Main Street Jonesborough is excited to continue the Main Street Brews and Tunes series this Sunday, June 12. This week will feature the band Wise Old River and beer selections from Devil’s Backbone Brewing Company starting at 3 p.m. The Backdraft BBQ food truck will also be serving up their delicious barbecue from 12 to 5 p .m. All of this will be taking place on the Plaza outside of the International Storytelling Center in Downtown Jonesborough.
The Corner Cup will also be on hand serving cold drinks including Italian sodas and iced tea and coffee. JJ’s Ice Cream & Eatery will be serving food on the plaza and The Dining Room will be hosting Sangria Sundays, offering specialty tacos and sangria at 105 East Main Street. Many Downtown Jonesborough merchants will be open on Sunday as well.
Each week there will be a giveaway that includes a $25 JAMSA (Jonesborough Area Merchants & Service Association) gift card, two Chuggernaut Growler fill-ups and a Roadrunner gas card. In addition to the individual Sunday giveaways, there will be a Loyalty Card for each patron of Brews & Tunes. You can get your Loyalty Card punched by the Merchant on Tap each week, and when you turn in your card at the final Brews & Tunes event on September 25. You will be entered to win an End-of-Season Prize Pack.
Music will be provided by Wise Old River, from Damascus, Va., who blends a variety of influences and instruments that combine tradition with originality. The group features vocalist/guitarist Jamen Denton (formerly of Virginia Ground and was recognized as best male vocalist by the GoTriCities.com Music Awards in 2005). Jeanne Denton provides well-crafted harmony vocals and occasional percussion. Jim Denton adds acoustic lap steel, 12 string slide guitar, and bouzouki. Bassist Stephen Marshall joined the band in fall 2010 and plays with an Americana focus bridging musical styles with his honest sound and harmonic vibe. Their sound has been described as “Eclectic-Americana.”
Beer selections will be provided by Devil’s Backbone Brewing Company, from Roseland, Va., who won Gold at the 2016 World Beer Cup for their Reilly’s Red and Shwartz Bier. See Main Street Jonesborough’s Facebook for beer selections that will be on tap on Sunday.
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