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Susan Greenbaum to Perform in Middleburg

July 17, 2014 by Blue Ridge Leader filed under Behind the Scenes, Lifestyle No Comments
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The Bluemont Concert Series is proud to present Susan Greenbaum on Saturday, July 26 for the last of our four Saturday evening concerts in Middleburg. The concert begins at 7:30 p.m. The Middleburg concerts are now held at the Middleburg Community Center baseball field, located at 300 West Washington Street.

Admission is $5 per person, $4 for Bluemont Friends and seniors, $2 for kids under twelve; proceeds go to support Bluemont’s year-round Artist-in-Education program in area schools. Concertgoers are encouraged to bring a lawn chair or a blanket to sit on, and a picnic to enjoy before the show. As at all Bluemont concerts, pets, alcohol or smoking are not allowed. In bad weather, concerts will be held indoors at the Sheila C. Johnson Performing Arts Center, located at The Hill School, 130 South Madison Street in Middleburg.

Susan Greenbaum delights audiences with her powerful and versatile voice, her lively combination of acoustic rock and pop music, and her energetic onstage presence. Based out of Richmond, the Susan Greenbaum Band has won recognition for its intelligent lyrics, beautiful melodies, and catchy hooks. Greenbaum is a songwriter as well as a singer and has received Finalist awards in both the John Lennon Songwriting Contest and the U.S.A. Songwriting Contest.

Bluemont relies on more than 1,000 volunteers each summer to ensure that performances go smoothly, and on the support of local businesses and community organizations. If you would like to volunteer this summer, please call Virginia Winsatt at 540-955-8186 or e-mail her at virginia@bluemont.org. Businesses interested in sponsoring a Bluemont concert are encouraged to call Lily Dunning at 540-955-8186 or e-mail her at lily@bluemont.org.

Presented by the Bluemont Concert Series, this popular program is made possible by a successful public/private partnership with the Town of Middleburg, the County of Loudoun, the Virginia Commission for the Arts, the National Endowment for the Arts, Wells Fargo Advisors, Loudoun Mutual Insurance Company, The Gerald and Paula McNichols Family Foundation, Middleburg Bank, Dominion Foundation, Target, and Walmart.

Partners and major donors from the private sector include more than 250 local businesses and 1,200 friends and families. The Middleburg concerts are part of Bluemont’s award-winning program that brings 350 cultural programs to schools, communities and healthcare facilities in 80 communities in northwest and central Virginia each year.

This summer, Bluemont will present more than 40 concerts in eight communities in northwest and central Virginia including: Ashland, Culpeper, King George, Fredericksburg, Leesburg, Middleburg, Warrenton and Winchester. We welcome you to visit any of the other Bluemont concert sites. For complete schedules, directions and more information call the Bluemont office at 540-955-8186 or visit www.bluemont.org.

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