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Clinton Gregory picClinton Gregory & His Bluegrass Band – Sat, March 14, 2015 8 pm Martinsville/Henry County native Clinton Gregory will bring his bluegrass band all the way from the big city of Nashville, Tenn., to perform in his hometown at the Rives Theatre. Music starts at 8 p.m. All tickets $15. Online tickets HERE.

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After Jack low resAfter Jack – Sat., March 28, 2015. After Jack is a musical celebration of togetherness. Named 2014 Americana Vocal Group of the Year by the Appalachian Cultural Music Association, the trio couples a modern sensibility with distinctly old-time energy to blend bluegrass, gospel and folk elements. Combine your most beloved musical memories with a foot-stomping string band and top it off with harmonies that spring straight from the soul of the mountains, and you’ve got After Jack. Tickets $10 advance and $12 at door. Music starts at 8 p.m. Online tickets HERE.

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Wrembel and Eggar picSeries Show – Stephane Wrembel & His Band plus Dave Eggar & Deoro – Fri., April 17, 2015. Join us for an incredible co-bill featuring two of the world’s best at what they do! Wrembel, a gypsy jazz guitarist, has been called “a revelation” by Rolling Stone. Woody Allen recruited him to score the theme to the 2012 Academy Award winning film Midnight in Paris, and he performed live during the Oscar’s telecast. Dave Eggar has performed worldwide as a solo cellist and pianist. A virtuoso of many styles, Dave has performed and recorded with artists in numerous genres including The Who, Beyonce, Pearl Jam, Season PassesDave Sanborn, Ray Lamontagne, Roberta Flack and many, many more. His list of awards and accomplishments includes accolades from Time Magazine, ASCAP, the National Endowment for the Arts, Sony Records Elevated Standards Award in classical music, the Geraldine Dodge & Leonard Bernstein Foundations, and at 15 was the youngest winner in the history of the Artists International Competition. Music starts at 8 p.m. Online tickets HERE.

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Low Res yarn_logoRooster Walk Revue – Yarn w/ special guest Josh Shilling plus opener The Greenliners. Sat., April 25, 2015. Yarn will join forces with keyboard/vocalist Josh Shilling for an amazing night of music at the Rives Theatre in uptown Martinsville. Since their start in 2007, Yarn’s original Americana sound has developed into music that seekers of the unique see as the soundtrack to their lives. Versatile singer/songwriter Josh Shilling boasts an impressive combination of experience and musicianship, belying his youth. At such a young age, Shilling’s musical forays have been diverse and considerable, ranging from jazz and funk-tinged ensembles to soul and contemporary country, jam-band and folk projects. A Bassett, Va., native, he began playing the piano at just 7 years old. The Greenliners are a new bluegrass group from Asheville, NC. Built around a solid foundation of guitar, mandolin and upright bass, they look to create a melting pot of traditional & progressive bluegrass through their original songs and choice covers. All tickets $15. Online tickets HERE.

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Sister Sparrow Major and the MonbacksSeries Show – Sister Sparrow & the Dirty Birds plus Major & the Monbacks – Fri., May 8, 2015Get ready to get down on the dance floor, as we welcome these two big, horn-backed bands to Martinsville. Sister Sparrow & The Dirty Birds is a seven-piece powerhouse that puts a modern spin on classic soul. The band is led by Arleigh Kincheloe (Sister Sparrow), whose astoundingly powerful voice and sly demeanor make for a spellbinding presence onstage. She is backed by the mighty force of The Dirty Birds, a flock of seven men who masterfully lay down thundering grooves and soaring melodies. While each of the Birds are capable of lighting up the stage with jaw-dropping displays of musicianship, it’s clear they’re all focused on Season Passesdelivering the band’s infectious music as a single entity. Simply put, the band’s live show is explosive. Major and the Monbacks are the newest torch bearers of the old “Norfolk Sound.” With 4 vocalists, a hype man and a lively horn section, the Monbacks have revived the party infused energy of southern soul, blending this old school style with danceable pop melodies and ska and soul horn riffs, stirring dreamlike visions of Otis Redding or Chuck Berry playing a beer soaked fraternity party. Music starts at 8:30 p.m. Online tickets HERE.

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