Wayne Weekend

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A celebration of Wayne C. Henderson
Marion, VA
June 18 – 21, 2021

Join Marion, VA in celebrating the music and influence of Wayne C. Henderson, the world renowned guitar instrumentalist and luthier.

Wayne has become an international ambassador for the music, heritage and culture of our region of the Southern Appalachians.  Wayne Henderson was born in Grayson County, Virginia, where he lives today. He is a full-time instrument builder and musician, specializing in building guitars, and playing in a unique finger-picking style. Though he has lived in Virginia all of his life, Henderson has played countless performances throughout the United States and Europe.

Friday June 18:

7pm, Music in the Park at Hungry Mother State Park, featuring Bill & Maggie Anderson. FREE

Saturday June 19: 

10am & 2pm, tour the lutherie at The Henderson in downtown Marion. FREE! Donations gratefully accepted
5:30pm – 7:30pm, Broad Street Cruise-In in downtown Marion, featuring Victor Lawson. FREE!

Sunday June 20:     

Celebrate Fathers Day with brunch at restaurants throughout Marion
10am & 2pm, tour the lutherie at The Henderson in downtown Marion. FREE! Donations gratefully accepted
Film screening, “From Wood to Singing Guitar” at The Lincoln Theatre. 10am to 4pm, every hour on the hour. FREE! Donations gratefully accepted

Monday June 21:

10am & 2pm, tour the lutherie at The Henderson in downtown Marion. FREE! Donations gratefully accepted
Monday Night Jam at The Henderson, 6pm until the last picker leaves. FREE

In town for the Wayne Henderson Festival? Let us help you plan your trip!  

Please note: Unfortunately the Wayne Henderson Guitar Festival has been canceled in 2021. Events in and around Marion, as listed above, are proceeding according to state guidelines. Check with organizers for any changes.

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