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NOTE: There will be no calendar updates July 23-30, 2015

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Now Thru August 13, 2015 - Thursdays

Bluegrass Jamming Instruction (Every Thursday) (Code BLU-014-L1)
Hagerstown Communit College
11400 Robinwood Drive, Hagerstown, MD
Phone: 240-500-2236
Times: 6:30-8:30pm, Tickets: $44 ($36, reg $8)
Instructor: Frank Maietta (F Maietta CPD 210)
Please visit web site or call to register


July 23, 2015 - Thursday

Michael Cleveland & Flamekeeper
John F. Kennedy Center
2700 F St., NW, Washington, D.C. 20566
Time: 6:00, Tickets: n/a

Only Lonesome
Email: onlylonesome@gmail.com
Glen Echo Park
7300 MacArthur Boulevard., Glen Echo, MD 20812
Phone: 301-634-2222
Time: 7:30, Tickets: FREE

Susie's Cause presents "An Evening Bluegrass Festival"
Featuring: The Steep Canyon Rangers, Tim & Savannah Finch with Eastman String Band, and Bob Perilla’s Big Hillbilly Band.
Oregon Ridge Park 13401
Beaver Dam Road Cockeysville, MD 21230
Time: 5:00PM, Tickets: $30adv, $35gate
Purchase:Colon Cancer Foundation
In Support Of Sidney Kimmel Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins

Amanda Murphy & The Lost Indians
Mr. Henry's Restaurant
Washington, DC, 20003
Phone: 202-546-8412
Time: 8:00-11:00pm, Tickets: Free!


July 24, 2015 - Friday

Wisewater
The Black Squirrel
2427 18th St NW, Washington, DC 20009
Phone: (202) 232-10
Time: 8:00p


July 24-26, 2015 - Friday-Sunday

Murphy Method Women's Banjo Camp
Courtyard Marriott
Winchester, VA
Tuition: $650 includes lodging, breakfast, lunches
Contact: casey@murphymethod.com, tel: 615-513-8620
Camp runs from 1:30 Friday till Noon Sunday


July 25, 2015 - Saturday

Carroll County Ramblers
Phone: 443-789-2182, Email: Bonnlouey@aol.com
Arcadia - Carroll Hospice Benefit
16020 Carnival Avenue, Upperco, MD
Phone: 443-789-2182
Time: 12:00, Tickets: $20.00
8 Bands

Reno & Harrell / Hickory Hill
Rob's Bluegrass Barn
Westminster, MD, Westminster, MD 21158
Phone: 410-913-8563, Email: robtowmiller@gmail.com
Time: 8:00, Tickets: $10
See website for details

Bumper Jacksons
The Birchmere
3701 Mt. Vernon Ave. , Alexandria, VA 22305
Phone: 703-549-7500
Time: 7:30, Tickets: $20

Annapolis Bluegrass Coalition
Email: dmkimball@verizon.net
Arcadia Fire Hall
Arcadia Md.
Time: 3 PM
Hospice Benefit


July 26, 2015 - Sunday

Annapolis Bluegrass Coalition
Email: dmkimball@verizon.net
Village Green
Crofton Md.
Time: 6 PM

Valerie Smith & Liberty Pike
Singers Glen
9819 Capitol View Avenue, Silver Spring MD 20910
Email: concerts@outlook.com
Time: 5:00, Tickets: Suggested donation: $15

King Street Bluegrass
Phone: 703-531-9945, Email: kingstreetbluegrass@yahoo.com
Cactus Flats
10026 Hansonville Road,, Frederick, MD 21702
Phone: 301-898-3085
Time: 5:00p, Tickets: No Cover
Down home cookin' & cookin bluegrass!


July 29, 2015 - Wednesday

Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen
Strathmore Gazebo
5301 Tuckerman Lane , North Bethesda, MD 20852-3385
Phone: 301.581.5100, Email: csr@strathmore.org
Time: 7:00 PM, Tickets: FREE

Bud's Collective
Phone: 540-671-9828, Email: buddydunlapband@gmail.com
Gypsy Sally's
3401 K Street NW, Washington, DC
Time: 8:00, Tickets: $10
Opening band: By and By


July 30, 2015 - Thursday

Hollertown
Mr. Henry's Restaurant
Washington, DC, 20003
Phone: 202-546-8412
Time: 8:00-11:00pm, Tickets: Free!


