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Happy Homecoming friends! We're in the 6th day of our 9 Day adventure together! If you missed them last night, we're excited to share you have one last chance to catch a rare reunion of the members of Wry Straw at the McGlothlin Center for the Arts. It was 40 years ago that John McCutcheon, Rich Kirby and Tom Bledsoe released their album from Earth to Heaven. We're excited to have them playing music together again in this formation this evening. Tickets are still available online following the link in our bio to the full schedule.
Also tonight is our second Feastival event (Dinner + Music) at Breaks Interstate Park with a meal prepared by the Appalachian Food Evangelist himself, Chef Dale Hawkins, and traditional Appalachian music from The Mike Mitchell Trio! At the Lincoln Theatre, Russell Moore & IIIrd Tyme Out perform. This band brings solid bluegrass and lots of variety in their live shows. Russell Moore has been awarded 'Male Vocalist of the Year' by the International Bluegrass Association as well. This is not a show to miss!
There are many more cultural events, arts and music to explore over the next few days too. Take a look at the full schedule: mtnsofmusic.com 
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Nine extraordinary days of concerts and cultural events along Southwest Virginia's Crooked Road. The 3rd Annual Mountains of Music Homecoming will take place June 9 - 17, 2017.The Crooked Road's Mountains of Music Homecoming is an annual festival celebrating the music and culture of Southwest Virginia.

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  1. Great Expectations (Oct 16) 13 days. Sep-14th to Oct-16th

     Tue, Oct 16th - Barter Theatre  Arts & Culture 0
    Adapted by Catherine Bush ~~ From the original book by Charles Dickens ~~ In a humorous and moving adaptation of Dickens’ tale, Barter’s Playwright-in-Residence Catherine Bush amazes audiences as the story comes bursting to life in a stylized and fast-paced world that is sure to leave you gasping for breath and on your feet with excitement. Pip, a poor orphan child in 19th century England, is mysteriously plucked from obscurity by the wealthy and decaying Miss Havisham, changing his life forever. A secretive benefactor, unrequited love, and a series of great expectations plague Pip as he attempts to discover whether people can change who they truly are.~~ Download study guide. ~~ Director's Notes RISIN’ ABOVE YOUR RAISIN’~~ Thoughts on GREAT EXPECTATIONS ~~ Barter commissioned this script as a gift for all of us.~~ When we started brewing it, I had been recently acquainted with the incredible production of a different Dickensian novel, Nicholas Nickleby , that was done by the Royal Shakespeare Company back in the 1980’s; I loved the show’s focus on the actor, its celebration of the theatrical, and its sheer audacity.~~ Inspired, I went back to my favorite Dickens, Great Expectations , for a look, and what struck me right away was how Dickens had captured something that felt simultaneously so true to his time/ place and to ours. He puts his finger on something palpable about growing up: a special brew of ambition, yearning, heartache, excitement, and struggle that I feel around me everyday here and now.~~ What do you do when you have enormous ambitions for your life, but those ambitions give you deeply complicated feelings about where you come from? How do you achieve great things and still honor your home?~~ I think Dickens hit upon something universal here—we all push back against our families and homes as we are figuring out who we are going to be; we all struggle in some way between our need to achieve and our need for home. It also struck me and struck me hard how Appalachian it felt to me. It reminded me of so many of the conversations I have had with young people here who have such a desire to fly away and such a fierce love of exactly where they are. The phrase I often heard them worry about was one you all will recognize: “Risin’ above your raisin’.”~~ It occurred to me that the journey of Pip in this story has deep resonance for us. Pip comes from a rural place; he dreams of becoming something else and sometimes feels guilty that he wants that; he struggles between love of where he comes from and trying to distance himself from it. Pip in this play talks directly to us; he confides in us about what it feels like to strive and sometimes fail and what it is to finally discover what it means to reach as far as you can and also love who you actually are.~~ It’s a gift to be reminded that we aren’t alone in this, no matter when and where we were born. For aren’t we all walking around with that young person inside us who knows what it is to yearn for success and home at the same time? Aren’t we all a messy and beautiful combination of our authentic selves and our great expectations?~~ Katy Brown~~ Director, GREAT EXPECTATIONS ~~ Cast & Credits Cast: Pip: Shaan Sharma ~~ Compeyson/ Estella: Brandy Drzymkowski ~~ Mrs. Joe/ Biddy/ Soldier #2: Katherine Lyle ~~ Joe/ Uncle Pumblechook/ Bentley Drummle/ Soldier #3: Justin Tyler Lewis ~~ Magwitch/ Mr. Jaggers/ Matthew Pocket/ Father: Nicholas Piper ~~ Soldier #1/ Miss Havisham/ Herbert: Rusty Allen ~~ Clara/ Servan/ Musician – Violinist: Bethany Dawson ~~ Collaborators: ~~ Director: Katy Brown ~~ Original Music: Dax Dupuy ~~ Costumes Designer: Lee Martin ~~ Lighting Designer: Andrew Morehouse ~~ Music Director: Lee Harris ~~ Music Coach and special arrangements: Brandy Drzymkowski ~~ Dialect Coach: Zacchaeus Kimbrell ~~ Fight Choreographer and Fight Captain: Justin Tyler Lewis ~~ Stage Manager: Sara Douglas ~~ Corporate Sponsor: Bristol Regional Medical Center ~~ ~~ Media Sponsor: ~~ Photos Videos
  2. The Bridges of Madison County (Oct 16) 17 days. Sep-6th to Oct-16...

