Gladys Knight & The Pips, Smokey Robinson & The Miracles, Diana Ross & The Supremes, Motown & Wild Wednesdays – exciting, toe-tapping pairings for our grand finale week!
Wild Wednesday III: Shredding with the Strings – Rock & Roll Throughout the Ages with Rachel Barton Pine
Super-star violinist Rachel Barton Pine, the Czigany Quartet, and special guests take the audience on an unexpected tour of all things metal, bridging Shostakovich and Paganini with Led Zeppelin and Metallica. That’s right – even classical music has its rock and roll moments!
John Winn returns to the Mountain to celebrate two jazz giants: Tony Bennett and Duke Ellington. Special guests include Charlottesville’s favorite jazz trumpeter John D’earth and Tony Bennett’s long-time bassist, Paul Langosch.
Step back in time to the ‘40s and ‘50s with an old-fashioned radio show, combining stories, music, and more. Featuring The Richard Williams Trio (2018 Virginia Commission for the Arts Touring Artist) and Wintergreen Festival Artists. Mike Goldberg, host of Richmond’s WCVE Music, a Community Idea Station, will be our guest emcee for this memorable evening!
Gladys Knight & The Pips, Smokey Robinson & The Miracles, Diana Ross & The Supremes, Motown & Wild Wednesdays – exciting, toe-tapping pairing5 for our grand finale week!
Funny, charming, disarming, and oh, so talented, Scott Wichmann presents a cabaret-style evening weaving the best of Broadway with tales of life on the stage. You will instantly fall in love with this US Navy Reservist/TV Star.
Robert Jospé and his jazz ensemble perform classics such as “Autumn Leaves,” “Beautiful Love,” and “Summertime,” sharing the songs that got them started!
Singer-songwriter Susan Greenbaum relives tunes of her youth and shares her newest song! Be one of the first to find out why Susan will be “Young ’Til the Day I Die.”
Join Richmond’s Kelli Strawbridge and his band Shinola Brown for an evening of traditional Motown favorites as well as a few more modern surprises. Bring your dancing shoes, and get ready to enjoy the “sound that changed America”!
Featured on NPR’s Tiny Desk Concerts, River Whyless is a creative, exciting new band from Asheville, North Carolina. The band combines the old-fashioned sounds of bluegrass and folk with more modern sensibilities. From its website: “River Whyless is a band much like that titular body of water – a mingling of currents, a flow of time and physical space, all brought together in a murmuring sense of purpose.” What does this mean? Well, come and find out!
Baritone Bob McDonald offers a concert of Broadway favorites. Take a walk down memory lane as he sings some of the greatest songs of musical theater, including a tribute to John Raitt. Songs from Carousel, Oklahoma!, The Pajama Game, and more will have you tapping your toes and singing your own joyful Wintergreen song!
Virginia Commission for the Arts Touring Artists
Virginia’s favorite singer-songwriter
Celebrate the start of the 2015 Wintergreen Summer Music Festival and be among the first to sign up for the 2015-16 WPA à la Carte parties and activities! As always, black tie optional and golf attire perfectly acceptable. Reservations are required.