2019 Friday Night Out Concert Series with The Java Brothers
Venue: Henderson Lawn, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg
Organizations: Summer Arts Festival, The Java Brothers
Date: Friday, July 12, 2019
Time: 6:00 - 7:30 PM
Event Types: Music
Cost: Free
Description:
The Summer Arts Festival continues their 2019 Summer Arts Festival and Friday Night Out Concert Series with music from The Java Brothers on Friday, July 12, 2019 on Henderson Lawn located off of College Avenue in downtown Blacksburg, VA.

The Java Brothers bluegrass band is from Radford, Virginia and was born out of the The Java Brothers grew out of Radford’s Monday Night Fiddle & Banjo Jam. They are progressive, but pretty much only to the extent that they'll play new songs as hard driving bluegrass with some rock 'n roll vibes.

They love Bill Monroe, the Stanley Brothers, The Seldom Scene, JD Crowe, Tony Rice, Jimmy Martin, Sam Bush, the Country Gentlemen, the Beatles, the Stones, and all the greats. The Java Brothers have a fun live show that mixes standard Bluegrass and Newgrass with fiery original tunes.

The Java Brothers have become Radford’s house band however they’ve played dances, festivals, brew pubs, and church services all over Southwest Virginia.

Links:

https://www.facebook.com/Java-Brothers-160360930671604/
https://www.reverbnation.com/javabrothers

Bring your lawn chairs, blankets, picnics, and families for a warm summer evening of music. All are welcome!

With the joint efforts of Virginia Tech's School of Performing Arts and the Town of Blacksburg, the 2019 Summer Arts Festival that features live music, art exhibits, live theatre events, classic movies and summer festivals in downtown Blacksburg, VA. This summer marks the 28th year of this cultural and entertaining festival for the Virginia Tech Campus and the New River Valley.

Admission to all events is free.

In case of rain, the concert will be moved inside to the Squires Old Dominion Ballroom located inside the Squires Student Center.

Henderson Lawn is located at the corner of Main Street and College Avenue in downtown Blacksburg, VA.

For more information, visit: https://vtnews.vt.edu/articles/2019Orquesta Tropikiimba performs Afro-Cuban (Salsa), Vallenato, Bachata, Merengue, Calypso, Soca, Zouk, Hi-Life, Soukous (Afro-Pop), Kalinda and the list go on and on! Orquesta Tropikiimba is one of few authentic Afro-Caribbean Orchestras in the Virginia, Maryland, and Washington D.C. area. Many of the band members are from countries such as Cuba, Puerto Rico, Venezuela, Panama, Colombia, Mexico, Dominican Republic, St. Thomas and the United States.

There's so much more to the music of the Caribbean Islands than what most people perceive. Each style is distinctly different and more exciting than the next. Tropikiimba's specialty is Afro-Latino music which is guaranteed to get people on their feet and dancing. For example: Salsa, Timba, Songo, Bolero, Danzon, Cha Cha Cha, Charanga, Rumba, Bachata, Merengue and Vallenato. The band can also play other Afro-Caribbean styles if needed for special events.

Link: https://www.tropikiimba.com//05/sopa-summerartsfestival2019.html or https://www.performingarts.vt.edu/summer-arts-festival or call 540-231-5921.
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