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Beats on the Basin: Pimps of Joytime

Three bands for FREE in one night? Yep. Not sure what’s gotten into us, but I am sure you’ll thank us for it later. From a blue-grass tinged joyride straight out of the 80s, to filthy harmonica solos rooted in Appalachia, to the funky “groove machine” that is Pimps of Joytime, there’s bound to be something to get you up and moving!

The Allegheny Echoes Summer Workshops

Allegheny Echoes is the concept of a group of West Virginia musicians and writers who wish to promote, support, preserve, and teach their own art without distracting influences. Their goal is to provide an accurate representation of West Virginia art that is not packaged and altered to appeal to a specific market. There is a strong emphasis placed on West Virginia tradition with an overall look toward the embracing Appalachian culture. The Summer Workshops offer a chance for students of all ages and abilities to come together to learn, appreciate, and enjoy our West Virginia ways.

Beats on the Basin: The Floorboards

The Floorboards are an Appalachian roots rock ensemble hailing from the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia. Known for marrying rock and roll and country roots with the sights and sounds of Southern Mountain towns, the Floorboards have quickly become a staple in the roots music scene and are branching out with purpose.

Beats on the Basin: Dangermuffin

You loved these guys so much in summer, we decided to bring them back! Dangermuffin is the perfect combination of Appalachian influence mixed with the salty vibes of Carolina’s coast. Their latest album plays like a sacred scroll of sage wisdom set to the laid-back roots-based sounds they’ve built their national following upon. You have to hear this one for yourself.

Weekly Session at Sam’s Uptown Lounge

An open jam session for string band musicians and their friends who are open to all styles of music than can be shared through Appalachian roots music.