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Blue Ridge Acoustic Uprising Presents Instrument Auction

Blue Ridge Acoustic UprisingWytheville, VA -- The Blue Ridge Acoustic Uprising will present a musical instrument and vintage musical instrument auction on Saturday, April 12th at 5:00 pm as part of this event at the Wytheville Meeting Center. The auction will take place on the main stage promptly at 5:00 pm and will continue until 6:00 pm.

This auction will be for stringed instruments such as guitars, mandolins, fiddles, banjos, or any instruments generally used in bluegrass, country and old time music. Organizers are putting this call out to the public. “If anyone has a vintage instrument or a nice stringed instrument of any kind that they’d like to include in our auction, please contact us to register”, says Johnny Williams who is chairman of the Blue Ridge Acoustic Uprising. Sellers of these instruments will collect the money for their instruments sold at the auction with a portion going to the ACMA’s Blue Ridge Acoustic Uprising.

This musical event will take place April 11th and 12th at the Wytheville Meeting Center adjacent to Wytheville Community College. Besides the musical instrument auction the event will also include over thirty three bands showcasing including Wayne Henderson, the Whitetop Mountain Band, the New Ballards Branch Bogtrotters, Jeanette and Johnny Williams, the VW Boys and many others. There will also be a trade show all weekend for acoustic music fans as well as camping and jam sessions. An awards show will also be presented on Saturday evening, April 12th.

Information on how to register for the musical instrument auction is at the website www.acousticuprising.com as well as all other information for the entire event. Also information on the auction can be found by calling 276-608-0619. Auction at the Blue Ridge Acoustic Uprising in Wytheville, VA will be presented by the Mitchell Auction Firm of Lebanon, Virginia with Mark A. Mitchell as auctioneer VA license # 2907 003469. www.mitchellauctionfirm.com Phone 276-608-0619

Everyone is invited to attend the auction and the entire musical event. Admission is $ 10 per day advance and $ 12 per day at the door. This event is presented by the Appalachian Cultural Music Association which is a non-profit 501c3 organization. Proceeds from this event to benefit this organization. www.appalachianculturalmusic.org.

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