Author: Avery Goodstine
An “epic day in Harrisonburg every year” is how Jeremiah Jenkins, long-term Harrisonburg Downtown Renaissance volunteer, described the Rocktown Beer and Music festival.
Summer concert series offers a preview of what’s possible with a downtown park and music venue, advocates say
On a clear Wednesday evening in July, people crowded the sidewalks along South Liberty Street as Mariachi music bounced off the walls of downtown Harrisonburg’s buildings.
At the Golden Pony in early June, Rebecca Porter and her band took the stage in front of a crowd of Porter’s friends and family, JMU students, members of the LGBTQ+ community, even complete strangers — all in their best honky tonk get-ups.