Crooked Road Music Day
July 29 @ 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm| $1 – $3
Sunday, July 29, 2018 – 2:00 to 7:00pm
2:00 to 2:50 – Shadowgrass
2:50 to 3:40 – Bogtrotters
3:40 to 4:30 – Shadowgrass
4:30 to 5:20 – Dale Jett & Hello Stranger
5:20 to 6:10 – Bogtrotters
6:10 to 7:00 – Dale Jett & Hello Stranger
The Crooked Road: Virginia’s Heritage Music Trail concert celebrates the traditional music that has been kept by families and communities of Southwest Virginia since colonial times. Since the 1700s, settlers of this mountainous region brought together various musical traditions and styles, producing one of the richest musical traditions on earth. Admission is $1-3. Children under 12 free. Food vendors available, open 30 minutes prior to show time.
Shadowgrass is a group of young musicians from Western North Carolina and Southwestern Virginia who crossed paths at local fiddler’s conventions in the summer of 2014 and have become the premier bluegrass band to emerge from the Crooked Road area.
The New Ballards Branch Bogtrotters is a group of musicians from the Galax, VA area playing Appalachian string-band style and carrying the traditional music of the Virginia/Carolina Blue Ridge into the new millenium.
Dale Jett is a native of Southwest Virginia. He is a third-generation member of the legendary Carter Family. His musical trio, Hello Stranger, carries on the Carter Family tradition with a unique combination of traditional songs blended with a mix of others that extend the boundaries of conventional country.