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Ralph & Nathan Stanley to Appear on Song of the Mountains

Nathan and Ralph StanleyMarion, VA -- The legendary Dr. Ralph Stanley and his grandson Nathan Stanley will appear on Song of the Mountains on Saturday, April 5th in Marion, VA at the historic Lincoln Theatre. This concert will be taped for broadcast across America on public television. Also on the show will be fan favorites the Jeff Little Trio, Michael and Jennifer McLain and the Banjocats and the Marshall Brothers and Highroad.

Song of the Mountains Festival May 1-3

Song Of The Mountains FestivalTim White writes, "I'm excited to be part of the first Song of the Mountains Bluegrass Festival as Master of Ceremonies," said Tim White. "It will bring together some old friends and fan favorites from the show and is sure to be a good time! Please visit www.sotmfest.com for more details on how to be part of this wonderful, musical fundraiser." This will be a good show as Song of the Mountains always combines an entertaining mix of talent for broadcast programs.

SteelDrivers to Perform on Song of the Mountains

The SteelDriversMarion, VA -- The SteelDrivers will bring their popular style of bluegrass music to the Lincoln Theatre in Marion, Virginia on Saturday, March 1st. The band will tape a one hour concert for the award winning public television concert series Song of the Mountains. This will be the SteelDrivers’ second appearance on the show and this promises to be another great season for the syndicated program which airs across the United States on over 190 public television outlets. The SteelDrivers will be joined at the Song of the Mountains taping by bluegrass artists Dale Ann Bradley, Loose Strings and Close Kin-Our Roots Run Deep.

Fiddlin Carson Peters to Tape Song of the Mountains

Carson PetersMarion, VA -- Nine year old Carson Peters recently appeared on the Jay Leno Show. This young man from Piney Flats, Tennessee amazes audiences wherever he performs including Leno and the national television audience a few weeks ago. In 2008, Carson and his parents began attending Old-time and Bluegrass festivals where Carson could hear and jam with some very talented musicians as well as compete in youth fiddle competitions. His most noteworthy contest wins have taken place at the Bluegrass and Old-time Fiddlers’ Convention in Mt. Airy, NC where he has received first place in the Youth Old-time Fiddle, Bluegrass Fiddle and Youth Folk Song categories. He has also received the most promising young talent award at this festival in multiple years. Carson was also named Tennessee State Peewee Fiddle Champion for 2010 in Clarksville, Tennessee and has also won first place in the Youth Old-Time and the Youth Bluegrass Fiddle category at the famous Old Fiddlers’ Convention in Galax, Virginia.

Song of the Mountains to Headline The Roys

The RoysMarion, VA -- The Roys will headline the Lincoln Theatre’s award winning Song of the Mountains public television concert series taping on Saturday, November 9th in Marion, Virginia. After years of hard work, siblings Lee and Elaine Roy have firmly established themselves as one of the pre-eminent acts in Bluegrass today. As The Roys they bring immaculate harmonies, impeccable musicianship and strong songwriting to their music, combining a traditional vocal styling with a progressive instrumental attitude to enchant fans around the world.

Primitive Quartet, Trey Hensley Headline Song of the Mountains Oct 5

Trey HensleyMarion, VA -- Saturday, October 5th at 7:00 pm, Song of the Mountains at the beautiful Lincoln Theatre in Marion, Virginia invites you to see and hear the Primitive Quartet, Trey Hensley, Jimmy Bowen and Santa Fe, the Gravy Boys and Rebecca Frazier and Hit and Run. This concert will be taped for national distribution across America. Song of the Mountains is in their ninth season of tapings and reaches millions of households every week on public television.

Marion’s Musical Heritage Mural Canvas Unveiled

Mayor David Helms speaks about Marion, Virginia's musical heritage at unveiling as Tim White looks onMarion, VA -- The Town of Marion, in partnership with Virginia Sweetwater Moonshine Distillery, The Lincoln Theatre, “Song of the Mountains," and the Wayne C. Henderson School of Appalachian Arts, unveiled “Marion’s Musical Heritage Mural” canvas on Thursday, September 5th on stage at the historic Lincoln Theatre in downtown Marion, Virginia. The unusual-shaped canvas measures approximately two and a half feet by eight feet, and is scaled proportionate to the Virginia Sweetwater Distillery Building’s western wall in the heart of historic downtown Marion where the design will be painted on the structure in the summer of 2014.

