Written by Leslie Grace Meandering along winding roads through Southwest Virginia, one can almost hear the plaintive tones of Mother Maebelle Carter and Dr. Ralph Stanley echoing faintly. Jump in your car and start anywhere along The Crooked Road, Virginia Heritage Music Trail, for a musical journey. This 333-mile journey along the roads of Southwest […]

Andy C. Jenkins

Time moves quickly, way too fast, really. One moment you’re docking up a pontoon boat filled equally with people you know and people that you don’t, and the next, it’s decorative gourd season. Now, fall in Virginia is an epic event, and there’s a lot to look forward to. But summer, oh summer. Those warm […]

Photo taken by Kate Thompson of Betty Clicker Photography

We’ve been working with Kate Thompson for quite a while now. You may recognize her as Betty Clicker, a childhood nickname that’s become her photography alias, and in the words of Kate, her figurative superwoman cape. Kate’s work carries distinct characteristics of deliberate composition, attention to atmosphere and wonderful, honest simplicity. Long story short — […]

The Sleepwalkers Band

Our 4th Annual Quail Hunt will closeout with a set from Sleepwalkers — close friends of the Ledbury crew and Richmond natives who are making waves nationally in the rock music scene, having recently toured with J Roddy Walston & The Business and Matthew E White. Sleepwalkers played the sun down at last year’s Quail Hunt, […]

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Natalie Prass may not be a household name yet, but in our opinion, she should be. Don’t just take our word for it, as her recently released self-titled debut album, Natalie Prass, has picked up a chorus of positive nods, including a “Best New Music” distinction from Pitchfork Media. Natalie is a native of Virginia, […]