     Tue, Oct 16th - Barter Theatre   0
    Music and Lyrics by Jason Robert Brown ~~ Book by Marsha Norman ~~ Based on the novel by Robert James Waller ~~ Based on the best-selling novel, a forbidden love affair between a photographer and a housewife changes them forever. This sweeping romance about the roads we travel, the doors we open and the bridges we dare to cross will leave you breathless. With a soaring score, this powerful musical captures the lyrical expanse of America’s heartland along with the yearning entangled in the eternal question “What if...?”~~ Director's Notes THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY~~ “There are songs that come free from the blue-eyed grass, from the dust of a thousand country roads. This is one of them.” So begins the book The Bridges of Madison County written by Robert James Waller in 1992. Appropriate, then, that this incredible book, and popular movie, would become a 2014 Tony award winning musical. The lush romantic score written by Jason Robert Brown ( The Last Five Years , Parade , Songs for a New World ) and beautiful script by playwright Marsha Norman (‘ night, Mother, The Secret Garden, The Color Purple ) take us into the lives of Francesca Johnson and Robert Kincaid and their beautiful love story.~~ There have been several times in my life when a play comes along that I “need”. A story that strikes chords and pushes buttons in me that I need to listen to, I need to hear its message. The Bridges of Madison County is one such story. This music, these words, these people touch places in my heart and soul and shake me to my very core. I have been moved by the truth of this tale, and it has made my heart open up to the possibilities of true love and romance, of destiny and forever.~~ At the end of chapter one, Robert James Waller writes: “In an increasingly callous world, we all exist with our own carapace of scabbed-over sensibilities. Where great passion leaves off and mawkishness begins, I’m not sure. But our tendency to scoff at the possibility of the former and to label genuine and profound feelings as maudlin makes it difficult to enter the realm of gentleness required to understand the story of Francesca Johnson and Robert Kincaid. If, however, you approach what follows with a willing suspension of disbelief, as Coleridge put it, I am confident you will experience what I have experienced. In the indifferent spaces of your heart, you may even find, as Francesca Johnson did, room to dance again.”~~ Tricia Matthews~~ Director, The Bridges of Madison County ~~ Cast & Credits Cast: Francesca Johnson: Hannah Ingram ~~ Robert Kincaid: Sean Maximo Campos ~~ Carolyn: Hope Quinn ~~ Richard “Bud” Johnson: Nick Koesters ~~ Michael: Zacchaeus Kimbrell ~~ Marge: Paris Bradstreet ~~ Charlie: Rick McVey ~~ Marian: Kim Morgan Dean ~~ Chiara: Sarah Laughland ~~ Collaborators: Director: Tricia Matthews ~~ Musical Director: Dishon Smith ~~ Set Designer: Derek Smith ~~ Lighting Designer: Camille Davis ~~ Costume Designer: Jane Alois Stein ~~ Sound Designer: Tony Angelini ~~ Stage Manager: Cindi A. Raebel ~~ Corporate Sponsor: ~~ Media Sponsor: ~~ ~~ Photos Videos
  3. Elf: The Musical (Nov 16) 52 days. Nov-16th to Dec-30th

