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Opera House welcomes The Grascals

By Staff | Mar 28, 2013

The Grascals, a six-piece bluegrass band from Nashville, Tenn., with regular performances at the Grand Ole Opry, will be on stage at the Shepherdstown Opera House on Thursday, April 4. Doors open at 7 p.m. with showtime at 8.

Similar to the sound of the Osborne Brothers who made “Rocky Top” famous. The Grascals are among the most beloved and acclaimed bands on today’s bluegrass scene, having won SPBGMA’s Bluegrass Band of the Year award in 2010, its Instrumental Group of the Year three years in a row (2011, 2012, 2013), the International Bluegrass Music Association’s Emerging Artist of the Year award in 2005 and earning its Entertainer of the Year honor in both 2006 and 2007.

Tickets, priced at $25, can be purchased at www.operahouselive.com.

On April 6, Tom Paxton will grace the stage with a performance at 8 p.m. with doors opening at 7. Tickets are also $25 and can be purchased at www.operahouselive.com.

Pazton received a 2009 Lifetime Achievement Award from the Recording Academy during the 51st Annual GRAMMY Awards. He was nominated for a Grammy for Comedians and Angels in 2007, and Live in the U.K. in 2006. He was also nominated for Grammy awards in 2003 for his Appleseed Records CD, Looking For The Moon, and in 2002 for his children’s CD, Your Shoes, My Shoes. He has received the Lifetime Achievement Award from ASCAP, and a Lifetime Achievement Award from the BBC in London.

The Opera House welcomes ticket holders to arrive at the opening of the doors to relax in the Upstairs Lounge. The lounge provides a great meeting space for friends attending the show together to talk comfortably over a beer, glass of wine or other beverage. The lounge offers a unique atmosphere and a spectacular view of the gorgeous, illuminated buildings below on German Street. A live audio and video feed is displayed in a large projection format filling a wall of the lounge so no one will miss a beat of their favorite performance.

For more information please visit www.operahouselive.com or call 202.609.9763.