BIG STONE GAP, Va. — The Southwest Virginia Museum Historical State Park will host its First Saturday Community Coffee House from 7-9 p.m. on Saturday.
Tommy Shortt will serve as the featured host for this month’s coffee house.
Shortt, a regular at the monthly coffee house, has been singing since he was 8-years-old.
He was heavily influenced by his father, Wesley Vernon, and Tommy listened to him play and sing bluegrass music while growing up.
Shortt plays traditional and original country music in Southwest Virginia and the neighboring states of Kentucky and Tennessee.
The First Saturday Community Coffee House is an open-mic event and is open to all family-friendly performers.
All interested musicians, storytellers, and poets should arrive by 6:30 p.m. for sign-up and scheduling.
Admission is free to this program.
Refreshments will be available for purchase.
For more information, call museum at 276-523-1322.