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Elkins Video Premiere: Tunes & Tales along the Mountain Music Trail

October 14, 2015 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Join us for a Special Night of “ Tunes & Tales Along the Mountain Music Trail”

Mountain Music Trail Video Premieres – a partnership between the WV Division of Tourism, WV Public Broadcasting and the Mountain Music Trail

Performances by:

jesse milnes emily millerJesse Milnes and Emily Miller
The duo performs country and old-time music, singing close harmony with Jesse’s unique finger-picked guitar style and a healthy dose of old-time fiddling. More info: http://www.emmyandjesse.com/

 

 

appalchian ensemble davis and elkins college

 

 

Davis & Elkins Appalachian Ensemble
This student performance group presents traditional music and dance from the Appalachian region and beyond, ranging from old-time, jazz and Irish music with flatfooting, tap dancing and harmonizing to go along with their different styles. More info: https://www.facebook.com/appalachianensemble

A teaser for the videos to be premiered:

Free snacks and refreshments provided by the Randolph County Convention & Visitors’ Bureau.

Event is FREE and open to the public. Call 800.422.3304 for details.

Wild, Wonderful West Virginia and Mountain Stage– a production of West Virginia Public Broadcasting–in collaboration with local partners will host a series of video premiere events showcasing venues and musicians along the Mountain Music Trail during the month of October.

“We are thrilled to come together with Mountain Stage and local partners to showcase the Mountain Music Trail,” Commissioner of Tourism Amy Shuler Goodwin said. “Music is a significant part of West Virginia’s cultural identity and these videos will encourage folks to not only explore the Mountain Music Trail, but other destinations along Route 219 as well.”

The Mountain Music Trail consists of venues throughout five counties in eastern West Virginia that came together to promote and present the traditional music, dance, and folkways of the Allegheny Mountain region. Several months ago, the West Virginia Public Broadcasting production team took to the road to capture the essence of the trail which runs through Tucker, Randolph, Pocahontas, Greenbrier and Monroe counties as part of a partnership between Wild, Wonderful West Virginia and Mountain Stage, a production of West Virginia Public Broadcasting to promote the Mountain Music Trail.

“This partnership with Wild, Wonderful West Virginia allowed us the opportunity to meet the people who make up these colorful communities all along the Mountain Music Trail,” Associate Producer of Mountain Stage Vasilia Scouras said. “We are honored and excited to help showcase the cultural traditions and musical landscape that make this mountainous 200-mile heritage trail one of a kind and unique to West Virginia.”

All Mountain Music Trail premiere events are free and open to the public. Each will feature local food and a Mountain Music Trail Sampler featuring local musicians and bands.

Organizer

Mountain Music Trail
Phone:
304-799-4636
Email:
mountainmusictrailwv@gmail.com
Website:
https://www.mountainmusictrail.com/

Venue

Timm’s Lounge
Madden Student Center
Elkins, WV 24954 United States
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