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450 Franklin Street
Rocky Mount, Virginia 24151
http://www.harvester-music.com

July 2019

The Glenn Miller Orchestra (Matinee Performance) at the Harvester

July 28 @ 6:00 pm
Harvester Performance Center, 450 Franklin Street
Rocky Mount, Virginia 24151

The World Famous, Glenn Miller Orchestra, the most popular and sought after big band in the world today for both concert and swing dance engagements. With its unique jazz sound, the Glenn Miller Orchestra is considered to be one of the greatest bands of all…

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August 2019

Guster w/ Mikaela Davis at the Harvester Performance Center

August 1 @ 8:00 pm
Harvester Performance Center, 450 Franklin Street
Rocky Mount, Virginia 24151

Look Alive is our 8th album. The bulk of it was recorded in a vintage keyboard museum in Calgary AB, during a January stretch when the temperature reached 30 degrees below zero. We ended up in Canada because our British producer, Leo Abrahams, couldn’t turn…

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Tab Benoit at the Harvester Performance Center

August 3 @ 8:00 pm
Harvester Performance Center, 450 Franklin Street
Rocky Mount, Virginia 24151

Tab Benoit is a Cajun man who's definitely got the blues. A guitar player since his teenage years, he hung out at the Blues Box, a ramshackle music club, where he learned the blues first-hand from a faculty of living blues legends. Since the early…

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The Gin Blossoms “New Miserable Experience Live” Tour at the Harvester Performance Center

August 4 @ 8:00 pm
Harvester Performance Center, 450 Franklin Street
Rocky Mount, Virginia 24151

“The Gin Blossoms have undoubtedly left their mark on the Rock music map. The Grammy nominated band's fusion of Melodic Rock, Pop, Folk and Country elements has helped pave the way for the modern Rock of today. Fans around the world are very familiar with…

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An Evening with Dawes “Passwords Tour” at the Harvester Performance Center

August 7 @ 8:00 pm
Harvester Performance Center, 450 Franklin Street
Rocky Mount, Virginia 24151

It’s been nearly a decade since Dawes first emerged from Southern California, carrying with them a roots-rock sound that nodded to the past – including the West Coast folksingers and cosmic country-rockers who chased a similar muse during the 1970s – while still pushing forward.…

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String of Pearls at Harvester Performance Center

August 10 @ 8:00 pm
Harvester Performance Center, 450 Franklin Street
Rocky Mount, Virginia 24151

The singers in String of Pearls - namely, Sue Halloran, Jeanne O'Connor, and Holli Ross - have delighted audiences in the U.S. and abroad with their unique mix of vintage "girl group" harmonies, fresh modern jazz and swing, and sinuous Brazilian sounds. Sue, Jeanne and…

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Jon Anderson of YES at the Harvester Performance Center

August 13 @ 8:00 pm
Harvester Performance Center, 450 Franklin Street
Rocky Mount, Virginia 24151

Jon Anderson is undoubtedly one of the most recognizable voices in progressive rock as the lead vocalist and creative force behind Yes. Anderson was the author and a major creative influence behind the ground-breaking album 'Fragile' as well as the series of epic, complex pieces such…

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Woodstock 50 – A Celebration of Life & Song at the Harvester Performance Center

August 17 @ 8:00 pm
Harvester Performance Center, 450 Franklin Street
Rocky Mount, Virginia 24151

 Woodstock 50 - A Celebration of Life & Song. Party like it's 1969! Come out and enjoy performances by the Mad Iguanas, Groova Scape and Special Guests. The groups will be featuring music of: Janis Joplin, The Grateful Dead, Jimi Hendrix, C,S,N & Y, Creedence…

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September 2019

Gretchen Peters at the Harvester Performance Center

September 4 @ 8:00 pm
Harvester Performance Center, 450 Franklin Street
Rocky Mount, Virginia 24151

There’s a bittersweet beauty to the passing of time — the changes it brings are just as often heartbreaking as they are heartwarming. The inevitable tension that arises from that sway is Gretchen Peters’ most trusted muse. Once immersed in a world of emotion, Peters…

