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Whitetop Mountaineers,
Martha Spencer and Jackson Cunningham
              An old-time country music duo from the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia



Richmond Folk Festival! 

The Whitetop Mountaineers Will be performing at The Richmond Folk Festival this weekend, October 10-12, We will be playing on various stages all weekend.

Be sure to stop by the Union/University of Richmond Virginia Folklife Area for Sharing Living Traditions: Celebrating 25 Years of the Virginia Folklife Program At the Richmond Folk Festival. Jackson will be demonstrating guitar and fiddle making on saturday, as well was many great virginia craftspeople and performers.
For details of our show times as well as all the the great performers check out the official festival schedule here. This is one of our favorite festivals, we hope to see you there!


Ireland and UK Shows with Whitetop Mountain Band 

Hey ya'll,
We will be playing some shows in Ireland and UK during the month of September with the Whitetop Mountain Band. Below are list of dates so far, hope to see some friends over that way!

Friday, Sept. 5th- Seamus Ennis Cultural Centre, Naul, Fingal, Co. Dublin, Republic of Ireland
P: +353 (0)1 8020898        www.seamusenniscentre.com
Saturday, Sept. 6th- The Red Room, Cookstown, Co. Tyrone, Northern Ireland        +44 7747 120659 https://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Red-Room-Cookstown/182094201841726?sk=timeline
Sunday, Sept. 7th- Roadside Tavern, Kincora Road, Lisdoonvarna, Co. Clare, Republic of Ireland
www.roadsidetavern.ie +353 (0)65 707 4084
Tuesday, Sept. 9th – St. John’s Theatre, The Square, Listowel, Co. Kerry, Republic of Ireland
http://www.stjohnstheatrelistowel.com/         +068 22566
Thursday, Sept. 11th- The B Bar, Barbican Theatre, Castle St., Plymouth, Devon, UK PL1 2NJ
www.theb-bar.blogspot.com   +01752 242021
Friday-Sunday Sept. 12-14th- Cornish Bluegrass Festival, Hendra Holiday Park, Newquay Cornwall, England, UK                +44 1637 875778           www.cornishbluegrass.co.uk
Monday, Sept. 15th – The Bell Inn, 103 Walcot St, Bath BA1 5BW http://thebellinnbath.co.uk/       +01225 460426
Tuesday, Sept. 16th- Burnett’s Hill Chapel, Martletwy, Pembrokeshire SA67 8AX
http://www.burnettshill.co.uk/    + 01646-651725
Thursday, Sept. 18th- St. Ives September Festival, The Western Hotel, Gabriel St, St Ives, Cornwall TR26 2LU, United Kingdom          +44 1736 795277
Friday, Sept. 19th- The Square and Compass, Worth Matravers, Swanage, Dorset, UK
www.squareandcompasspub.co.uk        +01929 439229
Saturday, Sept. 20th- Bluegrass Plus Club, The Ninfield Memorial Hall, Ninfield, Nr Battle.
East Sussex TN33 9EE
http://www.bluegrass-plusclub.co.uk/upcomingevents.html      01424 893390
Sunday, Sept. 21st- The Green Note, 106 Parkway, London NW1 7AN, United Kingdom
+44 20 7485 9899         www.greennote.co.uk
Tuesday, Sept. 23rd- Anchor Inn, High Street, Wingham CT3 1BJ
01227 729392          http://theanchoratwingham.com/ 
Wednesday, Sept. 24th- Musically Monstrous Productions, Three Horseshoes, Chinnor Road, Towersey, UK OX39 3QY    http://www.musicallymonstrous.co.uk/       http://www.wegottickets.com/MusicallyMonstrous
Friday- Sunday, Sept. 26th-28th- Moniaive Michaelmas Bluegrass Festival, Moniaive, Scotland, UK   www.moniaivebluegrass.co.uk + 01848 200272 or 07740 856047

Martha Spencer instructional dance DVD 

Martha has put together an instructional Flat-Foot Dancing for Beginners DVD. Martha demonstrates a variety of flatfoot dance steps in an easy to learn method, with each step broken down into chapters, slow and fast, also features live music accompaniment and a brief history of the dance tradition of the area. You can purchase it at any of her dance workshops, at Whitetop Mountaineers, Whitetop Mountain Band shows, or, in our CD/downloads page.



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