Fall Performance Schedule
The Crozet Fall Arts and Crafts Festival Stage, sponsored in part by WTJU 91.1FM, presents local music all weekend long! And don’t miss Music from the Blue Ridge with Kim and Jimbo Cary in the Children’s Area music tent.
11:30 Sue Harlow
1:45 Skyline County Cloggers
10:00 WAHS Jazz Band
11:30 John Wyant
2:15 Totally Unrelated
Returning to the Crozet Arts and Crafts Festival stage, Sue Harlow is a singer/songwriter in the Americana-Folk tradition. Sue’s busy performance schedule includes having opened for Emmylou Harris, Seldom Scene, Bill Monroe, Ralph Stanley, Ricky Van Shelton and Old Dominion Boys. Her latest cd, Somebody’s Always Leaving, was released in 2015. Visit website >
Marcolivia is an award-winning violin and violin/viola duo performing music of many styles and periods, including Folk Music, Jazz and Salon/Virtuoso works. During the summers, Marcolivia perform in Japan, Italy, Spain, Costa Rica and England at various music festivals. They have also taken part in US festivals such as Garth Newel, Blue Mountain, Las Vegas, and Shenandoah Performs.
Olivia Hajioff and Marc Ramirez enjoy successful individual solo and chamber music careers: Ms. Hajioff, a Fulbright scholar, received a BBC Young Musician of the Year Award and was also a prize winner in the European Violin competition. In her native England she has performed chamber music at the Dartington International Festival with David Owen Norris and Stephen Kovacevich. She has concertized throughout Europe and the U.S. notably in London’s Wigmore Hall, the South Bank, Cheltenham Festival, Paderewski Hall in Switzerland, and the Kennedy Center. Ms Hajioff has also performed with Edgar Meyer, Awadagin Pratt and Led Zeppelin. Arnold Steinhardt (Guarneri Quartet) described her as a “compelling performer”.
Mr. Ramirez has concertized throughout Europe and North America, performing at such halls as the Tretyakov Museum in Moscow, Carnegie Recital Hall, and the Kennedy Center Terrace Theater. His recitals have been broadcast on many radio stations, including those in New York, Chicago and Los Angeles. Among his awards are First Prizes in the Henryk Szeryng Competition, the Parisot-Friedman International Competition, and the Cavallaro International Competition for a two-year Fellowship to Yale University. From 1983-1986,he was invited by Henryk Szeryng to study and tour with him, visiting many European cities. The Washington Post has described his playing as “intensely beautiful”.
John Wyant Band
Playing island and Americana covers and original tunes, the John Wyant Band of Charlottesville includes John Wyant on lead vocals, guitar, and harmonica; Tony Horning on bass guitar; Mark Cullen on percussion; and Sam Whedon on guitar and piano.
Three totally unrelated people met along the Bluegrass Highway and formed a friendship based on their love of playing and singing traditional Bluegrass music.