When two voices join to make music, we celebrate. When a mother and daughter join to sing jazz, we rejoice. When it is Stephanie Nakasian and her daughter Veronica O’Brien, we are over the moon. The dynamic duo with Bob Hallahan on piano will serve up a magical evening as part of the Custin Jazz Series at WTA’s Gateway.
Seven magicians ranging from a veteran magic maker to a talented teenager. They will come to Waynesboro from as far away as Williamsburg and as close as Grottoes. Each brings his own style of magic to confound the audience and entertain the dubious. Four celebrity judges will critique each magic act, but the Grand Prize and the Runner-Up will be determined by the audience who will vote for their favorite.
Special Roddy Barnes’ Concert at WTA’s Gateway. Although he is now known as a blues and jazz pianist, Roddy Barnes was trained as a classical pianist. He made the transition to blues and jazz during study in France and subsequent graduate work at the Berklee School of Music in Boston.
Everyone is welcome to perform at the monthly performance—musicians, comics, poets, storytellers, actors, dancers. It may be the beginning of something special.
The very talented young country singer SaraJane McDonald will make her River City Radio Hour debut in May. She will combine her talents with the Boogie Kings and Marsha Howard to provide a fast-paced and entertaining hour at WTA’s Gateway.
Kevin Chisnell closes out his popular monthly show, Mojo Saturday Night, with Erin Lundsford and The Smokey Bandits. He discovered the group at the last Waynesboro Chili, Blues and Brews Festival and was impressed by the response of the audience that did not want them to leave the stage.