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Last years' WAMMIE nominees, King Street Bluegrass is a kickin' mix of Bluegrass, Folk/hippie era music, and country, with some spicy originals thrown in.

Quote from Bluegrass Spin Mag- "...their collective love of making music can't help but wash over the audiences...this band gets it right by producing just the right Blend of instrumentation and vocal harmonization to create a bluegrass sound that is pure magic to the ears-"--2014

At Breaux Vineyards BBQ and Bluegrass festival: Vicki proclaims December 10, 2014  Click here for video

"Mom & our group visiting Breaux Winery seven better on this day. Mom worked at the Dixie Pig on Richmond Hwy for many, many years until it closed. Lots of memories were brought back when listening to King Street Bluegrass playing & singing. Especially the "Dixie Pig"

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Decanter Wine Festival - Horse racing and wine!

Pimlico Race Track, 5201 Park Heights Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21215

 

We are playing the second date of two great days of Horse Racing and Wine! The Decanter festival runs both the 18th and the 19th, Either day you can make it you will have a memorable experience! Md Wineries Association link here: http://www.marylandwine.com/festivals/festivalsID/4870 Pimlico's webpage is here! http://www.pimlico.com/ "At Decanter, there truly is something for everyone! From live racing, betting, to seminars, to craft vendors and more, there isn’t much down-time at Pimlico Race Course" Join us for our fifth annual Decanter Wine Festival, set for the weekend of April 18-19, where we will celebrate the tradition of the growing wine industry as well as the legacy of horse racing here in Maryland. This weekend of fine wine tasting is perfectly complemented by the presence of our partner, the Maryland Jockey Club. And once again this year, we will be hosting a “best-dressed” contest for attendees with the best derby attire. So come dressed in your finest, most eye-catching derby wear!"

$30, access to entire festival, VIP is $50, Youth $20

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Alexandria Library, This years' All Alexandria Reads book: "Big Stone Gap" Adriana Trigiani

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Alexandria Library (Beatley Central Library), 5005 Duke Street, Alexandria, VA 22304

 

The book chosen for this years' All Alexandria Reads at the library: "Big Stone Gap" by Adriana Trigiani. Her great webpage is here! http://adrianatrigiani.com -We'll be playing Bluegrass tunes to complement this book, and definitely giving the nod to the type of music prevalent in the Big Stone Gap, Virginia area, The Stanley Brothers, the Carter Family, and the Old Time sound! Do come out and enjoy the library presentation and concert.

No charge, provided courtesy Alexandria Library

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Beer Garden show at Westover

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Westover Market, 5863 Washington Boulevard, Arlington, VA 22205

 

While sampling the great beer selection, We'll be cooking up a special show in this intimate setting just for you, with our lead vocalist Dan Rilko.

We think this Google review says it all: "...One of Arlington's best hidden gems. It is a local spot. Most of their customers walk from the surrounding neighborhood - and for good reason. Every day they serve up a selection of some of the best beer in Arlington. The selection rotates frequently, so the chances that you'll find something new are great. The bartenders are friendly and knowledgeable, and make fantastic recommendations. They have a great selection of standard bar fare, as well as more exotic specials such as the wild burger of the week (gator, boar, camel, etc.). The atmosphere is family friendly and there is often live music playing on the patio. You will see many families with young kids as well as the occasional dog hanging out on the other side of the fence (dogs are not allowed on the patio)."

NO cover, music provided by Westover Market

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"River Lost" song, about river preservation: WAMU Interview

Adventures

Journeys Podcast

We think most folks know our story, our origins in Cedar Run, Al Wilson moving back home to Dublin, Va, thus beginning our new band in 2008, King Street Bluegrass. Playing on the street, watching the Alexandria canines, and other scenery, while they listened to our music in Freddi's Alley, across from the Fish Market. Meeting our friends who would busk and jam with us on the street, soon becoming well known as their own bands, most notably Roger Hart's Alpha Dog Blues, and Split String Soup. Friends whoRead more
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