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Devon Gilfillian at the Harvester Performance Center

September 6 @ 8:00 pm
Harvester Performance Center, 450 Franklin Street
Rocky Mount, Virginia 24151

Devon Gilfillian fires twin barrels of gospel-blues and southern soul on his debut EP. Fueled by groove, guitar, and the powerful punch of Gilfillian's voice, the songs shine a light on a young songwriter who grew up outside of Philadelphia, absorbing everything from the R&B…

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Harvester Performance Center hosts BoDeans

September 7 @ 8:00 pm
Harvester Performance Center, 450 Franklin Street
Rocky Mount, Virginia 24151

Those who have followed BoDeans’ remarkable 30-year musical career know that their blend of compelling songs and high energy performances have retained an unpretentious rock & roll loyal following like no other. Best known for their catchy single, “Closer To Free,” the band’s accessible adult…

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The Kingston Trio/The Brothers Four/The Limeliters

September 13 @ 8:00 pm
Harvester Performance Center, 450 Franklin Street
Rocky Mount, Virginia 24151

Fans of legendary folk icons The Kingston Trio can re-discover their timeless music all over again. In celebration of 60 years of music, the iconic folk group performs their best-loved songs as part of the Keep The Music Playing tour. All three current members, Mike…

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Harvester Performance Center hosts The Legacy Motown Revue

September 14 @ 7:30 pm
Harvester Performance Center, 450 Franklin Street
Rocky Mount, Virginia 24151

A tribute to the legendary icons of Motown, The Legacy Motown Revue will perform at Harvester Performance Center on Saturday, September 14 at 7:30 p.m. About The Legacy Motown Revue Since touring with Bill Pinckney’s Original Drifters, as music director and pianist, Band Leader Stan Stigall has dreamed of…

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Penny & Sparrow w/ Caroline Spence at Harvester Performance Center

September 17 @ 8:00 pm
Harvester Performance Center, 450 Franklin Street
Rocky Mount, Virginia 24151

Penny & SparrowWendigo There are things that we ought to be afraid of. Things that, rightfully, send cold sweat nightmares. For kids it can be anything from the darkness under a bed, or strangers, or crossing a busy street. For adults it might change face…

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Drive-By Truckers at the Harvester Performance Center (Standup Show)

September 17 @ 8:00 pm
Harvester Performance Center, 450 Franklin Street
Rocky Mount, Virginia 24151

Drive-By Truckers have always been outspoken, telling a distinctly American story via craft, character, and concept, all backed by sonic ambition and social conscience. Founded in 1996 by singer/songwriter/guitarists Mike Cooley and Patterson Hood, the band have long held a progressive fire in their belly…

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Popa Chubby (Landing Pad Stage)

September 20 @ 8:00 pm
Harvester Performance Center, 450 Franklin Street
Rocky Mount, Virginia 24151

Twenty five years of hard rocking blues Popa Chubby, born Ted Horowitz, has been hard rocking the blues in his fierce and soulful way for more than 25 years.  An imposing figure with a shaven head, tattooed arms, a goatee and a performance style he…

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Ray Wylie Hubbard at the Harvester

September 21 @ 8:00 pm
Harvester Performance Center, 450 Franklin Street
Rocky Mount, Virginia 24151

Whether or not you subscribe to the adage that the devil always has the best music, you can take it on faith that anytime he pops up for a cameo in a Ray Wylie Hubbard song, the results are gonna be pretty entertaining. And as…

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Abbey Road LIVE! – 50th Anniversary of Abbey Road

September 27 @ 8:00 pm
Harvester Performance Center, 450 Franklin Street
Rocky Mount, Virginia 24151

"It was 50 years ago today Sgt. Pepper taught the band to play..." -------------------------- ----------------- Hailing from the musical mecca of Athens GA, Abbey Road LIVE! is not your typical Beatles tribute act. No mop top haircuts or faux British accents here. Instead, Abbey Road…

