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History of Bluegrass Music Lecture and Demonstration
Venue: Historic Smithfield, Blacksburg
Directions: Google Map Link
Date: Sunday, August 7, 2022
Time: 2:00 - 4:00 PM
Event Types: Music, Class
Blacksburg Town Resident: $15.00 Non Resident: $20.00

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Historic Smithfield presents a History of Bluegrass Music Lecture and Demonstration on Sunday, August 7, 2022.

Participants will learn about the history of music in the Appalachian region, hear demonstrations of various instruments (banjo, guitar, dulcimer, autoharp, cello) and see how stylistic techniques evolved and changed over time. Led by Steward Scales, instructor for Virginia Tech's Geography of Appalachia course.

The cost is $15.00 for Town of Blacksburg residents or $20.00 for non-residents.

To register online, through Blacksburg Parks & Rec, visit:

Open to ages 16 & up.

For more information about Historic Smithfield, visit: or or call 540-231-3947.

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