The 36th Annual Wammie Music Awards

Presented by The Musicianship, The Wammie Awards show is aimed at recognizing DC, Maryland, and Virginia-based artists and musicians for their artistic works and community impact across our region.

April 20, 2024 | 5PM – 11PM | Tysons

2024 Legends of Grayson Old-Time Weekend

Celebrate Grayson County’s old-time music heritage, honoring E.C. & Orna Ball and Jessie Lovell & Evelyn Farmer.

April 5–6, 2024 | Independence

Affrolachian Music with Dr. Dena Jennings

Join us at Carysbrook Performing Arts Center for an evening with Dr. Dena Jennings, mentor artist in our 2023–24 Folklife Apprenticeship Program.

February 24, 2024 | 7PM | Fluvanna County

Radio Bristol’s Farm and Fun Time

For this special Farm and Fun Time® episode, two Bristol duos join Bill and the Belles: Bluegrass sweethearts Linda and David Lay and traditional mountain ballad singer Elizabeth Laprelle and her student in our Virginia Folklife Apprenticeship Program, Elsa Howell.

October 14, 2023 | 5:15PM – 6:30PM | Richmond

Kadencia Live at WTJU

Kadencia is a Richmond-based Bomba/Plena ensemble dedicated to playing, promoting, and preserving Afro-Puerto Rican music.

September 16, 2023 | 8PM – 9PM

Music from the Crooked Road

Join us in celebrating the 20th anniversary of the creation of the Crooked Road, southwest Virginia’s “heritage music trail.”

March 23, 2024 | 7:30PM | Vienna