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The Weight Band “Featuring members of The Band and Levon Helm Band

September 29 @ 8:00 pm
Harvester Performance Center, 450 Franklin Street
Rocky Mount, Virginia 24151

Performing their current album, World Gone Mad, as well as classic songs of The Band, The Weight Band is led by Jim Weider, a 15-year former member of The Band and Levon Helm Band. The Weight Band originated in 2013 inside the famed Woodstock barn of Levon Helm. Weider was inspired by Helm…

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October 2019

Gone West featuring Colbie Caillat at the Harvester

October 1 @ 8:00 pm
Harvester Performance Center, 450 Franklin Street
Rocky Mount, Virginia 24151

Sunny Southern California singer/songwriter Colbie Caillat formed the sun-kissed, laid-back country band Gone West in 2018. Gone West was a family affair. Caillat's bandmates in the quartet featured her fiancé Justin Young and her longtime collaborator Jason Reeves, along with his wife Nelly Joy. This…

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The Purple Experience (Prince Tribute) at the Harvester Performance Center

October 2 @ 8:00 pm
Harvester Performance Center, 450 Franklin Street
Rocky Mount, Virginia 24151

The Purple Xperience is a five-piece group hailing from Prince’s birthplace, Minneapolis, MN.  They have been touring around the country since it’s inception in 2011 by Dr. Fink and front-man Marshall Charloff – bringing the greatest and most authentic production of Prince and The Revolution…

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John Herring and The 5 of 7 at the Harvester

October 3 @ 8:00 pm
Harvester Performance Center, 450 Franklin Street
Rocky Mount, Virginia 24151

Guitarist Jimmy Herring is no stranger to adventurous new environs: The North Carolina native has fearlessly honed his now-formidable technique via stints with some of the giants of improvised music -- from his earliest days in the van with Col. Bruce Hampton and the Aquarium…

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Justin Townes Earle w/ Jesse Malin at the Harvester

October 4 @ 8:00 pm
Harvester Performance Center, 450 Franklin Street
Rocky Mount, Virginia 24151

Justin Townes Earle Once compared to a man who wears many suits, in thirty-two short years Justin Townes Earle has experienced more than most, both personally and professionally. Between releasing four full-length-critically-acclaimed albums, constant touring, multiple stints in rehab, a new found sobriety, being born…

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An Evening with Chris Botti & His Band at The Harvester

October 5 @ 8:00 pm
Harvester Performance Center, 450 Franklin Street
Rocky Mount, Virginia 24151

Since the release of his 2004 critically acclaimed CD When I Fall In Love, Chris Botti has become the largest-selling American instrumental artist. His success has crossed over to audiences usually reserved for pop muisc and his ongoing association with PBS has led to four…

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Lake Street Dive w/ Madison Cunningham (Standing show) at the Harvester

October 10 @ 8:00 pm
Harvester Performance Center, 450 Franklin Street
Rocky Mount, Virginia 24151

The title of Lake Street Dive's Free Yourself Up is both an exhortation to listeners and a statement of purpose for the band. The songs have an infectious swagger, even when dealing with awkward breakups or the unsettled state of our world. Free Yourself Up…

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The Marshall Tucker Band at the Harvester Performance Center

October 11 @ 8:00 pm
Harvester Performance Center, 450 Franklin Street
Rocky Mount, Virginia 24151

Whenever you drop that proverbial quarter into the virtual jukebox of songs that always manage to reach down and touch your soul the exact moment you cue them up, you inevitably find certain artists have a deeper resonance than others when it comes to providing…

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Jimmie Vaughan at the Harvester Performance Center

October 15 @ 8:00 pm
Harvester Performance Center, 450 Franklin Street
Rocky Mount, Virginia 24151

When it comes to the blues today, there are a handful of guiding lights to make sure the music stays true to its powerful source. The sound of pleasure and pain that first sparked musicians to create such a sound is a force that can…

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Frank Vignola Hot Jazz Guitar Trio at the Harvester

October 18 @ 8:00 pm
Harvester Performance Center, 450 Franklin Street
Rocky Mount, Virginia 24151

