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February 7, 2016 - Sunday

Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen
Common Ground on the Hill
2 College Hill, Westminster MD 21157
Phone: 410.857.2771, email: commonground@commongroundonthehill.org
Time: 2:00, Tickets: $20/$25
Doors 1:30pm


February 8, 2016 - Monday

The Kruger Brothers
Jammin Java
227 Maple Ave E, Vienna, VA, 22180
Phone 703.255.1566
Time: 7:30 pm (Doors 6:00 pm)
Tickets: $28 Premier/$25 GA

Tom & Ben Paley
Institute of Musican
10701 Old Georgetown Rd, Rockville, MD, 20852
Phone: 301 960-3655, Email: office@imtfolk.org
Time: 7:30, Tickets: $15 adv., $20 door
Tom Paley, a founder of the New Lost City Ramblers, with son Ben.


February 12, 2016 - Friday

Chatham County Line
The Hamilton
600 14th Street, N.W. , Washington, DC 20005
Phone: 202.787.1000
Time: 8:30 PM, Tickets: $17 - $22


February 13, 2016 - Saturday

Dry Branch Fire Squad
Lucketts Bluegrass Concerts
42361 Lucketts Rd., Leesburg, VA 20176
Phone: 703-771-5281, Email: jludin@lucketsbluegrass.com
Time: 7:00 p.m., Tickets: $15 cash
40th Anniversary Show

Carroll County Ramblers
Phone: 443-789-2182, Email: Bonnlouey@aol.com
Ye Old Country Auction Barn
40 Shepherd Road, Newville, PA 17241
Phone: 717-776-7447
Time: 6:00PM

David Parmley & Cardinal Tradition
Holy Cross Lutheran Church
1090 Sterling Road, Herndon, VA
Phone: 703-435-8377, Email: kd4fue2@verizon.net
Time: 7:30 pm, Tickets: $15
Doors open at 6:30 pm, barrier free and smoke free facility, light snack service, children 12 and younger admitted free, POC 703-435-8377.

Josh Grigsby and County Line
Phone: 540-376-2512, Email: www.coutylinepickers@gmail.com
McShinn Foundation Bluegrass
Hatcher Memorial 2300 Dumbarton Rd, Richmond Va3228
Phone: 804-370-3619, email: overcash@hotmil.com
Time: 1:00 , Tickets: $10.00
Bluegrass bands all day!


February 14, 2016 - Sunday

Danny Paisley & Southern Grass
Frying Pan Farm Park Visitor Center
2739 West Ox. Rd., Herndon, VA 20171,
Email: jennifer.coticchia@fairfaxcounty.gov
Time: 7:00, Tickets: $18 in advance/ $20 at the door


February 15, 2016 - Monday

Russell Moore & IIIrd Tyme Out along with David Norris
American Legion Post 238
Rt. 231 & Rt. 381, Hughesville, MD 20637
Phone: 301-737-3004, Email: jaychelle1@verizon.net
Time: 2:00 pm, Tickets: $15.00 per person, under 12 admited free with paid adult


February 16, 2016 - Tuesday

Big Virginia Sky
Hill Country
410 7th St. NW
Washington, DC
Time: 8:30 pm


February 17, 2016 - Wednesday

Big Virginia Sky
Madam's Organ
2461 18th St. NW
Washington, DC
Time: 10:00 pm


February 18, 2016 - Thursday

Big Virginia Sky
Republic
6939 Laurel Ave.
Takoma Park, MD
Time: 9:00 pm


February 19, 2016 - Friday

Sonny Landreth and Cindy Cashdollar
The Hamilton
600 14th Street, N.W. , Washington, DC 20005
Phone: 202.787.1000
Time: 8:30 PM, Tickets: $20 - $30

Big Virginia Sky
Charm City Junction Battle Of The Bands-Round 2
Union Craft Brewing
1700 Union Ave.
Baltimore, MD
Time: 10:15 pm, Tickets: $7


