Tuesday Tunes is now a FREE concert series! James Monroe's Highland, in partnership with The Front Porch, will host the 4th annual Tuesday Tunes, a three part series of summertime evening concerts at the home of President James Monroe. These performances are a perfect opportunity to bring the family out with a blanket and chairs in tow to enjoy music from Virginia and the mid-Atlantic region!
The second Tuesday Tunes of the season will take place on July 10, from 5:30 to 8:30 pm, and will feature George Guthrie's group, Meadow Mountain! This concert will include a family square dance.
Local food and beverage will be on-site. Guests are encouraged to buy or pack a picnic and experience the beauty of James Monroe's Highland at dusk. While alcohol will be available for purchase at Tuesday Tunes, guests are asked to leave their own alcoholic beverages at home.
Meadow Mountain started as a group of friends busking on the corner of the Vail farmers market, and it wasn't long before they were playing gigs around Vail and Summit counties. They formed initially over a love of traditional and progressive bluegrass music. The band has given a TED talk, hosted Denver's only performance jam, and won the prestigious Rockygrass band competition. Other notable achievements include 1st place at the 2017 Ullrgrass band competition, 3rd place at the 2017 Telluride bluegrass competition, and opening for the Del McCoury Band. They live in Denver, CO.
Highland, the home of James Monroe, the fifth president of the United States, is adjacent to Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello in Charlottesville, Virginia. Purchased by Monroe in 1793, the plantation was home to the Monroe family for nearly 25 years. Acquired by the College of William and Mary (Monroe’s alma mater) in 1974, Highland offers tours each... more