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Hampton Virginia - Bill Jenkins and The Virginia Mountain Boys Wednesday July 20 6 8 pm 23 June 2022 ( news )
Hampton , state Virginia ( By Press Release office)
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Singer , song - writer , and cross - picking guitar virtuoso Bill Jenkins , member of the Virginia Musical Museum Hall of Fame , and his string band , the Virginia Mountain Boys , bring to life the authentic music of the Southern Appalachian Mountains , including early bluegrass ballads and camp meeting songs , in a style that is uniquely their own .
This old time music is a reflection of the lives of the early immigrants and their descendants who eked out a meager living in the hills and hollows of those majestic mountains , heavily influenced by Scots - Irish and African rhythms , it later gave birth to early Bluegrass and to many early country songs which you will hear in this era - spanning show .
The band: Bill Jenkins , guitar , vocals; Bill Collier , bass; Jo Gilley , guitar; Clyde Bailey , banjo , vocals; and Ken Worrell , guitar , vocals .
Beer and wine will be available for purchase . Proceeds support the museum .
Admission is free for museum members , and $5 for non - members . Admission is at the door . Doors open at 5:30 pm .
The Hampton History Museum is located at 120 Old Hampton Lane in Downtown Hampton . There is free parking in the garage across the street from the museum . For more information call 757 - 727 - 1102 .
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