Season Pass

The 2020 Live at the Rives Concert Series 

Each year, we sell Season Pass tickets for our “Live at the Rives Concert Series.” This concert series consists of the Opening Party (in late January), plus at least four more shows over the course of the year. We will be announcing more 2020 Series shows soon!

Yarn Morrison: Rives on the Road’s 2020 opening party

Yarn Morrison | Roosterwalk 11 | Photo © Roger Gupta 2019

Sat., Jan. 25, 2020 – Join us for our yearly tradition, the Arts at the Rives opening party concert! This show will take place at Forest Park Country Club in Martinsville. For $125 per ticket, you will receive entry to this show, which includes open bar (beer, wine, liquor) and catered dinner, as well as a Season Pass to the 2020 Rives On The Road concert series. The concert series will feature at least 4 more shows over the course of 2020. The revenue generated by Season Pass sales helps us offer world-class programming throughout the 2020 year. There is no better way you can support live music in MHC than attending this show!

Party-only tickets are available now for $75. These tickets include the concert, open bar and catered dinner at the show.

Dinner menu: Salad, lasagna (meat and veggie options), grilled chicken breast, red potatoes, green beans, corn, rolls, two deserts.

Roots rockers Yarn will join forces with piano ace Josh Shilling and vocalist extraordinaire Lizzy Ross (Violet Bell), as well as a full horn section, to recreate the music of Van Morrison. This same set was a huge hit at the 11th annual Rooster Walk Music & Arts Festival in May 2019.



Lonesome River Band at HJDB Event Center in Bassett, Va.

Fri., April 24 – Join us for The Lonesome River Band at the HJDB Event Center ( the old Bassett High School auditorium)! Season Passes accepted, and tickets start as low as $12 each until March 24th. Tickets as low as $15 from March 25-April 23. Tickets as low as $20 on day of show. Music starts at 8 pm.

About LRB: Since its formation over 37 years ago, the award-winning Lonesome River Band continues its reputation as one of the most respected names in Bluegrass music. Whether performing on the famous stage of the Grand Ole Opry or headlining major concert events & festivals, their loyal fans continue to support one of the most loved and most influential acts of our time.

Lonesome River Band’s vocal and instrumental talents seamlessly come together as they perform their trademark sound that fans continue to embrace. Their vocal and instrumental skills are performed by: acclaimed singer-songwriter Brandon Rickman on lead vocals & guitar; the 2017 IBMA Momentum Award Vocalist of the Year Jesse Smathers on lead vocals & mandolin; fiddle extraordinaire Mike Hartgrove; outstanding bassist Barry Reed; and Virginia Country Music Hall of Famer, Steve Martin Prize Winner, and five-time IBMA Banjo Player of the Year, Sammy Shelor.

The HJDB Event Center is located at 3289 Riverside Dr., Bassett, Va.



2019 Series Shows

Jan. 19 – Kendall Street Company (MHC Chamber night)

Jan. 26 – Same As It Ever Was (Opening Party)

Feb. 8 – Acoustic Syndicate

March 1 – The Commonheart

April 11 – Wild Ponies w/ Dean Owens

Aug. 10 – Jerry Garcia Band Cover Band + Chamomile & Whiskey at Pop’s Farm

Nov. 2 – Town Mountain + Jon Stickley Trio at Pop’s Farm

Nov. 30 – BIG Something at Heritage Conference & Event Center

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