Tag Archive: music

May 28 2014

GC Kicks Off King Alley Music Venue

Gate City officials are hoping to encourage current and former residents to head downtown for a new musical series that officially begins this Saturday. In an effort to showcase their downtown revitalization efforts and spur economic development, the new concert series tabbed “Kickin Back at King Alley” kicks off May 31 and continues each Friday …

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Mar 20 2013

The Crooked Road Promotes Harmony Not Discord

On an icy day in January 2003, a small group of volunteers from throughout Southwest Virginia sat around a pot-bellied stove at the Carter Family Fold and planned The Crooked Road. Lunch was prepared and a fervent blessing said by Jeanette Carter. The Crooked Road has always been, and continues to be, about the traditional …

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Mar 20 2013

The Crooked Road Promotes Harmony Not Discord

On an icy day in January 2003, a small group of volunteers from throughout Southwest Virginia sat around a pot-bellied stove at the Carter Family Fold and planned The Crooked Road. Lunch was prepared and a fervent blessing said by Jeanette Carter. The Crooked Road has always been, and continues to be, about the traditional …

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Feb 20 2013

Hicks’ Friday Night Jams Receives Scott County Tourism Award

Allen Hicks Friday Night Jams recently received the Scott County Tourism Customer Service Appreciation Award. “Allen was recognized for his continued efforts to keep old-time traditional music alive by creating a new venue where pickers can gather every Friday night,” said Pam Cox, director of tourism, Scott County.  “This new venue additionally brings visitors to …

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