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____________________ lizzy monbacksOutdoor show at Shining Star Farm Lizzy Ross; Major & The Monbacks Sat, Aug. 23, 2014 • 7 pm • $12 adv/ $15 gate Join us for our annual outdoor summer show at Shining Star Farm! We’ll have an opening set from the incomparable Lizzy Ross followed by a rocking, rolling, dance-inducing performance by Norfolk’s Major & the Monbacks! Lizzy Ross will begin around 8 p.m. with Major & the Monbacks closing out the night! (This show is not part of the ART series). Doors at 6:30 pm. Show at 8 pm. Advance tickets will be available at Daily Grind and Woodall’s Music and Sound or buy them online HERE. Shining Star Farm, 3838 Barrows Mill Rd., Martinsville, Va. 24112

____________________ Riff Raff Left Hip comboCultural Crawl Left Hip Pocket & Dr. Z and the Riff Raff Sat, Sept. 6, 2014 • 8 pm • $10. Join us for the Cultural Crawl’s big finish in uptown Martinsville with two great Martinsville bands at the Rives Theatre! Dr. Z and the Riff Raff, led by Dr. Will Zimmer, will play a mix of your favorite covers and great originals. They take the stage at 9 pm. Left Hip Pocket will take the stage around 10:30 and deliver an awesome mix of blues and southern rock! Proceeds from ticket sales will be donated to a young Martinsville musician who recently lost both of his parents. Doors Open 8 pm; Dr. Z and the Riff Raff 9-10 pm; Left Hip Pocket 10:30-until. Advance tickets will be available at Daily Grind and Woodall’s Music and Sound or buy them online at http://www.brownpapertickets.com.

 __________________________________________________________ Mark Templeton and Pocket ChangeBluegrass at the Rives Mark Templeton & Pocket Change Sat, Sept. 20, 2014 • 5 pm Rives Theatre The Bluegrass at the Rives Concert Series, presented by the Lions Club of Martinsville & Henry County, brings outstanding bluegrass concerts to the Rives Theatre the 3rd Saturday of each month. The line up consists of many familiar favorites that music lovers have grown to love. 5 pm: Doors Open 5:30 – 6:30 pm: Pot Luck Band 7 – 9 pm: Scheduled Band concert begins __________________________________________________________ John CowanArtisan Cafe Concert Series An Evening with John Cowan, John McFee & Friends Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014 • 7 pm Rives Theatre John Cowan, also known as the Voice of Newgrass, has been singing his heart out for thirty-five years now, and his soaring vocals have only improved with time. A true innovator, John applies his powerful pipes to genres from country, bluegrass, and gospel to soul, jazz, and rock-and-roll – often within the space of a single concert. He will be playing with fellow Doobie Brother John McFee & Friends. McFee, a principal member of the Doobie Brothers since 1979, has also played pedal steel guitar on Van Morrison’s Tupelo Honey and Saint Dominic’s Preview albums, and recorded with many other artists, including Steve Miller, the Grateful Dead (From the Mars Hotel album), Boz Scaggs, Emmylou Harris, Link Wray, Rick James, Ricky Scaggs, the Beach Boys and many more. Tickets $25 each. VIP tickets $75 each. _______________________________________________________ Jus CauzBluegrass at the Rives Jus’Cauz Sat, Oct. 18, 2014 • 5 pm Rives Theatre The Bluegrass at the Rives Concert Series, presented by the Lions Club of Martinsville & Henry County, brings outstanding bluegrass concerts to the Rives Theatre the 3rd Saturday of each month. The line up consists of many familiar favorites that music lovers have grown to love. 5 pm: Doors Open 5:30 – 6:30 pm: Pot Luck Band 7 – 9 pm: Scheduled Band concert begins __________________________________________________________ southern-gentlemenBluegrass at the Rives The Southern Gentlemen Sat, Nov. 15, 2014 • 5 pm Rives Theatre The Bluegrass at the Rives Concert Series, presented by the Lions Club of Martinsville & Henry County, brings outstanding bluegrass concerts to the Rives Theatre the 3rd Saturday of each month. The line up consists of many familiar favorites that music lovers have grown to love. 5 pm: Doors Open 5:30 – 6:30 pm: Pot Luck Band 7 – 9 pm: Scheduled Band concert begins __________________________________________________________ After Jack promo low resBluegrass at the Rives After Jack Sat, Dec. 20, 2014 • 5 pm Rives Theatre The Bluegrass at the Rives Concert Series, presented by the Lions Club of Martinsville & Henry County, brings outstanding bluegrass concerts to the Rives Theatre the 3rd Saturday of each month. The line up consists of many familiar favorites that music lovers have grown to love. 5 pm: Doors Open 5:30 – 6:30 pm: Pot Luck Band 7 – 9 pm: Scheduled Band concert begins __________________________________________________________

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