Williamsburg's extended musical family is rallying to help local people hurt by the violent storms that ripped through the area last month.
"Groovin for Grove" is an event set for Sunday, May 22, noon to 11 p.m. at J.M. Randalls in Williamsburg. A $3 donation will be collected at the door and a percentage of the day's sales will go to people affected by the storms.
"Here's a chance for our community to come together to help our neighbors," a notice about the event read. "Many are struggling, but some have lost everything!"
The Grove neighborhood of
A manager at Randalls said the music will take place outdoors and indoors.
Participating musicians include:
Bobby "Blackhat" Walters with The H.R.B. Band & Denny Fehinger
Clan McCool with Twisted Folksters &
Me & 3 Criminals
Men of A Certain Age
Runaway String Band
That and A Laugh
The Brian "C" Band
Timeline Jazz Quartet
Randalls is located at 4854 Longhill Road in Williamsburg. Call (757) 259-0406.
Here's the text of an e-mail message that's circulating about the event.
Williamsburg Area Musicians are “GROOVIN FOR GROVE”!! This fundraising event to aid the tornado victims of the Grove area of James City County near
You can help this tragedy in our own county by coming out on Sunday May 22nd anytime between noon & 11pm enjoy a variety of Great Live music performed by an incredibly generous group of musicians who gladly embraced the vision of helping the less fortunate! Enjoy Great Food & Drink at JM Randalls 4854 Longhill Rd # 16,Williamsburg, VA 23188(757) 259-4854 ; www.jmrandalls.com. and give a little to ease the burden of replacing the lost homes of folks in Grove. Here’s a chance for our community to come together to help our neighbors... Many are struggling, but some have lost everything! Remember, when you give it comes back to you 10-fold!!
Diverse Music Lineup for the day includes such bands as Blues Harmonica sensation- Bobby “BLACKHAT” Walters performing with the HRB Band & Denny Fehringer, Men of a Certain Age, Timeline Jazz Quartet, Runaway String Band, Clan MacCool with Bo Johnson & Jim Rice, Electric Sideshow, Impulse, The Michael Clark Band & their Mighty Horns, The XSTATIX, So'Lach, Me And 3 Criminals, Paulette Amory, Ron Fetner and Keith Earth !! There’s been such an overwhelming response that there’s a waiting list of musicians wishing to perform & asking for more dates!
Make some time your day on Sunday May 22nd to do some “GROOVIN FOR GROVE” from noon till 11pm. Details are on
Those unable to attend but who would like to donate to the cause may do so electronically at https://www.networkforgood.org/donation/MakeDonation.aspx?ORGID2=270077733&vlrStratCode=Hrz37CWoMBHoFgIjIaxzhfs%2F2wzemG3VM%2BauBLsi5v6pWce6JdsLSgPaxWbYlsIx or mail your check to Grove Christian Outreach Center/ 8910-E