The Blue Ridge Music Center
700 Foothills Rd
Galax, VA 24333
Milepost 213 on
The Blue Ridge Parkway

Music Center Info Call:
(276) 236-5309
Concert Info Call:
(866) 308-2773 x 213
To Purchase Concert Tickets
by phone (866)308-2773 x 245
E-MAIL

2016 Hours of Operation:
From May 7th through May 26th the Music Center will be open Thursday through Monday. 10 am - 5 pm.

From May 26th through October 30th the Music Center will be open daily from 10am - 5pm.

The Roots of American Music Museum Exhibit and Mid-Day Mountain Music are FREE and open to the public.

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Other Winter Concerts:

Saturday, March 4th
MerleFest on the Road
Jonathan Byrd & The Pickup Cowboys, Locust Honey String Band, and Mark Bumgarner
Van Dyke Performance Space in Greensboro
-More info-

Sunday, May 7th
Jim Lauderdale Bluegrass Trio
& Kelly and the Cowboys
Tanglewood Park in Clemmons, NC
-More info-







 

 














The Gibson Brothers & Changing Lanes

Thursday, April 6th @ 7 pm - $20

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at The Rex Theater in downtown Galax, VA Map➚

The Gibson Brothers

Jim Lauderdale

Brother duets have been a staple of country music since the early days of commercial recordings. Genetically sympathetic voices resulting in naturally close harmonies have delighted fans of legendary acts such as the Monroe Brothers, Jim and Jesse McReynolds, and the Everly Brothers, whose Kentucky country roots laid the groundwork for their rock-and-roll crooning.

Eric and Leigh Gibson carry the tradition forward with “Brotherhood,” their debut CD on Rounder Records.

Twice voted bluegrass music’s top entertainer and vocal group, the Gibson Brothers cover 15 classic and less common brother duets.

Backed by their excellent band, the siblings draw from the repertoires of Tar Heel natives Bill and Earl Bolick (the Blue Sky Boys) for “The Sweetest Gift,” and Wilkes County’s Church Brothers for “An Angel with Blue Eyes.”

They turn to bluegrass with the Osborne Brothers’ “Each Season Changes You,” the Stanley Brothers’ “How Mountain Girls Can Love,” and Jim & Jesse’s “Sweet Little Miss Blue Eyes.” Tompall and the Glaser Brothers offer a country turn with their early 1980s hit, “It’ll Be Her.”

As they open and close with the Everly Brothers (“Bye Bye Love,” “Crying in the Rain”), the Gibsons remind us that the brother duet style is as vital and enjoyable today as at any time in the history of American popular music.

-Jack Bernhardt, The News & Observer (Raleigh, NC)

gibsonbrothers.com

Changing Lanes

Changing Lanes

Changing Lanes is a hard driving bluegrass/gospel band from Southwest Virginia. Band members are: Jesse Allen (lead guitar/vocals), Ethan Edwards (mandolin, banjo/vocals), and Alan Young (banjo, mandolin and vocals).