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Posted on: August 23, 2021

[ARCHIVED] M.S.G. Acoustic Blues Trio Virtual Concert - Wednesday, October 20, 6-8 pm!

MSG Acoustic Blues Trio Square

MSG drawing by Jackie Merritt

MSG Acoustic Blues Trio - Facebook Live Wednesday, October 20, 6:00-8:00 p.m.
Join us virtually for the M.S.G. Acoustic Blues Trio! M.S.G. performs acoustic blues, roots, and spiritual music in the Piedmont style and writes original songs steeped in their honored traditional influences. This band can raise the roof with some old-fashioned house party tunes, make you laugh with their witty originals and then make you weep with blues ballads!

M.S.G. is Miles Spicer, vocals and guitar;
Jackie Merritt, bass harmonica and vocals; and Resa Gibbs rub board, percussion and vocals

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Jacob Vanko - Facebook Live, Wednesday, November 17, 6:00-8:00 p.m.
Singer/songwriter Jacob Vanko will released his first full-length album, “Ten Years,” with his band at the Hampton History Museum in September 2019. In describing his writing, Vanko says, “The songs are all derived from personal life stories, people who have been a big part of my life and people I briefly crossed paths with. These songs are like chapters of one book out of a 10 book series. Some are just written from the perspective of a third party fly on the wall watching a small slice of middle class life unfold. Some are built from feelings of redemption and ambition. Others poured out in the middle of a quiet, lonely night.”  

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Tornado Bait Christmas Spectacular - Facebook Live, Wednesday, December 15, 6:00-8:00 p.m.
Back for their fourth year presenting their seasonal offering of mirth and merriment, the irrepressible Msesippi and her merry band of alt country “grunge-grass” elves of are cooking up a musical treat featuring guest artists and other entertainment sure to get you in the holiday spirit! 

Hampton History Museum
Held in the museum’s Great Hall on the third Wednesday of each month, the “Front Porch” Music Series presents different genres of music that have shaped the American soundscape and influenced talent in Hampton Roads’ vibrant music scene. Admission is free to museum members, $5 for non-members. Doors open at 5:30 pm. Seating and capacity are limited. Beer and wine will be available for purchase. Proceeds benefit the Hampton History Museum

After our events air on Facebook Live, they will later be uploaded to our YouTube playlist and website

 For more information, call 757-727-1102 or visit

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