Cover by Alex Beck
The Steel Wheels
Going from simple picking sessions at the local cafe to hosting their own annual music festival, these touring Americana heroes have seen the growth of the Shenandoah Valley mirror their own.
Virginia Ska Fest
Three bands reflect on what it means to keep a scene alive for the long haul, skanking all the way.
Featuring Young Scum, Eternal Summers, The Judy Chops, Neat Sweep, and Space-Saver.
Mount Airy Bluegrass Festival
When the music’s in your blood, you’ve got to keep the party going. For this Northern Neck couple, that meant bringing the show to their own backyard.
By using her art to confront one of the most daunting, yet least understood, problems of our time, this designer hopes to raise awareness—and funding—for an organization working towards solutions.