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Monday, June 19th, 2017 9AM (5 days, Jun 19 to Dec 31)

Teen Cooking Camp Jun 19

Southwest Virginia Higher Education Center / Teen Cooking Camp

TAKE A CULINARY TRIP AROUND THE WORLD! Enjoy four days of chillin’ and cookin’ in the teaching kitchen with local chefs and culinary experts. This year’s camp will feature Culinary cultures from Around the World. Teens will enjoy learning about food from France, Asia, Mexico and Italy. Teens,ages 12-17 will learn basic kitchen and knife skills. Using math skills to work on recipes and artistic flair to create their own new recipes during Jr. Iron Chef games…teens will develop new friendships and team building skills. This class is for every cooking level..from beginner to those who have cooked at home... Continue
Running 5 days from June 19th to December 31st.

Thursday, June 22nd, 2017 07:00 PM

The Marcus King Band At Abingdon's Thursday Jams Jun 22

Abingdon Music Experience / The Marcus King Band At Abingdon's Thursday Jams

If You Like: Chris Robinson Brotherhood, Tedeschi Trucks Band, The Allman Brothers FREE Show! Songwriter. Guitarist. Singer. Bandleader. At only 20 years of age, Marcus King’s dazzling musical ability is evident throughout The Marcus King Band, the young phenom’s 2nd full-length LP and first for Fantasy Records. Operating within the fiery brand of American roots music that King calls "soul-influenced psychedelic southern rock," the album highlights King’s gorgeous, rough-hewn vocals, soaring guitar work and heartfelt songwriting all amidst a group of masterful musicians who, together, are quickly becoming one of the country’s most sought after live acts. With Special... Continue

Monday, June 26th, 2017 9AM

Kids in the Kitchen Jun 26

Southwest Virginia Higher Education Center / Kids in the Kitchen

By popular demand, we are offering a new Kid’s in The Kitchen Cooking Camp this year for ages 8-12. Modeled after our popular Sizzlin’ in The Kitchen Summer Teen Camp, this camp will be geared to younger children, but with the same format of having a different chef teach an exciting subject each day. From baking to breakfast to fixing lunch, snacks and in between, the kids will learn about simple knife skills, kitchen safety, proper ways to read recipes, measuring, and basic skills. On the last day of camp, parents are invited to lunch! Join us for this fun... Continue

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

Thursday, July 6th, 2017 07:00 PM

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

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

Thursday, July 13th, 2017 07:00 PM

Brent Cobb At Abingdon's Thursday Jams Jul 13

Abingdon Music Experience / Brent Cobb At Abingdon's Thursday Jams

If You Like: Sturgill Simpson, Chris Stapleton, Anderson East FREE Show! 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 part of the 5th... Continue

Thursday, July 20th, 2017 07:00 PM

Look Homeward At Abingdon's Thursday Jams Jul 20

Abingdon Music Experience / Look Homeward At Abingdon's Thursday Jams

If You Like: The Avett Brothers, Humming House, Ballroom Thieves FREE Show! Look Homeward is a band of brackish brethren hailing from the piedmont of North Carolina. Lee Anderson (guitar, vocals), Alex Bingham (upright bass), Evan Ringel (trombone, fiddle) and Wilson Greene IV (banjo) pair the Appalachian drawls and passionate picking of venerated field recordings with the soul tones of Atlantic beaches and boggy bayous. Marrying banjos with brass, the quartet celebrates the American South in a mingling of old and new, traditional yet surprising. Add honest folk songwriting and the result is music that just might sound like home, wherever you’re... Continue

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