Events Archive

Archive of recent past performances. Older dates viewable on John’s Facebook page

2016 SCHEDULE

February 12, 8-11pm, The Breakfast Club – House Concert, Pembroke, VA. On the eve of Wilco’s Roanoke concert, the group will be performing ‘Yankee Hotel Foxtrot’ in addition to some other favorites.

March 6, 6-8:30pm, House Concert, Private PartyFayetteville, WV.

March 11, 6:30-7pm, Two-Penny Opera – BAM JAM130 Jackson, St, Blacksburg, VA.

March 17, 5-8pm, Completely Smashed Irish Band – Macado’s, Blacksburg, VA. Bring the family and celebrate St. Patrick’s Day.

March 17, 9pm-midnight, Completely Smashed Irish Band London Underground Pub, Blacksburg, VA. Come out for traditional and contemporary Irish music and songs, and get some corned beef and a pint of Guinness while you’re at it. Check out Completely Smashed on YouTube: https://youtu.be/8DqElWAZXFY

March 19, 8:00-11pm, Dot Dot Dash – Blacksburg Contra Dance, YMCA, Blacksburg, VA. A great evening of Contra Dance with Dot Dot Dash (check out DDD on YouTube: https://youtu.be/2P3boW6uZ5Q).

April 2, 10:30amSolo Guitar Show, London Underground Pub, Blacksburg, VA. Deep-tissue acoustic guitar and eclectic song selections in Blacksburg’s coolest pub.

April 7, 7-9:30pmSolo Guitar Show, Dogtown Roadhouse, Floyd, VA. Deep-tissue acoustic guitar and eclectic song selections in Floyd’s premiere music venue.

May 14, 7-9:30pmSolo Guitar Show, Gillie’s, Blacksburg, VA. Deep-tissue acoustic guitar and eclectic song selections in one of Blacksburg’s oldest eateries.

May 27, 9:00-9:30pm, Two-Penny Opera – BAM JAMRising Silo Farm Brewery, Blacksburg, VA.

June 18, 7pm – Two-Penny Opera – Newportfest, Newport Park, Newport, VA. John and RYZ Banjoist Joey Ritenour will bring an Americana set including classic country songs and ballads, folks tunes and popular songs arranged as bluegrass and gospel numbers.

August 17, 4:30-6:30pm, Private EventRadford, VA.

August 26, 8:20-8:50pm, Two-Penny Opera – BAM JAMRising Silo Farm Brewery, Blacksburg, VA.

September 10, 9:30-11:30amSolo Guitar Show, Our Daily Bread, Blacksburg, VA. Guitar music for brunch: acoustic, world, deep-tissue, classical and Americana.

September 17, 6pm – Private Event, Louisville, KY.

September 25, 10:30am – The Breakfast Club, London Underground Pub, Blacksburg, VA. The band performs Fleetwood Mac’s classic album ‘Rumours.’

September 29, 7-9:30pmSolo Guitar Show, Dogtown Roadhouse, Floyd, VA. Deep-tissue acoustic guitar and eclectic song selections in Floyd’s premiere music venue.

Friday, October 21, 7:30pm – BAM JAM – debuting some new material – 130 Jackson, St, Blacksburg, VA.

December 3, 7:30-10pm – Rule Of Thumb, Roanoke Contra Dance, Kirk Family YMCA, Roanoke, VA. A great evening of Contra Dance with the Dot Dot Dash’s Rule of Thumb lineup.

December 7, 8-9am – WUVT 90.7 FM, www.wuvt.vt.edu, Blacksburg, VA. Live on-air interview and performance during Joey Ritenour’s show.

December 17, 10:30amSolo Guitar Show, London Underground Pub, Blacksburg, VA. The annual holiday show featuring seasonal music, deep-tissue guitar and eclectic song selections in Blacksburg’s coolest pub.

