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Ernie Haase and Signature Sound at American Mountain Theater

Ernie Haase and Signature Sound at American Mountain Theater

Ernie Haase and Signature Sound’s Christmas Tour at American Mountain Theater, Sunday, December 3rd http://americanmountaintheater.com/show/southern-gospel-bluegrass-concert-series-2/ http://www.erniehaase.com/ The men of Ernie Haase & Signature Sound share a love for God, great harmonies, time-honored songs, and energetic performances and on this date they’ll take those things and deliver an awesome Christmas Show. Together they have become one […]

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Larry Gatlin at American Mountain Theater

Larry Gatlin at American Mountain Theater

Larry Gatlin at American Mountain Theater, Sunday, November 12 http://americanmountaintheater.com/show/southern-gospel-bluegrass-concert-series-2/ http://www.gatlinbrothers.com/ Larry Gatlin will present his SOLO show at AMT on Sunday, November 12, 2017 at 3:30 P.M. The close family harmonies of Larry Gatlin & the Gatlin Brothers have given the trio a signature sound that led to country classics like “All The Gold […]

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Doyle Lawson and Quicksilver at the American Mountain Theater

Doyle Lawson and Quicksilver at the American Mountain Theater

Doyle Lawson and Quicksilver at the American Mountain Theater, Sunday, October 22 http://americanmountaintheater.com/show/southern-gospel-bluegrass-concert-series-2/ http://doylelawson.com/ With nearly 40 albums to their credit, Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver have multiple Grammy, Dove, ICM, IBMA and SPBGMA Award nominations, and are 7-time winners of IBMA’s Vocal Group of the Year. Lawson is reigning SPBGMA Mandolin Player of the Year, […]

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Pickin’ in the Park at Myles Center for the Arts

Pickin’ in the Park at Myles Center for the Arts

Pickin’ in the Park at Myles Center for the Arts Pickin’ is a weekly acoustic bluegrass and old-time jam sponsored by Augusta Heritage Center of Davis & Elkins College. It is held most Wednesday evenings from 6-10 pm (click on the Events tab and select “Calendar of Events”). Participants are invited to join a jam, […]

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The Isaacs at American Mountain Theater

The Isaacs at American Mountain Theater

The Isaacs at American Mountain Theater, Sunday, September 17 http://americanmountaintheater.com/show/southern-gospel-bluegrass-concert-series-2/ http://www.theisaacs.com/ The Isaacs, a multi-award winning family group who began singing 35 years ago are based out of Hendersonville, TN. The vocalists are mother Lily Isaacs and siblings Ben Isaacs, Sonya Isaacs Yeary and Rebecca Isaacs Bowman. Playing their own acoustic instruments and joined by […]

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The Hoppers at American Mountain Theater

The Hoppers at American Mountain Theater

The Hoppers at American Mountain Theater, Sunday, August 13th http://americanmountaintheater.com/show/southern-gospel-bluegrass-concert-series-2/ http://www.thehoppers.com/ Multi-award winning family group The Hoppers have been singing to global audiences for over 55 years with appearances ranging from presidential religious inaugural ceremonies and New York’s Carnegie Hall to singing conventions and church platforms. They have performed throughout the United States as well […]

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Premier Branson-Style Show at the Gandy Dance Theatre

Premier Branson-Style Show at the Gandy Dance Theatre

Premier Branson-Style Show at the Gandy Dance Theatre After a wonderful plated dinner, sit back and listen to the fabulous Mountain Memories Show Band as they serve up a 2 hour Branson-style show with music from the 50’s- today featuring Country, Pop, Motown, Gospel, and Patriotic along with family- friendly comedy and amazing dancers. The […]

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Premier Branson-Style Show at the Gandy Dance Theatre

Premier Branson-Style Show at the Gandy Dance Theatre

Premier Branson-Style Show at the Gandy Dance Theatre After a wonderful plated dinner, sit back and listen to the fabulous Mountain Memories Show Band as they serve up a 2 hour Branson-style show with music from the 50’s- today featuring Country, Pop, Motown, Gospel, and Patriotic along with family- friendly comedy and amazing dancers. The […]

