The Lonesome River Band to perform at Shallowford Square

Published 12:10 am Thursday, October 7, 2021

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The nationally acclaimed, award winning group, The Lonesome River Band will perform a concert from 5-7 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 10, at Shallowford Square for the annual bluegrass concert series. This is the final concert under the stars of the 2021 season.

Since its formation decades ago, Lonesome River Band continues its reputation as one of the most respected names in bluegrass music. Five-time International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA) Banjo Player of the Year, and winner of the Steve Martin Prize for Excellence in Banjo and Bluegrass, Sammy Shelor leads the group that is constantly breaking new ground in acoustic music. With two stellar lead vocalists, Jesse Smathers (guitar) and Adam Miller (mandolin), and the impressive talents of Mike Hartgrove (fiddle) and Barry Reed (bass), the band seamlessly comes together, performing the trademark sound that fans continue to embrace.

Admission is free. Food will be offered by the Vienna Civic Club. Bring a lawn chair and your appetite and enjoy dinner and an evening of great bluegrass music at Shallowford Square.