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TITLE: Bluegrass-Chris Henry & HardCore Grass
DESCRIPTION: 01/15/17 Chris Henry and the HardCore Grass draw from the best years of traditional bluegrass to deliver some of the most intense and compelling songs and tunes. Founded in 2012, the group has risen quickly to be one of the most popular bluegrass groups in Nashville. Chris has been described by the International Bluegrass Music Association as the premiere Monroe-style mandolinist of his generation. Doors open at 6 p.m. and show time is 7 p.m. The series at the park's Visitor Center is sponsored by the Friends of Frying Pan Park, Vienna Hardwoods and Eastman Guitars and Mandolins in cooperation with the Fairfax County Park Authority. Food and drinks, including beer and wine, are available for purchase. Tickets are $18 in advance, $20 at the door.

TITLE: Bluegrass-Steve Gulley & New Pinnacle
DESCRIPTION: 03/12/17 Steve Gulley's impressive resume includes residence at Kentuckys historic Renfro Valley and playing with Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver, which first brought him to a national audience. Steve was a founding member of Mountain Heart and Grasstown. He is one of the best lead and tenor singers in bluegrass, an accomplished guitarist, and a gifted and frequently published and recorded songwriter. Doors open at 6 p.m. and show time is 7 p.m. The series at the park's Visitor Center is sponsored by the Friends of Frying Pan Park, Vienna Hardwoods and Eastman Guitars and Mandolins in cooperation with the Fairfax County Park Authority. Food and drinks, including beer and wine, are available for purchase. Tickets are $18 in advance, $20 at the door.

TITLE: Bluegrass-Sweet Yonder
DESCRIPTION: 02/12/17 The members of Sweet Yonder formed this all-female band in 2014 after discovering thattheir particular blend of music gave them a signature sound - a sweet touch with a gutsy attitude. The band delivers a soulful punch in every tune, incorporating straight-up instrumental attitude and tight vocal harmonies. Sweet Yonder's set list includes new arrangements of popular folk, bluegrass, and Americana classics as well as fresh original songs with a familiar feel. Doors open at 6 p.m. and show time is 7 p.m. The series at the park's Visitor Center is sponsored by the Friends of Frying Pan Park, Vienna Hardwoods and Eastman Guitars and Mandolins in cooperation with the Fairfax County Park Authority. Food and drinks, including beer and wine, are available for purchase. Tickets are $18 in advance, $20 at the door.

TITLE: Bluegrass-The Box Cars
DESCRIPTION: 04/09/17 When The Boxcars open their instrument cases and take to the stage, a joyful exposition of music performance ensues. The two-time IBMA Bluegrass Instrumental Band of the Year has achieved a level of musicianship that sets a high standard. Merging the power of traditional bluegrass with an updated and engaging style, their CD, Familiar With the Ground, captures these super-pickers': Keith Garrett, Adam Steffey, Ron Stewart, Harold Nixon, and Gary Hultman. Doors open at 6 p.m. and show time is 7 p.m. The series at the park's Visitor Center is sponsored by the Friends of Frying Pan Park, Vienna Hardwoods and Eastman Guitars and Mandolins in cooperation with the Fairfax County Park Authority. Food and drinks, including beer and wine, are available for purchase. Tickets are $18 in advance, $20 at the door.

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