Thursday, August 2, 2012

Americana August Music Series in Mount Pleasant

Two of the three shows in this series will be held in the heart of Mount Pleasant. And all shows will be house shows; very cool. Love the name, too: Americana August. From the organizers:

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"Americana August First Evening: On August 3 at 8pm at the Scooby Doo Mansion at (3423 Oakwood Terrace NW), we will be featuring Lulu Mae from Nashville, TN with local artist Wendell KimbroughAmericana Extras: Homemade pie baking contest! Bring your favorite homemade pie to share and enter to win a surprise Americana treasure (and the title and fame to go with it!). Cover charge is $10. Event page.

Americana August Lunch and Bluegrass: On August 4 at 11:30am at the Scooby Doo Mansion (3423 Oakwood Terrace NW), we will be featuring The Honey Dewdrops from Charlottesville, VA and a visit from a surprise DC Food Truck! Event page.

Americana August Culminating Evening: On August 9 at 8pm at Cellar Door (826 7th St. NE) we will be featuring Jill Andrews from Knoxville, TN. Americana Extras: Free ice cream treats for each attendee. Cover charge is $25. Event page.

In the spirit of American hospitality, the first twenty people to buy their bundle package tickets via PayPal ($35 for all three days) will receive Americana August memorabilia, VIP seating, and a beer at each show. (Paypal page here) We hope to see you there!"
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Check out the individual event pages for more information on each performer and other details. In a month which seems to see fewer fun, creative, and locally run activities than others, this is a welcome series. And right in out backyards, too.