The Crooked Road: Virginia’s Heritage Music Trail presents Thomas Cassell & Peyton Kendrick in concert on Thursday, February 9th from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. at Heartwood in Abingdon, VA. This concert is part of The Crooked Road Music Series at Heartwood.
Thomas Cassell & Peyton Kendrick are two young bluegrass musicians hailing from Southwest Virginia. With Cassell on mandolin and Kendrick on guitar, they have worked together with several groups including Fox Run, Caney Creek Conspiracy, and the Thomas Cassell Project. The duo has performed at the Blue Plum Festival, Wolf Hills Brewery and Bristol Rhythm and Roots reunion. Cassell is the 2016 Rockygrass mandolin champion as well as the 2015 Bristol Rhythm and Roots mandolin champion, and Kendrick is most noted as guitar player for rising country star Kaitlyn Baker.
The Crooked Road Music Series takes place each Thursday at Heartwood. The series features youth artists each 2nd Thursday along with open jams on the 1st, 3rd, 4th (and 5th) Thursdays to showcase Southwest Virginia performers. The Crooked Road Music Series is sponsored by Heartwood, Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development, Virginia Commission for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts.
Heartwood: Southwest Virginia’s Artisan Gateway is located off I-81 at Exit 14 in Abingdon, VA, and features food, music, and craft of Southwest Virginia. Admission to the concert is free and donations will be accepted for Crooked Road Traditional Music Education Program (TMEP).
More information can be found at The Crooked Road website, www.thecrookedroad.org, and at www.heartwoodvirginia.org. For additional information, please call (276) 492-2409 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.