Mountains of Music Homecoming: Sugar Run Band

We had a lovely evening at Pearisburg during the Mountains of Music Homecoming when hearing Sugar Run Band. Mike and Bonnie Johnson are members of Old Dominion Blacksmith Association. My husband and I are members too. At June’s event, we sat with them and enjoyed visiting. We discovered that Bonnie is a singer, song writer, bass player for Sugar Run Band, machinist, and blacksmith. My comment to her, “Wow! What else do you do?”

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Her reply, “Cook and clean.”

Mike Johnson is a singer, banjo player for Sugar Run Band, electrician, and blacksmith.

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Enjoy one of their songs at this YouTube link: https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=Zl89u6Ef35M&feature=em-upload_owner Continue reading

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Mountains of Music Homecoming: Whitetop Mountain Band

For the past week, we have enjoyed Mountains of Music Homecoming along Southwest Virginia’s Crooked Road.

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To start things off, we heard our favorite bluegrass band, Whitetop Mountain Band, at Chateau Morrisette.

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My favorite part was at the end when Martha and Debbie danced. Debbie thought she was finished dancing until a gentleman in the audience joined her for some flat footin’. To see movie, go to: https://youtu.be/mfSC6nYoA8s

For more information, visit mtnsofmusic.com