One of the prettiest places in the commonwealth to travel for rootsy concerts is kicking off its summer 2019 season on Saturday.
The Blue Ridge Music Center will host the Po' Ramblin' Boys, the IBMA Emerging Artist of the Year winner, that day. Opening for the new-but-retro bluegrass boys on the block are Americana act Vivian Leva & Riley Calcagno. Get show details at Thursday's Top Tickets page, via music.roanoke.com.
Sat. June 1: NC based Folk Americana Mandolin Orange with The Winston-Salem Symphony
June 14: Bill Monroe's Sons of Bluegrass feat. Billy Baker, Mike Compton, Tom Ewing, Doug Hutchens & Butch Robins (presented by Mountains of Music Homecoming)
June 22: The Kruger Brothers, with Chatham Rabbits
June 29: Kelsey Waldon, with None of the Above
July 6: The Virginia Luthiers, with Wayne Henderson & Presley Barker
July 13: Sam Reider & The Human Hands, with The Loose Strings Band
July 20: The Steel Wheels, with Hoot & Holler
July 27: Michael Cleveland & Flamekeeper, with Jonah Riddle & Carolina Express
Aug. 3: Chatham County Line, with Kate Rhudy
Aug. 17: The Hot Seats, with Gap Civil
Aug. 24: Fireside Collective, with The Trailblazers
Aug. 31: John Jorgenson Bluegrass Band, with Cane Mill Road
Oct. 5: Jeff Little Trio
Oct. 19: Rob Ickes & Trey Hensley
Visit blueridgemusiccenter.org/concerts.htm to get more information, including ticket prices.