News Maker Dennis Lynch on funds awarded SVMF

Shenandoah Valley Music Festival (SVMF) is preparing for another summer season of concerts.

The group just received one of largest financial boost in its history last week.

We spoke to the Festival’s President and Executive Director Dennis Lynch about it in our latest news maker.

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Dennis tells us how the record breaking amount of money was raised by the Festival’s guild.

He also tells us how easy it is to join the guild which has members all over the Shenandoah Valley.

Dennis also tells us of the events offered by the guild and how they support the 8 concerts each summer at Orkney Springs.

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Winchester resident opens for Don McLean at SVMF

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A Winchester resident is gracing the stage at the Shenandoah Valley Music Festival this weekend.

Meisha Herron is opening for Don McLean Saturday night in Orkney Springs with her own spin on some of your favorite hits as well as her own original songs.

She studied guitar at Columbia College Chicago and has been playing music for over 40 years.

In January, Meisha opened for Buddy Guy at his internationally acclaimed jazz and blues club “Legends” where she previously was a regular acoustic performer.

She first visited the Shenandoah Valley in 2019 and fell in love with the area’s vibrant music scene.

You can find Meisha playing at all your favorite wineries, breweries, and outdoor festivals.

She graced the stage of the Shenandoah Valley Music Festival in 2021 opening for the Four Tops and more recently with The Spinners.

Tickets are still available for the performance here.

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SVMF receives record breaking donation

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The Shenandoah Valley Music Festival Guild raised $25,000 for the Shenandoah Valley Music Festival following a great year of fundraising.

The Guild has served as the fundraising arm for the festival for 30 years while raising over $325,000 with this year’s contribution being the largest to date.

In 2020 and 2021, they raised a total of $34,000 combined as there fundraising efforts were hindered by the pandemic.

Money donated to the Shenandoah Valley Music Festival helps meet their ever increasing operating costs which includes promotion, operations, artist and venue fees, and music education programs.

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SVMF Fab Four Beatles Tribute show tickets on sale today 5/16

Shenandoah Valley Music Festival (SVMF) tickets for the Fab Four Beatles tribute band show go on sale today May 16.

The venue announced the show through their website as a July 23 show at the Shrine Mont Circle venue in Orkney Springs Virginia.

The Emmy Award winning foursome perform note for note renditions of the Beatles’ classics.

The Fab Four will take you through the Beatles’ years  both musically and through  costumes.

The Fab Four is just one of eight concerts scheduled this year which begin with Marty Stuart and his Fabulous Superlatives on July 22.

Shows this year include America, the Village People and the Spinners among others.

Other shows maybe added click here for updates additional information and tickets.

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Choir Members Needed

The Shenandoah Valley Music Festival needs choir members, and they invite all

soprano, alto, tenor, and bass volunteers to sing Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony with SVMC

and the Richmond Symphony Orchestra next summer!

Concert date in Saturday July 30, 2022 , in Orkney Springs, VA.

Rehearsals start June 21 at Bridgewater Church of the Brethren in Bridgewater.

Every Monday from 7:30-8:30 for six weeks leading up to the concert date.

To sign up visit https://musicfest.org

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News Maker with Dennis Lynch on SVMF

Today News Makers Dennis Lynch of the Shenandoah Valley Music Festival tells us about the start of the concert season tonight Jul. 23.

With shows from July 23rd to September 5th there is a show for everyone.

Dennis also tells us of special weekend getaways in Orkney Springs as well.

The entire interview is posted below.

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News Maker Tom Brislin of Kansas on the upcoming show SVMF

Today July 19th we’ll be speaking with Tom Brislin from Kansas.

The band is preparing for their July 31st show at the Shenandoah Valley Music Festival.

There are a total of 9 shows this year and you’ll find tickets and information at musicfest.org.

Tom tells what to expect from Kansas at the show on the 31.

Tom also talks about the future for Kansas and the music the band is bringing.

Here is Tom’s interview.

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SVMF announces Great North Mountain Music Getaway

Shenandoah Valley Music Festival (SVMF) is offering Great North Mountain Music getaways.

Tickets include discount concert along with one or two nights lodging and meals at Shrine Mont.

There is no online availability at Shrine Mont but you can make a reservation by calling (540) 856-2141.

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SVMF adds two new shows

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Two new shows have been added to the Shenandoah Valley Music Festival.

Grammy Award Winner Aoife O’Donovan with Carsie Blanton will perform July 30.

Hot Strings and Cool Breezes Minifest with the Steep Canyon Rangers and the Gibson Brothers have been added as well.

This year’s festival also features the Four Tops, Kansas, Classic Album Live performing Fleetwood Mac’s Rumors album.

Phil Vassar, Black Violin and the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band are also performing this year.

Tickets for all Shenandoah Valley Music Festival Shows at Orkney Springs are on sale now at musicfest.org.

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