Randy Waller and Carolina Road to Perform on Song of the Mountains

Randy WallerMarion, VA- A very diversified lineup of musicians will take the stage at the Lincoln Theatre in Marion, Virginia on Saturday, September 7th at 7:00 pm for another public television taping of the award winning “Song of the Mountains” concert series.

Mike Snider from the Grand Ole Opry to Perform on "Song of the Mountains"

Mike SniderMarion, VA -- Musician and comedian Mike Snider will headline Song of the Mountains at the historic Lincoln Theatre in Marion, VA on Saturday, August 3rd at 7:00 pm.

Two Big Fundraising Concerts for Song of the Mountains

Ralph StanleyMarion, VA -- Song of the Mountains will present two talent packed fundraising concerts at the Lincoln Theatre in Marion, VA on Saturday, June 22nd. “We will be presenting a matinee at 2:00 pm and an evening concert at 7:00 pm”, states Tim White the show’s host and executive coordinator. “We are excited that Ralph and Nathan Stanley will be on the evening concert and also at our pre-concert meet and greet at 5:30 the same day”, says White.

Song of the Mountains New Season to Start Airing June 15th Across the U.S.

Song of the MountainsMarion, VA -- Song of the Mountains, the award winning public television concert taped at the Lincoln Theatre in Marion, VA announces their eighth season release to affiliates beginning on June 15th across America. Twenty Four new episodes will begin airing on 190 plus public television outlets across the United States and will feature notable bluegrass music entertainers and musicians including Bobby Osborne & Rocky Top Express, Rodney Dillard & the Dillard Band, Roni Stoneman, Sierra Hull & Highway 111, Janie Fricke, the Steeldrivers, Balsam Range, the VW Boys, Chuck Wagon Gang, Morehead State University Mountain Music Ambassadors, Lonesome River Band, Redhead Express and the Seldom Scene.

Bluegrass and More on Song of the Mountains April 6

The GrascalsMarion, VA- The award winning and high energy bluegrass band the Grascals will headline the Song of the Mountains public television concert taping this Saturday, April 6th at the Lincoln Theatre in Marion, VA. Also on the concert with the Grascals will be the old time music of the Whitetop Mountain Band along with two bluegrass gospel bands, the Easter Brothers and Jonathan Buckner and Chosen Road.

The Grascals on Song of the Mountains April 6th

The GrascalsMarion, VA- The award winning and high energy bluegrass band the Grascals will headline the Song of the Mountains public television concert taping on Saturday, April 6th at the Lincoln Theatre in Marion, VA. Also on the concert with the Grascals will be the old time music of the Whitetop Mountain Band along with two bluegrass gospel bands, the Easter Brothers and Jonathan Buckner and Chosen Road.

Song of the Mountains Dr. Ralph Stanley Dinner March 29th

Dr. Ralph StanleyMarion, VA- The Lincoln Theatre and Song of the Mountains announces an exclusive evening to honor Dr. Ralph Stanley & his grandson Nathan Stanley on Friday, March 29, 2013. Held at the President’s House at Emory and Henry College, this event offers the opportunity to get to know Dr. Stanley while enjoying a superior dinner in an elegant setting.

Kruger Brothers to Perform on Song of the Mountains

Kruger BrothersMarion, VA- The Kruger Brothers will headline the Song of the Mountains public television taping at the Lincoln Theatre in Marion, VA on Saturday, March 2nd. Originally from Switzerland, brothers Uwe and Jens Kruger began play­ing North American folk music at an early age and were particularly inspired by recordings of Doc Watson, Flatt and Scruggs, Bill Monroe, and other progenitors of country, bluegrass and folk music. Their first public performances were as a duo, busking on the streets of cities throughout eastern and western Europe.

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