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Còig & Whitetop Mountain Band at Blue Ridge Music Center June 18

CòigGalax, VA -- Cape Breton-based, Celtic supergroup Còig will play the Blue Ridge Music Center in Galax on Thursday, June 18, at 7 p.m. as part of the 2015 Mountains of Music Homecoming. The band will be joined by the beloved old-time ensemble Whitetop Mountain Band. The Blue Ridge Music Center is proud to host this performance as part of this premier festival that celebrates Virginia’s Crooked Road.

Legendary Dale Ann Bradley to Play Carroll County High School

Dale Ann BradleyHillsville, VA -- Bluegrass singer-songwriter Dale Ann Bradley will play Carroll County High School in Hillsville, Virginia on Wednesday, June 17, 2015 at 7 p.m. as part of the 2015 Mountains of Music Homecoming. She will be joined by Willard Gayheart and Friends. Dale Ann Bradley embarked on her musical journey in the coalfields of southeast Kentucky. She joined the all-female bluegrass band The New Coon Creek Girls and played with them until 1997. Her first solo release propelled her onto the Billboard Charts and into national (and international) attention. Since then, she has played all over the world and earned the IMBA Female Vocalist of the Year award an impressive five times. Her newest recording “Pocket Full of Keys” will be released in June of 2015.

Communities Contribute to Crooked Road’s Mountains of Music Homecoming

The Crooked Road’s Mountains of Music HomecomingRegion wide community involvement and strong support from sponsors are shaping up to make The Crooked Road’s very first Mountains of Music Homecoming, June 12-20, 2015, a truly memorable experience. The 9-day, regional event features Crooked Road concerts in 34 different communities in Southwest Virginia, as well as over 260 cultural experiences being presented by businesses and organizations throughout the region.

Crooked Road's Mountains of Music Homecoming June 12-20

The Crooked Road’s Mountains of Music HomecomingThe Crooked Road’s Mountains of Music Homecoming is a nine-day, region-wide celebration of the communities in Southwest Virginia – their traditional music, and all their many cultural and natural assets. The event includes Crooked Road concerts in over 30 communities, dozens of cultural experiences throughout the region, and over 70 existing traditional music related concerts, jam sessions, and festivals.

Crooked Road Announces Lineup for Mountains of Music Homecoming

Jesse McReynoldAbingdon, VA -- The Crooked Road, Virginia’s Heritage Music Trail, has announced a stellar lineup of artists for the 34 concerts of the first-ever Mountains of Music Homecoming, June 12-20 in Southwest Virginia. Over 200 artists will perform at 34 Crooked Road Concerts located in cities and towns all across the 8,600-square-mile Crooked Road Region. This very special nine-day event features over 260 additional cultural experiences presented by local communities and organizations highlighting the culture of scenic Southwest Virginia.

The Crooked Road Sets Stage for First Ever Mountains of Music Homecoming

Mountains of Music HomecomingAbingdon, VA -- The Crooked Road, Virginia’s Heritage Music Trail, is pleased to announce the Mountains of Music Homecoming, a nine-day celebration of the communities in Southwest Virginia – their heritage music, cultural assets and outdoor amenities. This inaugural event, covering 19 counties, four cities, and over 50 communities, will be held June 12 - 20, 2015 and features Crooked Road concerts in more than 30 communities, dozens of community cultural experiences, and over 70 existing traditional music-related concerts, jam sessions and festivals.

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