     Fri, Nov 16th - Barter Theatre   0
    Book by Thomas Meehan and Bob Martin ~~ Music by Matthew Sklar Lyrics by Chad Beguelin ~~ Based upon the New Line Cinema film written by David Berenbaum ~~ A hilarious tale of Buddy, a young orphan who accidentally crawls into Santa’s bag and is taken back to the North Pole. The would-be elf is raised, unaware that he is actually a human, until his enormous size and poor toy-making abilities force him to face the truth. With Santa’s permission, Buddy embarks on a journey to New York City to find his birth father, and discover his true identity. Faced with the harsh realities that his father is on the naughty list and his half-brother doesn’t even believe in Santa, Buddy is determined to win over his new family and help remember the true meaning of Christmas. After all, the best way to spread Christmas Cheer is singing loud for all to hear.~~ Cast & Credits Corporate Sponsors: ~~ ~~ ~~ Media Sponsors: ~~ ~~ ~~ ~~
  4. Singin' in the Rain (Oct 16) 13 days. Sep-27th to Oct-16th

     Tue, Oct 16th - Barter Theatre   0
    “The Greatest Movie Musical of All Time” ~~ Book by Betty Comden and Adolph Green ~~ Songs by Arthur Freed and Nacio Herb Brown ~~ Based on the classic Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer film by special arrangement with Warner Bros Theatre Ventures ~~ “Make ‘Em Laugh,” “You Are My Lucky Star,” “You Were Meant for Me,” “All I do is Dream of You,” and, of course the title song, “Singin’ in the Rain,” are but a few of the wonderful songs from one of the most celebrated and beloved musical films ever made. Live and onstage, these unforgettable scenes, songs and dances will make you laugh, make you sing, wow you with the spectacle of it all, and leave you with a night to remember for the rest of your life.~~ Director's Notes RAIN BRINGS LIFE~~ Rain is refreshing. Rain is life giving. Rain cleanses. And in the case of Singin’ in the Rain , it is also wildly entertaining.~~ Whenever it rains, everyone complains. Yet rain is necessary to our sustenance. Rain makes everything around us alive.~~ The fact that rain brings life was not lost on Betty Comden and Adolph Green when they wrote Singin’ in the Rain . We take great joy in watching a young child play in a mud puddle or splash around in a sprinkler because we see the renewal, joy and refreshing image of being clean again. We experience immense pleasure in watching birds splash in a fountain. So what better image could there possible be for a man falling in love than singing and dancing in the rain? It’s the perfect image of freedom; there’s not a care in the world, even a downpour couldn’t dampen happiness.~~ Don Lockwood singing and dancing in the rain reminds us of our childhood. He is free from the restraint of fame and publicity. But more than that, the rain, and his love of Kathy Seldon, cleanses him. And in the process, he helps to cleanse the world around him by doing what is right and fair.~~ In the meantime, we get to be highly entertained by a boy and his friends splashing, playing, dancing and singing in the rain. If we could only experience that joy every day of our lives!