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Aloha from Elvis at the Gandy Dancer Theatre

Aloha from Elvis at the Gandy Dancer Theatre

Back again this year with a full night of entertainment is Robert Keefer. This amazing impersonator will be sure to make you feel like you’re reliving the true days of the ‘The King.’ Times for this event are: July 22 – 12pm Lunch 1pm show & July 22 6pm Dinner 7pm show. Reservations    

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Premier Branson-Style Show at the Gandy Dance Theatre

Premier Branson-Style Show at the Gandy Dance Theatre

Premier Branson-Style Show at the Gandy Dance Theatre After a wonderful plated dinner, sit back and listen to the fabulous Mountain Memories Show Band as they serve up a 2 hour Branson-style show with music from the 50’s- today featuring Country, Pop, Motown, Gospel, and Patriotic along with family- friendly comedy and amazing dancers. The […]

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Premier Branson-Style Show at the Gandy Dance Theatre

Premier Branson-Style Show at the Gandy Dance Theatre

Premier Branson-Style Show at the Gandy Dance Theatre After a wonderful plated dinner, sit back and listen to the fabulous Mountain Memories Show Band as they serve up a 2 hour Branson-style show with music from the 50’s- today featuring Country, Pop, Motown, Gospel, and Patriotic along with family- friendly comedy and amazing dancers. The […]

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Pickin’ in the Park at Elkins City Park

Pickin’ in the Park at Elkins City Park

Pickin’ in the Park at Elkins City Park Pickin’ is a weekly acoustic bluegrass and old-time jam sponsored by Augusta Heritage Center of Davis & Elkins College. It is held most Wednesday evenings from 6-10 pm (click on the Events tab and select “Calendar of Events”). Participants are invited to join a jam, to start one […]

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First Ever Dardenfest

First Ever Dardenfest

  Featuring: Laurel Mountain Ramblers; Carrie and Michael Kline; Zig et Zag; and more! Saturday January 28, 2017 7 pm Admission $10, children under 12 free Strap on your dancing shoes and join us for the first-ever DardenFest on January 28th at Darden Mill. There will be performances by the Laurel Mountain Ramblers, Carrie and Michael Kline, Zig et Zag, and more. All concert […]

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Blacking Coal at El Gran Sabor

Blacking Coal at El Gran Sabor

http://www.blackingcoal.com/ http://www.elgransabor.com/thenextbigthing/links.html Blacking Coal will be at El Gran Sabor in Elkins on Friday, December 9th from 7:30 to 10:30 pm!

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Born Old at the Randolph County Community Arts Center

Born Old at the Randolph County Community Arts Center

Born Old presents From the Radio to the Ridgetop at the Randolph County Community Arts Center on Thursday, December 8th at 7:30 pm. https://www.facebook.com/bornoldband http://www.randolpharts.org/

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Born Old at the Big Timber Brewing Company Tap Room

Born Old at the Big Timber Brewing Company Tap Room

Friday, November 18th! Live old time in the tap room! Paul and Doug have been playing together since 1998. They have taught, alone or together at the Augusta Heritage and Allegheny Echoes workshops and have shared billing with Jimmy Webb, Mike Seeger, the Avett Brothers, Bettye LaVaye, Carrie Rodriguez, Michael Hurley and the Chapin Sisters.

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Augusta Heritage Center Folk Arts for Kids, Celebrating the Great State of West Virginia

Augusta Heritage Center Folk Arts for Kids, Celebrating the Great State of West Virginia

Summer Workshops.  (Tuition $450 before June 1 and $490 after June 1. Folk Arts for Kids Tuition is $225 before June 1 and $250  after June 1.) Folk Arts for Kids is a program for youth between the ages of 8-12 who have completed second grade. Students explore arts and crafts through a variety of […]

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Augusta Heritage Center Bluegrass Week

Augusta Heritage Center Bluegrass Week

Summer Workshops.  (Tuition $450 before June 1 and $490 after June 1. Folk Arts for Kids Tuition is $225 before June 1 and $250  after June 1.) For 2016, Augusta brings together another spectacular lineup! The staff of well-known bluegrass figures will share their talents with students in classes, workshops, demonstrations, special presentations, concerts and […]

