Silver Spring, MD -- Local singer/songwriter Dave Sharp will perform at JV’s Restaurant, in Falls Church, Virginia, on Sunday, December 9th, with his acoustic group, the Dave Sharp Trio. Appearing with the trio will be special guest, Rickie Simpkins, renowned fiddle and mandolin player. Simpkins tours and records with Emmylou Harris and other national artists, including Tony Rice. Last spring, Sharp released a new CD, Rural Roots, on Odessa Records. Simpkins performed on five album tracks and helped a great deal with final mixing. Simpkins is well versed in bluegrass, folk, country, and American music.