~~ Richard Rose~~ Director, Singin’ in the Rain ~~ Cast & Credits Cast: (In Order of Appearance)~~ Zelda Zanders. famous zip girl: Hope Quinn ~~ J. Cumberland Spendrill, III, Zelda’s escort : Phillip Rast ~~ Rod, Monumental’s press agent: Justin Tyler Lewis ~~ R. F. Simpson, Head of Monumental Pictures: Rick McVey ~~ Mrs. Simpson: Paris Bradstreet ~~ Roscoe Dexter, film director: Nick Koesters ~~ Cosmo Brown: Andrew Hampton Livingston ~~ Don Lockwood: Sean Maximo Campos ~~ Lina Lamont: Hannah Ingram ~~ Bartender: Zacchaeus Kimbrell ~~ Young Don: Parker Byun ~~ Young Cosmo: Joshua J. Schwartz ~~ Burlesque Girl: Sarah Laughland ~~ Bouncer: Zacchaeus Kimbrell ~~ Theatre Manager: Zacchaeus Kimbrell ~~ On Film – “The Royal Rascal”~~ Lina Lamont as the Princess~~ Don Lockwood as Felipe du Bois~~ Fiends: Andrew Hampton Livingston, Tyler Cramer, Jake Dailey, Phillip Rast ~~ The Villain: Nick Koesters ~~ Don’s Fans: Sarah Laughland, Parker Byun,Caroline Lambert, Garrett T. Houston, Katherine Lyle ~~ Kathy Seldon: Kim Morgan Dean ~~ A Policeman: Joshua J. Schwartz ~~ Waiters at The Party: Parker Byun, Garrett T. Houston ~~ Other Party Guest: Zacchaeus Kimbrell, Joshua J. Schwartz ~~ Show Girls at Party: Sarah Laughland, Caroline Lambert, Brandy Drzymkowski, Katherine Lyle ~~ Sam: Zacchaeus Kimbrell ~~ Workmen: Joshua J. Schwartz, Garrett T. Houston ~~ Assistant Directors: Justin Tyler Lewis, Parker Byun, Joshua J. Schwartz ~~ Wardrobe Supervisor: Katherine Lyle ~~ Hairdresser: Brandy Drzymkowski ~~ Camera Man: Phillip Rast ~~ The Tenor in “Beautiful Girl”: Justin Tyler Lewis ~~ Dancers in “Beautiful Girl”: Sarah Laughland, Caroline Lambert, Hope Quinn, ~~ Brandy Drzymkowski, Katherine Lyle ~~ Sid Phillips, Director: Zacchaeus Kimbrell ~~ Miss Dinsmore, Lina Lamont’s Vocal Coach: Paris Bradstreet ~~ Don’s Diction Teacher: Zacchaeus Kimbrell ~~ Lady-in-Waiting: Sarah Laughland ~~ On Film – “The Dueling Cavalier”~~ Lina Lamont as Yvonne~~ Don Lockwood as Pierre de Battaille~~ Lady-in-Waiting – Sarah Laughland ~~ Manservant – Phillip Rast ~~ Rouge Noir of the Purple Terror – Nick Koesters ~~ Audience After the Preview: Ensemble ~~ Man Walking Street in the Rain: Parker Byun ~~ “Broadway Melody”~~ People on streets of Broadway – The Ensemble ~~ Broadway Agents – Zacchaeus Kimbrell ~~ Don’s Boys – Parker Byun, Joshua Schwartz ~~ The Speak Easy Patrons – The Ensemble ~~ Gangsters – Justin Tyler Lewis, Garrett T. Houston, Phillip Rast ~~ The New Kid in Town – Caroline Lambert ~~ Finale – T he Ensemble ~~ On Film – “The Dancing Cavalier”~~ Lina Lamont as Yvonne~~ Don Lockwood as Pierre de Battaille~~ Rouge Noir of the Purple Terro – Nick Koesters ~~ Lady-in-Waiting – Sarah Laughland ~~ Manservant – Phillip Rast ~~ Collaborators: Director: Richard Rose ~~ Choreographer: Amanda Aldridge ~~ Tap Choreographer: Andrew Hampton Livingston ~~ Assistant Choreographer: Ashley Campos ~~ Music Director: Lee Harris ~~ Set Design: Dan Ettinger ~~ Costume Design: Amanda Aldridge ~~ Assistant Costume Designer: Ashley Campos ~~ Wig & Makeup Designer: Whitney Kaibel ~~ Lighting Design: Andrew Morehouse ~~ Sound Design: Tony Angelini ~~ Assistant to the Choreographer: Sarah Laughland ~~ Dance Captain: Ashley Campos ~~ Stage Manager: Cindi Raebel ~~ Assistant Stage Manager: Victoria L. Sutton ~~ Corporate Sponsors: Johnston Memorial Hospital ~~ ~~ ~~ Media Sponsors: ~~ ~~ ~~ ~~ ~~ Photos Videos
  5. The Peter Mayer Group: A Junkman's Christmas Tour (Dec 03) 1 days...

