Lynyrd Skynyrd at the ROCKingham County Fair Grounds

Lynyrd Skynyrd

Aug 19, 2015 at the Rockingham County Fair . . .

The legacy began some 41 years ago in Jacksonville, Florida, and halted for a decade by the 1977 plane crash that killed three band members, including Ronnie Van Zant and Steve Gaines. Since then, the band tragically lost Allen Collins, Leon Wilkeson and Huey Thomasson, yet Lynyrd Skynyrd rocks on with original member Gary Rossington joined by Johnny Van Zant, Rickey Medlock, Mark “Sparky” Matejka, Michael Cartellone, Johnny Colt, Peter Keys, Dale Krantz Rossington and Carol Chase. (more…)

July 27, 2015

Local Art & First Fridays

June 2, 2015

Court Square: Hit Movies, Rockin’ 80s and New York class Comedy


Your spring holds some real entertainment with upcoming award winning moview, Rockin’ from the 80′s, a benefit concert and extreme comedy straight from the New York stand-up scene! Get out there and have fun! Your local community theater, Court Square Theater is the place to be this summer …


May 22, 2015

Rocktown Beer & Music Festival

Rocktown Beer Fest



April 18, 2015

The Duhks coming to Court Square Theater on May 2nd

The Duhks

One of the most musically adventurous bands to come from the roots scene in the past decade, The Duhks return to the stage is definitely a cause for celebration. Hailed by The New York Times as one of the artists at the forefront of the neo-folk movement, The Duhks (pronounced Ducks) have won admirers as diverse as David Crosby, Dolly Parton and Doc Watson. The Duhks released their long-awaited new studio album Beyond the Blue on June 24, 2014 through Compass Records.


April 14, 2015

The Seldom Scene, Seen in town April 18

April 5, 2015

Hank Williams Comes to Harrisonburg

Hank Williams
Okay … the next possible best for Hank Williams comes to Harrisonburg! The annual ‘HANK WILLIAMS SR. TRIBUTE CONCERT’ plays The Arts Council of the Valley’s Court Square Theater on Saturday, December 27, 2014 at 8:00 pm.

In the history of country music, no songwriter has recorded and penned so many songs that 50+ years later are still sung, recorded and revered as ‘The Bible of classic country music’! Make your reservations NOW!


December 6, 2014

World Music for Children comes to Harrisonburg


Explore More Discovery Museumand Arts Council of the Valley are teaming up to present award-winning children’s performer Daria Marmaluk-Hajioannou on Saturday, November 8.


October 22, 2014

OASIS Fine Arts Gallery Wins Forbes Center Award

OASIS has won a prestigious award in recognition of lifetime achievement in the arts. This is an annual one, awarded by the Forbes Center, JMU College of Visual and Performing Arts and Arts Council of the Valley. It is bestowed on a recipient who has made sustained contributions to arts excellence in the Shenandoah Valley.

August Featured Artist

Brenda Fairweather, OASIS Featured Artist for August 2014, with an exhibit titled “Thrown and woven: Unearthing the connection between fiber and clay.”



July 9, 2014

The Shenandoah Valley Art Center, during the month of July

The Shenandoah Valley Art Center, during the month of July, is exhibiting the works of SVAC member artists, in an exhibition judged by Jim Sconyers, Jr., Associate Professor in the Department of Art and Art History, Mary Baldwin College. Artists selected by Sconyers for recognition are: Sue Rosen, Best in Show, Jane Tressel, second place, William Reed, third place and six additional artists received honorable mention awards. The art center is proud that it is a community based organization that showcases and supports its talented members with this annual exhibition. The collection of artwork will feature the artists’ major works in a variety of media. Please include a visit to the art center in your summer schedule.


July 2, 2014