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Jun 3, 2024

Our conversation today with Dennis Lynch, Director at the Shenandoah Valley Music Festival gives all the details for the upcoming season.

We discuss the excitement surrounding the festival's 61st season while Dennis provides an overview of the Shenandoah Valley Music Festival, highlighting its venue - Shrine Mont, a renovated old Springs Hotel from the 1890s, known for its world-class music performances. Dennis explains that the festival provides both reserved seating and general admission lawn areas where attendees can bring picnics and enjoy the shows.

We discuss the high-quality performers lined up for the festival, including both well-known and emerging artists and talk about the demographic diversity of the audience emphasizing that music appeals to all ages.

Dennis delves into specific performances scheduled for the festival. Notable mentions include:


- Marty Stewart on July 19,

- Lynchburg Symphony Orchestra's "Back to the Eighties" on July 20,

- Dionne Warwick on July 26,

- Shadows of the Sixties - a Motown tribute band on July 27,

- Atlanta Rhythm Section and Orleans on August 16,

- The Oak Ridge Boys on August 17, and

And traditional Celtic music over Labor Day weekend, followed by performances from Mavis Staples and Eileen Ivers. Tickets and more detailed information about the festival can be found on their official website: