OnStage Concert Series
Saturday September 3, 2022
THIS SHOW HAS MOVED INSIDE INTO THE MCGUIRE WOODS GALLERY
From dance inducing Old Time rhythms and foot stomping Irish melodies to hard-driving Bluegrass, Baltimore-based acoustic roots quartet Charm City Junction creates a fresh soundscape that keeps listeners on the edge of their seats wondering where they'll go next. Featuring fiddle, clawhammer banjo, button accordion and upright bass, this quartet isn’t afraid to take roots music to new places — but always with an eye on tradition. Formed in 2014, Charm City Junction has taken the acoustic music scene by storm performing around the country gaining high praise along the way for their high-energy, captivating and dynamic performances. Patrick McAvinue, 2017 IBMA Fiddle Player of the Year, takes charge with his virtuosic, powerful and musical approach to the fiddle. Clawhammer banjo wizard Brad Kolodner adds his playful, driving, melodic and groovy Old-Time touch. Sean McComiskey, soars through the tunes and fills the gaps with his soulful button accordion playing. The versatile bassist Alex Lacquement drives the train, locking everything together with his commanding and tasteful choices. Drawing from separate musical backgrounds, the four members have found a common ground on which to develop their unique approach. Since releasing their highly anticipated debut album Charm City Junction on Patuxent Music in the fall of 2015, they have performed prestigious festivals including Grey Fox, Old Songs, Bristol Rhythm & Roots, Delaware Valley Bluegrass Festival and an appearance at the Kennedy Center. They released their second full-length album, Duckpin, in the summer of 2018. The record debuted at #6 on the Billboard Bluegrass charts.
This performance will take place in the McGuire Woods Gallery locate in Building W16 of the Workhouse Arts Center. Tickets are available for purchase from $30 per person. Beer, wine, soft drinks, and snacks available for a la carte purchase in the venue.
Charm City Junction
Saturday September 3, 2022 at 7:30pm
Advance purchase is highly recommended, rates may increase as ticket sales progress.
Venue and seating will open 60 minutes prior to curtain. This venue is outdoors, within a large festival tent, and may be postponed if inclement weather occurs. If that occurs, ticketholders will be notified via email as early as decisions are made.
The 2021/22 Performing Arts Season is made possible in part with funding from the Shuttered Venue Operators Grant (SVOG)
Select performances in this series are partially supported by the Virginia Commission for the Arts and National Endowment for the Arts.