Folk Friday: May Flowers and Beer Showers!, Erin And The Wildfire

Folk Friday: May Flowers and Beer Showers!

Erin And The Wildfire

Bethany Gates, Cassidy McAdams

Fri · May 5, 2017

Doors: 7:00 pm / Show: 8:00 pm

Free

Folk Friday: May Flowers and Beer Showers!
Folk Friday: May Flowers and Beer Showers!
Folk Friday returns with more gals that rock!

Bringing in the spring with may flowers and beer showers (not literally of course, that's wasteful!)

Free show, as always! Come check out our beautiful artwork from Crossroads Art Center, drink a beer, and feel the love with some awesome musicians!

Doors open at 7pm, show begins at 8pm!
Erin And The Wildfire
Erin And The Wildfire
Erin and the Wildfire is an emerging band based out of Charlottesville, Va. Their unique brand of soulful rock has helped to establish them as one of the premier up-and-coming acts in the vibrant local music scene. The group's sound combines the raw funk-infused energy of the Wildfire with powerful and expressive lead vocals from frontwoman Erin Lunsford.
Bethany Gates
Bethany Gates
Whether she is opening for some of the most popular artists in country music or giving her time to assist charities, singer-songwriter Bethany Gates has already discovered just how many lives one person can impact. The 20-year-old from Richmond, Virginia has already opened for Lee Ann Womack, Ashley Monroe, and Larry Gaitlin at the Beacon Theater in Hopewell, Virginia, and has even performed at the well-known Opry Mills Mall in Nashville, Tennessee.

Much of Bethany’s life has been dedicated to using the arts to touch lives. A passionate vocalist and instrumentalist, Gates also loves songwriting and uses her craft to tell genuine stories about her life as well as the lives of the people around her. She also spent many years in formal dance training and attended the prestigious Appomattox Governor’s School for the Arts and the Richmond Ballet.

Away from the world of music, Gates devotes much of her time in trying to help others. In addition to studying Radiology in the Radiation Sciences program at Virginia Commonwealth University, she is also an advocate of Grace Home Ministries. The program helps young pregnant woman by providing mentoring, classes, and other important services and is run entirely from donations. Gates also volunteers every Thanksgiving to assist The Giving Heart provide a delicious feast, supplies, and uplifting music to the military, the homeless, and people without family gathering annually at the Richmond Convention Center.
Venue Information:
Capital Ale House Music Hall
623 E Main Street
Richmond, VA, 23219
http://capitalalehouse.com/