Bluegrass and country sounds

The SteelDrivers band will perform today at the Shenandoah Valley Music Festival. Members are, from left, Richard Bailey, Brent Truitt, Tammy Rogers, Mike Fleming and Gary Nichols. Courtesy photo

August 12th, 2016

The SteelDrivers, The Gibson Brothers, and LeAnn Rimes, with Walker County, are on the bill at this weekend’s Shenandoah Valley Music Festival in Orkney Springs.

Free, live entertainment in Woodstock

July 8th, 2016

The Town of Woodstock will be hosting two outdoor concerts at W.O. Riley Park in Woodstock this month. The first concert is tonight. Food will be available for purchase beginning at 6 p.m., and music will go from 7 to 9 p.m.

Parmalee to perform at Apple Blossom

Parmalee will play their new single "Roots" during at the Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival's RAM Truck Country Music Party on Saturday. Photo courtesy of Joseph Llanes

April 28th, 2016

Country music group Parmalee will play their newly release single “Roots” at the Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival’s RAM Truck Country Music Party on Saturday.

Music fest saw encouraging debut

Scythian performs at their inaugural 2015 Appaloosa Festival at Skyline Ranch Resort in Front Royal over Labor Day weekend. Photo courtesy of Danielle Lussier

February 25th, 2016

Appaloosa Festival launched at Skyline Ranch Resort in Front Royal last year as a crossroads for folk and bluegrass music lovers, and plans are already in place for a second go around this year.

Local violinist performs at Carnegie Hall

Katelyn Dill, 17, practices on her violin inside her Edinburg home. Katelyn recently performed with the 2016 National High School Honors Symphony Orchestra at Carnegie Hall in New York City.  Rich Cooley/Daily

February 21st, 2016

EDINBURG – Central High School senior Katelyn Dill recently played at the prestigious Carnegie Hall in New York City, as a violinist with the National High School Honors Symphony Orchestra.

Harpeth Rising returns to area

Louisville, Kentucky-based folk band Harpeth Rising will be hitting Bright Box Theater while touring for their 2015 album, "Shifted." Photo courtesy of Da Ping Luo

January 14th, 2016

After the August release of their new album, “Shifted,” folk band Harpeth Rising has been toting its new tunes all over the country and they’ll soon be stopping in Winchester.

First candlelight tour opens church doors

Grace Lutheran Church director of music and organist, Daniel Hannemann, said the stage at the historic church is set for his recitals as part of the first Candlelight Tour of Historic Houses of Worship in Winchester.
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December 25th, 2015

Still decked out for Christmas with garlands and ornaments, a number of Winchester churches are opening their doors on Sunday for a special open house event after the holiday.

Local artist anticipates album release

Ryan Jewel, a country music singer and song writer, is a graduate of Skyline High School and  Clemson University. Rich Cooley/Daily

December 3rd, 2015

FRONT ROYAL – Country singer and songwriter Ryan Jewel, a Front Royal native, has been keeping busy with shows and songwriting and is looking forward to the next big chapter in his music career: releasing his first solo extended play (EP) CD and hearing his songs on the radio.