     Mon, Dec 3rd - Barter Theatre   0
    ACCLAIMED SINGER-SONGWRITER PETER MAYER RINGS IN THE CHRISTMAS SEASON~~ Musical artist Peter Mayer launches ‘Stars and Promises: A Junkman's Christmas tour for the 2018 holiday season~~ Guitarist and singer Peter Mayer ( Peter Mayer Group, Jimmy Buffett's Coral Reefer Band ) brings his 19th annual ‘Stars and Promises’ Christmas Tour, A Junkman's Christmas tour, to Barter Theatre on Monday, December 3rd. The seasonal performance features imaginative arrangements of traditional and original carols, composed and led by Mayer and his ensemble of versatile musicians.~~ “The theme for this year’s Stars and Promises tour is ‘A Junkman’s Christmas,’ which comes from a memory of my father at Christmas who made the most of a forgotten present by weaving together widgets and fix-it objects so that I had another item under the tree,” said Peter Mayer, guitarist and singer for the Peter Mayer Group. “The holiday season is celebrated around the world in song, from concert halls to shopping malls, and we are honored to be a part of families’ yearly traditions as we begin our 19th year of holiday performances.”~~ Mayer is joined by a world class ensemble of musicians, featuring Chris Walters on piano (Bela Fleck, Alabama, J.D. Souther), Miles Vandiver on drums (Tom Kennedy, Ray Kennedy, Brian Owens), Mark Holland on native flute (Autumn’s Child, Oregon), Kristin Weber on violin and fiddle (Lorde, Kacey Musgraves, Lee Ann Womack), Brendan Mayer (guitarist, singer-songwriter, Mailboat recording artist) and Zeb Briskovich (Clark Terry, Grady Tate, the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra) on bass. The night will feature a collection of timeless carols, original songs and stories, which celebrate the magical Christmas season when families come together from near and far to share gifts of peace, joy, faith and love. The world-class musical performance is accompanied by a beautiful stage production, lighting and pristine sound. The Stars and Promises tradition is a celebration of story and song that rings in the Christmas spirit.~~ The Peter Mayer Group has helped to raise thousands of dollars for communities throughout the United States that make a significant impact to local charities. In addition a portion of the product sales are given back to the charity or cause of choice.~~ Peter Mayer has released 18 albums to date and tours year round with the Peter Mayer Group. He is the lead guitarist in Jimmy Buffett’s Coral Reefer Band and has shared the stage with a variety of artists such as James Taylor, Don Henley, Joe Walsh and Ringo Starr.~~ Cast & Credits Featured Musicians:~~ Chris Walters (Bela Fleck, Alabama, J.D. Souther) on piano~~ Mark Holland (Autumn’s Child, Oregon) on native flute~~ Brendan Mayer (guitarist, singer-songwriter, Mailboat recording artist) on guitar~~ Zeb Briskovich (Clark Terry, Grady Tate, The St. Louis Symphony Orchestra) on bass~~ Kristin Weber (Lorde, Kacey Musgraves, Lee Ann Womack)on violin and fiddle~~ Miles Vandiver (Tom Kennedy, Ray Kennedy, Brian Owens) on percussion~~ Sponsored By:~~ Carter Trent and Scott County Funeral Homes~~ Empire Ford~~ Nutralic Consulting: Michele and David Hodge~~ Photos Videos
  6. The Santaland Diaries (Nov 28) 28 days. Nov-28th to Dec-30th

     Wed, Nov 28th - Barter Theatre  Arts & Culture 0
    By David Sedaris ~~ Recommended for mature audience due to language and subject matter ~~ This outrageous holiday comedy stars Crumpet, a rebel without a Claus, who recounts his true-life tale of being an out-of-work writer doing a stint as a Macy’s department store elf. His encounters, as an Elf during the season of forced joy, have become a delightful cult classic for those in need of a holly-jolly antidote! A delightfully absurd look at the commercial Christmas season, Sedaris’ sharp and hilarious observations have rapidly become one of the nation’s most popular holiday shows. Barter’s production will feature one of Barter’s favorite actors, Nick Piper, as Crumpet. In Repertory with Wooden Snowflakes~~
  7. Barter Theatre's House of Carnage (Oct 17) 7 days. Oct-5th to Oct...