February 20, 2016 - Saturday

Larry Stephenson Band
Lucketts Bluegrass Concerts
42361 Lucketts Rd., Leesburg, VA 20176
Phone: 703-771-5281, Email: jludin@lucketsbluegrass.com
Time: 7:00 p.m., Tickets: $15 cash

I Draw Slow
Hill Center
921 Pennsylvania Ave SE, Washington DC 20003
Phone: 202.549.4172, email: programs@HillCenterDC.org
Time: 8:00pm, Tickets: $15/$20

Big Virginia Sky
Frozen Harbor Festival
Power Plant Live
34 Market Place
Baltimore, MD
Time: 6:00 pm, Tickets: $15
21 and over only, door open 5PM

Big Virginia Sky
Gypsy Sally's
3401 K St. NW
Washington, DC
Time: 10:30 pm

The High and Wides
Email: thehighandwides@gmail.com
Seekers Church/FSGW Concert
276 Carroll St. NW, Washington, DC 20012
Phone: 443-786-0463
Time: 8:00, Tickets: $20 general public, free to FSGW members

Ken & Brad Kolodner
Phone: 4104049270, Email: bradkolodner@gmail.com
Germano's
300 South High Street, Baltimore, MD
Phone: 410-752-4515
Time: 6:00, Tickets: $20/adv


February 21, 2016 - Sunday

The Steel Wheels and Mipso
The Hamilton
600 14th Street, N.W. , Washington, DC 20005
Phone: 202.787.1000
Time: 7:30 PM, Tickets: $17 - $25.50

One Time Open Jam
Port City Brewing Company
3950 Wheeler Ave., Alexandria, VA 22304
Tel: (703)797-2739
Time: 4:00 PM


February 27, 2016 - Saturday

Larry Gillis Band w/ Nitro Ride (opening)
Lucketts Bluegrass Concerts
42361 Lucketts Rd., Leesburg, VA 20176
Phone: 703-771-5281, Email: jludin@lucketsbluegrass.com
Time: 7:00 p.m., Tickets: $15 cash

The Gibson Brothers
The Hamilton
600 14th Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20005 (near Metro Center)
Tel. 202-787-1000
Time: Doors: 7:00 pm/Show: 8:30 pm
Tickets $16.25-$24.75


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March 5, 2016 - Saturday

The Spinney Brothers
Lucketts Bluegrass Concerts
42361 Lucketts Rd., Leesburg, VA 20176
Phone: 703-771-5281, Email: jludin@lucketsbluegrass.com
Time: 7:00 p.m., Tickets: $15 cash

Sideline
Holy Cross Lutheran Church
1090 Sterling Road, Herndon, VA
Phone: 703-435-8377, Email: kd4fue2@verizon.net
Time: 7:30 pm, Tickets: $15
Doors open at 6:30 pm, barrier free and smoke free facility, light snack service, children 12 and younger admitted free, POC 703-435-8377.

Wayne "The Train" Hancock
Hill Country
410 7th St, NW, Washington, DC
Phone: 202-556-2050
Time: 8:30 PM, Tickets: $15-$20

Artist: Lonesome River Band
Carroll Arts Center
91 W Main Street, Westminster, MD 21157
Phone: 410.857.2771, email: commonground@commongroundonthehill.org
Time: 8:00, Tickets: $20/$25


March 6, 2016 - Sunday

Charm City Junction
Frying Pan Farm Park Visitor Center
2739 West Ox. Rd., Herndon, VA 20171,
Email: jennifer.coticchia@fairfaxcounty.gov
Time: 7:00, Tickets: $18 in advance/ $20 at the door


March 11, 2016 - Friday

Kathy Mattea's Acoustic Living Room
Birchmere
3701 Mount Vernon Ave, Alexandria, VA, 22305
Phone: 703-549-7500, Email: birchmere@birchmere.com
Time: 7:30 PM, Tickets: $35:00

Charm City Junction
Phone: 410-404-9270, Email: bradkolodner@gmail.com
The Corner Store
900 South Carolina Avenue SE, Washington DC 20003
Phone: 202-255-2180, email: kris@cornerstorearts.org
Time: 8:00, Tickets: $20/adv


March 12, 2016 - Saturday

Tom Mindte & Patuxent Partners
Holy Cross Lutheran Church
1090 Sterling Road, Herndon, VA
Phone: 703-435-8377, Email: kd4fue2@verizon.net
Time: 7:30 pm, Tickets: $15
Doors open at 6:30 pm, barrier free and smoke free facility, light snack service, children 12 and younger admitted free, POC 703-435-8377.

