Wednesday, September 03, 2014

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Song of the Mountains showcases the best talents in bluegrass and old-time music from the heart of the region where it all began! Live concerts are held monthly at The Lincoln Theatre in Marion, Virginia with shows videotaped for our award winning Television Series which can be seen on public television affiliates throughout the country. 

Upcoming Performances

Song of the Mountains incorporates both traditional and contemporary performance styles in featuring old-time and bluegrass music from the region's brightest stars.

Host Tim White

All shows are staged at The Lincoln Theatre, a beautifully restored 1929 Mayan Revival style theater with state-of-the-art computerized sound and lighting systems.

Performances are taped by Song of the Mountains and The Lincoln Theatre and made available to 180 public television affiliates around the United States through the National Educational Telecommunications Association.

Your emcee, Tim White is also host of the popular Pickin' Porch live shows at the Bristol Mall and The Tim White Bluegrass Show, a two hour syndicated radio program featuring the best in Bluegrass, Old Time and comedy direct to you from the official Birthplace of Country Music Region, Bristol Virginia/Tennessee.

September 6, 2014 - Featuring JD Crowe & Wayne Henderson

Crowe Brothers

Date: Saturday, September 6, 2014

Showtime: 7:00 p.m.

Tickets: $25

Purchase Tickets Online: The Lincoln Theatre

 

Join us for a fantastic lineup on the September 6 Song of the Mountains concert!  Famed picker JD Crowe will perform with Wildfire and Wayne Henderson will play alongside bluegrass piano sensation Jeff Little.  These performers will be joined by Fire in the Kitchen, Jerry Butler & the BluJs, and Lifesong.  Bluegrass legends and more on Song of the Mountains!

Crowe began playing the banjo early on and was offered a job with Jimmy Martin's Sunny Mountain Boys in mid-1950s. He cut his first recordings with Jimmy Martin on December 1, 1956, and his last on August 17, 1960, recording a total of 33 songs on Decca Records. In the late 1960s, Crowe formed the Kentucky Mountain Boys, principally performing in the Lexington, Kentuckyregion. By the early 1970s, Crowe changed the band's name to The New Southand included material from rockand country musicsources. Crowe's New South band is widely considered one of the most influential bluegrass groups since the 1970s. Many influential musicians have been a part of the band over the years, including Keith Whitley, Ricky Skaggs, Tony Rice, Jerry Douglas, Doyle Lawson, and Bobby Slone.

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Upcoming Performances

Season 10 Live Concerts

Season 10 Live Concerts:

The Song of the Mountains live concert schedule for Season 10 has just been announced and we have updates on who's playing!  Check the list and plan your trip to see the best in live bluegrass, old time, and Americana music!

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Upcoming Performances

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