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Southern rockers to permeate southwest Virginia the weekend of Sept. 25-27

If you like Southern rock, or “Southern Fried Rock” as the old K-Tel albums used to refer to it, there are a lot of chances for you to get your groove on to some classics as well as some new tunes this weekend beginning Thursday, Sept. 25, in southwest Virginia. Continue reading

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Lonesome River Band and John Cowan, John McFee & Friends headline the 40th annual Stokes County Stomp

DANBURY, N.C. — The annual Stokes Stomp Festival on the Dan is celebrating its 40th birthday with free concerts including bluegrass sensation The Lonesome River Band and the Doobie Brothers’ John Cowan, John McFee and Friends. Continue reading

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Sample the sounds of New Orleans’ Caleb Caudle and tastes of microbrews, food trucks at Reynolda House’s Harvest Moon Festival

Celebrating the Harvest Moon and the Reynolda Estate in Winston-Salem, N.C., this annual event connects art, food, and music on the Reynolda lawn. Hear rising star Caleb Caudle, a New Orleans singer-songwriter, and enjoy outdoor games, the exhibition The Art of Seating: Two Hundred Years of American Design , a keepsake art activity, microbrew beer, free tastings, and meals available from food trucks, according to the Reynolda House Museum’s website.

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