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Damascus Old Mill Music Fest
Damascus Old Mill Inn, 4:00 AM-11:00 PM
This new festival will include outside food trucks, a craft beer garden, and an indoor artisan marketplace. The music starts at 4:00 p.m. on Friday with a grand finale concert at 8:00 p.m. by the reigning IBMA “Entertainers of the Year” Balsam Range. Event extras include a youth program performance at 6:00 p.m. on Friday by Scott County JAMS. On Saturday, the music begins at 2:00 pm with a grand finale concert at 8:00 pm by 5-time IBMA Male Vocalist of the Year Russell Moore & IIIrd Tyme Out.
The festival will take place on the grounds of the lovely Damascus Old Mill Inn adjacent to the scenic mill dam on Laurel Creek. The music will be outdoors under a tent, so bringing a lawn chair or blanket is recommended. A limited number of seats will be provided.
The Boys take the stage Saturday at 2:00 p.m. These southwest Virginia natives mix old-time mountain influences with modern styles.
The Church Sisters' mesmerizing music starts at 4:00 p.m. Originally from Dickinson County, VA, their roots extend through Bluegrass and Gospel.
At 6:00 p.m., two-time IBMA award winner Volume Five performs, sharing their bluegrass sound that has earned them critical acclaim from media, radio, and their peers.