2014 – 2015 Concerts & Events

Note: This is a previous season concert. The current season is 2017-2018.

The Third Annual Acoustic Music Gathering

The Third Annual Acoustic Music Gathering

Time & Place
Saturday, August 23, 2014 @ 10:30 am
4100 Virginia Beach Blvd.
Virginia Beach, VA 23452

FREE / NO Reservations Needed — Secure Instrument Check On Site.

The Acoustic Music Gathering is all day Saturday, August 23th at the Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library. Gathering-goers will want to arrive early and stay late to enjoy the many FREE opportunities. Doors open at 10:30 AM. Demonstrations, instrument repairs, and jam sessions run from 10:30 AM to 4:45 PM. At 6:30 PM the doors will reopen for the free 7:00 PM concert.

Daytime Demonstrations

Meeting Room A

10:30 – 11:30 Harmonizing with Your Ears — Tangent
12:00 – 1:30   Harmonica — MaryAnn Toboz/Tom Dikon/Anthony Rosano/Jack Campbell
1:00 – 2:00 Songwriting — Jim Masters/Narissa Bond/Tammy Gardner
3:00 – 4:30 In the Studio — Cimirron/Rainbird Recording with Kim Persons

Meeting Room B

ALL DAY DnD Music — Intro to Acoustic Instruments

Daytime Theater Main Stage

11:30 – 1:30   Unplugged Open Jam Session
1:30 – 2:30 Fun with Celtic Music – Connie Austin Smith with Marsha Wallace & Dreda Symonds
2:30 – 4:30 Unplugged Open Jam Session

Daytime Lobby

Tidewater Friends of Acoustic Music (TFAM)
Tribute to Pete Seeger
Instrument Repair and Setup — Larry Berwald
Irish in America
Hammer Heads
Tidewater Arts Outreach (TAO) — Mary Anne Topaz

Dinner Break  —  4:45 PM – 6:30 PM

Evening Concert  —  Acoustic Women

 7:00 – 7:45  Tammy Gardner
7:50 – 8:35 Mary Lou Osterhous w/ Jimmy Masters
8:40 – 9:30 Kim Person & Lana Puckett

About the Venue

The Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library is a perfect venue for the TFAM Gathering, with comfortable theater seating in the Main Auditorium for the day and evening performances, workshops in the meeting rooms across from the theater, and a third workshop area upstairs in the Children's Story-time Room. Back downstairs, Smart Coffee will be open for the full day's activities, with fresh sandwiches, delicious desserts, and specialty coffees and teas made to order. The library is completely handicap accessible and will have a multitude of opportunities to delight your senses.