Country Gentlemen Tribute Band
Lucketts Community Center
32361 Lucketts Road, Leesburg, VA
Time: Doors 6:30, Concert 7:00PM
Tickets: $15.00


March 13, 2016 - Sunday

Jerry Douglas presents The Earls Of Leicester
Birchmere
3701 Mount Vernon Ave, Alexandria, VA, 22305
Phone: 703-549-7500, Email: birchmere@birchmere.com
Time: 7:30 PM, Tickets: $39:50


March 18, 2016 - Friday

Charm City Junction and Bruce Molsky's Mountain Drifters
Phone: 410-404-9270, Email: bradkolodner@gmail.com
Stony Run Friends Meeting House
5116 N Charles St, Baltimore, MD 21210
Phone: 410-404-9270, email: bradkolodner@gmail.com
Time: 7:30, Tickets: $25


March 18-20, 2016 - Friday-Sunday

Murphy Method Intermediate Banjo Camp
Winchester, VA
Level: Intermediate
Instructors; Murphy And Casey Henry
Optional Early Bird Jam on Thursday, March 17th
Visit Website for Registration, Tickets and Information.


March 19, 2016 - Saturday

Salem Bottom Boys
2015-2016 Bluegrass Evenings
Union Volunteer Fire Company
61 Main Street, Felton, PA
Time: 4:30door, 6:00show, Tickets: $12.00
Contact: 717-246-3892
Click for Flyer

The Boxcars
Lucketts Community Center
32361 Lucketts Road, Leesburg, VA
Time: Doors 6:30, Concert 7:00PM
Tickets: $15.00

Josh Grigsby and County Line
Phone: 540-376-2512, Email: www.coutylinepickers@gmail.com
Marathon Jam - Benefit For Fisher House
Cultural Arts Center, Glen Allen, VA
Time: 2:20PM (Ballroom Stage)

Molsky's Mountain Drifters
Institute of Musican
10701 Old Georgetown Rd, Rockville, MD, 20852
Phone: 301 960-3655, Email: office@imtfolk.org
Time: 7:30, Tickets: $20 adv., $25 door
Bruce Molsky with Allison de Groot and Stash Wyslouch.


March 20, 2016 - Sunday

Jimmy Gaudreau and Moondi Klein
Frying Pan Farm Park Visitor Center
2739 West Ox. Rd., Herndon, VA 20171,
Email: jennifer.coticchia@fairfaxcounty.gov
Time: 7:00, Tickets: $18 in advance/ $20 at the door

The Boxcars along with Josh Grigsby & County Line
American Legion Post 238
Rt. 231 & Rt. 381, Hughesville, MD 20637
Phone: 301-737-3004, Email: jaychelle1@verizon.net
Time: 2:00 pm, Tickets: $15.00 per person, under 12 admited free with paid adult


March 26, 2016 - Saturday

Darren Beachley and Potomac
Lucketts Community Center
32361 Lucketts Road, Leesburg, VA
Time: Doors 6:30, Concert 7:00PM
Tickets: $15.00

Carroll County Ramblers
Phone: 443-789-2182, Email: Bonnlouey@aol.com
Arcadia Indoor Bluegrass Show
16020 Carnival Drive, Upperco, MD 21155
Phone: 443-340-5459
Time: 6:00PM
Guest Band - Dan Paisley

Cedar Run & Sonrise
Cabin Fever Gospel Bluegrass Concert
Grace Brethren Church 13000 Zekiah Drive, Waldorf, MD 20602
Phone: 301-848-1864, Email: hpytrls@comcast.net
Time: 7:00-9:30, Tickets: OFFERING
Gospel Appalchian & Gospel Bluegrass Music


