Red Hot & BLUES Festival hosted by Fred Blues Society and Verdun Adventure Bound

Verdun Adventure Bound

Anne Marie Sheridan Amplitheater
Rixeyville, VA 22737

hosted Abbe Buck PR ��" ��" For the Fredericksburg Blues Society

Verdun Adventure Bound & Fredericksburg Blues Society Announce Red Hot & BLUES Festival!

Fredericksburg Blues SocietyFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ��" RIXEYVILLE, VA. ��" On Saturday, July 26, Verdun Adventure Bound, with the Fredericksburg Blues Society, will host the “Red Hot & BLUES” Festival at the new Anne Marie Sheridan Amphitheater.  The Anne Marie Sheridan Amphitheater is a stunningly beautiful and inviting outdoor theatre in the woods.

The day will begin at 10am with three concurrent music workshops: harmonica, guitar and drums.  The public is encouraged to attend one of these hour and one half hour workshops.  The cost of the workshops is included in the price of a general admission ticket.

While the music workshops are rocking from 10am to Noon, Verdun Adventure Bound will offer guests a tour of the facility via a fun hay ride.  For the daring, guests are invited to try and conquer the Verdun Climbing Wall under the supervision of staff.

The BLUES concert gets underway at 1:00pm with the opening act of Fredericksburg Favorite, the great Dear John Blues Band.  The Dear John Blues Band will play for an hour and will be followed by local great Gaye Adegbalola and the Wild Rutz.  The final act before our headliner will be the always popular Blues Buckets, who will perform from approximately 3 to 5pm.

Verdun Adventure Bound and Fredericksburg Blues Society are proud to welcome our featured performer, BLUES great, Jarekus Singleton, to the Anne Marie Sheridan Amphitheater.  Jarekus is releasing a CD in July through Alligator Records.  All guests will be treated to at least two fantastic hours of first class BLUES music!

Vendors will be on site with goods, food and drink available for purchase.  Among our vendors will be Red Hot and Blue along with the Desert Rose Winery.

Tickets are available online at and at the gate.  Fredericksburg Blues Society members and military personnel tickets are $25 per person; all others are $30 per person. Families are $50  Guests are invited to bring a blanket and/or lawn chairs.  Alcohol or firearms are not permitted.

About Verdun Adventure Bound:  Verdun Adventure Bound (VAB) is an outward-bound like youth retreat center located on fifty+ acres in Rixeyville, Virginia.  The mission of VAB is to provide children with experiences that support and promote personal growth and learning from the environment.  The organization customizes programs to the needs to local public, private and parochial schools in the middle and high school age groups.  These inclusive programs serve at-risk youth, namely youth from homeless shelters and adjudicated youths.  VAB is also strongly committed to providing support to the Boy Scouts of America and Girl Scouts of America in Culpeper, Fauquier and Rappahannock Counties.  Church youth groups in this same region are welcome to participate in programs as well.  Other services include corporate team building and retreat days.

Verdun Adventure Bound is a charitable 501(C) (3) nonprofit and awarded the 2010 Culpeper County Chamber of Commerce Award Recipient for Nonprofit of the Year.  For more information, please call Honore Hastings, Executive Director, at 540.937.4920 or email at

Saturday, 26 July, 2014


Abbe Buck

Phone: 1800-380-2825
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$30 Per person $25 Military $50 Families

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