West End Wednesdays with David Wax Musuem
Venue: Glencoe Mansion, Museum & Gallery, Radford
Organizations: David Wax Museum
Date: Wednesday, August 8, 2018
Time: 5:00 - 8:00 PM
Event Types: Music, Food, Drink Specials, Miscellaneous, Family Friendly
Cost: Free
Description:
The West End Wednesdays continue with David Wax Museum on Wednesday, August 8, 2018 on the lawn of the Glencoe Mansion, Museum & Gallery in Radford, VA.

Radford's Free & Family Friendly concert series brings live music from David Wax Museum. Relax on the grassy nook of the Glencoe Mansion with family and friends. The event is kid friendly, lawn chain friendly and dog friendly!

David Wax Museum is a Mexo-Americana band based in Charlottesville, Virginia.

"Suz and I started this band as friends," says David Wax, "but now we’re married and have a child and have our family on the road with us. The stakes are different."

The roots of David Wax Museum stretch back nearly a decade, and all the way from New England to Mexico. As a student at Harvard, Wax began traveling south of the border to study and immerse himself in the country’s traditional music and culture. Back in Boston, he met fiddler/singer Suz Slezak, whose love of traditional American and Irish folk music fused with Wax’s Mexo-Americana into a singular, energetic blend that captivated audiences and critics alike.

Their 2010 breakout performance at the Newport Folk Festival made them the most talked-about band of the weekend, with NPR hailing them as “pure, irresistible joy.” They released a trio of albums that earned escalating raves everywhere from SPIN and Entertainment Weekly (who described them as sounding “like Andrew Bird with a Mexican folk bent”) to the New York Times and The Guardian (which dubbed the music “global crossover at its best”).

Links:

http://www.davidwaxmuseum.com/
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https://www.twitter.com/davidwaxmuseum
https://www.youtube.com/user/woodvalleyway/videos
https://www.instagram.com/davidwaxmuseum/

On site food, desserts, craft beer, and local vendors! Please leave your coolers at home.

West End Wednesdays is free and open to the public, we thank YOU, our community for your kind donations - they help keep this event going each summer!

Special Thanks to our sponsors Bart Castleberry, Realtor and Jennifer Bondurant, Realtor - specializing in buying, selling, and renting in the NRV!

For more information, visit: https://www.facebook.com/RadfordWEW/.
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