Tailgate Thursday summer music series returns this month! Kicking off May 23 and running through August 29, we'll fire up the grills every Thursday from 6 - 9 pm. Bring food to grill and enjoy a fun, laid back night at the vineyard. With free admission and live music on the patio, it's the perfect way to start your almost-weekend. Don't forget lawn games and picnic blankets! Dogs and children are welcome, and meat from Timbercreek Organics can be purchased by calling ahead. Check out our website and facebook page to stay on top of all the happenings at the vineyard. 

 

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05.23.13: KICK-OFFGALLATIN CANYON BAND  

A bluegrass band founded by local musicians Andy Thacker, Landon Fishburne and Ben Hernandez. Influenced by dozens of great bluegrass acts,  contemporary and from the past, the band focuses on masterful instrumentation, air-tight bluegrass arrangements and soaring vocal harmonics.

05.30.13BRYAN ELIJAH SMITH 

Smith is an Alternative-Americana musician based out of Harrisonburg, Va with a unique sound defined by raw energy & unabashedly genuine songwriting. With a catalog of over 500 original songs and years of touring, he is one worth not only listening to but also experiencing live. 

06.06.13PAULO FRANCO & TURTLE ZWALDO 

Franco and Zwaldo have each had a lifelong passion for music that has been influenced by everything from rock, blues and country to punk and ska. A crowd favorite, this duo always rocks and guarantees a good time.
  06.13.13

ELI COOK

 

Local blues legend Eli Cook returns for another solo set. As one reviewer notes, "his scarifying solo-country blues chill like a hellhound on your trail". He first began performing at age fifteen - now in his mid twenties, Eli continues to introduce the Blues to the listener of the new century.

 

 

  06.20.13

YANKEE DIXIE

 

Yankee Dixie combines the soulful Folk & Bluegrass roots of Tara Mills, the driving Punk & Country style of John Howard, and the rock and roll edge of Turtle Zwaldo to create a truly unique and original sound mixing modern day Americana, Folk & Bluegrass.

 

 

  06.27.13

TRAVIS ELLIOTT

 

Elliott has taken on songwriting subjects from love to spaceships, both badly in need of repair. He throws in unforgettable melodic hooks that keep you singing long after his performance has ended. From weekly gigs in his hometown of Charlottesville to national summer tours, Elliott is an artist that deserves attention.

 

 

 

07.04.13: 4TH OF JULY 

CHICKENHEAD BLUES BAND

 

Chickenhead Blues Band is Charlottesville's premiere boogie-woogie, up beat, rhythm and blues dance band! We're thrilled to have them at the vineyard to celebrate the Fourth as well as our 2nd anniversary!

 

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