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April 2, 2016 - Saturday

Audie Blaylock and Redline
Lucketts Community Center
32361 Lucketts Road, Leesburg, VA
Time: Doors 6:30, Concert 7:00PM
Tickets: $15.00


April 3, 2016 - Sunday

Patent Pending
Frying Pan Farm Park Visitor Center
2739 West Ox. Rd., Herndon, VA 20171,
Email: jennifer.coticchia@fairfaxcounty.gov
Time: 7:00, Tickets: $18 in advance/ $20 at the door


April 3, 10, 17 & May 1, 2016 - Sundays

Bluegrass Jamming Class
By Ira Gitlin
Private Residence, Alexandria, VA
Time: 1:00-5:00PM, Fee: $150
For Registration and Information


April 6, 2016 -

The Crooked Road
Weinberg Center for the Arts
20 West Patrick St, Frederick, MD 21701
Phone: 301-600-2828
Time: 7:30 PM, Tickets: $15 - $30


April 9, 2016 - Saturday

Circa Blue
Holy Cross Lutheran Church
1090 Sterling Road, Herndon, VA
Phone: 703-435-8377, Email: kd4fue2@verizon.net
Time: 7:30 pm, Tickets: $15
Doors open at 6:30 pm, barrier free and smoke free facility, light snack service, children 12 and younger admitted free, POC 703-435-8377.

Special Consensus w/ Gold Heart (opening)
Lucketts Community Center
32361 Lucketts Road, Leesburg, VA
Time: Doors 6:30, Concert 7:00PM
Tickets: $15.00

Ken & Brad Kolodner
Phone: 4104049270, Email: bradkolodner@gmail.com
Creative Alliance
3134 Eastern Ave, Baltimore, MD
Phone: 410-276-1651, email: info@creativealliance.org
Time: 08:00, Tickets: $25
"Passing It Down" Concert featuring Ken & Brad


April 16, 2016 - Saturday

Little Roy and Lizzy Show
Lucketts Community Center
32361 Lucketts Road, Leesburg, VA
Time: Doors 6:30, Concert 7:00PM
Tickets: $15.00

The Country Gentleman Tribute Band
Holy Cross Lutheran Church
1090 Sterling Road, Herndon, VA
Phone: 703-435-8377, Email: kd4fue2@verizon.net
Time: 7:30 pm, Tickets: $15
Doors open at 6:30 pm, barrier free and smoke free facility, light snack service, children 12 and younger admitted free, POC 703-435-8377.


April 17, 2016 - Sunday

Gary Reid as Carter Stanley
Singer's Glen
9819 Capitol View Avenue, Silver Spring MD 20910
Phone: 301-816-9394, Email: bruce.b.cohen@gmail.com
Time: 04:00pm, Tickets: Suggested Donation: $10
A one-man play written and performed by Gary Reid, based on the life and music of bluegrass legend Carter Stanley. Gary is the winner of IBMA's award for Print/Media Person of 2015 for "The Music of the Stanley Brothers" from The University of Illinois Press.


April 23, 2016 - Saturday

Reno and Harrell
Lucketts Community Center
32361 Lucketts Road, Leesburg, VA
Time: Doors 6:30, Concert 7:00PM
Tickets: $15.00


April 26, 2016 -

We Banjo 3
The Hamilton
600 14th Street, N.W. , Washington, DC 20005
Phone: 202.787.1000
Time: 7:30 PM, Tickets: $12 - $17


April 30, 2016 - Saturday

Patuxent Partners
Lucketts Community Center
32361 Lucketts Road, Leesburg, VA
Time: Doors 6:30, Concert 7:00PM
Tickets: $15.00

Minnie Pearl & The Opry Commercial Announcers, The Adams Boys, Cedar Run, The Corrick Brothers, CrossRoads, New Life Grass, Sonrise, The Steve Potter Blues Band & More !!!
Grace Ole Opry
Gethsemane Baptist Church
14135 Burntwoods Road, Glenwood, MD 21738
Phone: 410-442-5853, Email: hpytrls@comcast.net
Time: 6:00-9:00, Tickets: FREE
This is an old time radio format and loads of fun !!


