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Abingdon Crooked Road Music Fest Takes the Stage October 5-7!

The first weekend in October, the air will be filled with the sounds of bluegrass and traditional music in Abingdon as The Crooked Road: Virginia’s Music Heritage Trail and the Town of Abingdon team up to host this first ever … Continue reading

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The Abingdon Crooked Road Music Fest, Part 2

The Crooked Road’s, Jack Hinshelwood, and WEHC 90.7 FM’s, Richard Graves, continue their conversation about The Abingdon Crooked Road Music Fest in today’s podcast, which you can hear via this link. The Abingdon Crooked Road Music Fest, Part 2 Back … Continue reading

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The Abingdon Crooked Road Music Festival

WEHC 90.7 FM Station Manager, Richard Graves, caught up with Jack Hinshelwood, Executive Director of The Crooked Road, about the first-ever Abingdon Crooked Road Music Festival on today’s Cultural Heart of Southwest Virginia: Authentic, Distinctive, Alive radio show. Hear a podcast … Continue reading

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Foraging About Laughing Water Farm in Marion

Drawn primarily to the notion of foraging the mountains of Appalachia for lavender, chamomile, various and sundry greens, and culinary ‘shrooms, I found myself welcomed into the inner-circle of Antoinette Goodrich, the soft-spoken and gracious, bespectacled and silver-haired owner of … Continue reading

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The Crooked Road Open Jams at Heartwood

I was lucky enough to grow up around musicians and, even though I was never any good at it, took guitar lessons as a child. People who could just pick up an instrument and play always astounded me, handicapped as … Continue reading

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Mines to Wines

Not long after moving to Southwest Virginia, I happened upon the 13th Annual Mid-Atlantic Garden Faire in Abingdon, where I had the good fortune of sitting in on a discussion called “Mines to Wines” led by Suzanne Lawson and her son, David. … Continue reading

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