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Volume 26, Number 6 — June 2019

Music on the Lawn returns to Abingdon

March 17, 2015

ABINGDON, VA The front lawn of The Martha Washington Inn will once again be filled with music this spring, with the third annual Music on the Lawn series. The free concerts are presented by Abingdon Music Experience, and take place every Sunday afternoon, rain or shine, from April 12 through May 17. All performances are free and open to the public.

The 2015 line-up features a mix of swing, bluegrass, jazz and old-time music from the TriCities and Roanoke. The Blue Ridge Trio, Jazz Doctors, Le Hotclub de BigLick, Rootstone Jug Band, Rose Sisters and the ETSU String Band will perform. For a full listing of dates, visit

Music on the Lawn is a family-friendly event that is open to all. The concerts are free, and guests are encouraged to bring a picnic or pick up a boxed lunch from The Martha or another Abingdon restaurant and enjoy it during the show. In case of rain, concerts will be held inside The Martha at The Backstage. Free parking is available at The Martha.

Music on the Lawn is in its third year. The series was created by Abingdon Music Experience, which presents music throughout the year, from the January Jams at Barter Theatre, to the summer Thursday Jams series, held at the Market Pavilion in Abingdon.

Admission is free for the concert series. For more information, contact Special Events Coordinator Sara Saavedra Cardinale at 276-676-2282 or

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