July 31, 2015 - Friday

Monte Monteith & Skystone Bluegrass
Phone: 540-661-2660, Email: mwmdjm@aol.com
Louisa County Agricultural Fair
Main Street, Louisa, Va 233093
Time: 12N-3:00, Tickets: $3 inc.
old time ag fair

Bud's Collective
Phone: 540-671-9828, Email: buddydunlapband@gmail.com
Bright Box Theater
15 N. Loudoun Street, Winchester, VA
Time: 8:00, Tickets: $12
Opening Band: Plate Scrapers


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August 1, 2015 - Saturday

Grand 'Ol Ditch
Fairfax County Parks
Workhouse Art Center
9518 Workhouse Way, Lorton, VA 22079
Phone: 703-324-8702
Time: 7:30door/8:30show, Tickets: Free

Marty Stuart & His Fabulous Superlatives
Birchmere
3701 Mount Vernon Ave, Alexandria VA 22305
Phone: 703-549-7500
Time: 7:30 PM, Tickets: $35.00
With Christian Lopez Band

Annapolis Bluegrass Coalition
Email: dmkimball@verizon.net
Fountain Park
Chestertown MD.
Time: 7 PM


August 2, 2015 - Sunday

Annapolis Bluegrass Coalition
Email: dmkimball@verizon.net
Linthicum Park
Linthicum Md.
Time: 6 PM

Bud's Collective
Frontier Culture Museum Pavilion
1290 Richmond Road, Staunton, VA 24401
Phone: 540-332-7850, Email: info@frontiermuseum.org
Time: 5:00, Tickets: 10.00


August 6, 2015 - Thursday

Carroll County Ramblers
Phone: 443-789-2182, Email: Bonnlouey@aol.com
Lisburn Olde Time Festival
1800 Main Street, Lisburn, PA
Phone: 717-932-1535
Time: 6:00

The Railsplitters
Fairfax County Parks
Fairfax County Government Center
12000 Government Center Parkway, Fairfax, VA 22035
Phone: 703-324-8702
Time: 7:30door/8:30show, Tickets: Free

Claire Lynch Band
Fairfax County Parks
Frying Pan Park
739 West Ox Road, Herndon, VA
Phone: 703-324-8702
Time: 7:30door/8:30show, Tickets: Free

Jessica Stiles Trio, special guest Mike Munford
Mr. Henry's Restaurant
601 Pennsylvania Ave. SE, Washington, DC 20003
Phone: 202-546-8412
Time: 08:00, Tickets: No cover
w/Rickie Simpkins & Mike Munford

The Gibson Brothers
AMP By Strathmore
11810 Grand Park Avenue North Bethesda, MD
Time: 8:00
Contact: 301-581-5100


August 7, 2015 - Friday

The Spinney Brothers
Barns of Rose Hill
95 Chalmers Court, Berryville, Va. 22611
Phone: 540-955-2004, Email: kelli.hart@borh.org
Time: 8:00 PM, Tickets: $15 in advance | $20 at the door | Children: 12 years and below are free when accompanied by an adult

Claire Lynch Band
Creative Alliance at The Patterson
3134 Eastern Ave, Baltimore, MD,
Time: 7:30


August 8, 2015 - Saturday

Special Consensus
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.

Davis Bradley Duo
Cristina's Cafe
219 W. King Street, Strasburg, VA
Time: 7:00PM, Tickets: Cover..

Jimmy Gaudreau & Moondi Klein
Bluemont Concerts
In front of Warren Green Bldg, 10 Hotel St, Warrenton, VA, 20186
Time: 7:30, Tickets: $5
$4 Seniors & Bluemont Friends; $2 kids under 12

King Street Bluegrass
Phone: (703)531-9945, Email: kingstreetbluegrass@yahoo.com
Breaux Vineyard
36888 Breaux Vineyards Lane, Purcellville, VA 20132
Time: 11am, Tickets: no Cover
4th Bluegrass & BBQ Festival, vendors,Music,wine


August 12, 2015 - Wednesday

The Railsplitters
Strathmore Gazebo
5301 Tuckerman Lane , North Bethesda, MD 20852-3385
Phone: 301.581.5100, Email: csr@strathmore.org
Time: 7:00 PM, Tickets: FREE

Monroe Crossing
Fairfax County Parks
Lee District Park & RECenter
6601 Telegraph Road, Alexandria, VA 22310
Phone: 703-324-8702
Time: 7:30door/8:30show, Tickets: Free


Auguest 13, 2015 - Thursday

Only Lonesome
Email: onlylonesome@gmail.com
The Argonaut
1433 H St NE, Washington, DC 20002
Phone: 202-250-3660
Time: 08:00

