FSGW is proud to sponsor the live music at the Cider Week Virginia festival in Old Town Alexandria. The Cigar Box String Band, Sibling Rivalry and Chris Lindsay & Andrew Dodds perform atduring a hard cider tasting with more than a dozen Virginia cideries. The festivities will include food trucks, tasting lectures, and fall activities in the gardens of historic Lloyd House, 220 N. Washington Street, on the free trolley line from King Street Metro station.
The Cigar Box String Band (Carson Hudson Jr., Arden Clark, John Trindle, Darin Neal Durham, and Jim Holloway) is a Tidewater Virginia quintet that plays folk Americana from land and sea on both commercial and homemade instruments — yes, cigar box guitar, as well as banjo, fiddle, bones, flute, and washboard. Sibling Rivalry (Wyatt, Emmet, Clark, and Roane Furlong) is a Celtic fiddle quartet of teens and tweens who have been performing at folk festivals and Renaissance fairs their whole lives. And Chris Lindsay & Andrew Dodds bring a taste of the high-energy Scottish and Celtic tunes they used to play together in The Devil's Tailors.
FSGW members get 1/3 off tickets purchased in advance — for the member discount ($15 off the regular price of $45), call The Lyceum at 703-746-4994 and ask for FSGW member tickets to the Cider Week festival. Regular tickets can be purchased at ciderweekva.com or shop.alexandriava.gov.
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