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Thursday, June 29th, 2017 07:00 PM

Lindsay Lou & The Flatbellys At Abingdon's Thursday Jams Jun 29

Abingdon Music Experience / Lindsay Lou & The Flatbellys At Abingdon's Thursday Jams

If You Like: Mipso, Lake Street Dive, Mandolin Orange FREE Show! In 2009 The Flatbellys recorded Get ‘Round in a house on Foster Ave in Lansing, MI. Flatbelly mandolinist, Josh and Spencer, Flatbelly bassist, joined a local bluegrass band, and I left the country for my last semester of college. When I returned I had an album’s worth of material and convinced the two remaining Flatbellys, and a handful of other Michigan musicians, to help me record it. We called it Lindsay Lou - A Different Tune. Special Guest: Jenni Lyn Over Gardner’s time as a solo artist and as a member... Continue

Saturday, July 1st, 2017 04:00 PM

Abingdon's Independence Day Extravaganza Free Jul 01

Abingdon Main Street / Abingdon's Independence Day Extravaganza Free

As part of the Abingdon All-American Independence Day Extravaganza! Steady Rollin’ Bob Margolin & The Nighthawks bring the Blues to Red, White & Blue on July 1st, in downtown Abingdon at the Abingdon Market Pavilion. This event is a collaboration between Abingdon Music Experience, Parks & Recreation & Abingdon Main Street. The day’s festivities will begin celebrating Abingdon’s rich Revolutionary War history, with living historians & the Fife & Drum Corp on site. Activities include a Block Party with a foam pit and DJ, kid’s crafts sponsored by Paper Moon Studio, antique tractors & fire trucks, and food trucks. The evening... Continue

Thursday, July 6th, 2017 05:00 PM

3rd Annual Big Messy First Thursday Jul 06

William King Museum of Art / 3rd Annual Big Messy First Thursday

Join the William King Museum of Art for the 3rd annual BIG MESSY First Thursdays, Abingdon on July 6 from 5 - 8 p.m. Please share this free event with anyone you know who wants to have a Big Messy time on a paint Slip 'N Slide and playing in a foam pit provided by Goodson Kinderhook Volunteer Fire Department. Additional highlights include balloons, and music by a local DJ. #letsgetmessy #bigmessy #williamkingmuseum Town of Abingdon, Virginia Southwest Virginia Bristol Herald Courier WJHL-TV WCYB Vipseen Magazine Bristol, Tennessee Bristol, Virginia Girls Inc of Bristol Boys and Girls Club of... Continue

Thursday, July 6th, 2017 5 p.m.

3rd Annual Big Messy First Thursday Jul 06

William King Museum of Art / 3rd Annual Big Messy First Thursday

On Thursday, July 6th, William King Museum of Art hosts its 3rd annual Big Messy, First Thursday from 5 to 8 p.m. Enjoy a paint slide, popsicles, balloons and a local D.J. Goodson Kinderhook Volunteer Fire Department will provide a foam pit. Come spend an evening on the Museum’s front lawn while enjoying the long days of summer.Last year’s festivities were well attended with a crowd of over 400. Admission is free for all to enjoy. Donations are gratefully accepted and benefit WKMA and Goodson Kinderhook Volunteer Fire Department. For more information contact Lori Rouse at 276.628.5005 ext. 114 or... Continue

Thursday, July 6th, 2017 07:00 PM

Eric Gales At Abingdon's Thursday Jams With Aaron Austin Band Jul 06

Abingdon Music Experience / Eric Gales At Abingdon's Thursday Jams With Aaron Austin Band

If You Like: Jarekus Singleton, Stevie Ray Vaughn, Gary Clark Jr FREE Show! Blues guitar phenom Eric Gales was born and raised in Memphis, learning to play at age four from older brothers Eugene and Manuel in imitation of their upside-down, left-handed style (a tradition actually passed down from their grandfather, Dempsey Garrett Sr., who was known to jam with the likes of Muddy Waters and Howlin' Wolf). Winning his first blues contest at 11, four years later Eric signed to Elektra to issue his 1991 debut LP, recorded with Eugene on bass; Picture of a Thousand Faces followed in 1993. Manuel... Continue

Sunday, July 9th, 2017 03:00 PM

Women In Ag Farm Tour Jul 09

Appalachian Sustainable Development / Women In Ag Farm Tour

Deana is the primary operator of a commercial vegetable operation that is certified organic. She also raises horses and cattle with the goal of developing a farm business that her son will take over operation. A representative from Appalachian Harvest will also be joining us.... Continue

Monday, July 10th, 2017 9AM

REAL Tech Experience Jul 10

Southwest Virginia Higher Education Center / REAL Tech Experience

So what is the REAL Tech Experience? Creativity, imagination, critical thinking, and teamwork make tomorrow’s innovators. Barter Theatre’s Project REAL (Reinforcing Education Through Artistic Learning) and the Southwest Virginia Higher Education Center recognize the need to provide an environment to inspire the creative problem solvers of the future. This week-long REAL Tech Experience will give students the opportunity to explore how to solve a real-world problem through the application of science, technology, engineering, theatre arts, and math concepts (STEAM).... Continue

Thursday, July 13th, 2017 07:00 PM

Brent Cobb At Abingdon's Thursday Jams W/ Fritz & Co. Jul 13

Abingdon Music Experience / Brent Cobb At Abingdon's Thursday Jams W/ Fritz & Co.

If You Like: Sturgill Simpson, Chris Stapleton, Anderson East FREE Show! Special Guest: Fritz & Co. Just off of his tour in support of Chris Stapleton, Brent Cobb and his band join us in Abingdon, VA for a free show downtown at the Abingdon Market Pavilion. Brent Cobb didn’t set out to write an album that feels and sounds like the place he grew up. But now that the grooves have been cut in his debut LP, Shine on Rainy Day, there’s no denying the people, the places and the vibe of his southcentral Georgia home infuse almost every song. This concert is... Continue

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