Tag Archives: The Crooked Road

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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Explore the Trails of Dickenson County!

During the Heartwood Ambassador Tour of Dickenson County in August, we also noted the regional trails that are a part of Dickenson County.   I have described a little about the regional trails and hope you will travel over our way … 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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Save the Date! First-ever Crooked Road Music Festival Oct 5-7

The Crooked Road, in partnership with the Town of Abingdon, will hold the first ever three-day music festival devoted to telling the story of The Crooked Road: Virginia’s Heritage Music Trail. On October 5th-7th, 2012, the rich history and musical … Continue reading

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Explore Abingdon

One of the first things my husband did to introduce me to my new Southwest Virginia home, a little over four years ago, was to treat me to a night at The Martha complete with drinks at The Tavern, dinner … Continue reading

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A Conversation with Dr. Ralph Stanley

Folklorist, long-time director and current chairman of the National Council for Traditional Arts, and Library of Congress Living Legend award recipient, Joe Wilson, talks with his long-time friend, the acclaimed Dr. Ralph Stanley, on today’s Cultural Heart of Southwest Virginia: … Continue reading

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Driving Lessons on The Crooked Road

by David Smith, Manassas, Virginia My teenage son and I recently took a trip of a lifetime on The Crooked Road. You see, the trip it was to improve his driving skills a week before he was to take his … Continue reading

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