     Wed, Oct 17th - Barter Theatre   0
    PLEASE NOTE: The location of this event is at 1315 Euclid Avenue Bristol, VA 24201 Barter Theatre is pleased to host it's first ever haunted house this Halloween season. Barter Theatre's House of Carnage is your one stop fright night. Benefitting the Silver Linings Fund, Barter Theatre's House of Carnage was created from the minds behind the sets of your favorite Barter Theatre productions. Get your tickets to see this exclusive Halloween attraction today.~~ Tickets for Adults 12 and over are $15~~ There will be three kid friendly nights on October 10, 17, and 24. Kids 5-11 are $5.00~~ Tickets are sold online but will be available for CASH ONLY at the door.~~ This event takes place at 1315 Euclid Avenue in Bristol Va (beside Ollies)~~ **The haunted house will use strobe light effects**~~ **Attraction goers must be able to maneuver through tight spaces and up and down stairs**~~ ~~ Photos
  8. Santa Claus is Coming to Town (Nov 27) 25 days. Nov-27th to Dec-2...

     Tue, Nov 27th - Barter Theatre  Arts & Culture 0
    By Catherine Bush with Music by Dax Dupuy~~ Oh, you better watch out, you better not cry, you better not pout, I’m telling you why... ~~ This Christmas season has been a tough one for second grader Pepper McGee. It’s hard to hang onto your Christmas spirit when a new baby sister takes everyone’s attention. Pepper’s only hope for a merry Christmas lies with that jolly old elf himself, Santa Claus, who takes her on a magical adventure that changes how she sees Christmas forever.~~ Download study guide. ~~ Cast & Credits Media Sponsor: CW ~~
  9. Wooden Snowflakes (Nov 20) 32 days. Nov-20th to Dec-23rd

     Tue, Nov 20th - Barter Theatre  Arts & Culture 0
    By Catherine Bush ~~ Trapped on Christmas Eve because her car slid off the icy Kentucky road, Eve Lawson, a cynic who refuses to believe in Santa Claus, finds herself in the home of Simon Peter Whitaker, a woodcarver and expert on Christmas, who is dressed as Santa. Believer and unbeliever find themselves clashing time and time again as old wounds struggle to be healed by the Love that is Christmas. Join us for an evening of humor, surprises and joy as written by one of Barter’s favorite authors.~~ In Repertory with The Santaland Diaries~~ Director's Notes CHRISTMAS MAGIC~~ This is the time of year when we look for flying reindeer, when we hook up twinkly lights against the darkening nights, when we focus our hearts towards the magical and the miraculous. But what do we mean when we talk about Christmas magic?~~ I was recently watching an interview with Derek DelGaudio, renowned magician, and, in it, he talks about what magic actually is to him. He shows a simple trick in which he puts a ball in his hand, closes it, lets you tap his hand, and then shows you that the ball has disappeared by opening his hand again. The way he sees it, the moment of magic is not the reveal of his empty hand, but rather, the moment just before he’s re-opened his hand—the moment you believe the ball has vanished.~~ I know what he means. I think we can all recognize that lift of our hearts when our belief has flapped its wings. “A thrill of hope” as the Christmas song says. It’s not just that something mysterious has happened outside of us; something has shifted inside us as well. We are a part of the mystery.~~ If magic- and indeed miracle, magic’s deep and truthful cousin- is so rooted in belief, what are we to do in a world as cynical as ours? What is it to believe in the face of real pain, real disappointment, real loss- in the face of day-in-and-day-out real life that feels so undecidedly un-magic?~~ That’s what Simon and Eve have to try to discover in this play. It’s what we all have to find out. We have to figure out how to open ourselves in the real world, in the painful, in the annoying, in the times we wish we could back away from other people who believe differently than we do, in the times when we think all is lost — in that millisecond before the magician’s hand opens, we have to seek to believe in each other and in things bigger than we are. Christmas comes to us at the very darkest moment of the year and whispers to us that something could be worth believing in, and against all our real world training and street smarts, we’ve got to lean into that. We’ve got to.~~ Katy Brown~~ Director, Wooden Snowflakes ~~

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