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The restored Lincoln Theatre in Marion hosts monthly concerts.
The restored Lincoln Theatre in Marion hosts monthly concerts. (The Lincoln Theatre)

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Friday, September 22, 2006

The Barter Theatre (127 W. Main St., Abingdon; 276-628-2281; http://www.bartertheatre.com/ ). The official state theater of Virginia commissioned "Man of Constant Sorrow: The Story of the Stanley Brothers," by Douglas Pote, now touring Virginia, with stops at the Carter Family Fold on Sept. 29 and 30, the Rex Theater on Oct. 18 and the Barns of Wolf Trap on Oct. 26.

Paramount Center for the Arts

(518 State St., Bristol; 423-274-8920; http://www.theparamountcenter.com/ ). "Mountain Stage" taped two Crooked Road concerts in July, with Ralph Stanley, Tim O'Brien and more. They air nationally the weeks of Oct. 13 and 20.

The Lincoln Theatre (117 E. Main St. Marion; 276-783-6092; http://www.the-lincoln-theatre.org/ ). This restored theater hosts monthly old-time and bluegrass concerts, some of which are videotaped for public television as "Live From the Lincoln Theatre: Song of the Mountains." The next one, Oct. 7, features Jesse McReynolds and the Virginia Boys, Randy Waller & the Country Gentlemen, Wayne Henderson and others.

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