Gather your friends and head to Grass Rootes this winter for quality Bluegrass music in an intimate performance space designed for the listening and enjoyment of select acoustic artists. On Friday January 31st, Grass Rootes Owner Andrew Ferlazzo and Diomed Presents CEO Tayloe Emery welcome you to join us for Lonesome River Band!
Since its formation 37 years ago, the award-winning Lonesome River Band continues its reputation as one of the most respected names in Bluegrass music. Whether performing on the famous stage of the Grand Ole Opry or headlining major concert events & festivals, their loyal fans continue to support one of the most loved and most influential acts of our time.
Lonesome River Bands vocal and instrumental talents seamlessly come together as they perform their trademark sound that fans continue to embrace. The outstanding lead vocals and harmony by acclaimed singer-songwriter Brandon Rickman (guitar) and the 2017 IBMA Momentum Award Vocalist of the Year Jesse Smathers (mandolin) are pure magic and put over the top by the exceptional instrumentals of fiddle extraordinaire Mike Hartgrove, top-tier bassist Barry Reed; and five-time IBMA Banjo Player of the Year and Virginia Country Music Hall of Famer Sammy Shelor (who is also a past winner of the Steve Martin Prize for Excellence in Banjo and Bluegrass!!)
You will not want to miss this incredible and intimate performance by Lonesome River Band. Only 100 tickets will be sold to this amazing night of Bluegrass music.
Doors open at 7:00 pm. The band will start promptly at 7:30 pm and play two 45 minute sets with a 20 minute intermission.
A special VIP ticket gets you a seat in the first two rows, an invite to the 6pm pre-party, a signed poster from the band and a VIP laminate to wear proudly. Only a limited amount of VIP tickets are available.