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Augusta Heritage Center Appalachian Folklife Week: July 24-29

Augusta Heritage Center Appalachian Folklife Week: July 24-29

Summer Workshops.  (Tuition $450 before June 1 and $490 after June 1. Folk Arts for Kids Tuition is $225 before June 1 and $250  after June 1.) When Augusta began in 1973, a time when people were coming to rural West Virginia to live closer to the land, the summer program focused on Appalachian crafts, […]

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Augusta Heritage Center Irish Week: July 24-29

Augusta Heritage Center Irish Week: July 24-29

Summer Workshops.  (Tuition $450 before June 1 and $490 after June 1. Folk Arts for Kids Tuition is $225 before June 1 and $250  after June 1.) Join us for the 35th annual Irish Week! Founded in 1982 by Dr. Mick Moloney, Augusta Heritage Center’s Irish Week is the oldest week of its kind in […]

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Augusta Heritage Center Blues & Swing Week

Augusta Heritage Center Blues & Swing Week

Summer Workshops.  (Tuition $450 before June 1 and $490 after June 1. Folk Arts for Kids Tuition is $225 before June 1 and $250  after June 1.) Augusta’s Blues & Swing Week provides students with the opportunity to work with some of the finest performers and educators in the Blues and Swing worlds. Classes cover […]

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Augusta Heritage Center Folk Arts for Kids, Rhythm of Many Cultures: July 17-22

Augusta Heritage Center Folk Arts for Kids, Rhythm of Many Cultures: July 17-22

Summer Workshops.  (Tuition $450 before June 1 and $490 after June 1. Folk Arts for Kids Tuition is $225 before June 1 and $250  after June 1.) Folk Arts for Kids is a program for youth between the ages of 8-12 who have completed second grade. Students explore arts and crafts through a variety of […]

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Augusta Heritage Center Folk Arts for Kids, Exploring Cajun Culture with Megan!

Augusta Heritage Center Folk Arts for Kids, Exploring Cajun Culture with Megan!

Summer Workshops.  (Tuition $450 before June 1 and $490 after June 1. Folk Arts for Kids Tuition is $225 before June 1 and $250  after June 1.) July 10-15 The next generation of traditional artists! Folk Arts for Kids is a program for youth between the ages of 8-12 who have completed second grade. Students […]

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Augusta Festival

Augusta Festival

  Here is a link to the Festival album on facebook: https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10155134762688952.1073741917.39388678951&type=1&l=3535ac95c7 August 11-12, 2017 The Augusta Festival is the final weekend that caps off the summer session. It’s a wonderful celebration of traditional dance, craft, and music that is attended by thousands. Augusta Festival August 11-12 The Augusta Festival is an annual celebration of […]

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Augusta Heritage Center Monthly Dance in the Augusta Dance Pavilion

Augusta Heritage Center Monthly Dance in the Augusta Dance Pavilion

  Augusta Heritage Center Monthly Dance on Friday May 13 at 8:00 p.m. in the Augusta Dance Pavilion. $6. Old-Time Square Dance Moves to Augusta Pavilion Mountain Dance Trail of Augusta Heritage Center Wraps up Season Elkins – An evening of high-energy family fun is in store as The Mountain Dance Trail, a project of […]

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Davis & Elkins College Appalachian Ensemble Spring Performance

Davis & Elkins College Appalachian Ensemble Spring Performance

Davis & Elkins College Appalachian Ensemble Spring Performance on Thursday, May 12 at 7:30 in the Boiler House Theater. Free. for more info go to; https://augustaheritagecenter.org/about-augusta/

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Thursday, May 12; 7:30 p.m. Details TBA Appalachian Ensemble performs traditional music and dance from the Appalachian region and beyond, focusing on the intersections of different American Vernacular forms and their roots, ranging from old time music and clogging to jazz music and tap dance, to Irish sean nós dance and numerous traditional American styles […]

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Augusta Heritage Center Square Dance

Augusta Heritage Center Square Dance

Since 1972, Augusta Heritage Center has held dances as a part of their summer programming. This year Augusta is now holding dances once a month all year round. They are held in the Myles Center for the Arts Dance Studio on Davis and Elkins College Campus throughout the year and in the Augusta open air […]