Carroll County Ramblers
Phone: 443-789-2182, Email: Bonnlouey@aol.com
Rocky Ridge Carnival
Mt. Tabor Park, Rocky Ridge, MD
Time: 7:00


August 13-16, 2015 - Thursday-Sunday

71th Gettysburg Bluegrass Festival
Featuring: Canucky Bluegrass Boys, Remington Ryde, Junior Sisk & Ramblers Choice, Blue Highway, The Gibson Brothers, US Navy Bluegrass Band, Danny Paisley & the Southern Grass, Rhonda Vincent & The Rage, Steep Canyon Rangers, Travelin McCourys, The Farmhands, James King Band, Dry Branch Fire Squad, The Roys, Bobby Osborne & the Rocky Top X-Press, Mark Newton & Steve Thomas, The Seldom Scene, Del McCoury Band, Springfield Exit, Kids Academy Performance, Eastman Strings Instrument Giveaway, Circa Blue, The Seldom Scene
Granite Hill Campground
3340 Fairfield Road, Gettysburg, PA
Contact: 1-800-642-test or 717-642-8749


August 14, 2015 - Friday

Wayne Henderson with Jeff Little and Helen White
Fairfax County Parks
Mason District Park
6621 Columbia Pike, Annandale, VA 22003
Phone: 703-324-8702
Time: 7:30door/8:30show, Tickets: Free

Josh Grigsby and County Line
Phone: 540-376-2512, Email: countylinepickers@gmail.com
Sumerduck Ruritan Pickin Party
Location: 5335 Sumerduck Road, Sumerduck, VA 22742
Time: 7:00
Free event. Doors open at 6pm.


August 15, 2015 - Saturday

Jimmy Gaudreau & Moondi Klein
Bluemont Concerts
Maury Stadium,Kenmore & Hanover Streets, Fredericksburg, VA 22401
Time: 7:30, Tickets: $5
Info: $4 Seniors & Bluemont Friends; $2 kids under 12


August 15-16, 2015 - Saturday-Sunday

The Lucketts Fair
Featuring:
Sat: The Patuxent Partners,Blue Moon Cowgirls,The Scott Brannon Band,Dark Hollow
Sun: Michael and Jennifer McLain & the Banjocats,Patent Pending,The Hillbilly Gypsies,Iron Ridge
42361 Lucketts Road, Leesburg, VA 20105
Phone: 703-771-5281, Email: luckettsbluegrass@verizon.net
Time: 10 am to 5 pm, Tickets: $5, kids under 6 free for all fair activities
Old time country fair with crafts, animals, great food , etc


August 16, 2015 - Sunday

Bluetrain
Phone: (443)827-8798, Email: Picassiod28@aol.com
Lurman Woodland Theatre Summer
Bloomsbury Ave. at Hilltop Rd., Catonsville,MD, 21228
Phone: 877-278-0961
Time: 6:00, Tickets: n/a

East of Monroe
Frontier Culture Museum Pavilion
1290 Richmond Road, Staunton, VA 24401
Phone: 540-332-7850, Email: info@frontiermuseum.org
Time: 5:00, Tickets: 10.00


August 20, 2015 - Sunday

No Part of Nothin'
Phone: 301-570-3159, Email: mmurray68@gmail.com
Seibel's Restaurant
15540 Old Columbia Pike
Burtonsville, MD
Phone: 301-421-1897
Time: 7 pm


August 21, 2015 - Friday

The Hot Seats
Fairfax County Parks
Mason District Park
6621 Columbia Pike, Annandale, VA 22003
Phone: 703-324-8702
Time: 7:30door/8:30show, Tickets: Free

Flower Hill String Band
Phone: 301-802-7453, Email: David.Adams@gmail.com
UMAN Concert to Help Homeless
19951 Father Hurley BLVD Germantown, Germantown
Phone: 301-926-4422
Time: 7:00, Tickets: $10.00
Fundraiser @ Mother Seaton Parish


August 22, 2015 - Saturday

Linedrive - Beachley & Munford | Flower Hill String Band (opens)
Rob's Bluegrass Barn
Westminster, MD, Westminster, MD 21158
Phone: 410-913-8563, Email: robtowmiller@gmail.com
Time: 8:00, Tickets: $10
See website for details