Frank Vignola, born December 30th, 1965, is one of the most extraordinary guitarists performing before the public today. His stunning virtuosity has made him the guitarist of choice for many of the world’s top musicians, including Ringo Starr, Madonna, Donald Fagen, Wynton Marsalis, Tommy Emmanuel,…

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Jesse Cook at The Harvester Performance Center

October 22 @ 8:00 pm
Harvester Performance Center, 450 Franklin Street
Rocky Mount, Virginia 24151

Jesse Cook  “I want to take people to places they haven’t been.” Jesse Cook, Juno winning master guitarist, known for his intoxicating fusion of world music, has travelled the globe looking for sounds that resonate with him. “I like finding common ground for different music traditions,…

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The California Honeydrops at the Harvester Performance Center

October 25 @ 8:00 pm
Harvester Performance Center, 450 Franklin Street
Rocky Mount, Virginia 24151

The California Honeydrops celebrate their 10th year together with the release of their 7th studio album and first ever double album, “Call It Home: Vol. 1 & 2” and continue to perform worldwide. Led by dynamic vocalist and multi-instrumentalist Lech Wierzynski, and drawing on diverse…

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Harvester Performance Center hosts Southern Culture On The Skids

October 26 @ 8:00 pm
Harvester Performance Center, 450 Franklin Street
Rocky Mount, Virginia 24151

Southern Culture On The Skids has been spreading the rock and roll gospel since since they formed in Chapel Hill, NC in 1983. Guitarist/singer Rick Miller, drummer Dave Hartman and bassist/singer/heartbreaker Mary Huff, play a greasy mix of surf, rockabilly, R&B and country-fried garage with…

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November 2019

Paul Thorn – Night 1 w/The Black Lillies at the Harvester Performance Center

November 1 @ 8:00 pm
Harvester Performance Center, 450 Franklin Street
Rocky Mount, Virginia 24151

  Paul Thorn has created an innovative and impressive career, pleasing crowds with his muscular brand of roots music – bluesy, rocking and thoroughly Southern American, yet also speaking universal truths. Among those who value originality, inspiration, eccentricity and character – as well as talent…

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An Evening with Leo Kottke at the Harvester

November 8 @ 8:00 pm
Harvester Performance Center, 450 Franklin Street
Rocky Mount, Virginia 24151

 Innovative acoustic guitar virtuoso Leo Kottke was born September 11, 1945, in Athens, GA. Raised in 12 different states, he absorbed a variety of musical influences as a child, flirting with both violin and trombone before trying his hand at the guitar at age 11.…

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Harvester Performance Center hosts Lonesome River Band

November 9 @ 8:00 pm
Harvester Performance Center, 450 Franklin Street
Rocky Mount, Virginia 24151

Lonesome River Band continues their reputation as one of the most respected names in bluegrass music. Led by five-time International Bluegrass Music Association (IBMA) Banjo Player of the Year and Virginia Country Music Hall of Famer Sammy Shelor, the group holds a powerhouse line up…

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Wynonna & the Big Noise at Harvester Performance Center

November 15 @ 8:00 pm
Harvester Performance Center, 450 Franklin Street
Rocky Mount, Virginia 24151

Respected by the millions of fans who are drawn to her music and undeniable talent, Wynonna’s rich and commanding voice has sold over 30-million albums worldwide spanning her remarkable 34-year career. As one-half of the legendary mother/daughter duo “The Judds,” Wynonna was once dubbed by Rolling…

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Dark Desert Eagles- The Ultimate Eagles Tribute

November 16 @ 8:00 pm
Harvester Performance Center, 450 Franklin Street
Rocky Mount, Virginia 24151

#1 Tribute To America’s Greatest Rock Band, The Eagles With 5 #1 singles, 5 Grammy Awards, 5 American Music Awards and 6 #1 albums, The Eagles are one of the best-selling bands of all time, having sold more than 150 million records. Their “Greatest Hits”…

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Frosty (Matinee Performance) at the Harvester Performance Center

