Music briefs

Jessica Fischer • Jun 21, 2013 at 11:07 AM

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Lunch on the Lawn series

The Southwest Virginia Museum Historical State Park in Big Stone Gap, Va., will continue its “Lunch on the Lawn” series at noon, June 21 with a performance by Jordan Allen. Guests may bring their own lunch or pre-order one from the museum. To order a lunch, call (276) 523-1322 by 9 a.m. the day of the program. Cost is $5 for the meal; program is free.

Erwin Kiwanis Campfire Program

The Kiwanis Club of Erwin and the Cherokee National Forest Service will present the 20th annual series of the Campfire Programs at the Rock Creek Recreation Area Amphitheater, near Erwin at 8 p.m. every Friday from through Aug. 9. The programs will include a variety of local country, bluegrass and contemporary Christian music groups. Admission is free.

Singing on the Mountain

The 89th annual Singing on the Mountain will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., June 23 at Grandfather Mountain near Linville, N.C. Tim Greene will host the event this year. Scheduled to perform are the Chuck Wagon Gang, John’s River Quartet, Michael Combs, Terry Warren, The Cockman Family, Ernie Couch and Revival, Patricia Smith and Abundance Ministries, The Gospel Enforcers and The Greenes. Guest speaker will be Will Graham, grandson of Billy Graham. Event is free and open to the public. For more information, visit www.grandfather.com.

MECC’s Mountain Music School

Mountain Empire Community College in Big Stone Gap, Va., is accepting applications for the ninth annual Mountain Music School, set for July 22-26 on the college’s campus. Students ages 10 and older will learn to play an instrument of their choice. Students can also choose from several workshops, including mountain dance, harmony singing and voice. Students who do not have their own instruments will be provided one for the week at no additional cost. Registration is $150, which includes lunch each day and a T-shirt. Classes are held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., daily. Scholarships are available. For more information, call (276) 523-7489 or www.mountainmusicschool.org.

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