Lunch on the Lawn with Richard Phillips & Friends June 11
Big Stone Gap, VA — The Southwest Virginia Museum Historical State Park host its first “Lunch on the Lawn” music series for the 2021 season on Friday, June 11 at Noon, featuring Richard Phillips and Friends.
Richard Phillips and Friends consists of Richard, Bill Smith and Tommy Clements. Bill and Tommy are multi-instrumentalists with many years’ experience playing all types of music. Bill has toured as a professional musician all over the U.S. and overseas and currently teaches old time music in the JAMS program. Tommy got his musical start as a teen-ager playing in “The Trail of the Lonesome Pine.” Richard is a singer/songwriter who has recorded eight studio albums of his original music. He has played in many local festivals and events and currently teaches at the Mountain Music School summer program at Mountain Empire Community College. The band’s collaboration on traditional songs. Americana songs and original tunes keep audiences interested and excited. This is truly a unique group playing-“uncommonly good music”-which pleases audiences wherever they perform. Their latest recording is entitled “Imaginary Music.”
The “Lunch on the Lawn” event is free and open to the public. Visitors may bring their own lunch, or purchase lunch from a local food truck (TBA).
The park will comply with the state Covid 19 regulations in place at the time the program is offered.
For more information, please call the Southwest Virginia Museum Historical State Park at 276/523-1322.
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