Kirk Avenue Music Hall presents
DOWN BY THE RIVER

...the biggest summer music festival of the year in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains in Roanoke, Virginia. The all-day music festival on Sunday, July 11, 2010 features Derek Trucks & Susan Tedeschi, Southern Culture On The Skids, Mountain Heart, New Riders Of The Purple Sage, Bebop Hoedown and Cyrus Pace & The Roanoke All-Stars.

In addition to music, the festival will feature a crafters village, an interactive kids’ world, natural food vendors, free parking and rest, shade and mist tents. (www.downbytheriver.org.)
date: SUNDAY - 7/11/2010
venue: Reserve Avenue Complex
Roanoke, VA [map]
info: 1:15pm (doors 12:00pm)
All Ages$35.00 - $48.00
(12 & Under FREE!)
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DEREK TRUCKS & SUSAN TEDESCHI BAND
In 2010, fans of Derek Trucks and Susan Tedeschi have many reasons to be excited. After sharing the stage countless times, and performing on each other's respective GRAMMY-nominated albums in 2009, the formidable husband-and-wife duo are joining forces for a handful of special dates. Both Derek & Susan are taking some time off this year for much needed family time, but as life-long more ...

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Derek Trucks & Susan Tedeschi Band

SOUTHERN CULTURE ON THE SKIDS
Southern Culture on the Skids, the NC-based swamp-rock, trashabilly rock & roll trio whose odyssey started out with tiny clubs and DIY releases two decades back, just get better with age. Frontman Rick Miller is recognized as one of the finest players in the swamp/surf/rockabilly tradition, just ask any guitar geek, and on these nights he was playing like his soul was on the more ...

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Southern Culture On The Skids

NEW RIDERS OF THE PURPLE SAGE
The long-awaited return of The New Riders of the Purple Sage has fans in a psychedelic/country head spin. Guitarist David Nelson and pedal steel wizard Buddy Cage will represent the NRPS catalog along with Michael Falzarano (guitar, mandolin and vocals), Johnny Markowski (drums and vocals) and Ron Penque (bass and vocals). You may recognize Falzarano from Hot Tuna, Markowski more ...

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New Riders of The Purple Sage
Music Lab Photo *Proceeds from DOWN BY THE RIVER, will support the Music Lab at Jefferson Center, a state-of-the-art facility where students in grades 6-12 have the opportunity to explore the craft of music through instruction and hands-on experiences in music performance, recording and the music business. In addition to the mentoring students receive from the Music Lab staff, they also have opportunities to participate in once-in-a-lifetime experiences with the internationally recognized musicians who perform in Jefferson Center’s concert series. Music Lab students have had the opportunity to learn from Wynton Marsalis, Snarky Puppy, Rene Marie, Christian McBride, Nikki Glaspie, Jason Marsalis, John Ellis, Natalie MacMaster, and Charlie Hunter.
For more information visit: www.downbytheriver.org