Bluegrass band to perform

Published 9:59 am Friday, March 15, 2019

Willow Branch Bluegrass Band returns to Sharon Baptist Church for an evening of high-spirited bluegrass and gospel music on Saturday. This is a great opportunity for music lovers to hear why Willow Branch has twice been named Best Bluegrass Band by the Virginia Folk Music Association. The show features toe-tapping bluegrass favorites, original compositions, and soul-stirring gospel music; outstanding harmony vocals complimented by banjo, fiddle, guitar, mandolin, bass fiddle and Dobro. No admission fee; donations accepted to support the Sharon Baptist Church Fellowship Hall Building Fund.

Willow Branch performs extensively throughout Virginia and North Carolina, where they have a large and loyal following. Gayle and Robert Noble, residents of Buckingham County, founded Willow Branch more than 30 years ago, and with the band, have performed at the Grand Ole Opry’s Ryman Auditorium, the Virginia Governor’s Mansion, via cable and satellite to viewers of QVC television shopping network and at a celebration honoring medal winners of the 1996 U.S. Summer Olympic Team.

Soup and supper from 6-7 p.m.; concert 7-8:30 p.m., with ample seating for a large crowd. No admission fee.

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Sharon Baptist Church is located at 1627 Sharon Church Road, Scottsville (Rt. 622, Buckingham County), between Scottsville and Dillwyn; 1.5 miles from Route 20 intersection of Sharon Church Road and Glenmore Road.

For more information or to contact Willow Branch, go to www. willowbranchbluegrass. com or connect with Willow Branch on Facebook.