6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, January 16
Ukulele Jam Session with Linda Cory and friends at Mill Mountain Coffee & Tea at 4309 Starkey Road.
Come on out and bring your ukulele to jam with (or listen to) Linda Cory and friends from 6 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 16.
No sign up required, and bring sheet music if you’d like!
For more information, visit www.facebook.com/MillMountainCoffeeStarkey
7 to 9 p.m. Monday, January 21
Flaky Biscuits, a string band that plays an eclectic assortment of Celtic, Old Time, Blue Grass, and Gospel, will make their debut at Mill Mountain Coffee & Tea at 4309 Starkey Road.
Flaky Biscuits features Carolyn Day, Jeff Phillips,Luke Poore, Mark Poore, Hannah Robbins and Amy Rockhill on the mandolin, guitar, hammered dulcimer, clawhammer banjo, upright bass, and fiddle, respectively.
For more on their music, visit their website at www.flakybiscuits.info For more on Mill Mountain Coffee & Tea, find us at www.facebook.com/MillMountainCoffeeStarkey
7 to 9 p.m.Thursday, January 24
The Poorhouse Pepsteppers and The McKenzies will play from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, January 24 at the Mill Mountain Coffee & Tea at 4309 Starkey Road.
The Poorhouse Pepsteppers, trio Russ Harbaugh, Gary Holmgren, and Kevin Roberts on mandolin, banjo, fiddle, and guitar, are inspired by the singing and dance tunes of Appalachia. They sometimes play other instruments in various combinations and feature both individual and harmony vocals. For more on the Poorhouse Pepsteppers or to hear samples of their music, visit www.reverbnation.com/PoorhousePepsteppers
Woody and Marcia McKenzie play guitar, banjo, fiddle, mandolin, octave mandolin, penny whistle, recorder, concertina, bodhran, limberjack and feet! They have been playing together since they married in 1983. Woody builds stringed instruments, and we play some of his guitars, mandolins and fiddles. They are first and foremost musical performers offering a wide variety of traditional, folk, and original music & dance.
For more on the McKenzies or to hear samples of their music, visit Mckenziemusic.com. For more info. on events and specials at Mill Mountain Coffee & Tea Starkey, visit us at www.facebook.com/MillMountainCoffeeStarkey
7 to 9 p.m. Friday, February 1
The Deer Run Drifters will play from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday night, February 1 at the Mill Mountain Coffee & Tea at 4309 Starkey Road in Roanoke.
The Deer Run Drifters (DRD) is a stringed quintet from the small mountain town of Floyd, Virginia. The group, all from former bands of different genres came together in mid 2012 to play a more Folk/Bluegrass/Americana sound. They are currently working on their first album, hopefully to be released in early 2013. With the influence of the mountains and the moonshine, this band is not one to miss!
For more on The Deer Run Drifters or to hear samples of their music, visit www.reverbnation.com/DeerRunDrifters. For more on Mill Mountain Coffee & Tea – Starkey events and specials, visit www.facebook.com/MillMountainCoffeeStarkey
Submitted by Miranda Beck, Mill Mountain Coffee & Tea