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Augusta Heritage Center Square Dance

Augusta Heritage Center Square Dance

Since 1972, Augusta Heritage Center has held dances as a part of their summer programming. This year Augusta is now holding dances once a month all year round. They are held in the Myles Center for the Arts Dance Studio on Davis and Elkins College Campus throughout the year and in the Augusta open air […]

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Augusta Heritage Center Square Dance

Augusta Heritage Center Square Dance

Since 1972, Augusta Heritage Center has held dances as a part of their summer programming. This year Augusta is now holding dances once a month all year round. They are held in the Myles Center for the Arts Dance Studio on Davis and Elkins College Campus throughout the year and in the Augusta open air […]

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Augusta Heritage Center Square Dance

Augusta Heritage Center Square Dance

Since 1972, Augusta Heritage Center has held dances as a part of their summer programming. This year Augusta is now holding dances once a month all year round. They are held in the Myles Center for the Arts Dance Studio on Davis and Elkins College Campus throughout the year and in the Augusta open air […]

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Elkins Square Dance

Elkins Square Dance

Since 1972, Augusta Heritage Center has held dances as a part of their summer programming. This year Augusta is now holding dances once a month all year round. They are held in the Myles Center for the Arts Dance Studio on Davis and Elkins College Campus throughout the year and in the Augusta open air […]

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RCCAC Brown Bag Lunch Concert: D&E Appalachian Ensemble

RCCAC Brown Bag Lunch Concert: D&E Appalachian Ensemble

Free lunchtime music by The Davis & Elkins Appalachian Ensemble, who present traditional music and dance from the Appalachian region and beyond, focusing on the intersections of different American Vernacular forms and their roots, ranging from old time music and flatfooting to jazz music and tap dance, to Irish sean nós dance and numerous traditional […]

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RCCAC presents Blue Yonder

RCCAC presents Blue Yonder

“A mix of virtuoso musicianship and original songwriting that plays as well in a hipster coffeehouse as it does in a small town concert hall.” LARRY GROCE, MOUNTAIN STAGE. Blue Yonder is a band from Charleston, West Virginia, that takes strands of early country music – from swing to honky-tonk, bluegrass and rockabillly – and […]

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Elkins Square Dance

Elkins Square Dance

Since 1972, Augusta Heritage Center has held dances as a part of their summer programming. This year Augusta is now holding dances once a month all year round. They are held in the Myles Center for the Arts Dance Studio on Davis and Elkins College Campus throughout the year and in the Augusta open air […]

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Augusta Heritage Center Halloween Square Dance

Augusta Heritage Center Halloween Square Dance

On Friday night, October 23, the Fiddlers’ Reunion kicks off with a Halloween Square Dance. (Costumes are encouraged but not required.) Music will be provided by members of the October Old-Time Week instructors and staff. Admission is $6, Students $4 with ID, D&E faculty, staff and students admitted free.

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Old-Time Fiddlers’ Reunion

Old-Time Fiddlers’ Reunion

This unique event is a favorite of all who love old-time music. Scores of West Virginia’s master fiddlers, pickers, and singers gather, along with hundreds of local folks and visitors for a weekend of fun, packed with jam sessions throughout the weekend, informal concerts, and renewal of friendships. On Friday night, October 23, the Fiddlers’ […]

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Appalachian Ensemble Fall Showcase

Appalachian Ensemble Fall Showcase

Appalachian Ensemble Fall Showcase on Tuesday, October 20 at 7:30 p.m. at location TBD at D&E College The Davis & Elkins Appalachian Ensemble presents traditional music and dance from the Appalachian region and beyond, focusing on the intersections of different American Vernacular forms and their roots, ranging from old time music and flatfooting to jazz […]

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Augusta Old-Time Week

Augusta Old-Time Week

October Old-Time Week 2015 will bring a wonderful array of talent to Augusta. In addition to these 5-day classes, there will be special musical presentations and workshops and, and, of course,  plenty of jamming. The week wraps up with the 25th Annual Augusta Old-Time Fiddlers’ Reunion featuring a unique square dance on Friday evening; performances by older […]

