Add a tweet by actor Tom Hanks to the list of glowing reviews for Beth Macy's "Factory Man."
Perhaps the reason they describe their sound as “Appalachiacana bluegrass” is because old-time/rock-‘n’-roll/blues/Appalachian/Americana/bluegrass just doesn’t roll off the tongue.
One thing I’ve learned since moving to Roanoke is that this city loves country music. It is everywhere, from sold-out civic center shows to the background music at retail establishments.
When former Lynchburger Adam Sullivan headed for the bright lights of New York City in 2007, he, unlike so many other ambitious singer/songwriters, apparently “did not want to be a star.”
I’ve never seen the Academy of Fine Arts' Warehouse Theatre so transformed in my nearly 10 years of writing about the arts here.