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    The Old Lucketts Schoolhouse

    Join us on September 10, 2022 at the

    Lucketts Community Center

    42361 Lucketts Rd, Leesburg, VA

    8 miles north of Leesburg, VA on U.S. Route 15.

    Bluegrass Country Founders Celebration

    The Bluegrass Country Foundation is honoring two of its founders, Gary Henderson and Dick Spottswood

    Gary and Dick, as well as a number of current and past on-air host will be on hand to celebrate and reminisce about the 55 years of bluegrass music broadcast by WAMU.


    • Date: Saturday, September 10, 2022
    • Time: 1:00PM, doors open at 12:30
    • Location: Lucketts Community Center
    • Lunch will be served
    • Due space limits, invited guests only

    Other activities during the event will include:

    • Entertainment by Bluestone, a Maryland-based, hard-driving, traditional band formed in the early 1990’s.
    • The presentation of the Washington Monument Award by the DC Bluegrass Union (DCBU)
    • A “State of the Station” address
    • Kick-off of the Henderson/Spottswood Founders Endowment

    After the event, the DCBU will host a bluegrass jam and Lucketts Bluegrass Foundation will host a free outdoor concert, featuring Crandall Creek, an up and coming West Virginia-based band. Seating will be reserved for attendees of the Founders Celebration.