Second Annual Blues, Brews & Stews Set for Oct. 25

Live music, craft beer and Brunswick stew in Gravely-Lester Art Garden

Piedmont Arts’ second annual Blues, Brews & Stews brings live music, craft beer and homemade Brunswick stew to the museum’s Gravely-Lester Art Garden on Friday, October 25, 2019 from 6 – 9 pm.

“We’re excited to bring back Blues, Brews & Stews this fall,” said Marketing and Programs Coordinator Holly Burton. “We had such a great turnout last year, and we hope for an even bigger crowd at this event.”

Blues guitarist and singer JoJo Stockton will perform with his band. A Truevine native, today Stockton is one of Roanoke’s busiest musicians, playing gigs around the city and state – including a recent opening gig for Delbert McClinton at Harvester Performance Center in Rocky Mount.

Guests can enjoy Brunswick stew, cornbread and water or tea, all included in the ticket price. Please bring a lawn chair or blanket. No outside food or drinks. In case of rain, Blues, Brews & Stews will be held at Piedmont Arts.

Admission to Blues, Brews & Stews is $20 general admission and $5 for ages 12 and under. Tickets are on sale now at Piedmont Arts and online at

Blues, Brews & Stews is sponsored by Burton & Company and Martinsville Eyecare Center.

Piedmont Arts is a nonprofit art museum in Martinsville that inspires and engages the diverse Martinsville-Henry County community and surrounding areas through visual arts, performing arts and arts education. Piedmont Arts is located at 215 Starling Avenue, Martinsville. Museum hours are Tuesday – Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Admission is free. Learn more at

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