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Chatham County Line Takes Stage On 6/13

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Chatham County LineAbingdon, VA—The Town of Abingdon has created a Thursday Jams concert series for the summer as part of the Abingdon Music Experience. Starting May 16th until September 19th, there will be nationally recognized bands showcased at the Abingdon Market Pavilion each Thursday. Each concert will start at 6:30pm and will be FREE to the public. Bring your lawn chairs and blankets. There will be food and beverage vendors serving BBQ, Hamburgers and Pizza. No coolers are allowed. The events will be held rain or shine. On June 13th, 2013, Chatham County Line will take the stage at the Abingdon Market Pavilion.

Chatham County Line is an American bluegrass group was formed in Raleigh, North Carolina in 1999 from members of the band Stillhouse. Chatham County Line, the North Carolina quartet fuse old-time, gather-‘round-the-microphone bluegrass with a love for traditional and ever evolving American handmade music. The band has released five albums including four on the influential Yep Roc label and has become popular in Europe as well as the United States. They began as an opening act for The Carbines, Tift Merritt's band.

The band then went on to create five albums: Chatham County Line in 2003, Route 23 in 2005, Speed of the Whippoorwill in 2006, IV in 2008, and Wildwood in 2010. Their most recent tour took in numerous European destinations, including the prestigious Lowlands rock festival in the Netherlands. Chatham County Line made their Canadian debut in July 2009 at the Winnipeg Folk Festival, where they performed beside The Del McCoury Band and The Punch Brothers.

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