By Bill Powell
Hi everybody, it’s that time of year again! Advance tickets and “Member’s Only” ticket packages are now on sale for the Deltaville Maritime Museum’s Groovin’ in the Park 2022 casual, waterfront, concert series. The warm weather and music will be here before you know it, so it’s time to grab your ticket savings early for the 2022 Groovin’ season. 2022 is the Museums 20th Anniversary.
Groovin’ in the Park 2022 will feature 5 regular and two very “Special Performances”!
“Groovin’ in the Park ” is the Deltaville Maritime Museum’s casual , outdoor, concert series held in our Waterfront Park on Mill Creek. Groovin’ is a “bring your own lawn chair and picnic” event. Hot Food and cold beverages are available. The gates will always be open 1 hour before the concerts for picnicking.
What a musical kickoff we have for you.
We are very pleased to announce that our opening artist this year is the award winning local blues guitarist Tom Euler and his Trio. He is from Hartfield , Va. Tom will play on May 7th from 5:30-8pm.
Last year at the final Groovin’ Tom wowed the crowd with a heartfelt acoustic song he had recently written. It was so well received that he has worked on some more songs for acoustic guitar and will perform these tunes in his opening set at 5:30. From 6-8 he will bring out the electric and rock.
Here is the full Groovin’ schedule:
#May 7th, Sat. 5:30-6pm Tom Euler,“Unplugged! Acoustic Originals. Very Special
6-8pm–The Tom Euler Trio. #Special Performance# Blues to the Max!
*May 28th. Sat. 5-6pm– The fabulous “Ray Pittman”. Beach, Blues and Soul!
6-8pm- #1 Blues Billboard artist “Bobby Messano”, Blues Hall of Fame
*JUNE 25th, Sat-5-6pm-”Sincerely, Iris: songs from the road
6-8pm-”The Taters” “4 Part Harmonies” and all your faves!
#JULY 23rd, Sat. 4-6pm– 20th Anniversary Celebration with Clayton Neal
Sat: 6-8pm– #Special performance:# –“the “Steve Bassett” Band
Mr. Rhythm and Blues himself in the “Sweet Virginia Breeze”
*August 27th:5-6pm. -”StonesThrow” The arrangements make the difference.
6-8pm-”Stuck on a Name” , Let’s REGGAE! None better, no worries!
*Sept 3rd, Labor Day Bonus Groovin’ : 5-6pm– Toby Gillie and the “Unpredictables”
6-8-pm-Josh Walker Quartet w/Carla Jackson: Standards
*SEPT. 24th: 6-8pm: Rappahannock Crossing! Bluegrass to the max!
* denotes regular concerts and #’s are “Special Performances”
Due to increased expenses, the 2 “Special Performance” concerts will be $15 in advance and $20 at the door. As you all know, Groovin’ is one of the Maritime Park’s major fundraisers. The other five regular concerts will hold the regular Groovin pricing, $10 in advance and $15/door. Remember, there is always the possibility of a sell-out this year so please get your tickets early. Tickets are available now at the Museum office, online and soon at Nauti-Nells in Deltaville. Watch our website and this paper for updates.
The Waterfront Park, Groovin’s venue gets more user-friendly every year as we strive to improve this wonderful, natural facility. As always, there is plenty of convenient parking and drive thru/drop off availability.
Members only can buy advance ticket packages for all 7 shows right now at the Museum office or online. The Member’s Package, available only thru 4pm on May7th, saves $10 over advance sales prices, and $45 over the price at the door . Regular tickets can be used at any of the regular concerts. The 2 special performances will have their own unique tickets. We encourage everyone to take this perfect opportunity to join the Museum with all the benefits of Membership, take advantage of the Members Advance ticket package, and still save money.
Groovin’ is a rain or shine event.
The wonderful sound and light system, provided and meticulously operated by sound engineer Jan Williams will be back and ready to bring the music off the stage to you.
Deltaville Maritime Museum and Holly Point Nature Park is located in Deltaville, VA. at 287 Jackson Creek Road, and by water on Mill Creek . To get to the Museum and Park, follow Route 33 through Deltaville and turn right across from the Citgo Station.
To find out more about the Museum, its offerings, open hours, events schedule and event tickets, become a member, donate or volunteer, visit the website at www.deltavillemuseum.com , or Google “Deltaville Maritime Museum”. You may also e-mail the Museum office at: firstname.lastname@example.org , write to Box 466, Deltaville, VA or call the office at 804- 776-7200.
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