Music on the bluff
PETERSBURG — On Friday, Sept. 14, local musicians, Johnny Jones and Friends, will perform at the General Grant’s Headquarters Unit of Petersburg National Battlefield. The free 75-minute concert will begin at 6 p.m. on the north lawn of Appomattox Plantation. Guests are invited to bring dinner, a blanket or lawn chairs, and enjoy some great music in one of the most historic and beautiful settings in the City of Hopewell.
Johnny Jones and Friends have been performing a wide range of musical styles in the Richmond/ Petersburg area for years. The group consists of a variety of performers from classical musicians to front porch pickers who present Americana, Celtic, folk, gospel, bluegrass and country music.
The General Grant’s Headquarters Unit of Petersburg National Battlefield is located at 1001 Pecan Avenue in Hopewell. For more information, please contact Park Ranger Ann Blumenschine at (804) 732-3531 ext. 203 or Ann_Blumenschine@nps.gov.