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Reverend Sparks and the Jubilee

March 13 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

$12 – $15

Rev. Sparks + the Jubilee is a duo comprised of Jake Blount and Mason Via.  Formed during a time of great change for Blount, Via and the world at large, Rev. Sparks is a project intended to demonstrate what young people can accomplish when they come together across difference and work toward a common goal; in this case, the goal is to have fun.  Blount and Via, both vocalists and multi-instrumentalists, have become known in old-time music circles for their warmth, vigor and youthful energy.  As Rev. Sparks + the Jubilee, the two pour their natural verve into exhilarating performances on banjo, fiddle, guitar and voice.

Jake Blount (Ithaca, NY) has performed and recorded with acclaimed fiddler Tatiana Hargreaves and The Moose Whisperers, a decorated and internationally-touring old-time band.  He has also served as a performer and guest lecturer on old-time music at numerous colleges, museums and universities.  Mason Via (Swannanoa, NC) grew up immersed in bluegrass and old-time music, and has accumulated numerous awards for performances in both genres.  He performs solo and with several ensembles, including the bluegrass quintet Hot Trail Mix, the Mason Via Funk Band, and multiple duo projects.  For this performance, they will be joined by Clarke Williams (Asheville, NC), a multi-instrumentalist best known for his work with Jenny and the Hog Drovers, an internationally-touring old-time ensemble.

Learn more about the musicians at:

http://www.jakeblount.com

http://www.masonvia.com

 

Details

Date:
March 13
Time:
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cost:
$12 – $15
Event Category:

Organizer

The Front Porch
Phone:
434-242-7012
Website:
https://frontporchcville.org/

Venue

The Front Porch
221 East Water Street
Charlottesville , VA 22902 United States
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Phone:
434-242-7012
Website:
www.frontporchcville.org