Wytheville Community College (WCC) is pleased to announce its free monthly Bluegrass and Old-Time Jamboree at 7 p.m. on Saturday, September 17, 2022.
The Jamboree will be held in the William F. Snyder Auditorium on the WCC campus located at 1000 East Main Street, Wytheville.
Adam McPeak and Mountain Thunder will perform first at 7 p.m. McPeak is a next-generation bluegrass mandolin player who has previously performed with the well-known McPeak Brothers. Adam’s father, Mike McPeak, performs with his son. Other band members include Lindsey Jackson on vocals, Steve Chrisley on the banjo, and David Chrisley on the bass. The band plays bluegrass and gospel music
The Crooked Road Ramblers take the stage at 8 p.m. The old-time band is from Southwest Virginia and is steeped in the traditional music of the Blue Ridge. This award-winning band has played at the Carter Family Fold, the Wayne Henderson Festival, Houstonfest, and many other venues across Virginia and North Carolina. They were also named the Old Time Instrumental Group of the Year at the 2014 Blue Ridge Acoustic Uprising. The band was founded by fiddler Kilby Spencer, originally from Whitetop. The band includes John Perry on guitar, Donald Hill on guitar and vocals, Karen Carr on bass and vocals, Wayne Dye on mandolin and vocals, and Kelley Breiding on banjo.
Seating for the event is available on a first-come, first-served basis. The event is free and open to the public; however, donations will be accepted to help defray the travel expenses of the bands.