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 final Tuesday Tunes of the season will take place on August 14, from 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm, and will feature The Pollocks! This concert will include a family square dance.
Local food and beverage vendors 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.
The Pollocks started around a kitchen table and a bottle of brown liquor. Around 2008, we had more songs than sense and decided we were just as entitled to glory and riches as anybody. It's not a complicated process- you turn on the machines, plug in and give up your ghost. Then again, there's the job, sickness, bearkups, jealousy, hangovers, weather...So through thick and thinner, we keep cranking out the widgets- flushing money down the toilet and swan-diving into the madness of it all. We play shows. We reflect. the songs pile up...
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