and Buster!,” at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 31, in Cole Hall on the college campus.

Staunton Music Festival opens 17th season

More than 60 top international musicians arrive in Staunton early this week for rehearsals prior to Staunton Music Festival’s 17th season. The festivities begin with a lavish gala dinner, ball, and concerts. Nineteen more concerts follow through August 24.

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Rockingham County Fair has record day on Thursday

The Rockingham County Fair had its biggest Thursday ever with more than 16,000 visitors turning the turnstiles, according to a preliminary view on attendance figures released today.

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The River City Radio Hour takes to Main Street in Waynesboro

The River City Radio Hour begins the new season in an open-air performance in downtown Waynesboro. The traditional August opener will be on the 500 block of West Main Street. With the Wayne Theatre as a backdrop, the Friday, August 22 at 7:00pm Radio Hour will again bring music, comedy and drama to its audience.

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Monday Night Raw Review: Good work on Hogan birthday segment, another stupid Stephanie-Brie exchange

Hogan birthday does its job: Until Brock Lesnar’s music hit, the Hulk Hogan birthday celebration made no sense whatsoever, except as a throwback to the fun Old School Raw from earlier in the year.

The Steel Wheels to perform at Blue Ridge Community College

The Steel Wheels bring their Slipstream Tour to Weyers Cave on Friday, September 12 , when they perform a free outdoor concert at Blue Ridge Community College as part of the college’s Appalachian Heritage Arts Series.

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Sunset at the Vineyard at Barren Ridge Vineyards on Aug. 15

Enjoy this 3rd Friday night of the month event at Barren Ridge Vineyards for live music, award winning wines and spectacular views. This month features the music of Bootsie Daniels.

Bridgewater College Alumni Concert set for Aug. 17

The Bridgewater College Alumni Choir will present a concert at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 17, at the Bridgewater Church of the Brethren located at 420 College View Drive.

Waynesboro Cultural Commission asking for public input

The purpose of the Waynesboro Cultural Commission is to support the arts and culture in Waynesboro. One of the worst things a group can do is commit time and energy to something simply because “we’ve always done it.”

Augusta Free Press launches new website for Stories with a Twist

Storyteller and author Barb Lawson has a new website through the work of Augusta Free Press.

Bridgewater College announces events for fall semester

From lectures by featured speakers to music performances and theater productions, Bridgewater College offers a wide range of arts and events for the community to enjoy during the 2014 fall semester.


Sunday Sundowns continues this weekend

Charlottesville Parks & Recreation, along with support of BAMA Works and the LeRoi Moore Fund, will host the final Sunday Sundowns of 2014 on Sunday, August 10 from 3 pm – 6 pm at Washington Park Pool.


McAuliffe announces grand opening of Birthplace of Country Music Museum

Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced the grand opening of the Birthplace of Country Music Museum in Bristol, VA-Tenn. The Smithsonian Institution-affiliated museum is dedicated to preserving the legacy of the 1927 Bristol Sessions and their lasting influence on American popular music.

Upcoming events at EMU

Inside is a listing of the next three weeks of EMU related events.


Culture Beat: Local arts, music, more

On Friday, Aug. 1, from 5-8pm, the Arts Council of the Valley will host Refraction of Wounds, an art and poetry exhibit featuring the work of Angela M. Carter and Dave Buracker at the Darrin-McHone Art Gallery, 311 South Main Street (The Smith House), Harrisonburg.

WDDI launching crowdfunding effort to place kiosk downtown

Waynesboro’s Main Street organization, WDDI, is tapping into a new fundraising source to jumpstart a project to locate an information kiosk in the heart of Downtown Waynesboro.

Waynesboro Rock N’ Ridgeview schedule

Grab a blanket and meet up with family and friends on Wednesday evenings from 6-8pm for Rock N’ Ridgeview at the amphitheater in Ridgeview Park in Waynesboro, where good music comes naturally.

Country star Scott Helmer brings Million Dollar Tour to Waynesboro

National touring and recording star Scott Helmer will stop in Waynesboro on his year-long, cross-country tour to help theatres like the Wayne to make, as he says, “this world a better place.”


Up with People headed to Harrisonburg

Up with People, which has toured to 38 countries around the world during the last 49-years, has announced that Harrisonburg will be a stop on their 2014 tour.

Upcoming events at EMU

Event schedule at EMU in Harrisonburg.

Virginia native Mac Wiseman releases masterwork album

Well, this one is like nothing else. Maybe someone will do another one like this – like Mac Wiseman’s Songs From My Mother’s Hand – one day.

Blackberry Festival at Skyland Resort

Skyland Resort, located on mile 41.7 and 42.5 on Skyline Drive, is set to celebrate with a daylong event on Saturday July 26, 2014 featuring all things blackberry!

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Events at award-winning Barren Ridge Vineyards

Join us at Barren Ridge Vineyards every 3rd Friday night of the month for live music, award winning wines and spectacular views. This month features the music of Vic Hill.

Wrestling Beat: Rock return? CM Punk now on WWE alumni page, Bobby Lashley

Return of The Rock? Dwayne Johnson appeared on ESPN’s Sports Nation on Tuesday and told host Michelle Beadle that he would “love” to wrestle again, and that he’s talked to Vince McMahon about a return to WWE.

The latest on CM Punk: Will he return to WWE?

CM Punk’s WWE contract expires July 17. The question from wrestling fans regarding “The Best in the World” – will he return, or is he done?

State Fair booking performers for local music stage

The 2014 State Fair of Virginia is seeking the state’s best performers—musicians, dancers and others—to share their talents during this year’s event, which will run from Sept. 26 through Oct. 5.


Livestock and live music headline Rockbridge Regional Fair and Farm Show

It’s time for the Rockbridge Regional Fair, which makes its annual return to the Virginia Horse Center July 16 – July 19.


Virginia music teacher elected secretary-treasurer of nation’s largest union

Princess Moss, an elementary school music teacher from Louisa County, Virginia, who has long championed bringing back music and fine arts education to America’s public schools, has been elected secretary-treasurer of the National Education Association.