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Advance Tickets Ends 4/30 for Graves Mountain Festival

Graves Mountain FestivalSave $$ and get early bird discounted tickets by April 30 for the 22nd Annual Graves Mountain Festival of Music taking place May 29-31, 2014. Advance tickets are only $75 for 3-Days. Order now by phone at 540-923-4231, the Graves Mountain website or by sending a check or money order to Graves Mountain, Syria, VA 22743 by April 30.

Full Line-up Announced for 22nd Graves Mountain Festival of Music

Graves Mountain Festival of MusicSyria, VA -- The Graves Mountain Lodge is proud to announce the full performance line-up for the 22nd Annual Graves Mountain Festival of Music to be held May 29-31, 2014. Joining the outstanding talents of Steep Canyon Rangers, Lonesome River Band, Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver and more are Grammy winning Canadian acoustic roots band The Duhks, the reigning International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA) Female Vocalist of the Year & Grammy nominated artist Claire Lynch, and the reigning IBMA Male Vocalist of the Year Junior Sisk.

22nd Graves Mountain Festival Announces Initial 2014 Line-Up

Doyle Lawson and QuicksilverSyria, VA -- The Graves Mountain Lodge is proud to announce the initial performance line-up for the 22nd Annual Graves Mountain Festival of Music to be held May 29-31, 2014 including: Steep Canyon Rangers, Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver, Lonesome River Band, Russell Moore & IIIrd Tyme Out, Junior Sisk & Rambler’s Choice, Seldom Scene, Mark Newton & Steve Thomas, The Steel Wheels, U.S. Navy Band County Current, Big Country Bluegrass, Town Mountain, The Church Sisters and many more to be announced.

21st Annual Graves Mountain Festival of Music Announces Line-Up

Lonesome River BandSyria, VA -- The Graves Mountain Lodge is proud to announce the performance line-up for the 21st Annual Graves Mountain Festival of Music taking place May 30 – June 1, 2013 in Syria, VA. USA Today listed Graves Mountain in the “10 Great Places to go to bluegrass festivals” last year, so fans will certainly be pleased with the incredible line-up of talent with performances by: Carolina Chocolate Drops, Steep Canyon Rangers, Russell Moore & IIIrd Tyme Out, Lonesome River Band, The Cleverly’s, Junior Sisk & Ramblers Choice, Mark Newton & Steve Thomas, Charlie Sizemore Band, Don Rigsby & Midnight Call, Lorraine Jordan & Carolina Road and many more.

Friends of Mark Newton Benefit A Success

Friends of Mark Newton BenefitNashville, TN -- The Friends of Mark Newton Golf Outing and Music Event held on August 24th in Fredricksburg, Virginia, Newton’s childhood home, to assist the Newton Family with medical expenses following Mark’s hospitalization this Summer was a huge success. Mark Newton was hospitalized unexpectedly earlier this year at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville while preparing for the 20th Anniversary Graves Mountain Festival of Music, an event that Newton helped create with the Graves Family, in Syria, Virginia. The August 24th fundraiser had over 34 golf team participants and culminated with a special concert reunion of the Virginia Squires (Rickie and Ronnie Simpkins, Sammy Shelor, and Mark Newton) and special guests that included Grammy Award winning artist Carl Jackson, Dudley Connell of the Seldom Scene, and Ralph Stanley II among many others.

Friends of Mark Newton Event Features Virginia Squires Reunion

Friends of Mark Newton BenefitNashville, TN -- Friends of Mark Newton have announced a special fundraiser on August 24th to include a golf outing and live bluegrass music in Fredricksburg, Virginia, Newton’s childhood home. The benefit is to assist the Newton Family with medical expenses Mark Newton incurred when he was hospitalized unexpectedly earlier this year at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville while preparing for the 20th Anniversary Graves Mountain Festival of Music. Newton helped create the Graves Mountain Festival along with the Graves Family, in Syria, Virginia. The event culminates with an evening concert featuring the music of Mark Newton and Steve Thomas and their The StillHouse Band (Newton’s current touring band). A full entertainment line-up for the evening music concert features a special reunion of the bluegrass group, Virginia Squires, with Ronnie and Rickie Simpkins, Sammy Shelor, and Mark Newton.

Graves Mountain Festival Celebrates 20th Year with 3 Day Eclectic Musical Offering

Carolina Chocolate DropsThe Graves Family and Festival Organizers are proud to announce the 20th Year of the Graves Mountain Festival of Music to be held at the Graves Lodge in Syria, Virginia May 31st through June 2nd this year. The talent line up for the festival includes some of the biggest names in roots, Americana and bluegrass music to include the Carolina Chocolate Drops, The Cleverlys, The Gibson Brothers, The Quebe Sisters, Balsam Range, Junior Sisk and Ramblers Choice, Belfry Fellows (formerly known as Rockin' Acoustic Circus), and Frank Solivan and Dirty Kitchen to name a few. Tickets are on sale now for the event. border=0 height=200 width=300 /

Graves Mountain Festival Celebrates 20th Year With Eclectic Musical Offering

Graves Mountain 20th AnniversarySyria, VA -- The Graves Family and Festival Organizers are proud to announce the 20th Year of the Graves Mountain Festival of Music to be held at the Graves Lodge in Syria, Virginia May 31st, June 1st, and 2nd this year. The talent line up for the festival includes some of the biggest names in bluegrass and Americana music to include the Carolina Chocolate Drops, The Cleverlys, The Gibson Brothers, The Quebe Sisters, Balsam Range, Junior Sisk and Ramblers Choice, Belfry Fellows (formerly known as Rockin' Acoustic Circus), and Frank Solivan and Dirty Kitchen to name a few. Tickets are on sale now for the event.

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