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May 7, 2016 - Saturday

Springfield Exit Band
Healing Strides of VA
672 Naff Rd., Boones Mill
Phone: 540-334-5825, Email: info@healingstridesofva.org
Time: 11:00-3:00, Tickets: $15.00
Healing Strides is having it's annual fundraiser, a 501(c)3 non profit. We serve children and adults with disabilities. We also have a Veterans Program. Opening Ceremony at 11:00. Catered by Mission BBQ

Goldwing Express
Lucketts Community Center
32361 Lucketts Road, Leesburg, VA
Time: Doors 6:30, Concert 7:00PM
Tickets: $15.00


May 12-15, 2016 - Thursday-Sunday

72nd Gettysburg Bluegrass Festival
Featuring: TBA
3340 Fairfield Road, Gettysburg, PA
Contact:


May 12-14, 2016 -

Mr. B's Bluegrass Festival
Featuring: RFD TV Artists: Marty Stuart & His Fabulous Superlatives, Ronnie Reno, David Church; Reno & Harrell, Maplass Brothers, Junior Sisk, Bluegrass Brothers, David Bradley, Jay Armsworthy, Mill Run, California Ramblers, Code Blue, Dark Hollow, Spoon Creek, Jollett Lane.
Mr. B's Park
Ladysmith, VA
Contact: 804-449-6350


May 13, 2016 - Friday

Dry Branch Fire Squad
Holy Cross Lutheran Church
1090 Sterling Road, Herndon, VA
Phone: 703-435-8377, Email: kd4fue2@verizon.net
Time: 8:00 pm, Tickets: $15
Doors open at 7:00 pm, barrier free and smoke free facility, light snack service, children 12 and younger admitted free, POC 703-435-8377.


May 14, 2016 - Saturday

Josh Grigsby and County Line
Phone: 540-376-2512, Email: countylinepickers@gmail.com
Belle Isle State Park (mail)
1632 Bel le Isle Road, Lancaster VA, 22503
Phone: 804-462-5030
Time: 6:00, Tickets: $4 parking.
Kid activities. Music by the River


May 19, 2016 -

Josh Grigsby and County Line
Phone: 540-376-2512, Email: countylinepickers@gmail.com
Amelia Family Bluegrass Festival
9720 Military Road, Amelia, VA 23002
Phone: 804-350-1089
Time: 1:00, Tickets: $20.00
This is a 3 day fetsival with GREAT Bands!


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June 2-4, 2016 -

Graves Mountain 24th Festival of Music
Featuring: Mountain Faith, Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver, Ralph Stanley II, Seldom Scene, Jeff Scroggins & Colorado, Michael Cleveland & Flamekeeper, Snyder Family Band, Country Current, Junior Sisk & Ramblers Choice, Malpass Brothers, Blue Mafia, Emi Sunshine, IIIRd Tyme Out, Trinity River Band, Larry Stephenson Band, Lonesome River Band, Larry Sparks & Lonesome Ramblers, Mark Templeton & Pocket Change Flatt Lonesome, Dale Ann Bradley, and more
Syria, VA
Contact: email: info@gravesmountain.com, Tel: 540-923-4231


June 9-11, 2016 -

2nd Annual Dinwiddie Music Festival
Featuring: Dailey & Vincent, The SteelDrivers, Larry Cordle & Lonesome Standard Time, Mountain Faith, The Roys, Joe Mullins & The Radio Ramblers, Junior Sisk & Ramblers Choice, Larry Stephenson Band, Donna Ulisse & Poor Mountain Boys, Darrell Webb Band, Code Blue, Mill Run, Commonwealth Bluegrass Band, Dark Hollow, Sideline, Malpass Brothers, Bluegrass Brothers, Hwy 249, Davis Bradley and more!
Virginia Motorsports Park
8018 Boydton Plank Road, N.Dinwiddie, VA 23803
Phone: 804-862-3174
Just 25 Miles south of Richmond and 5 miles south of Petersburg