August 27, 2015 - Thursday

Love Canon
The Hamilton
600 14th St NW , Washington, DC, 20005
Phone: 202.787.1000
Time: Doors: 6:30 pm / Show: 7:30 pm , Tickets: $15.00 - $20.00


August 28, 2015 - Friday

Eddie & Martha Adcock w/Tom Gray
Ashland Coffee & Tea
100 N. Railroad Ave. , Ashland, VA
Time: 8:00PM, Tickets: $18adv/$20door
Contact: 804-798-1702


August 29, 2015 - Saturday

Jimmy Gaudreau & Moondi Klein
Jammin' Java
227 Maple Ave East, Vienna, VA 22180
Phone: 703-255-1566, email: thebros@jamminjava.com
Time: 7:00, Tickets: $20

Eddie & Martha Adcock w/Tom Gray
Rock Hill Farm
14461 Norman Road, Culpeper, VA
Contact: Kathy Andrews 540-222-0665 or email: paddlehikeva@aol.com


August 30, 2015 - Sunday

Bluetrain
Phone: (443)827-8798, Email: Picassiod28@aol.com
Goofy's Eatery & Spirits
5965 York.Rd, Spring Grove,PA, 17362
Phone: 717-225-9909
Time: 4:00, Tickets: n/a

Eddie & Martha Adcock w/Tom Gray
Evensong Farm Barn Concert
18502 Burnside Bridge Road, Sharpsburg, VA
Time: 6:00PM

Commonwealth Bluegrass Band
Frontier Culture Museum Pavilion
1290 Richmond Road, Staunton, VA 24401
Phone: 540-332-7850, Email: info@frontiermuseum.org
Time: 5:00, Tickets: 10.00


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September 3, 2015 -

Jessica Stiles Trio(w/Rickie Simpkins & Tom Gray)
Mr. Henry's Restaurant
601 Pennsylvania Ave. SE, Washington, DC 20003
Phone: 202-546-8412
Time: 08:00, Tickets: No cover
Music from 8 to 11, See you on the Hill in Sept!

No Part of Nothin'
Phone: 301-570-3159, Email: mmurray68@gmail.com
Seibel's Restaurant
15540 Old Columbia Pike
Burtonsville, MD
Phone: 301-421-1897
Time: 7 pm


September 10, 2015 -

Only Lonesome
Email: onlylonesome@gmail.com
The Argonaut
1433 H St NE, Washington, DC 20002
Phone: 202-250-3660
Time: 08:00


September 11, 2015 - Friday

Dr. Ralph Stanley & The Clinch Mountain Boys
Bethesda Blues and Jazz
7719 Wisconsin Ave, Bethesda, Md 20814
Phone: 240-330-4500
Time: 8:00 PM, Tickets: $35

Eddie & Martha Adcock w/Tom Gray
Old Bowie Town Grill
8604 Chestnut Awe, Bowie, MD
Time: 8:00PM
Contact: 301-464-8800


September 12, 2015 - Saturday

Eddie & Martha Adcock w/Tom Gray
Jammin On The James
Farmers Market Pavillion, Scottsville, VA
Time: 5:00PM-7:00PM, Tickets: FREE


September 19, 2015 - Saturday

Davis Bradley w/Tom Gray
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.

The Kevin Prater Band
Phone: 606-477-4759, Email: waldomusic72@gmail.com
Beck & Benedict's Hardware
118 Walnut Street, Waynesboro, PA
Phone: 717-762-4711
Time: 7:00, Tickets: n/a

Darren Beachley & Potomac
Rob's Bluegrass Barn
Westminster, MD, Westminster, MD 21158
Phone: 410-913-8563, Email: robtowmiller@gmail.com
Time: 8:00, Tickets: $10
This is a filmed CD release celebration

The Patuxent Partners
AnnMarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center
13480 Dowell Road, Dowell,
Time: 1:00

Monte Monteith
Phone: 540-661-2660, Email: mwmdjm@aol.com
Brentsville Courthouse
Near Manassas, Va
Time: 1-5PM, Tickets:
Three bands


September 20, 2015 - Sunday

The Kevin Prater Band
Phone: 606-477-4759, Email: waldomusic72@gmail.com
James River Bluegrass Association
424 Woody's Lake Road, Madiosn Heights, VA 24572
Phone: 434-841-7459
Time: 7:00, Tickets: 15.00


September 24-27, 2015 -

Watermelon Park Fest
Featuring: Loretta Lynn, Hot Rize, Red Knuckles & Trailblazers, Peter Rowan, Pokey LaFarge, Cederic Watson, Furnace Mountain, The Woodshedders, Barefoot Movement, Danny Nicely & Jack Dunlap, Bumper Jacksons, Maggie Ingram & The Ingramites, Family Of Praise, Buds Collective, Charm City Junction, Cole Brookroad, Mason Via, and more
Watermelon Park
3322 Lockes Mill rd
Berryville Va
Phone: 540-955-1621, Email: mail@shepherdsford.com
Tickets: $60


September 26, 2015 - Saturday

Darren Beachley & Potomac
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.

