Music by The Ledgerwoods will liven up the Appalachian Spirit Gallery porch at 144 W. Main Street in Marion, Virginia as the Gallery resumes its monthly Second Friday ArtWalks after the long pandemic shutdown. The Gallery will be open from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m on Friday August 13 with the concert beginning at 6 p.m.
The Ledgerwoods are an eclectic mix of original music, folk, gospel, Americana, and blues music. David Ledgerwood began learning to play guitar at age nine and over the years has played music with a variety of groups
Ann grew up singing harmonies with her sisters Cathy and Carol. Their late mother was instrumental in bringing the love of music into their lives.
Together and individually, David and Ann have released recordings from their home studio located near Emory, Virginia.
New work on display in August by Appalachian Spirit Gallery members include paintings, executed in oils, watercolors, acrylics, and mixed media. Other work includes photography, jewelry, marquetry, pottery, turned wood items, quilts and fabric art, weaving, felted works and stained glass. $20 Sale items include selected jewelry, photographs, and natural rope baskets
The gallery is run by the Appalachian Spirit Artists Association, a 501(c)3 organization composed of artisans who share jobs to fulfill the group’s mission to celebrate the arts, traditions, lore and spirit of the Appalachian Mountains by demonstrating the work of local talent.
The monthly Second Friday ArtWalks will run from August through December 2021. All events are free and open to the public and provide an opportunity for visitors to enjoy music, view art, browse crafts, and enjoy reception food.
For more information, visit the gallery on Facebook and Instagram at Appalachian Spirit Ga