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July 7-10, 2016 -

10th Anniversary Remington Ryde Bluegrass Festival
Featuring: Little Roy & Lizzy, Ralph Stanley II, Joe Mullins & Radio Ramblers, The Bluegrass Brothers, Larry Efaw & Bluegrass Mountaineers, Larry Stephenson Band, Goldwing Express, Hillbilly Gypsies, Remington Ryde, Kevin Prater Band, Rhonda Vincent & The Rage, Jr. Sisk & Ramblers Choice, Remington Ryde, Jay Armsworthy & Eastern Tradition, Brush Creek
Grange Park
169 Homan Lane, Centre Hall, PA
Contact: 717-348-3537, Email: Remingtonryde@yahoo.com


July 8-10, 2016 -

Murphy Method Women's Bluegrass Jam Camp
Winchester, VA
Level: All
Instructors; Murphy And Casey Henry
Visit Website for Registration, Tickets and Information.


July 29-31, 2016 -

Murphy Method Women's Bluegrass Camp
Winchester, VA
Level: Beginning and Intermediate
Instructors; Murphy And Casey Henry
Visit Website for Registration, Tickets and Information.


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August 4-6, 2016 -

Bluegrass In The Blue Ridge
Featuring: Milford Station Bluegrass Band, The Martin Brothers, Lonesome River Band, Carolina Blue, Canaan's Land Bluegrass Band, Kevin Prater Band, Lonesome Highway, Wildwood Valley Boys, Charlie Frazer & Virginia Ramblers, Mark Templeton & Pocket Change, Junior Sisk & Rambler's Choice, Goldwing Express, Atkins & Loudermilk
Comer-Jones VFW Post
218 Veterans Lane, Luray, VA
Contact: 804-264-0509


August 18-21, 2016 - Thursday-Sunday

73rd Gettysburg Bluegrass Festival
Featuring: TBA
3340 Fairfield Road, Gettysburg, PA
Contact:


August 20, 2016 - Saturday

Scott Brannon Band
Lucketts Fair
42361 Lucketts Rd., Leesburg, VA 20176
Phone: 703-771-5281, Email: jludin@lucketsbluegrass.com


August 27, 2016 -

Josh Grigsby and County Line
Phone: 540-376-2512, Email: countylinepickers@gmail.com
Old Dominion Barn Dance
305 East Nine Mile Road, Highland Springs VA
Email
Time: 2:00, Tickets: $45.00
With Mel Tillis & more, Another show at 7:30


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September 23-25, 2016 -

Chris Henry Mandolin Camp
Winchester, VA
Level: Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
Instructors; Chris Henry, Murphy Henry, Red Henry, and More
Visit Website for Registration, Tickets and Information.


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October 14, 2016 -

The Kevin Prater Band
Phone: 740-641-7884, Email: waldomusic72@hotmail.com
Old 97 Restaurant
4154 S. Amherst Hwy, Madison Heights, VA
Phone: 434-473-0173
Time: 8:00, Tickets: $10.00
Near Lynchburg, VA


October 15, 2016 -

The Kevin Prater Band
Phone: 740-641-7884, Email: waldomusic72@hotmail.com
Beck & Benedict Hardware
118 Walnut Street, Waynesboro, PA
Phone: 717-762-4711, email:
Time: 7:00, Tickets:


October 28-30, 2016 -

Murphy Method Beginning Banjo Camp
Winchester, VA
Level: Beginner
Instructors; Murphy and Casey Henry
Visit Website for Registration, Tickets and Information.


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November 5, 2016 -

Scott Brannon Band
Lucketts Bluegrass Concerts
42361 Lucketts Rd., Leesburg, VA 20176
Phone: 703-771-5281, Email: jludin@lucketsbluegrass.com
Time: 7:00 p.m., Tickets: $15 cash

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