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Saturday, January 6th, 2018 06:00 PM

January Jams Presents Lillie Mae Jan 6th Abingdon VA Jan 06

Barter Theatre / January Jams Presents Lillie Mae Jan 6th Abingdon VA

For Fans of: Lucinda Williams, Son Volt, Allison Kraus, Jack White Lillie Mae has been singing and playing on stages across the country since she could stand on her own two feet. FOREVER AND THEN SOME, her much anticipated Third Man Records debut, sees the Nashville-based singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist weaving her own extraordinary experiences with the myriad strains of Americana to create a breathtaking song cycle of romance and struggle, solitude and adventure. Songs like “Wash Me Clean” and the plaintive first single, “Over The Hill and Through The Woods,” stand out as snapshots of intimacies, encounters, and moments that matter,... Continue

Tuesday, January 9th, 2018 04:00 PM

2018 Master Gardener Training Program Jan 09

Washington County VA Master Gardeners / 2018 Master Gardener Training Program

The 2018 Master Gardener Training Program will be held January 9 - May 1, 2018 on Tuesday evenings, 6-9pm. Register by November 17 for a special rate. Applications due no later than December 31, 2017. Check out the flyer for more information: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B1D4Q_03QOeAdFhvZ1NjVmdKeDg/view?usp=sharing And download the application here: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B1D4Q_03QOeAWTMzSFZGVE1HejA/view?usp=sharing... Continue

Saturday, January 13th, 2018 06:00 PM

January Jams Presents John Moreland Jan 13th In Abingdon VA Jan 13

Barter Theatre / January Jams Presents John Moreland Jan 13th In Abingdon VA

For Fans of: Chris Stapleton, Sturgill Simpson, Josh Ritter, Ryan Adams The replay of John Moreland’s network television debut is…glorious and affirming and a sucker punch. He is announced by Stephen Colbert, lights dissolve, and the camera slowly focuses on the person midway across the unadorned stage, revealing him beneath muted blue lights. He is a big man. Seated, alone, cradling his acoustic guitar. He looks like nobody who is famous. Then he begins to sing, to caress the song “Break My Heart Sweetly,” and all that remains is to whisper, “Oh, my god.” In Colbert’s studio everybody stood, like they were in church. Big Bad Luv... Continue

Sunday, January 14th, 2018 12:00 PM

Tours At Two With Jack Wright - Guest Lecture On Fred Carter Jan 14

William King Museum of Art / Tours At Two With Jack Wright - Guest Lecture On Fred Carter

January 14, 2018 at 2 p.m. At the William King Museum of Art Free Admission Jack Wright presents: In the Gallery at Last: Fred Carter’s Artistic Journey More than two decades after his death in 1992, visual artist Fred Jerome Carter from Clintwood, Virginia is finally getting some much-deserved recognition in the art world. Carter was a prolific self-taught painter and wood sculptor who operated the Cumberland Museum in his hometown where he displayed cultural artifacts from the region as well as his own artwork. This presentation by Jack Wright will look at Carter’s art works with a view of beginning to place... Continue

Friday, January 19th, 2018 06:00 PM

January Jams Presents David Grisman & John Sebastian Jan 19th Jan 19

Barter Theatre / January Jams Presents David Grisman & John Sebastian Jan 19th

For Fans of: Bill Monroe, Grateful Dead, Del McCoury, Infamous Stringdusters, Lovin’ Spoonful For nearly half a century, mandolinist / composer / bandleader / producer David Grisman has been a guiding force in the evolving world of acoustic music. His musical range is wide and deep, embracing many styles, genres and traditions. An acoustic pioneer and innovator, David forged a unique personal artistic path, skillfully combining elements of the great American music/art forms of jazz and bluegrass with many international flavors and sensibilities to create his own distinctive idiom of "Dawg" music (the nickname given him by Jerry Garcia.) In doing so,... Continue

Saturday, January 20th, 2018 06:00 PM

Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen W/ Rob Ickes & Trey Hensley Jan 20 Jan 20

Barter Theatre / Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen W/ Rob Ickes & Trey Hensley Jan 20

For Fans of: Del McCoury, Ricky Skaggs, Blue Highway, Mountain Heart, David Grisman With chops so hot, Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen were named IBMA’s 2016 Instrumental Group of the Year for the second time, with a third nomination in 2017. Their critically acclaimed album Cold Spell earned a 2015 GRAMMY nomination for Best Bluegrass Album of the Year, yet the accolades don’t end there. Solivan, with banjoist Mike Munford, 2013 IBMA Banjo Player of the Year, award-winning guitarist Chris Luquette and bassist Jeremy Middleton, simmer a progressive bluegrass stew of infinite instrumental, vocal and songwriting skills soon to be featured once... Continue

Saturday, January 27th, 2018 06:00 AM

Abingdons Largest Indoor Garage Sale 2018 Jan 27

Southwest Virginia Higher Education Center / Abingdons Largest Indoor Garage Sale 2018

Abingdon’s Largest Indoor Garage Sale is the perfect opportunity to sell unwanted items and make money! Single Space $50.00 10' x 10' booth with 1 table Double Space $100.00 (2) 10' X 10' booth with 2 tables Triple Space $150.00 (3) 10' x 10' with 3 tables Event Terms ● Event Date: Saturday, January 27, 2018 from 8:00 AM—2:00 PM ● Keep in mind that you are responsible for your own items. The Southwest Virginia Higher Education Center is not responsible for any damaged or missing merchandise. ● You must stay on-site for the entire event. Vendors wearing their booth badges will be admitted to the building a 7:00 AM... Continue

Saturday, January 27th, 2018 06:00 PM

January Jams Presents Booker T. Jones Jan 27th Abingdon VA Jan 27

Barter Theatre / January Jams Presents Booker T. Jones Jan 27th Abingdon VA

For Fans of: Stax Records, The Beatles, Otis Redding, Ray Charles, Drive-By-Truckers The legendary Booker T. Jones arguably set the cast for modern soul music and is largely responsible for its rise and enduring popularity. Booker T. has created masterpiece after masterpiece of groove, earning him a place in the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and Musicians Hall of Fame, as well as a GRAMMY Lifetime Achievement Award. Another bold step in his spectacular musical voyage, the new album Sound the Alarm finds the Hammond B3 organ master looking ahead yet again, laying down his distinctive bedrock grooves amid... Continue

Saturday, February 10th, 2018

The World Famous Glenn Miller Orchestra - Feb 10, 2018 - Feb 10

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The World Famous Glenn Miller Orchestra - Feb 10, 2018 -

The World Famous Glenn Miller Orchestra SATURDAY • FEBRUARY 10 • 7:30 PM Orchestra: $30 | Mezzanine: $25 | Balcony: $20 The World Famous Glenn Miller Orchestra brings timeless classics like “In the Mood,” “Moonlight Serenade,” “Chattanooga Choo Choo,” “Pennsylvania 6-5000,” “String of Pearls,” and “Tuxedo Junction” back to the stage. Even 50 years after founding his famous orchestra, Glenn Miller’s music is alive and well. Over 20 musicians and singers bring the unforgettable Glenn Miller sound and perform those songs that everyone remembers. This is a show not to miss for jazz and swing fans alike or the incurable... Continue

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