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Posted on: May 9, 2017

[ARCHIVED] News Release - Purcellville Announces Line-Up for 4th Annual Music & Arts Festival

Purcellville, VA. (May 9, 2017) – The fourth Annual Purcellville Music & Arts Festival will be held on Saturday, May 20, from 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. at Fireman’s Field, 250 South Nursery Ave. This free, family-oriented event features live music, an art exhibit, children’s activities, a live animal show, workshops, arts and crafts, as well as local food, beer, and wine.  Multiple stages will offer day-long entertainment including main stage headliners, The Paul Reed Smith Band, Harry Jay Smith and the Bling, Franklin Park Big Band, and Colin Thompson. Artisan-crafted jewelry, hand-carved wooden items, glass art, sterling silver works, and fine art will be available for purchase.  Event goers of all ages are invited to participate in community art projects sponsored by the Purcellville Arts Council.  The Art Show, exhibiting 20 local artists, will be showcased inside the Historic Bush Tabernacle adjacent to Fireman's Field.  In addition, there will be art demonstrations, community art projects, information about local art organizations, live music, and a charity bake sale.  Presented by Loudoun Valley Floors, The Purcellville Music and Arts Festival is produced by Purcellville Parks and Recreation Advisory Board and the Purcellville Arts Council. Festival information may be found online at  and .

New for 2017 is a children's art contest hosted by the Purcellville Arts Council. The winning designs for the "Summer in Purcellville" theme will be placed as banners on downtown Purcellville street lamps. The kid’s banner design contest will take place inside the Historic Bush Tabernacle.

On the day of the festival, the Community Stage Sponsor, the Purcellville Business Association, is partnering with the Purcellville Historical Society to offer trolley tours that combine Purcellville history with present day fun. The trolley will run every 30 minutes beginning at 10:30 a.m.  Departing from the Historic Bush Tabernacle, there are five designated stops throughout Purcellville. Riders will enjoy opportunities to win special prizes and offers from participating businesses.

Purcellville Music and Arts Festival is made possible by the invaluable support of local businesses and organizations including Loudoun Valley Floors; the Purcellville Business Association; Allstate-Jason P. Sengpiehl; Beckstrom Family Enterprises/Kettles & Grains; Shamrock Music Shoppe; the Businesses of Valley Industrial Park on East Richardson Lane; Brookfield Residential; Middleburg Bank; DiRenzo Family Dentistry; Mountaineer Pipe Corp.; the in-kind donations and support of Browning Equipment, the Bush Tabernacle, Carlyle and Anderson; Discover Purcellville, Ohm Productions; Southern States; Wicked Design; and many more.  For more information visit and

11:35 a.m.-12:30 p.m.  
Franklin Park Big Band

1:35 - 3:00 p.m. 
Colin Thompson

4:05- 5:00 p.m.    
Harry Jay Smith and the Bling

6:05-7:30 p.m.     
The Paul Reed Smith Band- Head Liner
10:00-10:45 a.m.
Celtic Rhythm School of Dance
11:15 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Golden Uke Players
12:00- 1:00 p.m.
Purcellville Library &
Critters & Conservation
1:30- 2:30 p.m.
Loudoun Valley HS Viking Jazz Band
3:00-4:00 p.m.
Old Dominion Chorus
4:30- 5:30 p.m.
The Immortals
10:05-10:45 a.m.
Wandering Peacocks
10:45- 11:30 a.m.
Minks Miracle Medicine
12:35- 1:30 p.m.
Hungry on Monday
3:05-4:00 p.m.
Dank Rice
5:05-6:00 p.m.
Virginia Southpaws
10:00-10:45 a.m.

11:00-11:45 a.m.
Eli Lev
12:00-12:45 p.m.  
Emily Horton
1:00- 1:45 p.m.
Teddy Chipouras
2:00-2:45 p.m.
Grant Frazier
3:00-4:00 p.m.
Juliana MacDowell
4:15- 5:30 p.m.
Andrew McKnight

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