 

2015 SCHEDULE

February 28, 7:30-10pm, Dot Dot Dash – Roanoke Contra Dancers, Kirk Family YMCA, Roanoke, VA. A great evening of Contra Dance with Dot Dot Dash (check out DDD on YouTube: https://youtu.be/2P3boW6uZ5Q).

March 17, 3-7pm, Completely Smashed Irish Band – Macado’s, Blacksburg, VA. Bring the family and celebrate St. Patrick’s Day.

March 17, 9pm-midnight, Completely Smashed Irish Band London Underground Pub, Blacksburg, VA. Come out for traditional and contemporary Irish music and songs, and get some corned beef and a pint of Guinness while you’re at it. Check out Completely Smashed on YouTube: https://youtu.be/8DqElWAZXFY

March 28, House Concert – Radford, VA. 

May 2, 11am-1:30pmLoCo Arts Fundraiser and Art Show, Newport Recreation Center, Newport, VA. Three sets of tunes, come out to hear some music and to check out the art show and other events happening throughout the day.

May 13, Music In Three Dimensions – Private Party, Radford, VA. 

May 23, 9:30-11:30pmRise and Shine, Our Daily Bread French Bistro/Cafe, Blacksburg, VA. Guitar music during brunch, come out for some great food and a beautiful spring morning.

July 11, 8-9am – WUVT Live Performance and Interview, WUVT Studios, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA. A re-schedule from earlier this spring. John will be talking to DJ Pete French and will perform a few tunes live. Blacksburg area residents can tune in to 90.7 FM to listen, and others from far and wide can visit http://www.wuvt.vt.org/ and click the ‘Listen Live’ button to listen online.

September 16, 8-9pm – Live performance on WUVT Local Zone, WUVT Studios, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA. DJ Summer Humphrey will host John on the long-running Local Zone radio show. Blacksburg area residents can tune in to 90.7 FM to listen, and others from far and wide can visit http://www.wuvt.vt.org/ and click the ‘Listen Live’ button to listen online. A recording of this broadcast appears below.

September 19, 10am-12pmWake-Up Call, London Underground Pub, Blacksburg, VA. Guitar music for brunch. Come out for a great breakfast, a great vibe and the best coffee in town.

September 26, Music In Three Dimensions – Let Your Mind Soar Fundraiser Concert, Episcopal Social Hall, Blacksburg, VA. Check out the ‘Music In 3D’ project on YouTube (https://youtu.be/Q7gl7Mb0lOM), an eclectic combination of gypsy jazz, Celtic tunes, old-timey jazz songs, avant-garde banjo, acoustic blues and deep-tissue guitar. There will be hors de ouvres, beer and wine. They’ll be playing 7-9pm, doors open at 6:30pm. Tickets are $15 in advance, $17 at door. All proceeds benefit scholarships for women in higher education. For additional info, check out the Facebook Event.

October 17, 10:45am, The Breakfast Club: Yankee Hotel Foxtrot – Wake-Up CallLondon Underground Pub, Blacksburg, VA. The Breakfast Club will be performing Wilco’s ‘Yankee Hotel Foxtrot’ album in its entirety. RVSP on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/540727426080791/

 November 14, 10:45am, The Breakfast Club: When The Pawn …Wake-Up CallLondon Underground Pub, Blacksburg, VA. The Breakfast Club will be performing Fiona Apple’s ‘When The Pawn …’ album in its entirety. RSVP on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/1389968551304653/

November 28, 9:30-11:30pmRise and Shine, Our Daily Bread French Bistro/Cafe, Blacksburg, VA. Guitar music during brunch, come out for some great food and a great start to Thanksgiving weekend.

December, 19, 10:30am-12:30pm, Holiday Guitar ShowLondon Underground Pub, Blacksburg, VA. The annual holiday guitar show at the pub! Come out for a great breakfast, holiday tunes, great people and superb coffee. In honor of the new Star Wars film, John will perform selections from the original orchestral suite on guitar.

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