2013 Blue Ridge Acoustic Uprising

03.24.2013

The 2013 Blue Ridge Acoustic Uprising scheduled for April 12 & 13, 2013 at The Meeting Center in Wytheville, Virginia released the final schedule for the event.

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Convention Schedule

Friday April 12, 2013
7:00 AM Convention facility opens for setup of all areas
8:00 AM BRAU office opens in conference room
8:30 AM Registration/ticket sales opens in Lobby
8:30 AM Pre-Function Lobby Vendor/Display area opens
9:00 AM 1st Round Seminars begin - Mtng Room 1 BRAU Introduction - What's It All About?
9:00 AM 1st Round Seminars begin - Mtng Room 2 Social Media - Setting Up Facebook & Twitter Pages
9:00 AM Food Vendors open - Lounge area & food carts
9:00 AM Jamming areas open
9:00 AM Vendor Display room opens - Meeting Room 3
10:00 AM 2nd Round Seminars begin - Mtng Room 1 Radio Personalities - How Do I Get My Music Played On The Air?
10:00 AM 2nd Round Seminars - Mtng Room 2 Band Website Setup & Options
10:00 AM Jamming Area in Recreation/Fitness Center opens
11:00 AM 3rd Round Seminars begin - Mtng Room 1 Festival/Event Promoters - How Do I Get Booked At Your Festival/Venue?
11:00 AM 3rd Round Seminars begin - Mtng Room 2 Preparing For A Recording Session
12:00 noon Lunch Break
12:00 noon Showcase Only - Ticket Sales Open
12:30 PM Showcase Artist Sales Room Opens - Meeting Room #2
1:30 PM Unveiling of Mountain Music Museum exhibits - Pre-Function Lobby

Friday Artist Showcases Begin

2:00 PM Jeff Brown & Still Lonesome
2:30 PM Valley Grass
3:00 PM Travis Frye & Blue Mountain
3:30 PM Steve & Ruth Smith
4:00 PM My New Favorites
4:30 PM Skeeter & The Skidmarks
5:00 PM Tune Town Old Time String Band
5:30 PM Supper Break - ACMA Video to be shown during this time
7:00 PM Recreation/ Fitness Center Jamming areas close
7:00 PM Raisin' Cain
7:30 PM Nick McMillan & Back Step
8:00 PM Mark Templeton & Pocket Change
8:30 PM South Carolina Broadcasters
9:00 PM Adam McPeak & Mountain Thunder
9:00 PM Registration/Ticket Sales Desk closes - ticket checking still required
9:00 PM Vendor/Exhibitor areas closes - Meeting Room 3 & Pre-Function areas
9:30 PM Wolfe Brothers
10:00 PM Narrow Road
10:30 PM Whitetop Mountain Band
11:00 PM Recreation/ Fitness Center Jamming areas close

Saturday April 13, 2013
8:00 AM Convention facility opens for setup of all areas
8:00 AM BRUA office opens in conference room
8:30 AM Registration/ticket sales opens in Lobby
8:30 AM Pre-Function Lobby Vendor/Display area opens
Friday, April 12, 2013
Saturday, April 13, 2013
ACMA presents the Blue Ridge Acoustic Uprising
9:00 AM 1st Round Seminars begin - Mtng Room 1  Music Teachers Informational Session
9:00 AM 1st Round Seminars begin - Mtng Room 2  Music In Films - How Do I Get My Music in Films?
9:00 AM Food Vendors open - Lounge area & food carts
9:00 AM Jamming areas open
9:00 AM Vendor Display room opens - Mtng Room 3
10:00 AM 2nd Round Seminars - Mting Room 1 Songwriters Workshop
10:00 AM 2nd Round Seminars begin - Mtng Room 2 Generation Bluegrass - What's Next For Our Music
11:00 AM 3rd Round Seminars begin - Mtng Room 1 BRAU Future - Where Do We Go From Here?
11:00 AM 3rd Round Seminars begin - Mtng Room 2 Music from JAM to Career - JAM, High School, ETSU
12:00 noon Lunch Break
12:00 noon Showcase Only - Ticket Sales Open
12:30 PM Showcase Artist Sales Room Opens - Mtng Room #2

Saturday Artist Showcases Begin

1:00 PM Jared Boyd Band
1:30pm Smith Family Band
2:00 PM Madison Shepherd Band
2:30 PM Cathrine Conner Band
3:00 PM Loose Strings
3:30 PM Hard Cider
4:00 PM Rich In Tradition
4:30 PM Dry Hill Draggers
5:00 PM Bluegrass & Beyond
5:30 PM Supper Break - ACMA Video to be shown during this time
7:00 PM Mountain Park Band
7:30 PM Generation Bluegrass Showcase
8:00 PM Crooked Road Ramblers
8:30 PM The Blue Ridge All Stars
9:00 PM Registration/Ticket Sales Desk closes - ticket checking still required
9:00 PM Vendor/Exhibitor areas closes - Meeting Room 3 & Pre-Function areas

9:00 PM Awards Presentations Begin - Main Ballroom
9:15pm Donna Stoneman
9:40pm Awards Continue
9:55pm Roan Mountain Hilltoppers
10:20pm Awards Continue
10:35pm McPeak Brothers
11:00pm Presentation of the Harold Mitchell Pioneer Award
11:15pm Blue Ridge Acoustic Uprising Ends - See You Next Year!


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