River & Roots Festival
Featuring: David Grisman Sextet, Brandy Station, Split String Soup, Hot Seats, White Top Mountain Band, Hillbilly Gypsies, The Woodshedders, Greg Ruby, Town Mountain, Pat Donohue, Furnace Mountain, Danny Nicely, Wyatt Rice, Mark Schatz, and more
Watermelon Park
3322 Lockes Mill rd
Berryville Va
Phone: 540-955-1621, Email: mail@shepherdsford.com
Tickets: $60

Carroll County Ramblers
Phone: 443-789-2182, Email: Bonnlouey@aol.com
Bluegrass/Gospel Show
Mt. Tabor Park, Rocky Ridge, MD
Time: 12:00noon


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October 3, 2015 -

Bluetrain
Phone: (443)827-8798, Email: Picassiod28@aol.com
National Apple Harvest Festival
615 Narrows Rd, Biglerville,PA, 17307
Time: 10:00

The Patuxent Partners
Harvest Festival
Argricultural History Farm Park
18400 Muncaster Rd., Derwood, MD
Time: 11:00AM


October 4, 2015 - Sunday

The Chuck Wagon Gang
Holy Cross Lutheran Church
1090 Sterling Road, Herndon, VA
Phone: 703-435-8377, Email: kd4fue2@verizon.net
Time: 3:00 pm, Tickets: Free
Doors open at 2:00 pm, barrier free and smoke free facility, POC 703-435-8377.


October 10, 2015 -

Davis Bradley w/Tom Gray
Berryville High School
Berryville, VA
Time: 7:00pm


October 11, 2015 -

Gold Heart
Frying Pan Farm Park Concert Series
2739 West Ox Road , Herndon, Virginia 20171


October 16, 2015 -

Eddie & Martha Adcock w/Tom Gray
Prism Coffee House
The Prism Concert at C'Ville
1301 Harris St., Charlottsville, VA
Time: 7:00PM


October 17, 2015 -

Eddie & Martha Adcock w/Tom Gray
Lucketts Community Center
Lucketts Rd, Leesburg, VA
Time: 7:00PM


October 23-25, 2015 -

Murphy Method Beginning Banjo Camp
Courtyard Marriott
Winchester, VA
Tuition: $650 includes lodging, breakfast, lunches
Contact: casey@murphymethod.com, tel: 615-513-8620
Camp runs from 1:30 Friday till Noon Sunday


October 24, 2015 -

The Hillbilly Gypsies
Barns of Rose Hill
95 Chalmers Court, Berryville, Va. 22611
Phone: 540-955-2004, Email: kelli.hart@borh.org
Time: 8:00 PM, Tickets: $15 in advance | $20 at the door | Children: 12 years and below are free when accompanied by an adult


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November 6, 2015 -

Valerie Smith & Liberty Pike w/Tom Gray
Brandywine Friends of Old Time Music
Newark DE


November 07, 2015 -

The Churchmen
Holy Cross Lutheran Church
1090 Sterling Road, Herndon, VA, 20170
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.


November 8, 2015 -

Valerie Smith & Liberty Pike w/Tom Gray
Frying Pan Park
2739 West Ox Rd., Herndon, VA
Time: 7:00PM


November 22, 2015 -

The Patuxent Partners
Frying Pan Park
739 West Ox Road, Herndon, VA


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December 4, 2015 -

The Kevin Prater Band
Phone: 606-477-4759, Email: waldomusic72@gmail.com
Harvey Jr's Restaurant
3821 Conowingo Road, Darlington, MD
Phone: 410-457-5235
Time: 8:00, Tickets: n/a


December 5, 2015 -

The Kevin Prater Band
Phone: 606-477-4759, Email: waldomusic72@gmail.com
Farm Country Shindig
1087 Dry Tavern Road, Denver, PA
Time: 7:00, Tickets: n/a

The Larry Stephenson Band
Holy Cross Lutheran Church
1090 Sterling Road, Herndon, VA, 20170
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.





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