November 17 @ 3:00 pm
Harvester Performance Center, 450 Franklin Street
Rocky Mount, Virginia 24151

FROSTY This wonderful story has been made into an exciting musical! A young orphan named Billy discovers magic in a stolen hat. When he places the hat on a snowman’s head, that snowman comes to life! But can Frosty the Snowman help Billy find his…

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Frosty (Evening Performance) at the Harvester Performance Center

November 17 @ 7:00 pm
Harvester Performance Center, 450 Franklin Street
Rocky Mount, Virginia 24151

FROSTY This wonderful story has been made into an exciting musical! A young orphan named Billy discovers magic in a stolen hat. When he places the hat on a snowman’s head, that snowman comes to life! But can Frosty the Snowman help Billy find his…

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Lettuce at the Harvester Performance Center (Standup Show)

November 23 @ 9:00 pm
Harvester Performance Center, 450 Franklin Street
Rocky Mount, Virginia 24151

LETTUCE is (a) the prime ingredient in a salad, (b) a slang for cash, (c) a green herb that can be smoked, (d) a genre-busting six-member funk/jazz/soul/jam/psychedelic/hip-hop/art-rock/ambient/ avant-garde/experimental collective formed in 1992 by four alumni of the prestigious Berklee College Of Music, or (e) all…

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Lee Ritenour at the Harvester Performance Center

November 24 @ 8:00 pm
Harvester Performance Center, 450 Franklin Street
Rocky Mount, Virginia 24151

Lee Ritenour, has maintained a delicate balance between the individual creative vision and the group dynamic, since the beginning of his career. He did his first session work in the late '60s with the Mamas and the Papas, who dubbed him Captain Fingers for demonstrating incredible…

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December 2019

Christmas with The Embers 2019

December 6 @ 7:30 pm
Harvester Performance Center, 450 Franklin Street
Rocky Mount, Virginia 24151

For decades The Embers have been making music by playing a mix of rhythm and blues and heart and soul. 8 years ago, they began doing a Christmas show for all their fans...this is The Embers doing all your favorite Christmas tunes. Rhythm and Blues…

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Delbert McClinton w/ The Nighthawks at The Harvester

December 7 @ 8:00 pm
Harvester Performance Center, 450 Franklin Street
Rocky Mount, Virginia 24151

Multi-Grammy Award winner Delbert McClinton is “One of the Fortunate Few,” who has managed to live his dreams for more than six decades. The stars have aligned for Delbert leaning toward the blues, but Delbert has managed to keep them on the bright side. The…

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Street Corner Symphony Christmas at the Harvester

December 14 @ 8:00 pm
Harvester Performance Center, 450 Franklin Street
Rocky Mount, Virginia 24151

Street Corner Symphony is a contemporary a cappella group based out of Nashville, Tennessee, founded on 28 May 2010 to compete in NBC's all-vocal competition, The Sing-Off. These southern gents quickly won over Sing-Off judges Ben Folds (Ben Folds Five), Shawn Stockman (Boyz II Men),…

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March 2020

Legacy Motown Revue 2020 at the Harvester Performance Center

March 14, 2020 @ 7:30 pm
Harvester Performance Center, 450 Franklin Street
Rocky Mount, Virginia 24151

A tribute to the legendary icons of Motown, The Legacy Motown Revue will perform at Harvester Performance Center on Saturday, March 14 at 7:30 p.m. About The Legacy Motown Revue Since touring with Bill Pinckney’s Original Drifters, as music director and pianist, Band Leader Stan Stigall has dreamed of…

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An Evening with Jimmy Fortune at Harvester Performance Center

March 20, 2020 @ 8:00 pm
Harvester Performance Center, 450 Franklin Street
Rocky Mount, Virginia 24151

Jimmy Fortune toured, sang and performed with the legendary Statler Brothers for 21 years. He joined them first as a temporary replacement for Lew DeWitt, after DeWitt heard him singing at a ski resort and recommended him. Following an audition in Nashville, Jimmy was contacted by…

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