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Bill Monroe’s Sons of Bluegrass – Blue Ridge Music Center

June 14, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Bill Monroe’s Sons of Bluegrass
featuring Billy Baker, Mike Compton, Tom Ewing, Doug Hutchens & Butch Robins.

Pre-Show Activities in the BRMC Indoor Theater (Free admission, but limited seating) 

5:00 PM – Presentation on Bill Monroe by author Tom Ewing
(Bill Monroe: The Life & Music of the Blue Grass Man).
5:30 PM – “The Bill Monroe Legacy,” featuring stories about Bill Monroe by the artists.

Bill Monroe, the revered Father of Bluegrass, considered his Blue Grass Boys band a training ground for musicians, and the lengthy list of the artists who performed in it comprises a Who’s Who of bluegrass musicians.  This concert brings together five of the musicians who shared the road and the stage with Monroe for a celebration of his enduring body of music.  Banjoist Butch Robins, fiddler Billy Baker, and bassist Doug Hutchens hail from Southwest Virginia. They will be joined by Ohio guitarist Tom Ewing, and mandolinist Mike Compton of the Nashville Bluegrass Band, whose intimate understanding of the Monroe style completes the ensemble.

The Crooked Road’s Mountains of Music Homecoming is made possible by the support of the Appalachian Regional CommissionFood CityNational Endowment for the ArtsVirginia Department of Housing & Economic DevelopmentVirginia Tobacco Region Revitalization Commission, Virginia Tourism CorporationBlue Ridge BeverageVirginia State Parks, and the Virginia Commission for the Arts.

Friday, June 14th @ 7:00 PM

$15 adult – advance
$20 adult – after May 31
$10 Children 12 and under

Details

Date:
June 14, 2019
Time:
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Website:
blueridgemusiccenter.org

Organizer

Blue Ridge Music Center
Phone:
276.236.5309

Venue

Blue Ridge Music Center
700 Foothills Road
Galax, VA 24333 United States
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Phone:
276-236-5309
Website:
http://www.blueridgemusiccenter.org/