Kyle Forry and Justin Arnett
|Saturday 03/28/2015 |
|Kyle Forry and Justin Arnett were both born and raised in Franklin County, Virginia. They began playing and writing songs together in high school and have largely shared the same musical journey in the 15 years since. Their music intertwines acoustic roots, Americana, rock, reggae, and soul. |
Since Barefoot West began performing in bars, festivals, and venues in Southwest Virginia eight years ago, they haven’t stopped to take a breath. Their numerous public performances and local popularity led to them being voted “Best Local Band” by Laker Magazine every year from 2010 to 2013. They even appeared in Lake Effects, a 2012 film which was shot at nearby Smith Mountain Lake and televised nationally and internationally. Most recently, Kyle and Justin opened for Southern Ground Recording Artist, Levi Lowrey and Zac Brown Band member, Clay Cook on opening night at the Harvester Performance Center in their hometown of Rocky Mount, VA.
Kyle and Justin will also be joined by Josh Lynch on bass.
Erin and the Wildfire
|Saturday 04/04/2015 |
|Rock, blues, folk, and soul had a baby and they named it Erin. She collected three of her most talented friends in 2012 and dubbed them The Wildfire, in reference to the fiery quality of their groove. Erin & The Wildfire is comprised of Erin Lunsford (vocals, acoustic guitar), Ryan Lipps (guitar), Matt Wood (bass), and Nick Quillen (drums). Erin is an award winning vocalist (1st place Winner of Charlottesville’s Paramount Idol 2013) and an award winning songwriter (1st place Winner in the 11th Annual Rapunzel’s Songwriting Contest) with the song “Best I’ve Ever Been.” This past summer, the band won the Rockn' to Lockn' competition and had the honor of playing on the final day of the 2014 Lockn' festival alongside Soja, Grace Potter and the Nocturnals, Willie Nelson, Wilco, Widespread Panic, and The Allman Brothers. Erin & The Wildfire was also featured in this year's CMJ Conference, The Festy Experience, and The Circus Life Festival. |
Erin & The Wildfire has been described as a “local treasure” and their presence continues to grow throughout Central Virginia and up and down the east coast. In 2013, Erin & the Wildfire released their debut self-titled EP, which features poignant lyrics, dynamic energy, and sultry melodies. The EP track, “Best I’ve Ever Been” was also chosen as one of the best new songs of 2013 by WNRN Radio’s LocalMotive broadcast. This November, the band will be releasing three new tracks on the Blame the Rain Single, and will subsequently tour the northeast. The combination of Lunsford’s soulful and striking vocals with the Wildfire’s feverish intensity will start a flame in the heart of any listener.
Dogfish Head Event
|Wednesday 04/15/2015 |
|Forget about the government dipping into your pockets with a draught brew. Delicious line up of Dogfish Head Beer on draught! And run away with your very own DFH pint glass for absolutely nothing...not even taxed. Black and Blue, Olde school barleywine, 60 minute, 90 minute and more to be announced.|
|Saturday 04/18/2015 |
|The Floorboards are an Appalachian roots rock ensemble hailing from the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia.|
The band marries rock & roll and country roots with the sights and sounds of southern mountain towns. Jake and Rob shake the leaves from the trees. Bob wails like a steam whistle cutting through the pines. Chris coaxes stringed cries from the hills and hollers. Matt tells the story.
The Floorboards have quickly become a staple in the Southeast and are branching out with purpose. Having co-billed with bands such as Trampled By Turtles, Yarn, Toad the Wet Sprocket, Royal Southern Brotherhood, Laura Reed, and performed at venues and festivals in the southeast along side Drive by Truckers, Jackson Brown, Allison Krause and Union Station, the band is picking up steam like the 611 ((A 110 mph steam engine born in the Blue Ridge)!
South Street Tap Takeover
|Tuesday 05/12/2015 |
|You have probably heard of South Street Brews by now but just wait till you get to try some of these "one off and/or seasonals" we will have tapped. Great brew, great time, and great folks. Steal a pint while you're at it.|