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

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

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 and Emily Miller The duo performs country and old-time music, singing close harmony […]

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The Diplomats gospel show at AMT

The Diplomats gospel show at AMT

The Diplomats have been singing Southern Gospel music for over four decades, but the last five years have brought a resurgence that has carried them to the largest stages in Southern Gospel music, including performances at the National Quartet Convention and the Brumley Gospel Singing.  They are only one of a handful of groups that […]

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D&E Chapel Service with Appalachian Ensemble

D&E Chapel Service with Appalachian Ensemble

Sunday morning choir service at Robbins Memorial Chapel. Details TBA. Presented by Davis & Elkins College and the Division of Fine & Performing Arts. The Davis & Elkins Appalachian Ensemble presents traditional music and dance from the Appalachian region and beyond, focusing on the intersections of different American Vernacular forms and their roots, ranging from old […]

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D&E Appalachian Ensemble at the Mtn State Forest Festival

D&E Appalachian Ensemble at the Mtn State Forest Festival

The Davis & Elkins Appalachian Ensemble presents traditional music and dance from the Appalachian region and beyond, focusin…g on the intersections of different American Vernacular forms and their roots, ranging from old time music and flatfooting to jazz music and tap dance, to Irish sean nós dance and numerous traditional American styles of harmony singing. […]

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The Joseph Sisters at the Mtn State Forest Festival

The Joseph Sisters at the Mtn State Forest Festival

Blending classic country sounds with modern sex appeal and style, these ladies have what it takes to become the next Country music icons. The  Joseph Sisters are fulfilling their dreams. The Sisters showcase a variety of awesome country covers along with their own country hits. The Joseph Sisters have been singing together since before they […]

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Jakob’s Ferry Stragglers at the Mtn State Forest Festival

Jakob’s Ferry Stragglers at the Mtn State Forest Festival

The Jakob’s Ferry Stragglers draw freely from old-time, bluegrass, country, jazz, rockabilly and swing styles to create their tight, high-energy string band music. Well-crafted original songs with emotional depth, masterful picking, and resonant vocal harmonies combine to forge new territories and a fresh take on Appalachian Americana music. Band members Gary Antol, Libby Eddy, Mitch […]

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The Isaacs gospel/bluegrass show at AMT

The Isaacs gospel/bluegrass show at AMT

The Isaacs, Gaither Homecoming series fixtures, have a unique style that blends tight, family harmony with contemporary acoustic instrumentation that appeals to a variety of audiences. This family is a favorite at AMT, having sold out every time they’ve appeared on the AMT stage.

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First Friday: D&E Night on the Town with Appalachian Ensemble & Clark Manson

First Friday: D&E Night on the Town with Appalachian Ensemble & Clark Manson

Join the block party in downtown Elkins as we welcome back the D&E students. Students on the D&E meal plan will be given vouchers to dine at local restaurants. The Third Street stage will feature the Davis & Elkins College Appalachian Ensemble from 6:30-7:30 p.m. and Clark Manson from 8-10 p.m. From 5-9 p.m. at […]

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Big Timber Brewing presents Jesse Milnes & Emily Miller

Big Timber Brewing presents Jesse Milnes & Emily Miller

Jesse Milnes and Emily Miller perform country and old-time music, singing close harmony with Jesse’s unique finger-picked guitar style and a healthy dose of old-time fiddling.  Emily was raised playing and singing Louvin Brothers and Stanley Brothers songs with her parents while they traveled the world as journalists.  Jesse grew up in the world of […]

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The Hoppers gospel show at American Mountain Theater

The Hoppers gospel show at American Mountain Theater

The traditional Southern Gospel sound of the Hoppers has made them one of Gospel music’s most acclaimed and awarded family recording groups.  This family is a favorite at AMT, having sold out every time they’ve appeared on the AMT stage.

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Big Timber Brewing old-time jam

Big Timber Brewing old-time jam

Every Thursday evening at Big Timber brewing in Elkins, join in the fun of an old-time jam, or just sit and enjoy your beer with a backdrop of live traditional music.  

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